OC Ukeje Biography: Wife, Children, Age, Songs, Net Worth, Movies, State Of Origin, Family

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Biography

OC Ukeje (born July 15, 1981), whose real name is Okechukwu Ukeje, is a talented Nigerian actor, model, and musician. He has garnered recognition for outstanding performances in Nollywood films. 

He has charmed audiences within his home country and significantly impacted the global stage through his roles in internationally acclaimed productions like Half of a Yellow Sun and The Wedding Party. With his versatile skills and undeniable charm, OC Ukeje continues to make waves in the entertainment industry.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Okechukwu Ukeje
Stage Name: OC Ukeje
Born: 15 July 1981 (age 42 years old)
Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Abia State
Nationality: Nigerian
Education: University of Lagos
Height: 1.78 m
Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Ukeje
Siblings: 2
Spouse: Senami Ibukun Oluwa Togonu-Bickersteth (m. 2014)
Girlfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: 2
Occupation: Actor • Model
Net Worth: US$3.7 million

Early Life & Education

OC Ukeje is a highly versatile and multi-talented personality from Nigeria. He is widely recognized and acclaimed for his exceptional acting skills, and he excels in modeling and music. 

Born on July 15, 1981, in Lagos State, Nigeria, OC Ukeje had the privilege of being raised by his caring parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ukeje. He is an indigene of Umuahia, Abia State. As the second child among three siblings, he was fortunate to have been nurtured and guided by a loving family throughout his upbringing.

OC Ukeje‘s secondary education occurred at Federal Government College Ijanikin in Lagos. Upon completing his high school education, he pursued a degree in Marine Sciences at the prestigious University of Lagos

Career

OC Ukeje‘s journey into acting began during his first year at the university, where he eagerly took on the role of a performer in a compelling stage play titled The God Squad. Not content with just one artistic pursuit, he also delved into music, honing his skills as a songwriter and performer across various genres such as acapella, rap, and choral music. 

It was in the year 2006 that Ukeje experienced a life-changing opportunity when he emerged as the victor of the highly acclaimed Amstel Malta Box Office (AMBO) reality show. This triumph propelled him into the spotlight and served as a stepping stone to establish himself as a prominent figure within the Nigerian film industry.

Following his breakthrough role in the film White WatersOC Ukeje‘s acting career has flourished, featuring him in many movies and television shows. Notable works include Half of a Yellow SunConfused Na Wa, and The Wedding Party

Recognized for his exceptional talent, Ukeje has been bestowed with numerous accolades, such as the prestigious African Movie Academy Award (AMAA) for Best Actor in a Leading Role in 2014 and the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award (AMVCA) for Best Actor in a Drama in 2015.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: OC Ukeje (@octhegreatukeje)
  • Twitter handle: OC Ukeje (@OCtheGreatUkeje)
  • Facebook: OC Ukeje

Personal Life

OC Ukeje, a multi-talented Nigerian person, has made a name for himself as an actor, model, and musician in the entertainment industry. His remarkable skills and dedication have earned him recognition and success. 

In his personal life, OC Ukeje is happily married to Senami Ibukunoluwa Togonu-Bickersteth, with whom he shares the joy of parenthood as they raise their two beautiful children together. OC Ukeje turned 42 years old on July 15.

Filmography

  • White Waters (2007) as Ugo
  • Comrade (2009) as Comrade
  • Two Brides and a Baby (2011) as Femi
  • Confused Na Wa (2013) as Jide
  • Half of a Yellow Sun (2013) as Okey
  • Gone Too Far (2013) as Bright
  • Potato Potahto (2017) as Tony Gyampo
  • The Royal Hibiscus Hotel (2017) as Felix
  • Locke & Key (2020-2022) as Young Joe Ridgeway
  • Shades of Attraction (2021) as Obafemi
  • Unbreakable (2020) as Chidi
  • Shine Your Eyes (2021) as Amadi Igbomaeze

Net Worth

According to estimations, OC Ukeje, a multi-talented individual from Nigeria, has a net worth of approximately $3.7 million. Apart from being renowned as an actor, Ukeje has also made significant contributions to the music industry as a singer and has ventured into modeling. This diverse range of pursuits speaks to Ukeje‘s versatility and success in various creative fields.




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