Olumide Oworu Biography, Age, Parents, Siblings, Height, movies, Songs, Net Worth, and Political Career

Olumide Oworu Biography, Age, Parents, Siblings, Height, movies, Songs, Net Worth and Political Career

Who is Olumide?

Olumide Oworu is a Nigerian actor, model, and rapper. Most people know him from The Johnsons, where he played Tari. In addition to Far from Home, The Men in Her Life, Hammer, and others, he has also appeared in several other films.

He recently declared his political ambition as candidacy for Membership of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Surulere Constituency 1, under the Labour Party.

Olumide Oworu Biography

Date of BirthDecember 11, 1994
Olumide Oworu Age[calculate_years datestring=”12/11/1994″] years old
Place of BirthNigeria
CountryNigeria
ProfessionTV Actor
HoroscopeSagittarius
Net Worth$300,000

Early Life

Olumide Oworu (Born December 11, 1994) grew up in Lagos, Nigeria, in Ibadan. Olumide is the last of five children in his family. details of Olumide Oworu father are not made known via any public domain. Olumide Oworu parents are Mr and Mrs Oworu.

Education

The actor attended King’s College, Lagos, and the University of Lagos. He graduated from Babcock University in June 2017.

Parents

Speaking about his parents being supportive of his career, Olumide Oworu told The Nation;

“My parents are supportive. My mum got me started acting. She drove me to my first audition. Before that, I was already doing radio voice-overs and modeling which she started me on, of course. So, I’m just thankful to have supportive parents.”

Career

Olumide Oworu commenced acting at six in 2006 with the television series Everyday People. He is also known for his role as Tari in the Africa Magic Series The Johnsons. Tari was a mischievous young boy who always got into trouble. The show became a hit, and Olumide gained much popularity from it.

He also starred in television series such as The Patriot, The Men In Her Life, Hammer, Stolen Waters, and New Son. Olumide portrayed the character ‘Weki’ in MTV Base’s Shuga series, seasons 3 and 4.

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He is also a television presenter. Olumide Oworu has won several awards, including the “Mr. Popularity” prize in the Model of Africa 2012 contest, the Nollywood Revelation of The Year award at the Scream Awards 2014, and The Most Promising Youth Actor award at Ping Awards 2014. He won the Most Promising Actor in 2015 Best of Nollywood Awards and Best Supporting Actor for his role in The Soldier’s Story in the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.

Filmography

  • Everyday people
  • A Soldier’s Story
  • Shuga
  • 8 Bars and a clef
  • The Johnsons
  • The Patriot
  • Staying strong
  • Hammer
  • The men in her life
  • Man of God
  • Far From Home
  • Stolen Waters
  • New Son

Music Career

In addition to acting, Olumide Oworu is also a singer and songwriter. He has released several singles, including “Omo Lekki” and “Me and You.” He has also collaborated with other artists, including Sess and D’Prince.

Awards

2014: Nollywood Revelation of The Year award

2015: Best of Nollywood Awards for most promising actor

Personal Life

Olumide is currently in a relationship with an amazing woman, whom he had chosen to keep from the public eye, but a check on his social media pages confirmed that she is very much active in his life, but has continued to hide her face in a number of photos he shared on Instagram.

Political Ambitions

Olumide Oworu followed his senior colleagues’ footsteps as he unveiled his political ambition.

The 28-year-old actor, famous for his role as ‘Tari Johnson’ in the Africa Magic Series The Johnsons’ took to his Instagram page to announce his candidacy for Membership of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Surulere Constituency 1 under the Labour Party.

Olumide Oworu

It is worth noting that actor cum politician Desmond Elliot currently holds the position Olumide is vying for in Surulere Constituency 1 under the All Progressive Congress and is running for a 3rd term.

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Unveiling his poster, Olumide said the youth in the country are more politically aware. They strive to be part of a process that leads to a better country, an act that has driven him to be of service to serve his people.

While indicating that a new Nigeria is possible, the actor thanked his fans and colleagues for their support.

He wrote: “It is with a sense of honour and duty that I announce my candidacy for membership of The Lagos State House of Assembly – Surulere Constituency 1 on the platform of The Labour Party.

The youth of this generation in Nigeria are more politically aware than ever and are now striving to have our voices heard and take part in the government process of this great country.

As someone with a passion for youth development, it is on this note that I tender myself in service to play my part in the actualization of an all-inclusive government, where young Nigerian intellectuals have a chance to make a change by being a part of the move for the creation of a new Nigeria. Thank you for your support. A new Nigeria is POssible”.

“Desmond Elliott is shaking” Celebrities drum support for actor, Olumide Oworu as he declares interest in Lagos State House of Assembly

Desmond Elliott has served two terms in office and is considering running for a third.

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However, he now faces a challenger for his seat in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Surulere Constituency.

Olumide Oworu, his junior colleague, has expressed interest in running for his position. He posted a flyer and a lengthy post announcing his intention to run for Desmond Elliott’s seat.

Olumide, who desires change, revealed his passion for youths and service to Nigerians in his official statement announcing his declaration.

Interestingly, many celebrities seem to be on his side as they flooded his comment section hailing him.

Singer Falz wrote, “I did not see this coming, but I love the look of it.

Efe Irele wrote, “Desmond Elliott is shaking. Love to see it!

Mr Macaroni wrote, “Yesssss

Chinedu Ikedieze wrote, “The time is now. We moveeeee

One Bukunmi Oluwashina wrote, “I’m very proud of you on this. We gather dey

One Kunle Remi wrote, “Political things. Let’s get it

One Jemima Osunde wrote, “I loveeeee sooooo much

One Stan Nze wrote, “It’s higher time. Let’s go

Nkechi Blessing Sunday wrote, “Ahn Ahn”.

Social Media

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Olumide Oworu Net Worth

Olumide Oworu is a Nigerian actor, model, Labour Party Political Aspirant, and rapper, with an estimated net worth of $300,000.

People Also Ask FAQs

is olumide oworu married?

Olumide is currently in a relationship with an amazing woman, whom he had chosen to keep from the public eye, but a check on his social media pages confirmed that she is very much active in his life, but has continued to hide her face in a number of photos he shared on Instagram.

Which state is Olumide Oworu from?

He also hails from Ogun state, Nigeria

How old is Olumide Oworu?

He is [calculate_years datestring=”12/11/1994″] years of age. Born on December 11, 1994.

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