Nigerian Actor Frederick Leonard Biography & Net Worth: Age, Wife, Home Town, Family & Other Interesting Facts

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Nollywood Actor Fred Leonard Biography: Profile, Mother, Age, Wife, Home Town, Family & Other Interesting Facts

The Nigerian movie arena has grown in prominence over the years, with its actors and actresses earning global reputation and accolades. One of the stars of these new generation of Nollywood artistes, who are pioneering the growth of the Nigerian home videos is Frederick Leonard. We are going to be outlining everything you need to know about this handsome actor.

Fred is, without doubt, one of the fastest rising actors in the Nollywood today. His exceptional talent is aptly augmented by his good looks and toned body. In fact, many have argued that, Fred is only prominent in Nollywood for his looks and not his talent. Well, we beg to differ. While he is one the hottest actors in the industry, staying at the top for that long requires more than just good looks and banging body; exceptional raw talent is highly required. Fred Leonard, without doubt, has it all.

He attended Kaduna state polytechnic where he obtained his National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) in Biochemistry. He left school for a while and returned in 2001 to kick start a career in modelling and  acting. He later took a break from the big screen, to afford him time to complete his education at the Kaduna State Polytechnic.

When Was Fred Leonard Born

Fred Leonard, who is often called Frank Leonard by his fans, was born in the mid 1970s. Leonard was born on May 1, 1976, which sums up his current age to 42 years. He hails from Nnewi in Anambra state. He is the first child of his mother, with a younger sister as his only sibling. Fred was the only child of his parents for over a decade before his mother gave birth to his younger sister.

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In 2000, while Fred was 24 years old, tragedy struck his family; he lost his father. Sixteen years later, lost his mother as well.

Frederick Leonard Mother

As this handsome actor once pointed out, his mother, has been and will always remain his source of pride and inspiration. The woman who birthed and raised Fred and his sister is, without doubt, an exceptional woman. Unfortunately, the mother of this talented actor is now late.

After the unfortunate demise of Fred’s father in 2000, his mother has been the only one catering to Fred and his younger sister. 16 years down the line, Fred lost his mum to the cold hands of death. She died two years ago around June.

She was buried in June 2016 in his home town of Otolo Nnewi in Anambra State. Many of Leonard’s colleagues in the Nollywood were in attendance at the burial, to commiserate with the bereaved actor and his family. The actor’s mother was buried amid tears.

The death of his mother greatly weighed him down. It took him a while to fully get back on his feet. He marked the remembrance of his mother every year. This shows how close the actor and his mum were.

Frederick Leonard Wedding

Frederick’s marital life and sexual orientation has always been a trending topic. Although, Fred has played several roles as a married man in movies, real life, he is still single. His romantic life has always been a controversial topic. In fact, some people held the belief that, Leonard is homosexual. An allegation he strongly denied.

Sometime in March, 2016, Frederick Leonard’s wedding pictures with actress, Kay Samuel filled the cyber space. However, to the astonishment of many well wishers and admirers, the wedding pictures cycling around during that time was actually scenes from a movie.

About two years ago, there were reports of Fred being amorously involved with an actress named Pevvy Ovire. Their relationship, however, only lasted for about a year. Since then, there has been no credible information regarding his romantic life.

Frederick Leonard Movies

The actor started his career in showbiz in 2001, as an actor and a model. He took a break from the big screen shortly after his debut in 2001. Seven years later, he made his big return to the Nollywood movie industry. During his 7 years break from the big screen, he focused on his education and his modelling career.

In 2008, Fred starred in the movie titled The Indian Doctor, to mark his return. Since then, he has starred in tons of movies. His role in The Indian Doctor set him up for a glittering career . In 2009, he starred as the Lead actor in a hit TV series titled, Disclosure.

Disclosure was one of the top TV series in the country during that time. He has since gone on to feature in multitudes of movies since then.

