Olumide Oworu Bio, Wife, Age, Parents, Net Worth, Movies, Instagram, Height, Girlfriend, Career in Politics

Olumide Oworu Biography: Wife, Age, Parents, Net Worth, Movies, Instagram, Height, Girlfriend, Career in Politics

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Olumide Abiodun Oworu (born December 11, 1994) is a renowned Nigerian actor, politician, model, rapper, and brand influencer. 

He began his career as a child actor at the age of six when he was cast in the TV drama Everyday People

Olumide Oworu has appeared in numerous television, web, and feature films. He won the Best Supporting Actor award at the 2016 AMVCA.

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Full Name: Olumide Abiodun Oworu
Stage Name: Olumide Oworu, Fresh Prince Of Lagos
Born: 11 December 1994 (age 29 years old)
Place of Birth: Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Lagos State
Nationality: Nigerian
Height: 1.82 m
Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Oworu
Siblings: N/A
Spouse: Not Married
Girlfriend • Partner: Susan Pwajok (rum.)
Children: N/A
Occupation: Actor • TV Personality
Net Worth: $500,000-$800,000

Early Life

Olumide Oworu was born into the family of Mr. and Mrs. Oworu on the 11th of December 1994. He was birthed in a private medical centre in Surulere, Lagos. He is a Yoruba man and is an indigene of Lagos State. 

He is a Lagos-bred man who has lived in the city since he was a toddler. His formative years were spent residing in Surulere. 

Olumide Oworu speaks English, Yoruba, and Pidgin fluently. He is from a middle-class background and was raised in the Christian faith. He is the only child of his parents.


Olumide Oworu attended choice schools for his formal education. For his elementary education, he was educated at a leading private-run primary school in Surulere. 

He is an alumnus of King’s College Lagos, where he graduated with good grades in his O’Levels exams. Olumide Oworu bagged his Bachelor’s Degree from the private Christian institution Babcock University in 2017.


Olumide Oworu‘s foray into acting began at six when he landed a role in the television drama Everyday People. He acted alongside Nollywood icons such as Sam Loco Efe, Carol King, and Nobert Young. After success in Everyday People, he landed more film roles in Nollywood TV dramas and web series. 

He was cast in MTV Shuga Seasons 3 and 4, where he played the character – WekiOlumide Oworu has appeared in many feature films and TV dramas. Notable mentions include A Soldier’s Story, 8 Bars and a Clef, The Patriot, Staying Strong, Hammer, The Men In Her Life, and Man Of God, amongst others. 

He has become a household name for his recurring role in the Africa Magic television Series The JohnsonsOlumide Oworu plays Tari in the family-themed drama alongside veteran actors like Charles Inojie, Chinedu Ikedieze, Kunle Bamtefa, and Ada Ameh

In 2021, he landed a role in the Ndani web series Rumour Has It season 3. He was cast to play the role of Atlas in the Netflix Original Drama series Far From Home. The series was released in December 2022.

Besides acting, Olumide Oworu has also had a successful career as a model. He began modelling after graduating from high school. He has competed in several male beauty contests and won many awards for his great looks. He won the Mr. Popularity award in the 2012 Model Of Africa competition. He also works as a brand influencer and leverages his modelling skills to promote the products and services of Nigerian brands. He has bagged many brand endorsements in recent years. 

Olumide Oworu won the Most Promising Youth Actor award at the 2014 Ping Awards. In 2015, he won the Most Promising Actor award at the Best Of Nollywood Awards ceremony. He won the Best Supporting Actor category at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA). He won the award for his role in A Soldier’s Story

In March 2023, Olumide Oworu entered partisan politics and declared his candidacy for the Surulere House Of Assembly (HOA) Constituency I seat. He contested under Labour Party. However, the election was won by the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Desmond Elliot, a two-term HOA and fellow actor.


  • Far From Home
  • Rumour Has It
  • Man Of God
  • The Johnsons
  • A Soldier’s Story
  • 8 Bars and a Clef
  • The Patriot
  • Staying Strong
  • Hammer
  • The Men In Her Life
  • Everyday People

Social Media

Olumide Oworu is a leading social media personality. He has over 390k followers on Instagram and over 32.7k followers on Twitter.

  • Instagram handle: @olumideoworu
  • Twitter handle: @OlumideOworu

Personal Life

Olumide Oworu is currently 29 years old. He is fair-skinned and 6 feet tall. He keeps an Afro-hairdo. Because of his handsome looks, he has amassed thousands of female admirers. 

He is also known by the nickname Fresh Prince Of Lagos. A leading Lagos socialite, he is dubbed the “life of the party” by his close friends. He resides in a well-furnished apartment in Surulere, Lagos. He has been living in Mainland Lagos for many years. He also owns exotic rides in his garage. He is a close friend of the actor Timini Egbuson

Olumide Oworu‘s current relationship status is unknown. Although some believe he is single, this cannot be confirmed because the Nollywood star has been tight-lipped about his romantic life. In the past, rumours were circulating that he was romantically involved with Susan Pwajok.

He is a good rapper and has released a few rap songs. When Olumide Oworu is not acting or fulfilling his obligations as a brand ambassador, he writes rap songs. 

Net Worth

Olumide Oworu is one of the most highly-paid actors in Nollywood. He also makes a good income from his career as a brand influencer.  

He is estimated to be worth $500,000 to $800,000 (USD).

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