Fred Amata is a renowned filmmaker and actor popular for movies like “Black Mamba,” “Son of the Devil,” Anini” among others.
Check out eight things every true fan should know about the veteran actor.
#1. Fred Amata was born on May 18, 1963.
#2. The filmmaker is from a family of entertainers. His siblings Zack, Alex, Erumena, Ruke, Elomai and his nephew, Jeta, are popular producers, directors and actors.
#3. He studied Theatre Arts at the University of Jos.
#4. Fred Amata was formerly married to popular TV host of “Inside Out,” Agatha Amata, who is also the mother of his first two children.
#5. The filmmaker was in a relationship with former AGN President, Ibinabo Fiberesima, with whom he has a daughter with.
#6. His father was the late Nigerian filmmaker, John Ifoghale Amata, who co-wrote, co-produced and starred in “Freedom, the first film ever shot in celluloid and full colour.
#7. In 2014, the filmmaker went into music. He released his first single titled “You Are A Nigerian Man.”
#8. He was sworn in as the President of the Directors Guild of Nigeria on Friday, April 8, 2016.