Johnnywriter was born Ukeme Johnny on 15 June 1996, in Etinan, Akwa Ibom state. He grew up in a christian household with three female siblings. His mother is a Pentecostal Christian and his father practices the same. Johnnywriter attended Saint John Primary School in Etinan.
Name: Ukeme Johnny (Johnnywriter)
Age: 27 (15th June, 1996)
Birthplace: Etinan LGA, Akwa Ibom State
Education: BSc and numerous professional courses
Occupation: Author, Therapist and a Coach
Best known for: his bestselling eBook “The Street Hawker” and his work raising awareness about the plight of street vendors and his second eBook ”Enslaved to emotions”
Current residence: Private
Known family members: 5
Known books: “The The Street Hawker” “Enslaved to emotions,” ”Before You walk down the aisle,” The commitment clock” and more
Johnnywriter Biography: Age, Profile, Family, Net Worth and Books
Who is Johnnywriter?
Ukeme Nsekpong Johnny (born 15 June 1996), known professionally as Johnnywriter, is a Nigerian Relationship Therapist and A Writer. A prominent figure in the modern-day writing and therapy, Johnnywriter is regarded as one of the biggest and most influential African Therapist for young adults of all time. He began writing at the age of 15, Johnnywriter focused more on writing quotes both for relationships and life quotes using his life and the environment around him as a case study. He later rose to the limelight after writing ”The street hawker”, on his blog using subdomain website johnnywriter.wordpress.com in 2012 when he got to the university.
Life and writing career
1996–2012: Johnnywriter Early life and career beginnings
Johnnywriter was born Ukeme Johnny on 15 June 1996, in Etinan, Akwa Ibom state. He grew up in a christian household with three female siblings. His mother is a Pentecostal Christian and his father practices the same. Johnnywriter attended Saint John Primary School in Etinan. He grew up listening to Fela Kuti, Michael Jackson and Bob Marley. In a radio interview with TND FM in 2020, he said that “his father has three wives” In another interview with ULIU of Factory 78 TV, Johnnywriter said he created his first subdomain website using peperonity then to wordpress in an attempt to showcase his quotes and writings to people on the internet.
From a young age, Johnnywriter showed a passion for reading and writing, and he would often lose himself in the stories he created in his mind. He was raised in a loving and supportive family, and his parents encouraged him to pursue his dreams of becoming a writer.
Johnnywriter’s passion for writing eventually led him to start writing, and he quickly made a name for himself in the industry with his incisive writing techniques and keen eye for detail. But it was through his creative writing that Johnnywriter truly found his voice, and he began to publish short stories and essays that explored the human condition with raw honesty and insight.
Johnnywriter’s big break came when he published his first eBook, “The Street Hawker,” which was met with critical acclaim and catapulted him to literary stardom.
The book told the story of a young man’s journey from Akwa Ibom state to Delta State States in search of greener pastures by becoming a street hawker, and it resonated with readers around the world for its compelling characters and relatable themes. Johnnywriter’s second eBook, “Enslaved to my emotions,” continued to explore the challenges of the immigrant experience, and cemented his reputation as one of the most important voices of his generation.
Today, Johnnywriter continues to write, teach, and inspire others through his words. He has received numerous awards and accolades for his work, and his books have been translated into several languages.
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