Casts and Crew
- Taiwo Obileye Chief Daddy
- Nkem Nwabuoku Owoh (Osuofia) Shoffa Donatus
- Patience Ozokwor (Mama G) Madam Pat
- Joke Silva Lady Kay
- Folarin Falana (Falz) Femi Beecroft
- Release Date
- 14th December, 2018
- 1h 38min
- Screening Color
- As at December 2018, Chief Daddy is the highest grossing movie (₦42.6 million) in its opening weekend, surpassing The Wedding Party to the spot.
- Chief Daddy grossed over ₦40 million in movie tickets sales in its first three days, further breaking the charts when its recorded a resounding ₦115.7 million in ten days.
- The first Chief Daddy movie teaser garnered over 23 million online views in just 3 days
More About The Movie
Chief Daddy is a Nollywood blockbuster comedy film, released on December 14, 2018, directed by Niyi Akinmolayan, produced by Mo Abudu and Temidayo Abudu, and written by Bola Asiyanbi. The movie premiered at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. The movie was produced by EbonyLife Films and distributed locally by FilmOne Distributions, on March 15, 2019, was acquired by Netflix for online distribution.
Netflix acquisition of Chief Daddy makes it the third movie produced by EbonyLife Films that is acquired by the giant online movie streaming platform, others are the movie Fifty (2015) and The Wedding Party (2016).
Chief Daddy has some notable records to its credits:
The comedy movie took No. 1 spot in the box office, grossing over ₦40 million (precisely ₦42.6 million) in just 3 days, making it the second highest-grossing movie in its opening weekend for the year 2018, surpassing the previous record-holder: The Wedding Party.
This makes it the third-highest in Nollywood history (as of December 2018) and fifth movie by EbonyLife Films that would take number 1 spot in the Nollywood box office.
The movie went on to set a new record when it amassed a whopping ₦115.7 million in ten days, it also maintained No. 1 position since release in Nigeria and Ghana box offices for the same period. EbonyLife Films owner and Executive Producer of Chief Daddy, Mo Abudu broke the good news herself via an Instagram post. She further stated that the production team delivered on their promise of GIFT OF LAUGHTER.
The first Chief Daddy movie teaser garnered over 23 million online views in just 3 days.
Chief Daddy Casting
Niyi Akinmolayan, the director of the movie has delivered yet another masterpiece, Chief Daddy is another feather in his cap. Niyi had taken giant strides since his disastrous directorial debut in 2008 with the movie KAJOLA.
Chief Daddy is the second box office No. 1 for Niyi in the same calendar year, The Wedding Party 2 – Destination Dubai was the first.
Mo Abudu, the executive producer of Chief Daddy has never failed to deliver; this comedy movie is no exception. Mo just seems to understand what the audience wants, all her movie projects have recorded resounding successes.
Three of her movies tops Nollywood all-time grossing box office chart, having amassed over ₦1 billion in total.
Other Casts and Crew
- Bisola Aiyeola Chef Simbi
- Shaffy Bello Nike Williams
- Beverly Osu Sandra Bello
- Dakore Akande Remi Castle
- Zainab Balogun Ireti Beecroft
- Richard Mofe-Damijo Tega Castle
- Jude Abaga (MI) Xavier Labaran
- Chinedu Ani (Nedu-Wazobia) Joro Dania
- Abosede Ogunboye (Lepacious Bose) Florence 'Madam Tasty' Edun
- Linda Ejiofor Justina Akinwale
- Mawuli Gavor Damilare Kofi mensah
- Chioma Omeruah (Chigul) Chinelo 'Chuchu' Ubani
- Funke Akindele Madam Tinu
- Kate Henshaw-Nuttal Madam Teni
- Ini Edo Ekanem Obong
- Beverly Naya Adaora Nzekwu
- Rachel Oniga Aunty Joke
- Uti Nwachukwu Dare Edwards
- Ajo Lijadu Prelate Malachi
- Demi Banwo Mr. Barnabas
- Nicole Ofoegbu Dame Esther
- Teledalase Kehinde Ajayi Paul