The Nigerian movie industry is filled with more than enough actors and actresses, and quite a lot of them are popular to a good degree.
The Nigeria movie industry is a highly competitive industry that requires people to put in their very best if they really wanted to stand out.
The movie industry is one that had produced over 400 actors and actresses, and it’s still one of the country’s sources of employment.
Out of this reasonable number of actors, some of them stand out, while some are not well known, and others are just in the middle. We will be talking about a man who has made a name for himself in the movie industry through hard work and share talent.
- Real Name: Walter Angapukotanka
- Stage Name: Walter Anga
- Place of Birth: Port Harcourt, River State
- Date of Birth: 12th January 1978
- State of Origin: River State
- Nationality: Nigeria
- Net Worth: $450,000
- Occupation: Actor
- Gender: Male
Walta Angapukotanka is a Nigerian based actor, a model, and a television personality who is popularly known to many as Walta Anga. Aside from being those as mentioned earlier, he also engages in philanthropic deeds to ensure that he gives back out of he earns to the less privileged.
One of the names you would always hear or one of the faces you would frequently see on your screen is that of Walta Anga. Walta is one of those actors that value their work and put in that extra effort to make sure that role is acted well and not just acted so as to make that extra bucks to pay the bill, No, Walta was the real deal.
He was born on the 12th of January 1978 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, the south southern part of Nigeria.
He was born into the family of Anga, his father was Stephen Angapukotanka, and his mother was Evelyn Angapukotanka. He was the third child of the family of five children.
He grew up in a village called Ogu-Bolo local government area of River state, also in the south southern part of Nigeria.
Walter obtained his first school leaving certificate and his West African Senior school Certificate at a tender age after he finished primary and a secondary school in River State, Port Harcourt.
Somewhere along the line, he got a flair for entertaining and leaving people with a wow expression, so when he got to the University, he got into the faculty of theater Art and graduated from the University of Port-Harcourt (Uniport).
While in the University, he acted a play called EDUFA in which his performance was so astonishing that it landed him an award of the Best Supporting actor on stage.
In the year 2009, Walter got married to his beautiful wife, Esther Anga, their union brought into the world two beautiful kids, Tyrese Anga and Troy Anga, like other success stories, Walter confessed in an interview that he had been sexually harassed repeatedly by girls, but he had somehow always stayed faithful to his family.
Struggle of Walter
After Walta graduated from the University in 2002, he joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) to “follow his dreams.”
He took part in his first movie called “Labista” and took his first role in the live movie as a supporting character with the likes of Ernest Arsuzu, Emma EHumady, Jerry Amilo.
This movie was a success and brought him to the limelight. After this movie, he moved to Enugu in the year 2003, and there he continued to look for new movies, but due to some unknown reasons he couldn’t really land new role where he could really show himself.
Walter was filled with disappointment, so he went back to Port Harcourt where he met his mum and late brother, Barrister Ishmael Anger and was reminded that good things in life don’t come easy.
He had to work hard for the things he wanted and kept reminding himself that no matter what, he would always come out on top. This gave him a new perspective in the pursuit of his dreams.
Filled with fresh inspiration and ideas, Walter decided to head back to Enugu, where he met Nonso Diobi, Emma Ehumadu, and movie director Ifeanyi Ogbonna.
He got to feature in another blockbuster movie called “New Jerusalem,” which was produced Kingsley Ukaegbu and directed by Ifeanyi Ogbonna.
Ever since Walter had been in over 150 movies such as mission impossible, the heart of a fighter, extreme measures, Deepwater, etc.
He is usually described as the most handsome, skillful, creative, and talented actor. Walter has acted a lot of films, especially one that includes top stars like Mercy Johnson, Tonto Dikeh, Ini Edo, Rita Dominic, Ebube Nwangbo, and countless others.
In his years of acting, Walter had been nominated on several occasions, and he had won several awards too in likes of the best actor of the year at city people, the most promising actor of the year and best supporting actor of the year.
Walta might not be the richest or make it to the top ten richest actors, but he does have quite a good amount of cash and assets that put him on the list of one of the richest actors.
But his assets are one that makes sure he not left out. Many people toil day and night just to become successful in life. In Nigeria, success most times is measured by what you have.
Among what he owns is a house located in the street called Walta Anga Avenue; apparently, this mansion is worth millions of naira and is one of his blessings for the year 2020. Aside from this mansion, Walter currently worth’s $450,000.
Walter Anga is a cool guy, and a reminder to all out there that anyone can make it in life, all you have to do is set your mind to it, and in due time, what’s yours will be yours.