Blessing Oborududu Bio, Tribe, Age, State, Olympics, Instagram, Net Worth, Husband, Boyfriend, Wikipedia

Blessing Oborududu Biography: Tribe, Age, State, Olympics, Instagram, Net Worth, Husband, Boyfriend, Wikipedia

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Blessing Oborududu is a Nigerian Freestyle Wrestler born on March 12, 1989, in Gbonranu.

She is currently ranked second female wrestler in the world and as well the first Nigerian wrestler to win the Olympic medal at the Olympics.

In addition, she has won the African Wrestling Championship ten consecutive times.

This has depicted her as a great wrestler feared by opponents.

Blessing Oborududu
Blessing Oborududu: History, Bio, Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Blessing Oborududu
Born: 12 March 1989 (age 34 years old)
Place of Birth: Gbanranu, Bayelsa, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Bayelsa State
Nationality: Nigerian
Parents: N/A
Children: N/A
Height: 1.65 m
Siblings: N/A
Boyfriend • Husband: Not Married
Occupation: Freestyle Wrestler • Olympic Athlete
Net Worth: $750,000

Early Life

Blessing Oborududu was born in Gbanranu, Bayelsa State, on March 12, 1989.

She has been ambitious about being a wrestler right from childhood.

However, her parents were totally against her ambition to become a wrestler and advised her profession as they believed that wrestling is meant only for boys. She is from the Igbo tribe of Nigeria.

She was as well bullied and discouraged by people in the community.

Blessing Oborududu was told that she does not have the required physique to be a wrestler.


Blessing Oborududu Primary School education is still unknown.

However, she attended Saint Jude’s Girls Secondary School, Amaratan, Yenagoa in Bayelsa State. This was where her career was built before she came into the limelight.


In 2007, Blessing Oborududu was called to the National park to participate in the African Games as a result of her skill. In addition, her talent was noticed in the school inter-house wrestling competitions. Her aim for wrestling was inspired by a Canadian-Nigerian wrestler named Daniel Igali.

So far, Blessing Oborududu had won a gold medal at the AFRICAN WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS for 11 years consecutively, except for when she was unable to participate as a result of the competition in the 2012 Summer Olympics.

She was also able to win the bronze medal in the women’s middleweight at the 2014 Commonwealth Games by defeating Chloe Spiteri. Blessing Oborududu also took part in the Women’s Middleweight competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics, but she lost in the second round of the match to her opponent, Soronzonboldyn Battsetseg.

In 2017, She won a gold medal for the women’s 63 kg category at the 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games.
Blessing Oborududu was able to get through 2021 African and Oceania Wrestling Olympic Qualification Tournament to represent Nigeria at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. In the 2021 Poland Open that took place in Warsaw, Poland, she won the silver medal.

On 3 August 2021, Blessing Oborududu was able to bag the silver medal in the Women Freestyle 68kg after losing to her American opponent Tamyra Mensah-Stock with (4-1) points at the 2020 Summer Olympics.

This made her the first Nigerian to win an Olympic medal in the history of wrestling. She equally won Nigeria’s first silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics.

Social Media

Blessing Oborududu does not have any social media account. Owing to her recent achievement and fame, there have been fake accounts created in her name.

She has been engrossed with building her skill instead of posting and having followers online.

Personal Life

Blessing Oborududu has none of her private life brought to the internet.

She has been serious with her practice and personal wrestling skill development. Blessing Oborududu is currently not married, and there is no information about her boyfriend or lover on the internet.

Net Worth

As a well celebrated and successful female wrestler, she has accumulated a lot of wealth over the years.

Blessing Oborududu has as well been consistent in her profession. She is estimated to be worth over $750,000.

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