Raymond Umenze Biography, Age, State Of Origin, Net Worth, Girlfriend, Pictures, Movies, Instagram

Raymond Umenze Biography: Age, State Of Origin, Net Worth, Girlfriend, Pictures, Movies, Instagram

May 4, 2023 0 Posted By Blessing Buchi


Raymond Umenze (born July 10, 1997) is a gifted Nollywood actor, commercial model, and lifestyle influencer from Nigeria. 

He rose to international acclaim after he was cast to play the role of Denrele in the Netflix Original Drama Series Far From Home

Raymond Umenze plays the sub-lead role of Kofo in the African Magic Series Brethren.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Raymond Umenze
Born: 10 July 1997 (age 26 years old)
Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Southeastern State
Nationality: Nigerian
Height: 1.52 m
Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Umenze
Siblings: N/A
Spouse: Not Married
Girlfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: N/A
Occupation: Actor • TV Personality
Net Worth: $100,000-$250,000

Early Life

Raymond Umenze was born into the family of Mr. and Mrs. Umenze on the 10th of July 1997. He was birthed in a private-run medical centre in Lagos City. 

Although born and bred in Lagos, Raymond Umenze is originally from the southeast region. He is an Igbo man who hails from one of the southeastern states. He speaks English, Igbo, and Pidgin English fluently. 

He had a Christian upbringing and lived in a middle-class neighbourhood in the Mainland part of Lagos State. He is from a close-knit family of five and has two sisters. Since he was a little boy, Raymond Umenze aspired to go into the filmmaking industry. He desired to become either an actor or a filmmaker. 


Raymond Umenze‘s middle-class background allowed him to receive quality formal education. He attended leading private schools in Lagos for his elementary and secondary education. 

After graduating from high school with good grades in his SSCE, he secured admission into Regent University College Of Science and Technology in Accra, Ghana. The university is a Christian-based institution situated in the West African nation. 

After that, Raymond Umenze obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Multimedia Journalism from Aptech, an India-based Education Management Institution, in 2019.


As an undergrad, Raymond Umenze had picked up graphic design and video-editing skills. A self-taught graphics designer, he established a one-man design agency and offered his services to clients in Nigeria. 

While working as a designer, he pursued his dream of becoming an actor. He began attending physical auditions held in Lagos, recorded monologues, and networked with other actors. Soon enough, he started to land supporting roles in short films produced in Nigeria. 

Raymond Umenze first came to the limelight after he was cast to play the role of Kofo in the Africa Magic series Brethren. Before then, he had appeared in the 2016 film Hell or High Water and the 2017 movie Alter Ego. He also secured a spot in the 2018 Africa Magic Original Film We Tha Boyz.  

In 2022, Raymond Umenze rose to international prominence after releasing the Netflix Original Drama Series Far From Home. He played the sub-lead role of Denrele in the drama series.  

Besides working as an actor, Raymond Umenze is also a thriving commercial model who has worked with many creatives over the years. He has appeared in many TV commercials for Nigerian brands. Notable mentions include Oriamo, Bet King, and Glo Mifi. As a lifestyle influencer, he has been hired by many brands to promote their products and services. 

Raymond Umenze is a thriving entrepreneur. He runs Safe Space Party, a party entertainment service situated in Lagos. He co-founded the brand with fellow actor Ruby Okezie (Ruby Precious Okezie), whose complete name is Okezie Precious Ruby. Also, he is the founder of Kage Homes, a service apartment business. 

Social Media

Raymond Umenze has over 73.3k followers on Instagram and over 9k followers on Twitter. 

  • Instagram handle: @kagetheactor
  • Twitter handle: @kagetheactor


  • Far From Home
  • Brethren
  • Alter Ego
  • We Tha Boyz
  • Hell or High Water

Personal Life

Raymond Umenze is currently 26 years old. The good-looking actor is slightly dark-skinned and is five feet tall. He resides in a serviced apartment in Lekki, Lagos. He has amassed hundreds of female fans since the release of the Far From Home series in December 2022.

Raymond Umenze‘s current relationship status is unknown, even though there are speculations that he might be dating a female colleague in the Nollywood industry. In contrast, some believe the talented actor will reveal his love interest when he has one. 

The Lagos-born creative is the producer of the online series called Opinions. He is also the creator of the YouTube show – Its About Time. He spends his free time editing videos and improving his acting skill.  

Net Worth

Raymond Umenze makes a good income from working as an actor and model and running his two businesses. 

He is currently estimated to be worth $100,000 to $250,000 (USD).

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