Chico Ejiro Biography, Real Name, Age, Movies, Net Worth and Death

Chico Ejiro Biography, Real Name, Age and Death

Chico Maziakpono popularly known as Chico Ejiro is a Nigerian movie producer, screenwriter and director. He was popularly referred to as Mr Prolific. Chico Ejiro was born on October 15th, 1953 in Isoko, Delta State.

Chico Ejiro Profile


Chico Ejiro

Real Name

Chico Maziakpono

Date of Birth

October 15th, 1953


67 years(2020)

State of Origin

Delta, Nigeria


Movie Producer, Director

Net Worth


Educational Background

Chico Ejiro Education

Chico Ejiro studied Agriculture at the Obafemi Awolowo University where he obtained a diploma. He proceeded to study agriculture at Federal University of Agriculture, Umudike

Career and movies

Chico Ejiro started his career as a movie producer in the 1990s when video production equipment where cheap and easily available. He started his movie production company Grand Touch Pictures.

In 2002, Chico Ejiro was featured in “New York Times” in the article “When There’s Too Much of a Not-Very-Good Thing” by Matt Steinglass.

Chico Ejiro Movies and Career

He also featured in Times Magazine article “Hollywood, Who Really Needs It?” by Stephan Faris the same year.

He directed over 80 movies in 5 years. Most of the movies where shot within three days. As at 2007, he has produced and directed hundreds of movies.

Some of Chico Ejiro’s movies are

  • Outkast
  • True Romance
  • Blood Money
  • Scores To Settle
  • Welcome to Nollywood
  • Festival of Fire
  • Agony of a Mother
  • Dangerous Babe
  • Ashanti
  • Tears in My Eyes
  • Silent Night 2
  • Deadly Affair
  • Polygamy 2: The Final Clash
  • All My Heart
  • Black Maria
  • A Second Time
  • Ofeke
  • Computer Girls
  • First Cut…Is the Deepest
  • Dream Lover
  • Deadly Kiss

Chico Ejiro featured in Nollywood’s 2007 documentary Welcome to Nollywood.

He has worked alongside veteran Nollywood actors like Pete Edochie, Monalisa Chinna, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, RMD, Genevieve Nnaji, Liz Benson and many others

Chico Ejiro Net Worth

Chico Ejiro Net Worth

Chico Ejiro is estimated to worth $100,000

Personal life

Chico Ejiro Wife and Family

Chico Ejiro is married to his wife Joy Ejiro in 1998. Their union is blessed with four children. He is the brother to veteran movie producer Zeb Ejiro and Peter Red Ejiro.

Chico Ejiro’s Death

Chico Ejiro died in the early hours of 25th December, 2020.


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