ThankGod Omori Jesam, born June 8, 1995, also known as TG Omori and Boy Director, is a Nigerian music video director and cinematographer known for directing several Nigerian music videos. He has directed music videos for Nigerian recording artists across various genres of the New Generation, including Olamide, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Tekno, Kizz Daniel, Fireboy DML, Falz, Timaya, Naira Marley, and many others.
|Full Name:||ThankGod Omori Jesam|
|Date of Birth:||June 8, 1995|
|Place of Birth:||Agungi, Lagos State|
|State of Origin:||Cross Rivers State|
|Occupation:||Video Director, Actor, Model|
Early Life and Education
TG Omori hails from Cross-River State, the South-South region of Nigeria, where he was born and grew up in Agungi, Lagos State, Nigeria, from a middle-class background.
Omori started directing at the age of 15 while overseeing stage plays in his school and church.
He was advised by his father to be a waiter for a restaurant since nothing was going well for him at that time.
However, TG Omori started making videos at the age of 16 and took it to a professional level at the age of 18 after he graduated from Pencil Film Institute.
TG Omori became the youngest professional filmmaker in Nigeria at the time he started making professional music videos. TG Omori always said that the camera is just a tool, not the main creator.
TG Omori is one of the best music video directors in Nigeria, with lots of creative music videos to his name since he came into the spotlight.
TG Omori was responsible for around half of the videos on the summer 2019 charts countdown on MTV, Soundcity, and Trace. Boy Director directed numerous music videos, including Naira Marley’s controversial songs “Am I a Yahoo Boy” and “Soapy” with “Totori” by Olamide & Wizkid.
Naira Marley’s song “Soapy” won viewers’ choice at the 2020 SoundCity MVP Awards Festival, where TG Omori received the credit he solely deserved for his creativity.
In 2019, TG Omori won video director of the year at the City People Entertainment Awards, and the top 10 most viewed Nigerian music videos of 2019 were directed by the talented and creative Boy Director.
He has worked with other superstars outside Nigeria, shot and directed a video for the North African remix featuring ElGrande Toto in 2021.
The video was shot in Lagos and has over 35 million views after a month of release on YouTube.
TG Omori is not only a music video director, he is also a fashion expert who loves showcasing his fashion wear and always appears epic and iconic with his famous mustache, which makes him look unique.
He has appeared as a fashion model and has featured on the runway of the prominent Heineken Lagos Fashion Week.
Boy Director is never shy away from showing his lifestyle and has proven that he is not just a video director but an actor after his cameo appearance in his directed music video “Cold Outside” by Timaya featuring Buju.
TG Omori Net Worth
TG Omori is a talented video director and cinematographer. He has an estimated net worth of $700,000. He has been the most consistent music video director in recent years, throwing his creative mind into action.
People have been asking if TG Omori is married, the young video director is not yet married and not even planning that any time soon.
Boy Director is not even in a relationship, he has refused to say anything regarding the relationship, but he is focused on his career.
- Instagram: @boy_director
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