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Nkem Owoh Biography | Age | Career | Education | Net Worth

Nkem Owoh Biography

Nkem Owoh is a Nigerian actor, producer, artist and a comedian popular for Osuofia in London, Chief Daddy and the song I Go Chop Your Dollar, among others. He received the African Mobie Academy Award for Best Actor in a leading role in 2008.

Nkem Owoh Age

Nkem Owoh is 64 years old.

Nkem Nwabuoku Owoh (popularly known as Osuofia) was born on February 7th, 1958 in Amagu Village, Udi Town, Enugu State, Nigeria. He is a Nigerian veteran actor, comedian and music artist.

Nkem Owoh Age

Nkem Owoh is 64 years old.

Nkem Owoh Early Life

Owoh schooled at Nsukka for Primary and Secondary Education. He had began his tertiary Education at the University of Ilorin and completed it at Institute of Management Technolgy(IMT), Enugu where he bagged a degree in Electrical Engineering.
Owoh began his acting career way back in his Primary and Secondary school days. Owoh knew right from time that he had a talent in acting. Infact Nkem Owoh is one unique Nollywood actor that has a way of interpreting his roles. He is a born natural when it comes to acting. He worked with WACO Engineering after his youth service but was unfortunately laid off after a year. This gave him room for radio and television productions.

Nkem Owoh Career

Owoh had his first major break in acting when he landed a role in the screen adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart. The 1987 series had fifty episodes each spanning about 50 minutes and was aired on the Nigerian Television Authority. As Nollywood picked pace, he landed a supporting role in both Ukwa 1 and 2 in 1995 alongside other big names such as Sam Loco and Patience Ozokwor (Mama G).
He is credited in over 200 films and TV productions. Most Nigerian producers prefer to have sequels to almost every other film thus benefitting actors like Owoh who have to feature in movies that they have played as lead acts or major supporting casts. His biggest act so far is Osuofia in London which received worldwide acclaim in 2003.

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.


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

Net Worth

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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