Segun Arinze: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Segun Arinze: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Segun Arinze

Segun Arinze (born, 1965, Segun Padonou Aina) is a Nigerian actor and singer.

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.


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

Selected filmography

  • Women in Love
  • Anini
  • Darkest Night
  • Extra Time
  • Fragile Pain
  • Across the Niger
  • Church Business
  • To Love a Thief
  • Silent Night
  • 30 Days
  • Family on Fire (2011)
  • A Place in the Stars (2014)
  • Invasion 1897 (2014)
  • An eye for an eye
  • The Island Movie (2018)