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Actor Emeka Enyiocha explains why he left Nollywood and entered the beer selling business

Actor Emeka Enyiocha explains why he left Nollywood and entered the beer selling business

Actor Emeka Enyiocha was very popular some years back but now he spends his time in the beer business.

Nollywood actor Emeka Enyiocha used to be very popular back in the day and always shone in the 'bad guy' type roles.

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Now the actor spends most of his time out of the limelight, because of his beer selling business. Speaking with Saturday Beats, he said his marriage gave him new responsibilities.

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Actor Emeka Enyiocha years ago.

In his words: “I left the industry because I got married and I started having kids. I had more responsibilities to deal with. I had to be closer to my family and kids so that they would not call me uncle when they see me."

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"Marriage and family slowed me down. It definitely slows someone down except you do not want to take care of your family. I tried to combine marriage with work because I was doing my production."

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Enyiocha is now a family man who is in the beer business.

"While I was away from the industry, I opened a bar and became a beer seller. I was trying to know the other side of life which actually taught me a lot of lessons. I saw a lot and it taught me to be humble."

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"It taught me how to be humble to the lowest. It also taught me how to save money, respect and appreciate money. As an actor, when you get money, it is in the booth and you don’t have time to do anything, so money does everything for you. You go from one location to another and at the end of the day, you would find out that there is nothing left.”

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