Segun Arinze

Segun Arinze (born, 1965, Segun Padonou Aina[1]) is a Nigerian actor and singer.[2][3][4][5][6]

Early life and education

Segun was born in Onitsha, Anambra State to a Yoruba father and an Igbo mother. He is a descent of Badagry, Lagos State. He attended Victory College of Commerce in Ilorin, then proceeded to Taba Commercial College in Kaduna State to complete his secondary education. He studied Dramatic Arts at Obafemi Awolowo University. He is popularly known as Black Arrow which he gained from a role he played.[7]


He started his acting career in Ilorin. Outside acting, Segun also is an actor coach and currently works with prestigious African international film festival passing his knowledge on to the next generation of actors.[8][9][10]

Selected filmography


  1. "Segun Arinze's debut album". Archived from the original on 14 August 2014. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  2. "'The Heroes' unites Segun Arinze, Ifeanyi Onyeabor". Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  3. "Segun Arinze, Onyeabor lead search for cultural heroes". Archived from the original on 14 August 2014. Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  5. "Segun Arinze and Ann Njemanze with Emeka Ike EXCLUSIVE". Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  6. "AGN: Ejike Asiegbu, Segun Arinze back Ibinabo for re-election". Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  7. "Sequel of Segun Arinze's 'Black Arrow' underway".
  8. "". Nigeria News (News Reader). Retrieved 2019-12-02.
  9. "Segun Arinze The man once known as Nollywood's bad boy". Retrieved 2019-12-02.
  10. Nigeria, Ckn. "My Dad Wanted Me To Be A Lawyer..Segun Arinze". Retrieved 2019-12-02.
  11. "Lancelot Imasuen's Invasion 1897 hits cinemas Dec 5". The Sun. Our Reporter. Retrieved 16 November 2014.
  12. "'Invasion 1897' Lancelot Imaseun's movie set for cinema release". Pulse Nigeria. Chidumga Izuzu. Retrieved 26 November 2014.
  13. "the island ( 2018)".

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