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OC Ukeje Biography
OC Ukeje was born Okechukwu Chukwudi Ukeje. He was born on 15th July in 1981 at Lagos state where he also grew up. He hails from an Igbo predominated state, Abia state, and he is the second child out of three children of his parents. Growing up in Lagos, he had his secondary school education at Federal Government College Ijanikin, Lagos. Although he had a strong passion for music and acting, he wasn’t studying in any related field. He graduated from the University of Lagos, Yaba (Unilag), where he bagged a BSc. degree in Marine Sciences. OC Ukeje is married to Senami Ibukunoluwa Togonu-Bickersteth and lives in Canada with his family. He is not living closely with his wife whom he got married to his wife on 8th November 2014.
OC Ukeje Early Life & Education
OC Ukeje was born in the ’80s to the beautiful family of Mr. and Mrs. Ukeje in Lagos state. Precisely, he was born on 15th July 1981.
Although Okechukwu is a “Lagos Boy,” he is originally from Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria. Abịa state is a state in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria.
He had his elementary and secondary education in different parts of the country. For his secondary education for instance, he attended Federal Government College Ijanikin, Lagos. Therein, he obtained his West African Certificate Examination result.
Thereafter, Okechukwu proceeded to the University of Lagos (unilag), where he studied and obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Marine Sciences.
Okechukwu Ukeje Career
After graduating from the university, OC went on to pursue a career in both music and acting. He is very handsome, creative and talented. He came into prominence after winning the Amstel Malta Box Office reality TV show. In 2008, he made his first professional screen appearance in a movie titled, White Waters, alongside actresss Joke Silva and Rita Dominic. The movie was directed by Izu Ojukwu.
In 2007, OC was cast as a lead character in the popular television series “Wetin Dey”. The film was produced by BBC World Service Trust and presented at the International Emmy World Television Festival. In 2012, he featured in the blockbuster movie “Black November” the movie was produced by Jeta Amata featuring Hollywood celebrities like Mickey Rourke, Kim Basinger, Sarah Wayne-Callies, Hakeem Kae-Kazim and Vivica Fox. In 2013, OC was the lead character in the popular movie “Half of a Yellow Sun” alongside with top celebrities like Chiwetel Ejiofor and Thandie Newton. The story of the movie was generated from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel with th same title. The movie was directed by Biyi Bandele. In 2016 he was invited with Somkele Iyamah to attend the Toronto International Film Festival as “rising stars”.
In 2012, OC was among the team that showcased 3 stage plays for the Nigeria House at the London Cultural Olympiad. He also acted in the BFI sponsored film “Gone Too Far”. In January 2015, he was listed by Nigerian Cinema Exhibition Coalition as one of the highest box office grosser of 2014. In 2016, he was invited alongside with Somkele Iyamah to attend the Toronto International Film Festival as “Nollywood rising stars” in Canada.
Okechukwu Ukeje Age
Okechukwu Ukeje is 41 years old.
° The Royal Hibiscus Hotel
° Shades of Attraction
° Hunter’s Game
° The Rubicon
° The Department
° Alan Poza
° White Waters
° Black November
° Confusion Na Wa
° Heaven’s Hell
° Two Brides and a Baby
° In Sickness and Health
° North East
° Gone Too Far
° A Temple Made of Clay (Short play)
° When Love Happens
° Remember Me
° Black Gold
° Love or Something like that
° Till Death Do Us Part (Short)
Is OC Ukeje Married?
Yes, please. OC Ukeje is married to his beautiful wife Senami Ibukunoluwa Togonu-Bickersteth. The couple are making the best out of their union and are living happily ever after.
Net Worth OC Ukeje
OC Ukeje’s net worth is estimated at $3.7 million. Of course, this is linked to his status and level of influence in the Nigerian scheme of things.