Obinna Okoli popularly called by friends and colleagues as Obi Okoli is a prominent Nollywood director, actor, producer, script writer, songwriter, film maker, broadcaster and lecturer. He’s a really talented actor who embraces new challenges as well.
Obi Okoli Biography
Obi Okoli was born in Ogboji Anambra state in the eastern part of Nigeria. Upon successful completion of his primary and attended Agulu Grammar School, Agulu where he completed his secondary school education. a In pursuit of a higher education, Veteran actor Obi Okoli gained admission to study Theatre Arts in the University of Ibadan (UI) where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Theatre Arts in 1979, went for his compulsory National Youth Service Corps and completed it in 1980.
|REAL NAME||Obinna Okoli|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1952 (70)|
|STATE OF ORIGIN||Anambra State|
|PROFESSION||Actor, Director, Producer|
|NET WORTH||250,000 USD|
The actor knows that being talented isn’t enough but extra polishing of his talents in acting would go a long way in giving him an edge amongst his pairs, he applied and gained admission into the Colorado Film School where he was again certified upon completing of the training programme.
Obi Okoli Awards
Obi Okoli has won numerous movie awards are which are Best Movies Director in Nigeria at the African Movie Academy Award and Most Prominent Director In Nigeria at The Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
List of Obi Okoli Movies till Date (2023)
Men on hard way 1 & 2
Four Sisters 1 & 2
Sins of the Flesh
Bound by Tradition
My Father’s Love
Osuofia Papa Africa
Dying for Tomorrow
Corruption in the Palace
2 House wives
Street is Military
Free My Wife
Princess of Light and many more not listed here.
Being a lecturer at the University of Nigeria, Nsuka, UNN , Obi Okoli has so far directed as well as acted in more than seventy (70) Nollywood movies till date.
In the explanation for his acting career he has worked with top Nollywood stars in the likes of his daughter Uju Okoli, Chinedu Ikedieze, Ken Erics, Ngozi Ezeonu, Tonto Dikeh, Joice Kalu, Kenneth Okonkwo, Chaha Eke, Zubby Michael, Yul Edochie, Harry B Anyanwu and many top rated actors and actresses in Nigeria.
Obi Okoli is widely referred to as a Nollywood Icon because of his inputs, creativity and versatility in executing his directing and production skills in movies which has earned him lots of admiration from fellow celebrities and fans across Africa.
Obi Okoli Wife
Veteran Actor, Obi Okoli is happily married to his wife Ajie of whom they have been together for more than 40years. Below is the picture of Obi Okoli and his beautiful wife.
Obi Okoli Daughter
Obi Okoli is the father to popular Nollywood diva Uju Okoli. There’s been confusion amongst fans of Obi Okoli and Uju Okoli as regards their relationship. It is now confirmed that Uju Okoli is Obi Okoli’s daughter.
Obi Okoli’s Age
Sir Obi was born in 1952. He is 70 years of age this 2023. As usual, his birthdays are celebrated amongst his family, friend and industry colleagues. He is worth celebrating because he has created a footpath every aspiring actor or actress would be willing to follow.
Obi Okoli Net Worth (2023) – $250,000 USD
The Nollywood actor is one of the most influential in Nigeria with an estimated Net-worth of about $250,000 US Dollars and with a number of exceptional eye catching movies that have received enormous sales, not excluding several endorsement deals and businesses as well.
Obi Okoli is one of the few Nigerian actors that have left her foot print already in the Nigerian film industry, considering how influential he has been in recent years. Having said all of these, his personal life, career and so many other achievements in the past has made him so famous that he her widely known both in Nigeria and Africa.
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