Clem Ohameze is a famous Nollywood actor, director, producer, entrepreneur, investor, politician and a philanthropist. He was born on 27th June 1965 in Port Harcourt, River State in the south southern part of Nigeria. He is currently 52 years old. He is very gifted, skillful, creative and talented in acting and interpretation of movie roles.
Clem Ohameze is originally from Oguta, a small village in Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria, but grew up in Port Harcourt, Rivers State in the south southern part of Nigeria.
Clem Ohameze completed his primary school education in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria and obtained his First School Leaving Certificate. After completing his primary school education, Clem Ohameze attended Baptist High School in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria and obtained his West African Senior School Certificate.
After completing his primary and secondary school education in Port Harcourt, Clem Ohameze proceeded to Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) in Enugu State, Nigeria and obtained his National Diploma (OND) in Mass Communication. After obtaining his National Diploma in Mass Communication, Clem Ohameze proceeded to University of Port Harcourt in River State, Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and Anthropology in 1984.
After graduating from the university, Clem Ohameze started his professional acting career and performed in several NTA drama series. In 1995, Clem Ohameze joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) and started featuring in Nollywood movies. In 1998, Clem Ohameze rose to fame after starring in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “End Time” a movie that brought him to limelight and earned him a nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Clem Ohameze has acted in more than 250 Nollywood movies which include A Cry for Help, End Time, Thanksgiving, My Sister My Love, Billionaires Club, Ije, Emotional Blunder, Oganigwe, Stigma, Child of Pain, Smooth Operator, Knight of the Night, Face of a Murderer, The Faithful Woman, Kingdom of Darkness, Evil Desire, Price of Ignorance, Second Tenure, Butterfly, Back from Hell, etc. He acts mostly in occultic movies and sometimes as pastor in movies.
Clem Ohameze is currently one of the most gifted, most skillful, most creative and most talented actors in Nigeria. He knows how to interpret his roles very well and can fit in any character given to him by movie directors and producers. He is one of the pioneers of the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) and contributed immensely to the growth of Nollywood in Nigeria and rest of the world. He is currently one of the highest paid actor in Nigeria.
In 2007, Clem Ohameze joined the Nigerian politics and contested to represent his community Ohaji-Egbema-Oguta Federal Constituency at the National Assembly in Nigeria. He joined the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to contest for Member of the Federal House of Representatives in the 2007 general election held in Nigeria, but however abandoned the pursuit over allegations of threat to his life. Unfortunately, his car was attacked and his cousin was shot and killed during the incident.
After the incident, Clem Ohameze abandoned politics immediately and relocated to London in United Kingdom. During an interview with the media he stated that he intends to contest for another elective position in the 2015 general elections. In 2010, Clem Ohameze obtained a Master Degree in Preventive and Social Medicine from Buckingham University of London in United Kingdom.
After graduating Buckingham University of London in United Kingdom in 2010, Clem Ohameze returned back to Nigeria and featured in the award-winning Nollywood movie “Ije” alongside with Genevieve Nnaji and Omotola Jalade Ekeinde. The movie “Ije” won him an award for Best Supporting Actor at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. Clem Ohameze is currently married with beautiful kids. Clem Ohameze is also a movie producer and has produced several Nollywood movies in Nigeria. Apart from acting, Clem Ohameze is also into entrepreneurship and real estate investment.
Clem Ohameze in the cause of his acting career has won several awards which include Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards, Best Supporting Actor at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Most Prominent Actor in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards, Best Actor of the Year at the Golden Icon Movie Academy Awards and Most Promising Act to Watch at the City People Entertainment Awards.
Clem Ohameze is currently one of the richest and most influential actor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $2.5 million.