Oge Okoye is one of the most prominent actress in Nigeria. She has been in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood for over 2 decades and has never thought of given up yet in the industry. So in this article I will be sharing with you 10 real facts about Nollywood famous actress Oge Okoye that you probably didn’t know.
- Oge Okoye is a famous Nollywood actress, model, producer, and a television personality. She is known worldwide for always playing as a runs girl in several Nollywood movies. She is very beautiful, gifted, skillful, creative and talented. She knows how to interpret her roles very well and can fit in any character given to her by movie directors and producers in Nigeria.
She was born on 16th November 1980 in London, United Kingdom to Nigerian parents. She is currently 38 years old. Her mother’s name is Lolo Okoye while her father’s name is Mazi Okoye. They are both devoted Anglicans.
She was born and bred in London, United Kingdom. She is originally from Nnewi, a small town in Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. While in London, she completed both her primary and secondary school education in London, after which she relocated back to Lagos, Nigeria with her family.
After completing her primary and secondary school education, Oge Okoye proceeded to Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka in Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Theatre Arts. While still in school, she was actively involved in drama and performing arts.
Oge Okoye after completing her tertiary education joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood In 2001 and in 2002 she rose to fame after starring in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Spanner” a movie she acted alongside with Chinedu Ikedieze (Aki). She is currently one of the most gifted and most accomplished actresses in Nigeria. She also rated as one of the highest paid actress in Nigeria. She charges nothing less than a million naira for a movie and has many roles from producers queue up for her.
Oge Okoye is one of the most versatile actress in Nollywood. She has the ability to feature in any role given to her by movie directors and producers in Nigeria. She can act very well and also knows how to interpret her roles very well. In 2015, Oge Okoye starred in the popular Nigerian television series “Hotel Majestic” where she played the role of Patricia the Chamber Maid. Her role in the movie Patricia the Chamber Maid won her the award for Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
Oge Okoye is currently married. She got married in 2005 to her long time boyfriend named Stanley Duru and the marriage is currently blessed with two beautiful kids. She always keeps her private and personal life secret. Oge Okoye since she joined the Nigerian movie industry popular known as Nollywood has acted in than 100 Nollywood movies which include Spanner, Black Bra, War Game, The Snake Girl, Beyond Passion, Blood Sister, Blackberry Babes, Crazy Passion, Desperate Love, Eagle’s Bride, Emotional Battle, etc.
Aside from acting, Oge Okoye is also a movie producer. She has produced quite a number of movies under her production name. Oge Okoye is also a model and has appeared in several fashion magazine, TV commercial and billboards. She is a photo and fashion model and has received several brands and endorsements deal from reputable organization such as GLO, MTN, amongst others. Oge Okoye has been listed as one of the most richest actresses in Nigeria. She charges nothing less than one million naira per movie.
Oge Okoye in the cause of her acting career has won several awards which include Best Actress of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards, Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards and Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. She has established herself in the Nigeria movie industry and currently one of the best paid actresses in Nigeria.
Oge Okoye is one of the few Nollywood celebrities that have managed to avoid media scandal. She always keeps her family and personal life private. Oge Okoye is also a devoted Anglican just like her parents. She is known for acting in romantic movies and sometimes play the role of a wife and widow in several Nollywood movies.
- Oge Okoye currently has an estimated net worth of over $1 million, making her one of the most successful and most accomplished actress in Nigeria. She is also very popular on social media and has more than a million followers on her official Instagram handle.
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