Saint Obi Biography | Age | Movies | Career | Education | Net Worth

Saint Obi Early Life & Education

The only son in the family of 9 children, Obi grew up in Jos, Plateau State where he had his primary, secondary and tertiary education. He attended  Zang Secondary Commercial School and in 1991, graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Jos. Inspired by foreign movies as a child, Obi always wanted to be an actor.
Saint Obi has acted in more than 250 Nollywood movies which include Candle Light, Goodbye Tomorrow, Heart of Gold, Executive Crime, State of Emergency, War Front, The President Must Not Die, etc.
He acts mostly in an action movie and is always hailed by fans as a Nollywood living legend. In 2001, Saint Obi produced his first movie titled “Take Me to Mama” where he starred as Jerry, alongside Ebi Sam.
Saint Obi has won several movie awards which include Best Actor in Nigeria at the African Movie Academy Awards, Best Actor in Africa at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Most Prominent Actor in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards and Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Nollywood Movie Awards.
Saint Obi is currently married to Lydia Saint Nwafor and they are blessed with beautiful kids.


Saint Obi joined the Nigeria movie industry in 1995 but rose to prominece in 1996 after doing a commercial for Peugeot on NTA.
So far so good, he has featured in more than 250 Nollywood movies with intriguing roles in the likes of Candle light, Goodbye Tomorrow, Festival of Fire, state of emergency, Last party and so on.
He produced his first movie “Take Me to Mama” which featured the likes of Jerry Ebi Sam, Nse Abel, Rachel Oniga, Enebeli Elebuwa.

Saint Obi Personal Life

Obi is married to Lydia Saint Nwafor and they are blessed with many beautiful kids. He is currently one of the richest and most influential actors in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $7 million. He speaks English, Igbo, Hausa and a little of the Yoruba Language.
Obi has the ambition of stimulating Nollywood into a core African film genre in the global Arts market. Above all, he strives to remain steadfast in God’s parallel of Truth, Love and Peace for all mankind. He is also a complete athlete who had represented Plateau State in both Football and Basketball tournaments. He also enjoys body building.


Deadly Proposal
• Daring Hearts
• Greatest Weapon
• Executive Crime
• Costly Mistake
• Heart of Gold
• Wedding Fever
• Final Whistle
• Sensational Spy
• Crime Planner
• When the going get tough
• Sleeping with the enemy
• Strange Love
• Fake Angel
• The greatest sacrifice
• Breath Again
• The Hypocrite
• Sqaud Twenty-Three
• Narrow Escape
• Goodbye Tomorrow
• Last Party
• Wedding Fever
• Candle Light
• State of Emergency
• Unbroken Promise
• Festival of Fire
• Royal Battle
• Narrow Escape
• Take me to Maama
• Sakobi
Executive Crime
• Myke
• Golden Moon
• More than a woman
• Urioma – Royal Palace
• Evil Finger
• In the line of Fire
• Scorpion
• Reckless Heart
• The powerful girl
• Above the law
• The God to serve
• 21 days with Christ
• The devil’s workshop
• The prince and brat
• Making of the king

Saint Obi Age

Saint Obi is 57 years old.

Net Worth

Altogether, Saint Obi’s net worth is estimated at $7 million. Of course, this is linked to the fact that he is among the most popular and influential actors in Nigeria.

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