His secondary school education was at Government Secondary School in Borokiri, Port-Harcourt and later on Akpor Grammar School in Ozoba where he was the social prefect and President of the Dramatic, Debating and Cultural Society.
He later studied Theater Arts at the Diploma level from the University of Port-Harcourt with specialization in acting and followed suit with a degree programme (BA) in directing still at the University of Port-Harcourt. He was the best student in the graduating class of the year in 1997. His combined success in the movie industry, music and comedy in Nigeria has not been surpassed by any other person till date.
He founded a genre of music in Nigeria known as musicomedy being the first comedian to release a comedy album in the country and it earned him different awards nominations. He has also taken comedy shows to different parts of the world like Atlanta, Maryland, London, among others.
Julius Agwu is one of the most successful entertainers in Nigeria today. His talents have afforded him the opportunity to stand before the kings and princes of this world.