Omoni Oboli is a Nigerian actress, writer, and producer who has appeared in a number of Nollywood films.
Aside from acting, the actress has a variety of other interests. Her life’s passion has been to help the less fortunate in the community, and she is one of the best female Nollywood actresses.
Omoni Oboli Biography
|Date of Birth||April 22, 1978|
|Age||44 years old|
|Place of Birth||Nigeria|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
Omoni Oboli (April 22, 1978) was born in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. She is the daughter of the late Chief Mattew Eriyovwe Ukey, a well-known retired Delta Civil Service Commission permanent secretary.
Little is known about the Omoni Oboli family. Still, the Nollywood star grew up with one sibling, a younger sister whose identity is unknown.
Omoni Oboli attended Delta Steel Company Primary School and Delta Steel Company Technical High School for his primary and secondary education.
She later enrolled at the University of Benin. She graduated with a degree in foreign languages, with a concentration in French. Omoni also holds a digital filmmaking certificate from the New York Film Academy.
Omoni’s film career began with her first role as a secretary in Bitter Encounter (1996). Shame was up next for her. She went on to play the lead female character in three major films, including Not My Will, Destined To Die, and Another Campus Tale. Omoni left the movie industry after a brief career in 1996 to finish her university education.
She married after high school and didn’t return to the industry for another decade. She claimed that ‘the act’ nearly caused her to give up her career. She returned to the screen in 2009, discovering that the industry no longer had room for her. She then decided to start producing her films.
Omoni has several screenplays to her credit, including her film Wives On Strike as well as The Rivals, a movie she co-produced with her friend and won the prize for Best International Drama at the New York International Independent Film & Video Festival. It was the first Nigerian film to be premiered since the festival’s inception in 2003. The festival’s judges gave the movie a 3-star rating out of 4. Omoni Oboli has played lead roles in mainstream films, including The Figurine (2009), Anchor Baby (2010), Being Mrs. Elliot, and Fifty (2015).
She is also the first actress from Nollywood to win Best Actress in two international festivals (Nigerians or Africans do not organize that) in the same year (2010). This she did at the Harlem International Film Festival and the Los Angeles Movie Awards for her lead role in the movie Anchor Baby.
Omoni is a Nigerian philanthropist who currently runs a charitable organization. She founded “The Omoni Oboli Foundation,” a non-profit dedicated to alleviating poverty and empowering women in Nigeria.
On August 14, 2017, Omoni Oboli announced her new deal as the Brand ambassador of Olawale Ayilara’s LandWey Investment Limited on her Instagram page.
- 2009: Entanglement
- 2009: The Figurine
- 2010: Bent Arrows
- 2010: Anchor Baby
- 2012: Feathered Dreams
- 2014: Brother’s Keeper
- 2014: Render to Caesar
- 2014: Being Mrs. Elliot
- 2015: Lunch Time Heroes
- 2015: The Duplex
- 2015: As Crazy as it Gets
- 2015: The First Lady
- 2015: Fifty
- 2016: Wives on Strike
- 2016: Okafor’s Law
- 2017: The Wedding Party 2
- 2017: Wives on Strike 2
- 2017: My Wife and I
- 2018: Moms at War
- 2019: Sugar Rush
- 2019: Love Is War
- 2019: Òlòturé
2010: Harlem International Film Festival award as the Best Actress
2010: The Los Angeles Movie Awards as the Best Actress Narrative Feature
2014: ELOY Awards as Big Screen Actress of the Year
2015: Sun Nollywood Personality of the Year
The actress is married to Dr. Nnamdi Oboli, a medical practitioner. Omoni is a caring wife and mother to her children.
The husband of Omoni Oboli is a medical doctor who specializes in optometry (treatment of the human eye).
The couple married in 2000 and have three handsome sons in their 21 years of marriage.
Tobe, Gonzi, and Chizi are the children of Omoni Oboli.
Accused of Copyright infringement
Omoni Oboli starred in the movie Okafor’s Law, which premiered on 24 March 2017. However, the movie could not be screened at the premiere due to an injunction by the court. Oboli was accused of copyright infringement by Jude Idada, who claimed to have written part of the script for Okafor’s Law. The movie was released on 31 March 2017.
Omoni Oboli breaks down as she unveils the result in her polling unit
Omoni Oboli, a Nollywood actress, has broken down over the outcome of the 2023 presidential elections, which were held on February 25th.
Omoni Oboli took to Instagram to share some posts about the election results at her polling station in Eti Osa, Lagos state.
The results shared by the mother of three are concerning because they contradict in numbers.
Omoni Oboli claimed she was in a state of panic and sobbing when she posted the contradictory results online.
The actress claimed that the Independent National Electoral Body, which is stationed in her unit, is attempting to make her lose her mind.
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Omoni Oboli Net Worth
Omoni Oboli is one of the top 10 richest actresses in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars.
People Also Ask FAQs
What tribe is Omoni Oboli from?
Oboli was born in Benin City, Edo State. She is a descendant of Mosogar, a small village in Delta State, Nigeria.
Did Omoni Oboli have triplets?
In the early 2000s, Nollywood actress Omoni Oboli gave birth to a set of triplets consisting of only boys. Omoni who graduated New York Film Academy met and married Nnamdi Oboli in 2000. In 2001, they declared the birth of their three children, Tobe, Chizi and Gozi Oboli who are living in Canada.
Who is Omoni Oboli husband?
Dr. Nnamdi Oboli is a medical practitioner, who specializes in optometry (treatment of the human eye).
How old is Omoni Oboli?
She is 44 years of age. Born on 22 April 1978.
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