Filmmaker, Actor/Stuntman, and Life Coach in Ikeja, Nigeria
Ani Iyoho is a multiple award nominated actor, screenplay writer, stuntman and filmmaker. He was born Aniekan Iyoho 2nd September 1980. Ani iyoho joined the Actors Guild of Nigeria in 2004.
Ani Iyoho was nominated for the Best Supporting Actor at the AMAA for his performance as Shina in Potomanto 2014. Again in 2017 was nominated Best Actor AIFF. For his screenwriting debut he has also been nominated for Golden story and Golden screenwriter 2018 GMAA.
He wrote, directed as well as co-produced a short film with a Royal Arts Academy (RAA) student for a RAA competition titled Our Girls in 2014. A fictitious story based on real life events and meant to address the 200 young ladies kidnapped by the terrorist faction called Boko Haram. The short film took 3rd position in the RAA competition.
In 2016 Ani Iyoho achieved the first successful fire stunt in a Nigerian movie. The success of the stunt earned him a well acclaimed alias Man On Fire.
Possessing further appreciable set of skills to complement his acting talent, and stuntmanship Ani Iyoho has a black belt in Shotokan karate and experience as a white belt in other forms of martial arts namely kungfu, Taekwondo, aikido. Ani also has a knack for singing, swimming, the ability to do most of his own stunts, and mimic accents he hears. The Man on Fire, Ani Iyoho is definitely a rising action/drama star to watch out for.