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Omoni Oboli (Omoni Sophie Oboli)


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SUMMARY DATA:

Name: Omoni Sophie Oboli 

Stage or Nickname: Omoni Oboli

Date of Birth: April 22nd, 1978

Relationship Status: Married with 3 Children

Occupation: Actress, Film Maker

Net Worth:  ₦205 Million


INTRODUCTION

Omoni Oboli is a Nigerian Actress, Scriptwriter, Director and Producer. She is a trained digital filmmaker at the New York Film Academy. She is a gifted Writer, with several intriguing screenplays to her credit.

EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION

Omoni Sophie Oboli was born in Benin City in Edo, Nigeria. She grew up in Delta State which is equally her State of origin. She attended The Delta Steel Primary School  and Delta Steel Company Technical High School (DSC THS) for her Secondary Education. She graduated from the University of Benin Where she got a Bachelor’s degree in foreign languages with French being her major language.

 

ACTING BEGINS

She acted her first play at the age of 3.

In 1996 she played a role as a secretary in a movie ‘Bitter Encounter’  which was her first attempt in acting as a career. Her next  movie was ‘Shame’ She then went on to play the lead female character in three major movies; ‘Not My Will,’ ‘Destined To Die’ and ‘Another Campus Tale.’

After having a brief career in 1996, Omoni left the movie industry to complete her university education. She got married immediately after school and didn’t return to the industry till years later.

HER CAREER

In 2007, she was producer and set designer for a movie “The Rivals“. It was the first African film to win Best International Drama at the New York Film and Video Festival.

In 2009 She played a role in a movie “The Figurine” a Kunle Akolayan movie and that same year she also played a role in the movie entanglement with the likes of Mercy Johnson.

Apart from being an actress she is also a screenwriter, director and producer, as her work in Being Mrs Elliot and Wives on Strike proves.

     

PERSONAL LIFE

She is married to Nnamdi Oboli with whom she has three kids, Tobe, Gozi and Chidi.

 

 AWARDS

YEAR

AWARD

Movie

2007

New York International Independent Film & Video Festival.

Best International Drama -The Rivals

2010

Los Angeles

Best Actress-Narrative Feature- Anchor Baby

2010

Harlem International Film Festival

Best Actress -Anchor Baby

2014

ELOY Awards

Big Screen Actress Of The Year-Being Mrs Elliot

2015

Sun nollywood Personlity

 

2016

Nollywood Week In Paris

Audience Choice Award

 

ENDORSEMENTS

She is an Ambassador for Nunu,PZ Cussons and Arik Airline.

SOME OF HER MOVIES

Entanglement

The Figurine

Anchor Baby

Brother’s keeper

Render to Ceaser

Wives on Strike

First Lady

 

 

 

Article Credit: Edeh kenechukwu

Updated 9 Months ago
 

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