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Francis Odega, born on the 24th of September 1978, is a talented and versatile Nigerian actor known for his comic roles in Nollywood movies. He has become a household name, thanks to his impeccable acting skills, which have kept audiences entertained over the years.
Early Life and Education
Francis Odega was born in Enugu, Nigeria, and grew up in the Delta state. He had a keen interest in acting from a young age, although his parents wanted him to focus on his education. Despite this, Francis continued to pursue his passion for acting, even while he was in school. He eventually graduated from the University of Lagos, where he studied Performing Arts.
Francis Odega started his acting career in the early 2000s, and has since appeared in several Nollywood movies. He is best known for his comic roles, which have earned him a huge following. Francis is known for his impeccable comic timing, and his ability to make even the most serious scenes appear funny.
Some of his notable movies include The Good the Mad and the Funny, House Help, and Mr & Mrs Right. He has also appeared in several television series, including Jenifa’s Diary and My Flatmates.
Francis Odega has appeared in several movies and TV shows, some of which include:
|The Good, The Mad And The Funny||2012|
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Francis Odega has also appeared in several music videos. He is known for his appearances in videos such as “Do As I Do” by DJ Neptune featuring Skales and Harmonize, and “Rush Hour” by Koffi featuring Bovi.
Francis Odega is known to keep his personal life private. It is not known whether he is married or not, as he has not publicly spoken about his relationship status.
Francis Odega’s net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million US dollars. In Nigerian Naira, his net worth is approximately ₦576 million, while in Canadian Dollars it is CAD 2 million. In Ghanaian Cedi, his net worth amounts to GHS 8.6 million, while in Kenyan Shilling it equals KES 160 million. His net worth in South African Rand is ZAR 21 million, while in Ugandan Shilling, it is UGX 5.4 billion. In Indian Rupee, Francis Odega’s net worth amounts to approximately INR 110 crores.
Despite his wealth, Francis Odega is known to be a humble and down-to-earth person, who values hard work and perseverance. He is also involved in several philanthropic activities and has been known to donate to various causes in Nigeria.
Awards and Nominations
Over the years, Francis Odega has been nominated for several awards for his acting skills. He won the Best Actor in a Comedy Award at the 2014 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for his role in “The Good, The Mad and The Funny”. He has also won the Best Actor in a Supporting Role Award at the 2018 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for his performance in “Kada River”.
Francis Odega’s unique talent and versatile acting skills have made him one of the most sought-after actors in Nollywood. He continues to entertain audiences with his comedic brilliance, making him a true icon in the Nigerian entertainment industry.
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