Nkem Nwabuoku Owoh better known as Nkem Owoh or Osuofia is a renowned Nigerian Nollywood comic actor, movie producer, television personality, comedian, singer, and songwriter.
In this post, I will share with you all you have been wanting to know about one of your favorite comic Nollywood actors, Osuofia.
Plainly, I will share with you his biography; early life, career, movies, awards, and more. As expected, I will tell you more about his current marital status; whether or not he is married.
Nkem Owoh Early Life
Nkem Owoh was born in the late ’50s to the beautiful family of Mr. and Mrs. Owoh in Amagu Village, Udi Town, Enugu State, Nigeria. Enugu State is a state in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria.
Precisely, Nkem was born on 17th October 1958. He had his elementary and secondary education in Nsukka, Enugu State. Therein, he obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior Certificate results.
For his university education, Nkem proceeded to the prestigious University of Ilorin where he studied and bagged a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
Nkem Owoh didn’t just wait until he graduated from the university before joining the movie industry. He joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood while he was still in School.
Now, Osuofia has been able to make a name for himself; a name that’s become a brand and more.
Osuofia rose to prominence shortly after the release of the Nollywood blockbuster screen adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart. It was a series with about fifty episodes; each episode spanned for about 50 minutes.
Similarly, Osuofia was highly recommended and recognized even more after he featured in yet another Nollywood blockbuster movie. In 1995, he featured in “Ukwa 1 and 2” alongside other now-famous Nollywood actors like Patience Ozokwor (Mama Gee), Sam Loco Efe and others.
Nkem Owoh Movies
Nkem has featured in over 250 movies since he rose to fame. These among others are some of his movies;
° Osuofia in London
° The Master
Nkem Owoh has won many hearts and awards all to himself over the years. This, of course, could be linked to his style of explaining movie roles.
These are some of his awards;
° African Movie Academy Award (AMAA) for Best Actor in a Leading Role in 2008
° I Go Chop Your Dollar
Is Nkem Owoh Married?
Yes, please. Nkem is married to his beautiful wife Ngozi Nkem-Owoh. Notably, the couple has been married since 1998 and are living happily ever after.
Osuofia’s family is blessed with two beautiful daughters.
Nkem Owoh’s net worth is estimated at $4 million. Undoubtedly, he is among the most popular and influential actors in Nigeria.
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