Oge Okoye is one of the most beautiful and talented actresses in Nigeria. She is also a producer, television personality, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. She has featured in many Nollywood movies where she has had numerous roles. Her debut came in 2002 after starring in the film Spanner back along Chinedu Ikedieze.
The actress was once married to a tycoon, and after seven years of marriage, they divorced. Together they have two lovely children whom she has continued to raise. The actress is admired for her determination, hard work, and passion, which is evident in her roles as an actress.
- Full name: Oge Okoye
- Year of birth: November 16, 1980
- Oge Okoye age: 39 years
- Nationality: British and Nigerian
- Occupation: Actress, producer, model, entrepreneur, and philanthropist
- Oge Okoye Instagram: @ogeokoye
Oge Okoye biography
The beauty was born on November 16, 1980, in the United Kingdom. After spending several years in the UK, the parents moved back to Nigeria. She had already completed her primary and school education before moving back to Lagos. She then joined the Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Anambra State, where she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Theater.
Her parents were devoted Anglican Christians though her dad passed away in 2000. Her father was known as Mazi Okoye, and Oge Okoye mother is known as Lolo Okoye. The actress adores her mother, as witnessed in the many praises thrown her way.
The actress has always had a soft spot for acting since she was a young girl. She started showcasing her talent in school during theater events and auditions. She has featured in more than 150 movies in the Nollywood entertainment industry. Here are some of Oge Okoye movies:
- One Dollar
- Sister Mary
- Blood Sister
- Magic Love
- Indecent Girl (O'rel)
- Beautiful Faces
- Trouble Maker
- Beyond Passion
- War Game
- The Snake Girl 1&2
- Pride of a Woman
- Rush Hour
- Church Prostitute
- Corporate Maid
- Beyond Desire
- Anointed Liars
- Bitter Generation
- Blackbery Babes
- Mercy the Bus Driver
- Order of the Ring
- Hotel Majestic
- Family Slavery
- The Girl
- Desperate Love
- Crazy Passion
- Eagle's Bride
- Emotional battle
- Orange Groove
- The King's son
- Marry me
- Paradise to Hell
- Against My Blood 1&2
- Angels Forever 1&2
- Beyond Dreams
- Crime Planner 1&2
- Daytime Lovers 1&2
- Last Offence 1&2
- Total Crisis 1&2
- Face of Africa 1&2
The actress has been awarded for her notable contributions to the showbiz industry. Here are some of her great achievements:
- Youth Empowerment Award in 2004
- Best Actress in a Supporting Role by Africa Movie Academy Award for the movie Eagle's Bride in 2006
- Accolade Most Decorated Female Celebrity of the year in 2009
- UPWF lady of the year in 2010
- National Heritage Award in 2011
- United Nations Youth Ambassadorial Award in 2011
- African Peace Global Patron Award in 2012
- African Children Talent Discovery Foundation (ACTDF) Ambassadorial Award in 2012
- Most Prolific Actress of the year in 2012
- Classic Africa Merit Award (CAMA): Actress of the year (English) in 2012
- Best Actress of the Year (TV) by the Nigeria Entertainment Award for the movie Festac Town in 2016
The beautiful actress and producer was once married but later divorced. Oge Okoye husband was Stanley Duru. The marriage lasted for seven years, but they have managed to keep the reasons for their divorce private. Oge Okoye children, together with her ex-husband, are two, a son and daughter.
The actress revealed that it is no easy task being a single parent. However, it is a role that she carried out well to the best of her ability in a bid to ensure that she is the best for her two children. She further revealed that her kids appreciate her role both as a father and mother, and they are her source of strength.
House Oge Okoye house
Okoye's house is said to be worth N100 million. This is what she had to say in an interview with Encomium about the house:
Hard work pays. It is hard work though it’s yet to be completed. It’s still in progress, very soon it will be completed and you will hear about it.
The actress has featured in many Nollywood films and movies, which has contributed to her amassed wealth. Oge Okoye net worth is estimated to be about $1 million.
Oge Okoye continues to rise high and shine in her career as an actress. Her appearance on the TV screens remains to be epic as her fans look forward to her movies.