Oge Okoye Biography
Oge Okoye is a Nigerian actress, model, producer, television personality, an entrepreneur and a philanthropist who rose to fame after starring in the blockbuster movie ‘Spanner’ alongside Chinedu Ikedieze.
Oge Okoye is no doubt an embodiment of talent, intelligence, and beauty, and she has so far, impressed Millions with her Movies, thereby pushing her name to the top list in Nollywood. The soft-spoken actress has won millions of hearts with her skills on set.
Oge Okoye Age
The beautiful Nigerian actress was born on 16th November 1980 in London, United Kingdom. She’s 38 years old as of 2019.
Oge Okoye Family
Oge Okoye is from Anambra State, Nnewi to be precise, she is the only child of her parents. During her growing up days was in Enugu. She started acting Movies in Enugu state.
The actress’s father was a disciplinarian/an engineer, who is said to love her during his lifetime. He died in the year 2000.
She also described her mother as a loving mum and a businesswoman who believes in hard work, and the right of a lady to work hard. One of her favorite quotes is this: “Whatever a man can do, a woman can do better if given the chance to”. The actress attributes so many quotes to her Mum, including:
“Do the one thing you think you cannot do, fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time”.
Oge Okoye Education
Ogo Okoye completed both her primary and secondary school education in the London United Kingdom after which she relocated to Lagos, Nigeria with her family and joined Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Akwa in Anambra State, Nigeria and graduated with Bachelors Degree in Theatre Acts.
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Oge Okoye is the only child of her parents. She does not have any brother or sister so there is no way they are related.
Oge Okoye Acting
At school, Oge took part in several theatrical events, thereby attracting the attention of many of her teachers. They told her that she has a talent and would certainly be good if she thought about choosing acting as her future career. Okoye studied Theater Arts at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Akwa, Anambra State. In 2001, when Oge began her acting career, she was still green and inexperienced.
But, risking, gathered strength, she went to the audition and got the role. It was a minor role, but the actress starred it. After filming, Oge so inspired the director and producer that they predicted the actress a great future, claimed that she would go far if she works hard. After the film, Oge began to receive offers. This woman can embody a wide range of roles – today she can be a reverend sister, tomorrow, a girl of easy virtue. The ability to be a versatile interesting actress has brought her many benefits both in the country and abroad.
Oge Okoye Movies
- Spanner (2002)
- Blood Sister (2003)
- Forever Yours (2003)
- Handsome (2003)
- Magic Love (2003)
- My Command (2003)
- Sister Mary (2003)
- Arsenal (2004)
- Beautiful Faces (2004)
- I Believe in You (2004)
- Indecent Girl (2004)… O’rel
- I Want Your Wife (2004)
- Little Angel (2004)
- My Desire (2004)
- Separate Lives (2004)
- Spanner 3 (2004)
- Spanner Goes to Jail (2004)
- 11:45… Too Late (2005)
- Beyond Passion (2005)
- Black Bra (2005)
- Eagle’s Bride (2005)
- Emotional Battle (2005)
- Every Single Day (2005)
- The face of Africa (2005)… Ukheria
- Friends & Lovers (2005)
- The Girl Is Mine (2005)
- It’s Juliet or No One (2005)
- The King’s Son (2005)
- Marry Me (2005)
- Orange Groove (2005)
- Paradise to Hell (2005)
- Shock (2005)
- To Love and Live Again (2005)
- Trinity (2005)
- Trouble Maker (2005)
- War Game (2006)
- The Snake Girl (2006)
- Blackbery Babes (2010)
Oge Okoye Husband
She got married to Stanley Duru in the year, 2005 and had 2 kids together. But the marriage crashed some years later.
But the beautiful actress found love again, and it was revealed that Oge’s new man is just a single father who is said to be separated from his baby mama and he shuttles between Nigeria and Europe for Business.
Oge Okoye Children
The Actress is a mother of two, a son and a daughter. The name of her daughter is Crystal Okoye. Both of her kids were born during her marriage with Holland Merchant, Stanley Duru.
Oge Okoye And Nkiru Sylvanus
Hollywood actress, Nkiru Sylvanus has reportedly gotten married to Stanley Duru, the ex-husband of her colleague and former friend, Oge Okoye.
Nkiru is believed to have gotten married to Stanley traditionally on Saturday, December 27, and according to reports, the white wedding is slated to hold today, December 31.
Rumors of the impending nuptials have been whispered for a while but it seems that the deal has finally been sealed.
Reports from the grapevine have it that Stanley was in a relationship with Nkiru before he was allegedly snatched from her by Oge, who later went on to have two kids for him.
However, the union between Oge and Stanley is said to have crashed after she allegedly had an affair with his best friend.
Stanley supposedly found love with Nkiru once again and the duo has reportedly decided to make their union permanent.
Nkiru, who is now a Special Assistant to the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said a few times that she would not mind being a second wife.
DAILY POST reached out to the actress via email for confirmation or denial of the reports but no response has been received.
Oge Okoye Dog Drama
Popular Nigerian comedian and actor, Ogus Baba has mocked Nollywood actress, Oge Okoye over the theft of the picture of two fancy puppies owned by an American reality star, Kenya Moore.
