Omoni Oboli is a renowned Nigerian actress, producer, director, and scriptwriter with numerous accolades to her name. Born on April 22, 1978, in Benin City, Nigeria, Omoni started her acting career in 1996 and has since starred in many blockbuster movies. She is also a trained digital filmmaker and holds a Bachelor’s degree in French from the University of Benin.
Early Life and Career
Omoni Oboli grew up in a family of six and was raised in Mosogar, Delta State, Nigeria. She attended Delta Steel Company Primary School and the Federal Government Girls College, both in Delta State. After completing her secondary education, she gained admission to study Foreign Languages at the University of Benin. During her time at the university, she developed a passion for acting and started acting in stage plays and workshops.
Omoni’s big break came in 1996 when she was cast in the popular Nigerian TV series, “Sunday Night.” She went on to star in many other TV series and soap operas, such as “Bitter Encounter” and “Palace.” In 2004, she made her movie debut in the film “Bitter Encounter.” She has since then acted in numerous other films, both locally and internationally.
Here are some of the films Omoni Oboli has acted in:
Omoni Oboli is married to Nnamdi Oboli, and they have three children together. She is also a fitness enthusiast and has created a fitness platform for mothers called “The Omoni Oboli Foundation” to encourage women to prioritize their health and fitness.
Omoni Oboli has an estimated net worth of $3 million dollars. In Nigerian Naira, her net worth is approximately ₦1.2 billion, in Canadian dollars, it’s approximately $3.9 million CAD, in Ghanaian Cedi, it’s about GH₵17.6 million, in Kenyan Shillings, it’s approximately KSh328 million, in South African Rand, it’s approximately R46 million, in Ugandan Shillings, it’s about UGX11 billion, and in Indian Rupee, it’s approximately ₹225 crore.
Awards and Nominations
Omoni Oboli has received numerous awards and nominations for her work in the film industry. Here are some of her notable awards:
- Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 2011 Best of Nollywood Awards
- Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the 2014 Nollywood Movie Awards
- African Film Revelation of the Year at the 2017 Africa Movie Academy Awards
Omoni Oboli continues to make waves in the Nigerian film industry and beyond. You can follow her on social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook to keep up with her latest projects.