By AZUH AMATUS
1 Full name is Segun Aina Padonou.
2 He hails from Badagry, Lagos State.
3 Began his acting career on stage with Ayo Orowale’s Palm Players in Ilorin, Kwara State in 1984, but went full blast in 1985.
4 The actor famously known as Black Arrow, also did TV shows with NTA, Ilorin, before coming to Lagos.
5 Arinze is his Igbo name, and not the surname as erroneously believed by many.
6 He was a former national president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria.
7 Arinze, Studied Dramatic Arts at Ife, now Obafemi Awolowo University, under the watchful eyes of revered theatre great, Chuck Mike.
8. He was born on September 24, 1965.
9. Segun who is happily married to Julie, is the first child in a family of seven, comprising four boys and three girls.
10 Unknown to many, Segun Arinze’s mum is half Anambra, half Delta.
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