Omoni Oboli Biography: Age, Net Worth, Instagram, Spouse, Height, Wiki, Parents, Siblings, Movies

April 13, 2024 0 Posted By Gift Nworie

Omoni Oboli is an accomplished Nigerian actress, scriptwriter, film director, producer, and digital filmmaker. She has honed her skills by studying at the prestigious New York Film Academy. 

She has an impressive portfolio of screenplays, including critically acclaimed works such as The Figurine, Anchor Baby, and Being MrsElliott

With her talent and dedication to the film industry, she has become a trailblazer in Nollywood and has captured the hearts of audiences worldwide.


  • Full Name: Omoni Oboli
  • Stage Name: Omoni Oboli
  • Born: April 22, 1978
  • Age: 45 years old
  • Birthplace: Benin City, Nigeria
  • Nationality: Nigeria
  • Occupation: Nigerian actress, scriptwriter, film director, producer, and digital filmmaker.
  • Height: 5’9
  • Parent: Matthew Eriyovwe Ukey
  • Siblings: unknown 
  • Spouse: Nnamdi Oboli
  • Children: Tobe Oboli, Gonzi Oboli, and Chizi Oboli
  • Relationship: Married 
  • Net Worth: $1.6 million 

Early Life And Education

Omoni Oboli is a Nigerian actress, filmmaker, and producer born on April 22, 1978, in Benin City, Nigeria. Her parents raised her, Matthew Eriyovwe Ukey, and an unknown sibling. 

Omoni Oboli obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in French from the University of Benin in Edo State, Nigeria, graduating with a 2nd Class degree. She is known for her work in the Nigerian film industry, Nollywood.


Omoni has established herself as a highly talented and versatile actress in the Nigerian film industry, also known as Nollywood. With over two decades of experience, she has become a household name and a role model for aspiring actors and actresses.

 Her impressive filmography includes critically acclaimed and commercially successful movies such as “The Figurine,” “Anchor Baby,” and “Being Mrs Elliott.”

Omoni is a multifaceted creative and has proven her talent not just as an actor but also as a writer. She has written screenplays for several films, including the ones she has starred in, such as “The Figurine” and “Wives on Strike.” Her writing skills have significantly contributed to the success of these movies, showcasing her versatility and ability to bring compelling stories to life.

Additionally, Omoni has expanded her creative endeavors into directing and producing, showcasing her versatility and talent in the film industry. Together with her husband, she founded Dioni Visions, a film production company, and has directed films such as the popular comedy “Moms at War.” By taking on these new roles, Omoni continues to push the boundaries and significantly impact the entertainment world.

Awards and Nominations


  • Los Angeles Movie Awards: Best Actress – Narrative Feature (for “Anchor Baby”)
  • Harlem International Film Festival: Best Actress (for “Anchor Baby”) (This win made her the first Nollywood actress to win Best Actress at two international festivals in the same year)
  • ELOY Awards: Big Screen Actress of the Year (for “Being Mrs Elliott”)
  • Sun Nollywood Personality of the Year 


  • Africa Movie Academy Awards: Best Actress in a Leading Role
  • Nigeria Entertainment Award: Best Actress 
  • Africa Movie Academy Award: Best Child Actor (presumably for a film Omoni produced)
  • City People Movie Award: Best Movie Producer of the Year (English) 
  • City People Movie Award: Best Actress of the Year (English)  

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: Omoni Oboli (@omonioboli)

Personal Life

Omoni Oboli, 45, is happily married to her husband, Dr. Nnamdi Oboli, an optometrist [medical doctor specializing in eyes]. They tied the knot in 2000 and have been together for over two decades.

 The couple are proud parents of three sons: Tobe, Gonzi, and Chizi. They seem to have a robust and supportive family bond.


  • The Figurine 
  • Anchor Baby – Omoni Oboli won critical acclaim for her role in this movie, even becoming the first Nollywood actress to win Best Actress in two international festivals in the same year.
  • Being Mrs Elliot – Omoni Oboli also directed this movie.
  • Fifty 
  • Wives on Strike – Omoni Oboli also directed this movie.
  • The Women 
  • My Wife & I
  • Moms at War- Omoni Oboli starred in and directed this comedy. 

Net Worth

Omoni Oboli’s net worth is estimated to be around $1.6 million. She’s considered one of the wealthiest actresses in Nollywood (Nigerian film industry) due to her successful career as an actress, scriptwriter, director, and producer.

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