Bukky Wright Biography, Net Worth, Age, Career, Awards

Bukky Wright Biography, Net Worth, Age, Career, Awards

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Bukky Wright is a legendary Nigerian actress, born on March 31st, 1967 in Abeokuta, Nigeria. She is widely regarded as one of the icons of Nollywood, Nigeria’s film industry. Over the years, she has won several awards and nominations for her contributions to the Nigerian entertainment industry.

Early Life and Education

Bukky Wright had a simple upbringing in Abeokuta, Nigeria. She attended the University of Lagos, where she studied Economics. However, she later developed an interest in acting and decided to pursue it as a career.


Bukky Wright started her acting career in 1996, after she featured in a movie titled “Baba Sala”. She subsequently featured in several movies, where she won the admiration of millions of Nigerians for her exceptional acting skills.


Here is a list of some of Bukky Wright’s movies:

Title Year
Omotara Johnson 2017
Wicked World 2015
Arinzo 2014
Ayomide 2018
Hotel Majestic 2015-2016

You can watch some of her movies on YouTube such as “Wicked World”, “Omotara Johnson” and “Hotel Majestic”.

Social Media

You can follow Bukky Wright on her social media accounts to keep up with her latest updates on her personal and professional life.

Personal Life

Bukky Wright is a mother of two boys and has been married twice. She was first married to a music promoter, Gboyega Amu, but the marriage ended in 2003. She later got married to Umar Randa, a businessman, but the marriage ended in 2013.

Net Worth

Bukky Wright is one of the richest actresses in Nigeria. Her net worth is estimated to be around USD 1.5 million. In Nigerian Naira, her net worth is ₦600 million, in Canadian Dollar it is CAD 2 million, in Ghana Cedi it is GHS 9.2 million, in Kenya Shilling it is KES 163 million, in South Africa Rand it is ZAR 21 million, in Uganda Shilling it is UGX 5.4 billion, and in India Rupee it is INR 112 million.

Awards and Nominations

Bukky Wright has received several nominations and awards for her contribution towards the Nigerian entertainment industry. She won the Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the 2011 Best of Nollywood Awards for her role in the movie, “Blessed Child”. She has also been nominated for awards such as the Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.


Bukky Wright has carved a niche for herself in the Nigerian entertainment industry, with her exceptional acting skills and her contribution to the growth of the industry. She is a role model to many young actors and actresses in Nigeria. Despite the challenges that come with being a celebrity, she has managed to maintain her relevance and has remained an icon in the industry.