Fred has worked with many artistes so far in his career. Of these, Bimbo Akintola stands out. According to Fred, Bimbo Akintola has been the most influential artiste in his career. They worked together on a movie titled, Once Upon a Time.

Below is a compilation of Fred Leonard’s top movies between 2008 and 2018.

  • Mr. Perfect (2018)
  • A Better Family (2018)
  • Memoirs of 4 (2018)
  • The Aggregator (2017)
  • Discontent (2017)
  • Barrister Anita (2017)
  • Heart Beat (2017)
  • The Way You Dress (2017)
  • Woeman (2016)
  • Web of Love (2016)
  • Monster Under My Skin (2015)
  • Billionaires Mansion (2014)
  • Accident (2013)
  • Alero’s Symphony (2011)
  • Disclosure (2009)
  • The Indian Doctor (2008)

Fred Leonard’s performance on the big screen has not gone unrecognized. He has been nominated for many movie awards in the country. He has gone on to win so many awards. The most significant of these, according to the actor, was his GIAMA award for Best Supporting Actor, which he bagged for his role in Accident (2013).

Is Frederick Leonard Married?

NO, he’s not married! There has been several controversies regarding the marital life of this star actor. Many people have misconceived some of his roles as a married man in movies. However, this star actor is not yet married. His last known relationship was with actress, Pevvy Ovire, which ended early last year in 2017.

Frederick Leonard and His Wife

Frederick Leonard is unmarried; he is still single. He has, however, played several roles, where he adopted a husband character.

He’s been involved with the likes of Kay Samuel, Lilian Esoro and many more, as husband and wife in several movies.

Frederick Leonard Net Worth

Leonard is not only a highly talented actor, his looks and body have also made him an outstanding and successful model. As a model. he’s been active for about 16 years; while he’s been active for about 10 years as an actor.

Furthermore, the handsome actor was, only few months ago, unveiled as the brand face of an Indian-based fashion firm, Diamond Ark Lifestyle. Fred Leonard estimated net worth is 150 million Naira.

65 thoughts on “Nigerian Actor Frederick Leonard Biography & Net Worth: Age, Wife, Home Town, Family & Other Interesting Facts

  1. All these names with no national identities sef. That is why Chinese and Indians will always be number one, culturally

    • Fred stay as single as u wanna be. I love u being single. I love watching all ur movies, ur a great actor. I wish for u all the best in ur movie career, keep up the good work. I am Dorrette from Jamaica. Nuff love

      • I seriously admire this gentleman in all acts,and always rocking the trendy fashion,I love fashion,”a snappy dresser”.Very smart,he knows how to rock the ladies(sweet and sour).He knows how to make his way back into a ladies heart after all,love to know him more,not his acting.He got it going,body,smile and swagger.Good,reckless actor.Perhaps we can chatt.

      • I love watching your movies you’re are a very good actor how many people is poison and acting like you on the line a pretend to use your pictures and your stuff and say it’s you

    • My brother, what are you still waiting for?
      A handsome guy like you still unmarried.
      My brother do something before is too late.
      You are too good to be wasted, too handsome and intelligent to be wasted.
      Please my town boy, get married now and make family proud.
      We love you but God loves you more.

  2. A good looking guy still single at 42.seem,s akward but never d less he has his reasons.cutie every man nids a woman.

  3. I believe someone is impersonating you to get to me at the frederick Leonard _77 all the way across the ocean of a little island name Antigua check it out on instagram and imo

  4. Excellence job Fred,.I love your movies so much.You are amazing , handsome and you are for real.

    Thank you so much.

    God Bless you.

  5. Hi Frederick I have really admire you a very hillarous, and you are serious actor when you in action, I have been admired you fo a long time, I have been praying and asking ,My heavenly father let me see u one day, which vi know one day I will see in action, Federick dressed intelligent, very handsome,and serious with is clothing.God bless you and God keep u! Love Lillie

  6. God please bless this man with a good wife, that ll be more than just a mother to him, that will love him for who he is,, that ll bring up good children for him. Though he acted a film with Oge, in that film his wife is barren,” gush that’s not ur portion in real life o”. He use to be a good, patient man who tolerate his wife naggings, I pray that in real life u ll do more than that to ur future wife bro. Amen

    • You don’t force someone into marriage sometime marriage is not everything the person have to find the right person first before they go into marriage and no matter what age you are you can get married and have family

      • Yes, Marsha, I agree with you on that. He will get married to the right woman the Lord blesses him with.

