Omoni Oboli, born April 22, 1978, is a popular Nigerian actress, scriptwriter, film producer, director, and digital filmmaker. She graduated from the New York Film Academy. Omoni Oboli was born and raised in Benin City, Edo State.
|Full Name:||Omoni Oboli|
|Date of Birth:||April 22, 1978|
|Place of Birth:||Benin City, Edo State|
|State of Origin:||Delta State|
|Occupation:||Actress, Scriptwriter & Film Producer|
|Net Worth:||$1.5 million|
Early Life and Education
Omoni Oboli was born in Benin City, Edo State. She is an Mosogar ancestry, a small town Delta State, Nigeria.
She completed both her primary and secondary school education in Benin City, Edo State, obtaining the relevant credentials.
Omoni Oboli applied and got admitted into the prestigious University of Benin, Edo State and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in French.
Omoni Oboli continued her education after receiving her first degree at the New York Film Academy, where she took a 4-week session in digital editing.
Omoni’s acting career started with a role as a secretary in the 1996 film Bitter Encounter. Her next film was titled, Shame.
She went on to play the leading lady in three important films, Another Campus Tale, Destined to Die, and Not My Will.
Omoni left the movie business in 1996 after a brief career to finish her undergraduate studies.
She got married right away after graduating from college and didn’t work in the sector again for ten years.
She claimed that a particular incident nearly caused her to give up on movies.
When she returned to the screen in 2009, she discovered that the industry no longer had room for her. She then made the decision to begin her own movie production.
Omoni Oboli has written multiple screenplays, including those for her films Wives On Strike and The Rivals, which she co-produced with a friend and received the New York International Independent Film & Video Festival’s Best International Drama Award for.
Since the festival’s beginning in 2003, it was the first Nigerian movie to have a premiere. The jury of the festival gave the film a score of 3 out of 4.
Omoni Oboli has acted in leading roles in popular movies including The Figurine, Anchor Baby, Being Mrs. Elliot, and Fifty.
She is also the first Nollywood actress to win Best Actress at two non-African or Nigerian international film festivals in the same year (2010).
Omoni Oboli Net Worth
Omoni Oboli is a famous Nigerian actress, film producer, scriptwriter with an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.
Omoni Oboli established “The Omoni Oboli Foundation,” a nonprofit organization, in order to leverage her fame to alleviate the situation of the less fortunate women and children in Nigerian society.
The charity has been able to start a number of initiatives, one of which was feeding street kids in Lagos.
Omoni Oboli is married to Nnamdi Oboli, a Nigerian author, movie producer, life coach, and Optometrist.
The couple got married in 2000, Gozi Oboli, Chizi Oboli and Tobe Oboli.
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