9 Real Facts About Sam Obiago You Probably Didn’t Know

Sam Obiago is one of the most prominent actors in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood. He is very handsome, gifted, skillful, creative and talented. He is also an interesting character to watch out for in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood. He has been in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood for over a decade and features mostly in epic and traditional setting movies.

So therefore, in this article I will be sharing with you 9 real facts about Nollywood famous actor Sam Obiago that you probably didn’t know.

  1. Sam Obiago is a famous Nollywood actor, model, producer and a television personality. He acts mostly as a king, title chief, elder, father and uncle in epic, action, tragic and glamour movies alongside with Zubby Michael, Ken Erics, Regina Daniels, Yul Edochie, Chika Ike, Destiny Etiko, Chizzy Alichi, Rachael Okonkwo and a host of other top Nollywood celebrities. He is very gifted, skillful, creative and talented in acting and interpretation of movie roles. He knows how to interpret his roles very well, and can fit in any character given to him by movie directors and producers in Nigeria.

  2. Sam Obiago was born and bred in Kaduna State in the northern part of Nigeria. He completed his primary school education in Asaba, Delta State in the south southern part of Nigeria and obtained his First School Leaving Certificate. After which he relocated to Lagos State in the south western part of Nigeria for his secondary school education and obtained his West African Senior School Certificate.

  3. After completing his primary and secondary school education, Sam Obiago proceeded to Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) in Enugu and obtained a Diploma in Mass Communication. After which he proceeded to Federal University of Technology Akure in Ondo State in the south western part of Nigeria and obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication and a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication. He has been described as one of the most sought after actor in Nigeria and also one of the most talented actor in Nigeria.

  4. Sam Obiago is originally from Asaba Delta State in the south southern part of Nigeria. He joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood in 2013 and started attending movie auditions and acting as a minor character in movie. He rose to prominence after acting in several Nollywood blockbuster movies. He always features a king, traditional ruler, traditional prime minister, title chief, elder, husband, father and father in-law in several Nollywood movies.

  5. Sam Obiago in the cause of his acting career has starred in more than 100 Nollywood movies. Some of the movies he has acted include The Love of a Father and Daughter, My Decision, The Ashawo Maid, Magic Dragon, When a Beautiful Girl Loves a Kitchen Boy, Village Runs, Jealousy a Poison to the Heart, and many more. He is always known for starring in epic traditional movies as a king, traditional prime minister and titled chief alongside with several Nollywood celebrities.

  6. Sam Obiago has been described as one of the fastest rising Nollywood actor in Nigeria who has carved a niche for himself in the make-belief industry and currently trending as one of the best outspoken actor in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood. Aside from acting, Sam Obiago is also a movie producer and has produced quite a number of movies. Some of the movies he has produced include Village Runs, Jealousy a Poison to the Heart, The Love of a Father and Daughter and many more. Sam Obiago is currently married with lovely kids.

  7. Sam Obiago in the cause of his career as an actor has been nominated for few awards. Some of the awards he has been nominated for include Most Promising Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award, Best Actor in Drama at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Best New Act to Watch at the Best of Nollywood Awards. He has also received an industry merit award for best actor in traditional epic movies at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.

  8. Before joining the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood, Sam Obiago had a successful banking career with Ecobank Nigeria from 1991 to 2001, Ecobank Transnational Incorporation from 2001 to 2005, Banquet Atlantique (Barclay’s Bank) from 2005 to 2007, Access Pan Africa (Access Bank) from 2007 to 2009 and Success Finance Ivory Coast from 2009 to 2011. In 2011, he established his own company Fincraft Sarl and is currently the CEO of the company from 2011 to date. In 2012, he became an investment consultant and a film maker. He is currently the CEO of Fyntrans Limited, filming makers and investment consultants. He speaks Bilingual (French and English). His recently produced film is Grievous Oath.

  9. Sam Obiago currently has an estimated net worth of over $600,000, making him one of the richest and most influential actors in Nigeria. He is also very popular on social media with half a million followers on his official Instagram account and Facebook page. He has received the Lifetime Achievement Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. Sam Obiago is also considered as one of the best box office grossing actor. Sam Obiago is also considered as one of the most sought after actor in Nigeria and also one of the best performing actors in Nigeria. Sam Obiago is indeed a great character to watch out for in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood.

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