  7. Just can’t get enough of you Leonard. King Somto. You’re too much please. And in the script too. Please come let’s marry plsssssss.

  8. Just love this guy he really act simplicity in his voice just love it keep up the good work may God continue to bless you

  9. what l love most is his charisma and accents, so clean and fluent . l admire his intellect, l’ve learnt a lot from him. keep shining boss

  10. I love his movies alot .he’s handsome and tall. But why is he not married. Pls get married and start a family.

  11. The best actor thus far!I just love your movies dear keep up the good work!Age is just a number!Bro get married what and if you’re ready after all you’re not marrying age,instead it’s a lifetime commitment!Enjoy your healthy lifestyle and keep shinning!#I love you Oga Na….me I feel no keep quiet ooooo?

  12. The truth is that i have been in love with you right from the very first day i started watching your movies,though before am not really a fan to nollywood movies but with you there am cool.I know its impossible for to get together but I just want a favour,conert me to acting. Kisses…..

  13. I just love you,and your character is just so amazing and mesmonizing,you are so serious,even in your work, reminds me of me and my own character. Your movies are just so exposing to everything that occurs in real life, on how people take people emotions and feeling and real Love and tamper with it. All about being responsible and disciplined. Keep up the good work . Take ur time finding the woman of dreams,because she’s out here in the world waiting and stories to add to your prosperity, and y’all own empire. “You are Brilliant”

    • Frederick is my favorite nigerian actor. He among a few others I constantly look for in the movies. I watch your movies and it makes my day. GOD continue to bless you. Your fan from the States.

  14. je t’encourage pour ta carrière. franchement tu es le meilleur pour moi; tes films me donne toujours l’envie d’aimer et d’aimer d’avantage mon partenaire, que Dieu t’ajoute encore intelligence et sagesse et concernant ta vie conjugale , je te demande d’etre toujours patient car le seigneur t’accordera la chance d’avoir la bonne femme.

  15. tu es simplement génial Fred, j’aime ta façon de jouer dans tes films tu meredonne toujours envie d’aimer mon partenaire que Dieu t”ajoute encore le talent et l’intelligence d’aller de l’avant.
    pour ce qui concerne ta vie conjugale je te conseillerai de ne pas etre presser ; donne le temps au temps et le seigneur te donnera la bonne personne que tu prendra en mariage et pour qui tu sera toujours heureux.
    stay bless lovely fred.

  16. this guy is too good in anything he does,,,its very inspiring watching your movies,I really enjoy watching he’s movies,though am not too good at watching nollywood movies but I fancy his a lot….I wouldn’t mind calling you my role model because u inspire me alot.keep it up sir we got your back always

  17. U are a very good actor with inspiring words, watching u in movies makes me feel great. Am also impressed by all you said on AMC MOVIE TALK. I pray God will continue to bless and strengthen you the more, and will also grant you a good wife like a mother. .

  18. Hi I’ve been watching your movies and it’s that voice torus has the voice the swag you are a real bull

  19. If a good looking guy like Fred is yet to be married,, that means he has a spiritual problem. And he really needs God’s attention

    • That’s the FACT he needs God attention, the guy has thought me alot hw to dressed, get new eye glasses for my self well his very wonderful keep on big bro……

  20. My brother u re cutie, tall, rich, educated, and also the only son in the family. Pls consult ur pastor u need fasting and prayer 40 years + u didn’t had a kid? See 2 face psquare, Mike Ezuruonye, Aki(chinedu ikedieze) re married yet u re still single while u re better than them all even small artists my good friend in lagos (small doctor) an artist yoruba guy 22years he had 2 kids bro Fred u have to do something and make ur late parents happy about u where ever they re I am still small but I promise my self before the age of 28 I’ll be with my wife and children, well God is with u and guide u that’s my prayer all the time love ur movie so much nice one keep it up……

  21. My brother, what are you still waiting for?
    A handsome guy like you still unmarried.
    My brother do something before is too late.
    You are too good to be wasted, too handsome and intelligent to be wasted.
    Please my town boy, get married now and make family proud.
    We love you but God loves you more.

