Far From Home Netflix Cast: Real Names, Bio, Age & Career


Biography of Far From Home Netflix Cast

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Far From Home is Netflix’s first Nigerian Young Adult Drama Series that follows the story of Ishaya Bello played by Mike Afolarin, a charismatic teenager and talented artist from a poor family, whose dreams suddenly appear within reach, when a prestigious scholarship to the most exclusive.  A level school in the country catapults him into the luxurious world of Nigeria’s 1% – all while a huge secret threatens his newfound status and ultimately, his family’s safety.

1. Mike Afolarin 

Micheal Oladapo Afolarin played the lead role of Ishaya Bello, the major cast of the Netflix series. He is a filmmaker, aerial photographer, and actor born on the 1st of September, 1993 in Lagos State.

After completing his secondary education at Federal Government College, Ijanikin, Lagos State; Mike completed his undergraduate studies in economics at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) in 2016.

Biography of Far From Home Netflix Cast

His debut acting experience was at the University of Lagos in 2013 when he participated in a theatrical production of the play 'Magic Time'.

Mike rose to prominence after making his film debut in the role of Chikodi. He also appeared in several short films in 2019, including Stuck in Deep Mud, Fortunately Ridiculous, Blast and Your Excellency which was produced by Ebonylife TV and Ebonylife Films and directed by Funke Akindele. 

2. Elma Mbadiwe

Elma Mbadiwe Kenechukwu is a Nigerian actress and writer. She played the role of Carmen, the second major Far From Home cast and Feyi Wilmer Willoughby’s daughter. 

She was born on 28th January 1988. Elma graduated with a degree in Mass Communication from the Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun state. She also has a diploma in Acting for the screen from Royal Arts Academy Surulere, Lagos.

Biography of Far From Home Netflix Cast

Elma Mbadiwe rose to fame for her role in Unbroken and has since gone on to feature in other movies like Spite, Rattle Snake, Bridges, Blast and more.

She worked as a writer at Consolidated media, the media house for Sound City and began acting professionally in 2016. Elma also emerged as Best Upcoming actress at the 2018 Best of Nollywood awards. 

3. Olumide Oworu

Olumide Oworu is a Nigerian actor, model and rapper born December 11 1994. He also hails from Ogun state, Nigeria. He played the role of Atlas, Carmen’s boyfriend in the Netflix series

He had his secondary education at Kings College, Lagos before proceeding to the University of Lagos. Olumide also attended Babcock University, where he bagged a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication.

Biography of Far From Home Netflix Cast

Olumide began his acting career at the age of six when he appeared as "Wole Johnson" in the TV series titled "Everyday People".

He is very popular for his role as 'Tari' in the Africa Magic TV series, "The Johnsons". Olumide has also appeared in other TV series including, "Soldier’s Story", "The Patriot", "The Men In Her Life" and more.

Aside’s acting, Olumide is also a model, voice-over artiste, rapper, TV presenter and host.
4. Emeka Nwagbaraocha

Emeka Nwagbaraocha is a Nigerian born Nollywood actor, model and Scriptwriter. He played the role of Frank, close friends with Zina and Ishaya in the Netflix series.

Biography of Far From Home Netflix Cast

Emeka is a graduate of Accounting From Abia State University, Uturu.

He starred as Deji Adefemi/Charlie cool(lead character) in Life 101 by Ebony life tv and Malta Guinness Nigeria Chinedu (Supporting) in MTV Shuga, Big Daddy (Day Player) in Tinsel and more. 

5. Genoveva Umeh

Genoveva kenechukwu Umeh is a Nigerian Born-British actress. She played the role of Ozinna, a close friend of Ishaya and Frank in the Netflix series.

She attended the Identity School of Acting in the United Kingdom, after which she earned a degree in Law in 2018. After Genoveva graduated from school in the year 2018, she moved back to Lagos to pursue her acting career, thereafter, she got her first lead role in a series shot in Enugu.

Biography of Far From Home Netflix Cast

Genoveva Umeh started acting full-time professionally in August 2018. She has been featured in several popular and blockbuster Nollywood movies. In 2022, she starred in the Netflix Original series, Blood Sisters playing the lead role of Timeyin, produced by Ebonylife Studios.

Her role in ‘A Tune Away movie, earned her a nomination for ‘Best Actress In A Drama” at the 2022 Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards (AMVCA).

6. Okezie Precious Ruby

Okezie Precious Ruby is one of the most sought-after actresses in Nigeria. She is also a video vixen, content creator, and commercial model. She played the role of Nnenna in the Netflix series.

She had the privilege of receiving award nominations for acting, from The Future Africa Awards and Maya Awards and won Africa Fashion Fest Model Awards prize for Model Actor of the year, 2018. 

Ruby is currently in her third year studying for a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts at the prestigious University of Lagos. 

Biography of Far From Home Netflix Cast

Ruby is also popularly known for her role as Alhaji Wife in Merry Men 2, produced by Ayo Makun. According to reports, she has an estimated net worth of about $250,000. 

7. Raymond Umenze

Raymond Umenze, popularly known as Kage The Actor, is a Nigerian Actor & Commercial Model based in Lagos State. He played the role of Denrele in the Netflix series.
He has appeared in various Movies, Tv shows such as Africa Magic Brethren (2019), African Movie Channel original production, We Tha Boyz (2018), Alter Ego (2017) & Hell or High Water in (2016).

Biography of Far From Home Netflix Cast
Raymond has also featured in various Television Commercials such as, Oraimo (2021), Bet King (2019), Glo Mifi (2017). He Produced an online series called Opinions and also a Talk Show called Its About Time all on YouTube. 
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8. Natse Jemide
Natse Jemide is a Nollywood Actor, model, entrepreneur, and filmmaker. He became famous after starring as Reggie in the Netflix series.

He originally hails from Lagos State, Nigeria but he lives in London, United Kingdom. Natse Jemide is also the co-founder of Wintar Studios.

He is signed to Beth Model and had his first gig for Polo Avenue. Naste is also signed to an international agency in Paris and New York. He is managed by Muse Management NYC.

Biography of Far From Home Netflix Cast

Natse Jemide is said to have an estimated net worth of about $150,000 

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