Oge Okoye Biography, Career, Spouse, Net Worth, Controversy
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Oge Okoye is a Nigerian actress. She was born in London on November 16, 1980. Then, a couple of years later the family relocated from London to Lagos State, Nigeria.
Oge Okoye graduated from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka with a degree in Theatre Arts. Okoye joined the Nigerian film industry, also known as Nollywood when she joined the industry in. The actress came into the spotlight in 2002, after appearing in the movie ‘Spanner’ in which she appeared alongside Chinedu Ikedieze also known as “Aki” as part of her role in the Nigerian production industry. She got married to her long-time partner Stanley Duru in 2005 and has two children. She divorced her husband in 2012. In 2006 she was nominated to win an African Movie Academy Award for “Best Actress in a supporting role” for her performance in the film “Eagle’s Bride”
The actress who is the star of the show is a mother of two children, two daughters, and a son. Crystal Okoye.
Profiling Oge OkoyeA Quick Glance At Oge Okoye
|Full Names||Oge Okoye|
|Year Of Birth||16, November 1980|
|State of Origin||Anambra State, Nigeria|
|Occupation||Actor, Film Actor|
|Instruments||British and Nigerian|
|Academics||Nnamdi Azikiwe University|
|Movie||Blackberry Babes 2010|
Oge Okoye is from Anambra State, Nnewi to be specific she is the only daughter of her parents. When she was growing up, she resided in Enugu. She began acting in movies during her time in Enugu state.
The father of the actress was a disciplinarian/engineer who was said to love her throughout his entire life. He passed away in 2000.
She also said that her mother was an affectionate mother and a professional who believed in hard-working, and the right of women to be a hard workers. One of her favorite quotes is: ” Whatever a man can do, a woman can do better if given the chance to“.
The actress has attributed a variety of quotes to her mother The quotes include:
“Do the one thing that you think you can’t do, and you’ll fail. Do it again. Better the next time”.
The actress received her basic education at the University’s elementary school)/secondary (Holy Rosary College) school days in Enugu.
The actress who received a degree from the School of Theatre Arts from Unizik joined the Nigerian film business (Nollywood). According to history, Oge Okoye had the highest rise to star status.
The actress began her career in Nollywood in 2001. In 2002, a mere year later, she gained notoriety after her appearance in the blockbuster film “Spanner” where she featured alongside Chinedu Ikedieze, the star of the film.
This actress loves to club. In her chat in the interview with a Nigerian news outlet, she quoted:
” No Big Deal In Married Woman Going To Club, I love going to clubs, to unwind all stress.”
The year was 2015. Oge Okoye appeared in the hit television show “Hotel Majestic”, and in the series, she was the character “Patricia” who is a Chamber Maid.
Oge Okoye’s birth date was 16 November the 16th of November, 1980. She’s 38 in 2019.
The net worth of celebrities is usually calculated from endorsement agreements they sign, their investments businesses, and others. Oge is one of the actresses who typically stays away from the spotlight.
However, the reality lies in the fact that Oge Okoye is one of the most powerful and wealthy actors in Nigeria and it’s estimated that she has an estimated worth of $1.5 Million.
|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|
- 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.
The actress also runs an NGO known as “The positive Life For Children Foundation (PLCF)”. In her time as an actress, Oge Okoye has received numerous awards, such as;
- 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.
In contrast to other individuals who work in her field (Acting), Oge Okoye doesn’t like being the center of attention and, even when her marriage broke up, she didn’t give interviews on the subject.
Inaccessible to her millions of fans across Nigeria, Liberia, Kenya, South Africa as well as around the globe, Oge Okoye’s marriage to Holland big boy, Stanley Duru, and the union produced two children.
Like countless celebrity marriages that have taken place in Nollywood and Hollywood and Nollywood, this marriage won’t endure the test of time since the actress and her husband ended up breaking their vows. Their split was mostly due to allegations of infidelity by Duru And Oge Okoye.
The actress has revealed to a close friend that Duru isn’t just an opportunist, but also a woman-beater.
In public, Oge Okoye has denied that her marriage to Duru was ruined, despite the fact that there are numerous reports that claim her marriage collapsed.
Oge Okoye and her husband Stanley Duru got married in 2005. The two children were born together. However, the marriage fell apart a few years later.
However, the gorgeous actress found her love back, and it was revealed that the new partner is actually a single father. He is believed to be estranged from his infant mama. travels across Nigeria and Europe to work.
Actress Oge Okoye attends the church of a pastor who faked his resurrection
A well-known Nollywood model, Oge Okoye, has visited South Africa’s Alleluia Ministries International.
The church is run by a controversial minister, Alph Lukau. He staged a viral hoax on resurrection in February.
Mr. Lukau who broke the Internet when he claimed to have revived an unidentified man, was hit with lawsuits over the spectacle he staged.
The actress was featured in a viral video that appeared on the internet on Thursday. The actress can be seen crying when she received an omen from the controversial Man of God.
It’s unclear if the actress consulted the pastor prior to or following the resurrection act.
In the clip, he informed the actress she needed to pray for specific individuals in her life.
“I am speaking acceleration…somebody gat to help you because there are some people we gat to root out because they do not want you to become a media story, do you understand. I do not want to be a media story. There are certain people who must be thrown out, and they’ll be aware that you went to visit Alph Lukau (sic),” he declared.
Then, he called Oge’s daughter. He asked, “Is this your daughter?” Oge said, “Yes, she’s my daughter.” He then replied, “She’s special”, and Oge responded, “I know so.”
He then asks her what number of children she has. She replied, “Just two, a boy and a girl.”
He also spoke to the actress in the prophetic meeting and informed her about her issues as well as other issues she was struggling with.
A controversial and well-known media celebrity, Daddy Freeze, has commented on the clip. He also has asked his viewers to recreate the video and be in the running to be the winner of prizes.
The actress was married to a businessman from Amsterdam, Stanley Duru, in 2006, but they split in the year 2012. The actress, who has appeared in more than 100 films has remained off the radar since.
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