|Net Worth:||$ 7 million.|
|Born||July 15, 1981|
|Occupation||Nollywood actor, TV personality, model and musician|
How much is OC Ukeje Net Worth ?
NET WORTH: Okechukwu Ukeje, popularly known as OC Ukeje, is a famous Nollywood actor, TV personality, model and musician. He was born on July 15, 1981 in Lagos state Nigeria. He is the second child in the family of three.
OC Ukeje completed his primary education in Lagos, Nigeria and received his first school leaving certificate. After completing his primary education, OC Ukeje attended Federal Government College Ijanikin in Ojo, Lagos state and earned his West African high school diploma.
After completing his secondary education, OC Ukeje went to the University of Lagos and graduated with a BA in Theater Arts. He began his acting career from his freshman year at the University of Lagos with a major role in a play and a drama.
After graduating from college, OC Ukeje began a career in both music and drama. He is very handsome, creative and talented. He became known after winning the reality TV show Amstel Malta Box Office.
In 2008, OC Ukeje, together with actresses Joke Silva and Rita Dominic, made their first professional appearance in a film entitled “White Waters.” The film was directed by Izu Ojukwu. In 2008, he won the award for Best Coming Actor at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. In 2010, he won the Best New Act Award at the City People Entertainment Awards.
On November 8, 2014, OC Ukeje married Senami Ibukunoluwa Togonu-Bickersteth and the marriage is blessed with beautiful children. OC Ukeje currently lives with his family in Lagos, Nigeria. He continued to write music, collaborated with some Nigerian music artists and producers, and worked on radio jingles for business organizations and conglomerates.
In 2007, OC Ukeje was cast as the lead actor in the popular television series “Wetin Dey”. The film was produced by the BBC World Service Trust and presented at the International Emmy World Television Festival.
In 2012, OC Ukeje starred in the blockbuster movie “Black November,” produced by Jeta Amata starring Hollywood stars like Mickey Rourke, Kim Basinger, Sarah Wayne-Callies, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, and Vivica Fox.
In 2013, OC Ukeje starred in the popular movie “Half of a Yellow Sun,” along with celebrities such as Chiwetel Ejiofor and Thandie Newton. The story of the film was generated from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel “The Half of a Yellow Sun”. The film was directed by Biyi Bandele.
In 2012, OC Ukeje was part of the team that showed three stage plays for the Nigeria House at the London Cultural Olympiad. He also participated in the BFI sponsored film “Gone Too Far”.
In January 2015, OC Ukeje was named one of the highest grossing winners of 2014 by the Nigerian Cinema Exhibition Coalition. In 2016 he and Somkele Iyamah were invited to the Toronto International Film Festival as “Nollywood Rising Stars” in Canada.
OC Ukeje has participated in more than 150 films, including Comrade, Confusion, Awakening, Till death separates us, White Water, Black Gold, Black November, Half of a yellow sun, Having gone too far, The Department, When love happens, etc.
OC Ukeje has won numerous awards, including a promising actor at the Africa Movie Academy Awards, best actor in a Nigeria Entertainment Awards film, best actor in an English film at the Best of Nollywood Awards and best actor in the Nollywood Movie Awards, Best Actor in a Drama at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards and Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards
OC Ukeje is currently one of the richest and most influential actors in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $ 7million.