Azuka Ononye - Updated Sep 2023

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Azuka Ononye

Azuka Ononye is a British-born Nigerian professional dancer who rose to fame as a backup dancer for celebrities. Besides, Azuka Ononye is widely known for his relationship with Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon.

Early Life and Childhood

Azuka was born on December 14, 1980, in England. He is 41 years old and his parents were originally from Nigeria, where he grew up with his siblings.

However, there is not much information about his folks and kin. He has kept the family relationship quite secret. While in Nigeria, he used to perform and act in promotions.

Later as a young man, he moved to where he was born. He lived at a chamber level in Fulham, West London with his siblings.

Azuka Ononye

Caption: Azuka takes a photo with his daughter as they go out to celebrate her birthday
Source: Instagram

Ononye has not been verbal about his educational qualifications. He might have graduated with a bachelor’s degree, yet there is no data related to his major subject or associated university.

Body Measurements

Ononye is a packet of talent and good looks. He has a dark complexion with a well-maintained body structure. His body physique suits well for his modeling and dancing career.

However, his exact body stats including height and weight are unavailable at the moment. 39-year-old Azuka is bald yet very attractive. Furthermore, he has sparkling brown eyes.

Azuka Ononye

Caption: Azuka Ononye walks down the runway at the Royal Academy of Arts
Source: Instagram

Azuka Ononye – Net Worth 2023

A talented star who advanced out of Nigeria into the spotlight, Azuka Ononye has established a well-off life for himself. Performing on multiple platforms, Azura makes about $20 thousand annually.

Although he has not uncovered all his assets yet, sources claim, he has a net worth of $4 million. Moreover, no doubt he will just grow more in the future.

Career and Professional Life

Azuka Ononye started his career as a model and performed in Nigeria. Later he moved to the UK and happily continued this journey.

He was a struggling artist when he landed as a reinforcement artist for his future girlfriend, English recording artist Alesha Dixon.

Alisha was so impressed by his performance that, she offered him to dance even in her third album, “The Entertainer“.

With the release of the album in 2010, Azuka received much attention. Subsequently, he performed at the 2010 Miss World Show.

In addition, he has worked for many other English artists including  Whitney Houston, Beyonce, and Tinie Tempah. Similarly, he has had the privilege to perform on big stages like X-Factor.

Moreover, he has been a part of promotions for Guinness, Captain Morgan, Levis Dockers, Ford, and T-Mobile.

Not to forget, Ononye has also stepped into the acting profession. He debuted with the 2014 movie ‘Fractured Space.’ Later in 2016, he appeared in ‘Fabulous: The Movie

Relationship Status

Azuka Ononye has been in a relationship with British Got Talent Judge Alesha Dixon. Azuka’s better half, Alesha is a British vocalist, rapper, model, and, TV moderator.

The couple first met almost ten years ago. Back then, Alesha was out and about for her music vocation, whereas Azuka was a struggling artist.

The two got along very quickly. By 2012, they’d started dating and were seen together eating out shopping, and traveling.

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Caption: Azuka Ononye at the 2017 Brit Awards with wife Alesha Dixon
Source: Pinterest

In June 2012, the couple revealed they were expecting their first baby together. Subsequently, on October 7, 2013, Alisha gave birth to her first youngster Azura Sienna.

Similarly, on the season 10 finale of Britain’s Got Talent Ant McPartin and Declan Donnelly authoritatively declared Alesha expecting her second kid with Azuka.

The couple welcomed their second child on August 20 2019. The baby girl was named Anaya Safiya.

In between this, there have been bits of gossip regarding the couple’s wedding frequently. However, nigher Azuka nor Alesha has spoken about when they are planning to tie knots.

Azuka Ononye – Social Media

Along with his success as an artist, Azuka Ononye has also gained internet fame. He is very active and highly followed on different social media platforms.

He goes by the username @azukaononye on Instagram where he has more than 11k followers. Similarly, he has about a thousand followers on his Twitter account.

He mostly shares photos of her personal life with his family, especially his adorable children.