Segun Akanni Ogungbe, born March 28, 1970, popularly known as Segun Ogungbe, is a prominent Nigerian Nollywood actor, movie producer, director and scriptwriter. His claim to fame stems from his roles in acclaimed movies such as “Olokiki Oru: The Midnight Sensation,” “Arodan,” “Ewon Ife,” and “One Bad Turn.”
|Full Name:||Segun Akanni Ogungbe|
|Date of Birth:||March 28, 1970|
|Place of Birth:||Ibadan|
|State of Origin:||Oyo State|
|Net Worth:||$1.4 million|
|Wives:||Atinuke Ogungbe and Omowunmi Ajiboye|
Early Life and Education
Segun Ogungbe hails from Ibadan, located in the southwestern region of Nigeria, within Oyo State. His father, Pa Olasehinde Ogungbe, pursued a career as a tailor, while his late mother was named Amope Ogungbe.
Additionally, Segun has a younger sibling, Oluwadamilare Omobolaji Akunni Ogungbe, who is also making a name for himself in the Nollywood industry.
It’s worth noting that Segun Ogungbe is the nephew of the renowned Nollywood actor and filmmaker, Akin Ogungbe, who unfortunately passed away in 2012.
Akin Ogungbe was widely recognized for his extraordinary life, having had 20 wives and approximately 50 children. Segun Ogungbe completed his First School Leaving Certificate and West African School Certificate while residing in Ibadan, Oyo State.
The Nigerian film producer and actor has graced screens in numerous Nollywood productions. In 1996, he established the film company Segun Ogungbe Films Production and embarked on his filmmaking journey, debuting with the movie “Ibi Giga.” Within his production company, he imparts his expertise to aspiring actors and actresses, striving for their perfection.
Since that pivotal moment, the prolific film producer has taken the director’s chair for various films, including notable titles like “Father and Daughter,” “Aye Ibironke,” “Ologbo Iya Ijebu,” “Bori Pe Nile,” and “Oga Olopa,” to name a few.
In 2019, this accomplished Nigerian actor received a nomination for the Movie Personality of the Year (Yoruba) category at the City People Entertainment Awards.
Segun Ogungbe Net Worth
Segun Ogungbe possesses an estimated net worth of $1.4 million. This significant wealth is believed to have primarily accrued from his multifaceted career encompassing acting, movie production, direction, and scriptwriting.
The film producer entered into matrimony with two wives: Atinuke Ogungbe and Omowunmi Ajiboye. He first tied the knot with Atinuke and later, in 2015, he married Omowunmi Ajiboye.
His second wife is a distinguished figure in Nollywood, actively participating as an actress, movie producer, and writer, hailing from Osogbo in Osun State, Nigeria. Her acting credits include notable films like “Jagbajantis Reloaded,” “Golo,” and “Apara.”
From his unions with these two wives, he has been blessed with five children: Bolu, Femi, Fisayoni, Obadara David, and Obafemi Derrick Ogungbe.
Bolu, Femi, and Fisayoni are the offspring of his initial marriage to Atinuke, while Obadara David and Obafemi Derrick Ogungbe are the children born from his union with Omowunmi Ajiboye.