Sunny Chinwendu McDon is his real name. He is a veteran Nollywood actor, producer, director and motion picture programmer who has been in the industry for over three decades, playing stunning roles in his career.
He hails from Igbani, Rivers State, Nigeria. Sunny grew up in Port Harcourt, Rivers State where he also had his early education. Sunny had a childhood ambition of becoming popular.
His Acting Career
Sunny McDon made his entry into the acting profession when he moved to Lagos in the early ’90s, a period when television drama production was in vogue.
At the time, the portable cabins at Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), most especially cabin 9, was home to a lot of today’s established actor.
Sunny later switched over to the home video sturf, an era he described as boom in movie production.
He acted his first Nollywood movie, Living in Bondage.
Sunny McDon has since starred in several movies including:
- Dirty Deal
- Unforgiving Sin
- Evil Passion, among many others.
Sunny McDon W is known to feature mostly in movies that bordered on voodoo, a part he played very well. He has so far carved a niche for himself playing such roles.
Sunny started out primarily as an actor, very creative and talented. But as he grew on the job, he branched out to production management and directing.
He has also produced and directed several movie productions.
His Private Life
Sunny McDon has been happily married. He described by his wife as a humble, kind and loving.
In an interview, the veteran actor revealed that some people believe that he is diabolical because of the roles he plays in movies. The ace actor was quick to debunk this, saying that he is a born-again Christian.
In his words, “I am not diabolical, I’m a born-again Christian. I was born a Christian at Assemblies of God’s church. As a child, I was a bit radical and I pulled some pranks when I was in school and all that experience has helped me define my vision because experience helps you in anything you do. Unfortunately, I was being typecast as such a person in the early stage of my career because the jobs were few. The harvest was also few so if you say no, it would be to your own detriment”.
His Net Worth
Sunny McDon W is one of the oldest and highly celebrated Nollywood actors, rated one of the richest and most influential with an estimated net worth of about $700,000 dollars.
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