According to Mr. Ogus, the foremost anti-graft body in Nigeria – Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has invited the 36-year old for questioning after the Armed Robbers Association of Nigeria called ‘Omila’ petitioned the group against Ms. Okoye
‘Omila’ is allegedly unhappy with Ms. Okoye for the menial crime which has failed to represent the true values of the pressure group.
On a serious note, Okoye has refrained from all social media activities since on Friday last week after being exposed to have engaged in a case of ‘Electronic Robbery’.
Oge Okoye Foundation
Nollywood actress, Oge Okoye, has indicated her desire to partner with the “I Am Priceless” campaign to further reduce incidences of child trafficking in Nigeria. Okoye, who is the founder of the Positive Life for Children Foundation, disclosed this while on a courtesy visit on Thursday, 29th October, 2013, to the project office of the anti-trafficking and anti-smuggling of migrants project being implemented by the Nigeria Country Office of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and Other Related Matters (NAPTIP).
Accompanied by an entourage of five persons, including Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2011, Sylvia Nduka, Oge Okoye disclosed that the Positive Life for Children Foundation works to develop children with special needs. “We help children that are neglected, as this predisposes them to traffic because they can easily fall for the deception of traffickers,” Okoye said.
The actress, who has starred in over sixty Nollywood movies, revealed that her charity has so far provided desks, ceiling fans, and doors for schools in Anambra and the Imo States while 17 children are also on fully-paid scholarships from the Foundation.
Responding, the Project Coordinator, Mumbi Njau commended the actress’s interest in human trafficking, especially concerning vulnerability. She assured the actress of the project’s commitment to work with “Nollywood” and the entertainment industry in influencing perceptions of Europe of vulnerable Nigeria Youth and creating a more realistic image of life for immigrants, particularly those that are smuggled or trafficked to Europe. This commitment is shown in the appointment of two Goodwill Ambassadors, veteran actress Joke Sylvia and award-winning rapper MI to increase awareness and engage in advocacy.
“Formation of partnerships is one of the cornerstones of anti-TIP and anti-SOM response adopted by the Federal Government and NAPTIP,” Mumbi Njau said, adding, “This project, in alignment with that strategic approach, will be willing to work with the Positive Life for Children Foundation and you to further increase awareness of TIP and SOM.”
The visit ended with the Project Coordinator decorating the Nollywood actress with the Blue Heart lapel pins and Ankara fabric as well as other information, education and communication materials.
The project entitled “Promoting Better Management of Migration by Combatting and Reducing Irregular Migration That Occurs Inter Alia through Trafficking in Persons (TIP) and Smuggling of Migrants (SOM)” is funded by the European Union. The “I Am Priceless” campaign is the rallying slogan aimed and giving dignity to the individual and empowering them to reject fantastic offers made by would-be traffickers.
Oge Okoye Pastor Lukau
Popular Nollywood actress, Oge Okoye, who was trolled for visiting controversial South African pastor, Alph Lukau, has broken her silence.
The actress who has been off the movie scene explained that she visited Mr. Lukau because of her bed-ridden aunt
Her response comes barely 24 hours after a video of her receiving a prophecy from Mr. Lukau went viral.
Mr. Lukau recently became popular after he was exposed of faking a resurrection miracle in his church.
Oge revealed that her mum told her about the YouTube channel of AMI church (Mr. Lukau’s church) and planned to visit the church because of her aunt who she said is a cancer patient.
She also said she went with her aunt’s photograph to Mr. Lukau’s church.
The 38-year-old actress also revealed that she visited Mr. Lukau’s church in October 2018 and not recently as widely purported.
She wrote, “Due to my mum’s age, I didn’t want her making that long journey from Spain to South Africa so I requested for my aunt’s pictures and promised her that I would visit the church so I can stand in for her as a point of contact. That was how I visited AMI on Sunday, 16th of October 2018, last year.
“Go on YouTube and see for yourselves. Please Nigerians, is anything wrong in seeking the face of God or standing in the gap for my sick aunt? How gullible can people be? Why fabricate stories?”
The leggy actress also said she is saddened by the false news being bandied about her.
Good morning Glam FAMILY… … … I try to be calm about everything and anything especially when Negativity screams out so loud. I don’t try to Calm the Storm,but will only Calm my mind and the Storm will Pass..though I owe no one any explanation as regards to my heavenly race but I feel like addressing THIS wildfire🔥 I Travelled to see my mum as usual and she told me how she came across the youtube channel of AMI church and that she’s been following them ever since because of what God is doing in the church through Pastor Alphalukau. So my mum wanted to visit the church because of her younger sister(My aunt)who is a cancer patient, wheelchair-bound and is bedridden. Due to Mum’s age, I didn’t want her making that long journey from Spain to South Africa so I requested my aunt’s pictures and promised her that I would visit the church so I can stand in for her as a point of contact. That was how I visited AMI on a Sunday, 14th of October 2018, last year. Go on youtube and see for yourselves. Please Nigerians, Is anything wrong in seeking the face of God or standing in the gap for my sick aunt? How Gullible can people be? Why fabricate stories? Meanwhile how much do you think I will be paid to do the unimaginable? God forbid🙀 Whoever said that. May they be visited with the same bitter pill to swallow IJN. Amen🙏 Thank you, Lord, for all the blessings.
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Oge Okoye Networth
Oge Okoye is currently one of the richest and most influential actresses in Nigeria, she has an estimated net worth of $1 million.