  22. Hi MR Fred , don’t worry about what we as viewer’s /fan’s think about your personal life ,I think you should do what make’s you happy because at the end of the day its your life&we ain’t gonna live it for you. Age is but a number and if you’re not ready it’s fine . What the LORD has ordained shall be ,so GODS in control when the time is right you’ll surely find your better half. Love you always as my inspiration ,God bless.nnh

  23. Your acts are always so original. You are an inspiration to budding actors out there. I believe your best is yet to be showcased. Keep up the good work, I’ll be on my toes waiting to celebrate with you at your pinnacle

  24. Wow I’ve heard it all about ..if am asked to say something about you ,I will say you are my best male actor so far I love your acting, but am surprised you are not married my question is why? but nevertheless I know you have your reasons.. plssss make hey while the sunshine much love Fred from this side

  25. wawu!!! so sorry for d lost of ur parents beloved. love ur smiles, and looks. also ur dress look ooh, so gorgeous and charming. the Lord is ur strength in whatever you lay ur hands. Amen
    Love u my everyday crush…

  26. I cant finish to watch ur movies. Ur so cute and genius. Ur handsome. The movie called your last hope; ur perfect. I wish to see u in person. U must come to South Africa

  27. My friend better go and get married, at this ur age ur still playing hide and seek hy…. Am so disappointed in u…. Ur looks doesn’t really move me… Give ur father’s lineage the best gift by increasing and multiplying ur too old to be a fuck boy…

  28. Fred if I was young enough you would be married by now a a! What’s this nonsense now?You’re the sexiest thing on two legs, you’re too fine and you dress well well. I bet some women are going, ‘Marry me Fred and I will do anything for you Fred abeg!’ Lol.

  29. I like Fred,an only son with one female child as a sibling,both parents are dead,just like me…waoo,what a similarity…keep shinning bro.I cherish you a lot,I wish you more of God’s grace in your Carrier..I will be glad if we can meet or communicate in person …other things reserved

  30. I feel ur pain Mr Fred 4 having lost ur mum….but u still need to give marriage a try in respect to ur family lineage….All d best

  31. What else can I say
    Sorry for the lost big bro.
    For the marriage life , please don’t be desperate just pray to God for him to guide you to choose the right partner and trust me you will really enjoy it.
    I like you and your movies a lot.
    Keep it up

  32. Fred I believe is an excellent actor he plays his role as if its so real. I believe every part he plays. Love the flashy style and just to say his passion for class. I wish all the best for him and hope that outside of Nollywood life he live life to the fullest. never mind the critics be yourself and keep Living. Lot of love for a excellent human being.

    Althea, from Jamaica

  33. Hi Fred,so far you’re the best, your action,wow!they seem so real,but then do you expect everyone to be proud of your job or expect everyone to speak I’ll of your.No brother accept it as it comes,op you like your acting,all the best.

  34. Hi Fred,so far you’re the best, your action,wow!they seem so real,but then do you expect everyone to be proud of your job or rather expects everyone to speak illof your job?No brother accept it as it comes,op you like your acting ,all the best.

  35. Hi, Fredrick
    How are you? I love you and your movies, cant wait wait to meet you some day. Love you always

  36. AW! Big up Fred, you are such an amazing actor. I like your dressing and accent. Sorry for the big loss of the parents. I pray that you continue living the way you do if at all it pleases your GOD. Do not get worried about marriage, that is part of life

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