The name Oge Okoye is one that can open doors for you in Nollywood, thanks to her years of acting and dominance, Oge Okoye is an awesome actress.
When you’re asked to list the most popular actress in Nigeria, the list won’t be complete without mentioning Oge Okoye.
Oge Okoye is no doubt an embodiment of talent, intelligence, and beauty, and she has so far, impressed millions of people in the world with her movies, thereby pushing her name to the top list in Nollywood. The soft-spoken actress has won millions of hearts with her skills on set.
Today, I will be sharing with you, the complete biography of Oge Okoye, her Networth, Husband, Children, siblings, List of Movies, etc.
Who is Oge Okoye?
Oge Okoye is a Nigerian actress. The actress was born in London on 16th November 1980. A few years later, the family later moved to Lagos State, Nigeria.
Oge is a graduate of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka where she got a degree in Theatre Arts.
The star actress is a mother of two kids, a son and a daughter Crystal Okoye.
Oge Okoye is from Anambra State, Nnewi to be precise, she is the only child of her parents. During her growing up days was in Enugu. She started acting in movies in Enugu state.
The actress father was a disciplinarian/an engineer, who is said loves her during his lifetime. He died in the year 2000.
She also described her mother as a loving mum and a businesswoman who believes in hard work, and the right of a lady to work hard. One of her favorite quotes is this: “Whatever a man can do, a woman can do better if given the chance to“.
The actress attributes so many quotes to her Mum, including:
“Do the one thing you think you cannot do, fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time”.
The actress got her Basic education from the University primary school)/secondary (Holy Rosary College) school days in Enugu.
The actress who graduated with a degree in Theatre Arts from Unizik joined the Nigeria movie industry (Nollywood). Historically, Oge Okoye has the fastest rise to celebrity status.
The actress joined Nollywood in 2001 and in 2002, just a year later, rose to fame after starring in the blockbuster movie “Spanner” where she featured alongside superstar, Chinedu Ikedieze.
This actress loves clubbing. In the interview with Nigerian News outlet, she said and I quote:
“No Big Deal In Married Woman Going To Club, I love going to clubs, to unwind all stress.”
So far, Oge has been featured in more than 150 Nollywood movies which include Hits like;
- Black Bra,
- War Game,
- The Snake Girl,
- Beyond Passion,
- Blood Sister,
- Blackberry Babes,
- Crazy Passion,
- Desperate Love,
- Eagle’s Bride,
- Emotional Battle, among several others.
If you’re yet to watch any of these movies, I’ll recommend you do, because they’re all awesome. The movies listed above show the prowess controlled by Oge Okoye when it comes to acting.
In 2015, Oge Okoye starred in the popular television series “Hotel Majestic”, and in this series, the actress played the role of “Patricia” who is a Chamber Maid.
The actress also has an NGO called “Positive Life For Children Foundation (PLCF)”. Throughout her career as an actress, Oge Okoye has won several awards, including;
- Best Actress of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards.
- Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
- Most Prominent Actress at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.
These are just the most powerful awards which have been won by this actress.
Oge has some serious issues with Actress Ini Edo, but all is well with both iconic actress.
The actress’s favorite food is; Beans and plantain.
The actress says she loves Nigerian fashion designers because they are so talented and do amazing Jobs. However, the few she has worked with and admire includes;
- Deola Sagoe,
- Needlekraft Couture,
- Tiffany Amber, among several others.
Oge Okoye Age.
The actress was born on November 16, 1980. She is 38 years old as of 2019.
Oge Okoye Net Worth.
Celebrities’ net worth are usually calculated from the endorsement deal they sign, Investment, Businesses, etc. Oge is one actress that usually shies away from the Public eye.
But the truth is that Oge Okoye is one of the richest and most influential actresses in Nigeria, and it’s estimated that she currently has a net worth of $1 million.
Oge Okoye Marriage.
Unlike several people in her field of work (Acting), Oge Okoye does not like making news, and even when her marriage crashed, the actress didn’t grant interviews about it.
Unknown to millions of her fans in Nigeria, Liberia, Kenya, South Africa, and around the world, Oge Okoye’s marriage to Holland big Boy, Stanley Duru, and the marriage produced two kids.
Just like countless celebrity marriages in Nollywood and Hollywood, it can’t stand the test of time, as the actress and her hubby broke up. Their break up was mainly due to infidelity allegations from Duru and Oge Okoye.
The actress once disclosed anonymously to a friend that Duru is not only a cheat, but he’s also a woman beater.
Publicly, Oge Okoye has denied that her marriage with Duru crashing, even though there are multiple reports that her marriage has crashed.
Oge Okoye Husband.
Oge Okoye and her husband Stanley Duru got married in the year, 2005 and had 2 kids together. But the marriage crashed some years later.
But the beautiful actress found love again, and it was revealed that Oge’s new man is just a single father who is said to be separated from his baby mama and he shuttles between Nigeria and Europe for Business.
Some of the Famous Movies the actress featured in, include;
- Corporate Maid 1&2,
- Against My Blood 1&2,
- Angels Forever 1&2,
- Beyond Dreams 1&2,
- Crime Planner 1&2,
- Daytime Lovers 1&2,
- Last Offence 1&2,
- The Snake Girl 1&2,
- Total Crisis 1&2,
- Untapped Gold 1&2,
- Beyond Passion 1&2,
- Black Bra 1&2,
- Desperate Love,
- Eagle’s Bride 1&2,
- Emotional Battle 1&2,
- Face of Africa 1&2,
- The Girl Is Mine 1&2,
- Trinity 1&2,
- Trouble Maker,
- Arsenal 1&2
Oge Okoye Children.
The Actress is a mother of two, a son and a daughter. The name of her daughter is Crystal Okoye. Both of her kids were born during her marriage with Holland Merchant, Stanley Duru.
- Youth Empowerment Award (2004)
- Accolade Most Decorated Female Celebrity of the year(2009)
- UPWF lady of the year (2010)
- National Heritage Award (2011)
- United Nations Youth Ambassadorial Award (2011)
- African Peace Global Patron Award (2012)
- African Children Talent Discovery Foundation (ACTDF) Ambassadorial Award (2012)
- Most Prolific Actress of the year(2012)
- Classic Africa Merit Award (CAMA): Actress of the year (English) 2012
- Recently I was given an honorary award of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Comparative Literature.
Oge Okoye Movies
|The Snake Girl||2006|
|11:45… Too Late||2005|
|Every Single Day||2005|
|Face of Africa||2005|
|Friends & Lovers||2005|
|The Girl Is Mine||2005|
|It’s Juliet or No One||2005|
|The King’s Son||2005|
|Paradise to Hell||2005|
|To Love and Live Again||2005|
|I Believe in You||2004|
|I Want Your Wife||2004|
|Spanner Goes to Jail||2004|
Oge Okoye Social Media Profiles
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