Chude Jideonwo Biography: YouTube, Wife, Net Worth, Interviews, Age, Parents, State Of Origin

May 23, 2024 0 Posted By Michael Amos


Chude Jideonwo (born 16 March 1985), whose real name is Ifechukwude Osanedum Jideonwo, is a highly accomplished Nigerian media personality known for his work as a TV host, journalist, filmmaker, and media entrepreneur. 

He is best known as the co-founder of Red Africa and Joy, Inc., a media and entertainment company focused on Nigerian culture and narratives. With a strong background in media, advertising, and public relations, Chude Jideonwo has significantly impacted the Nigerian media landscape.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Ifechukwude Osanedum Jideonwo
Stage Name: Chude Jideonwo
Born: 16 March 1985 (age 39 years old)
Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Delta State
Nationality: Nigerian
Education: Kotun Memorial Primary School, Adebola Baptist High School, Mayflower School, University of Lagos
Height: 1.74 m
Parents: Ifeanyi S. Jideonwo, Ngozi A. Jideonwo
Siblings: N/A
Spouse: Mrs. Chude
Girlfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: N/A
Occupation: Journalist • Media Personality
Net Worth: $500,000-$1 million (USD)

Early Life & Education

Chude Jideonwo is a Nigerian writer, lawyer, and media entrepreneur. He was born on March 16, 1985, in Lagos State to Igbo parents Ifeanyi S. Jideonwo (father) and Ngozi A. Jideonwo (mother). He hails from Aniocha South, Delta State. Jideonwo grew up with siblings whose names remain private. 

Chude Jideonwo‘s education journey took him through Kotun Memorial Primary SchoolAdebola Baptist High School, and Mayflower School in Ikenne. He went on to study Law at the University of Lagos and was called to the Nigerian Bar in November 2007. Jideonwo has since made significant contributions to the Nigerian media and business landscape.


Chude Jideonwo‘s career began in the early 2000s as a TV presenter on the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA). Since then, he has showcased his versatility by working in media, advertising, and public relations, adapting seamlessly to the ever-evolving media landscape.

As co-founder of Red Africa and Joy, Inc., an American corporation with a Nigerian subsidiary, Jideonwo has made significant strides in media. He has played pivotal roles in national elections and social movements across Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, and other African countries, influencing public discourse and driving social change.

In addition to his media work, Chude Jideonwo is a filmmaker and host of #WithChude, a series of multimedia conversations and documentaries aimed at inspiring leadership, nurturing entrepreneurs, and leveraging media for social change. He also directs #ChudeExplains, a news magazine show that delves into headline stories to uncover and explain deeper truths about society and future directions.

Jideonwo‘s achievements have earned him considerable recognition. named him one of the 20 Most Impactful Nigerian Online Media Personalities. He has been honored as a Forbes 30 under 30 recipient, a CNBC Young Business Leader of the Year, an Archbishop Desmond Tutu Fellow, and a World Fellow at Yale University.

Chude Jideonwo‘s writings and work have been featured in esteemed publications such as the New York Times, the Guardian, BBC, CNN, Al Jazeera, the Huffington Post, and the Financial Times. He is the author of two books: “Are We The Turning Point Generation?” and “How to Win Elections in Africa: Parallels with Donald Trump.”

Jideonwo‘s early start in the media industry at 15 on NTA paved the way for his successful career. He gained valuable experience in research and production through his work on “Celebrating Jesus” (MBI) and “Inside Out with Agatha,” eventually climbing the ranks to associate producer and head of special projects on NTA’s “New Dawn.”

As a successful entrepreneur and media mogul, Chude Jideonwo co-founded Red Africa, which houses various youth-focused brands, including The Future Africa Awards AfricaY! Africa, and Through RED, he has consulted for major international brands and managed communication campaigns for Nigerian presidents. His global recognition continues to solidify his prominence in the media industry.

In addition to his entrepreneurial pursuits, Jideonwo is a lawyer, award-winning journalist, and founder of Joy, Inc., an organization dedicated to promoting happiness and well-being in Nigeria and beyond. Through his platforms #WithChude and #ChudeExplains, he addresses social issues and advocates for social justice, creating meaningful and positive change.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: Chude Jideonwo (@chudeity)
  • Facebook handle: Chude Jideonwo
  • YouTube: WithChude – With Chude
  • Twitter: Chude Jideonwo (@Chude) 

Personal Life

Chude Jideonwo, now 39, got married to Mrs. Chude at the age of 22 after meeting his wife when he was 20. He has not publicly shared any information about a significant other or children.

Net Worth

Chude Jideonwo is a highly accomplished Nigerian media figure known for his work as a journalist, media entrepreneur, and public speaker. His net worth is estimated to be between $500,000 and $1 million and comes primarily from his successful career in the media industry. 

Jideonwo has been recognized for his numerous accomplishments and contributions to the media landscape in Nigeria and beyond. He continues to make a significant impact through his various ventures and projects.

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