Nkem Owoh Osuofia Biography & Net Worth: Contact Phone Number, Wife, Age & Siblings Nkem Owoh is a comedian and an actor in the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood), who is best known for his talkative roles.
Nkem Owoh Osuofia Biography And Net Worth
He was born in October 1958, in Amagu Village, Udi town, Enugu state, Nigeria, and is now 58 years old. When he finished his primary and secondary education, he got admitted to the university of Ilorin to study for a B.Eng in Electrical Engineering. While in the University, he started his acting career. He was also a newscaster in the NTA network news Enugu, during the early 80s.
He has acted hundreds of Movies like Things Fall Apart back in 1987 (This is one of his first major movies. He starred this movie alongside the veteran actor, Pete Edochie), Ukwa, back in the year 2000 (This movie gave him the popular nickname “Ukwa”). The movie is about a funny village man Ukwa who travels to the city to meet his rich elder brother, and gets shocked when he is made an ordinary driver. This movie is packed with lots of interesting scenes.
Big man…Big Trouble, Conspiracy, Onye-Eze (2001), Fake Doctor, Long John, Police Officer, Spanner, King of the Forest, Mr. Trouble, Osuofia in London (2003), American Visa, Osuofia in London 2 (2004), Spanner goes to Jail, A fool at 40, Military zone in 2012, Ghana must go in 2015, Lionheart in 2018 (A modern drama directed by Genevieve Nnaji, starred by Genevieve Nnaji, Nkem Owoh, Pete Edochie, Kanayo .O. Kanayo, and a lot others. This movie is the first Nigerian movie bought by Netflix), aside from the above, Nkem Owoh has acted many other movies not mentioned here.
Back in 2003, the movie “Osuofia in London“, bagged him several awards and nominations both locally and internationally. This was a comedy movie directed and produced by Kingsley Ogoro. Nkem Owoh was the major character of this movie (Osuofia). It was one of the best selling Nollywood movies, and it significantly increased his popularity in the movie industry. The story line of the movie is about a funny villager named Osuofia who travels to London where his deceased brother left behind for him, a big estate. On getting there, he met his late brother’s wife (a white lady), who doesn’t buy the idea of having herself as an inheritance too, by some traditional law. The cultural mishaps, funny encounters and travelling adventures all merge to make this movie a complete comedy. This movie also has a second part which was aired the following year (2004).