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Friday, April 22, 2022

Happy Birthday Omoni Oboli

Happy Birthday Omoni Oboli is a Nigerian actress, scriptwriter, film director, producer, and digital filmmaker. She studied at the New York Film Academy and has written several screenplays, including The Figurine, Anchor Baby, Fatal Imagination, Being Mrs. Elliott, The First Lady, and Wives on Strike.

Oboli was born in Benin City, Edo State. She is a descendant of Mosogar, a small village in Delta State, Nigeria. Omoni Oboli completed both her primary and secondary school education in Benin City, Edo State after completing her secondary school education, Omoni Oboli proceeded to the University of Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria, and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in French at the University of Benin, and graduated with 2nd Class Upper-division. Following the completion of her first degree, Omoni Oboli went abroad for further studies at the New York Film Academy where she studied digital editing in a 4-week workshop

Omoni began her movie career with her first movie role in Bitter Encounter (1996), where she played a secretary. Her next was Shame. She then went on to play the lead female character in three major movies; Not My Will, Destined To Die, and Another Campus Tale. After enjoying a brief career in 1996, Omoni left the movie industry to complete her university education. She married immediately after school and did not return to the industry until a decade later. An act she said almost made her quit the movie. She got back to the screen in 2009 then she realised the industry has no space for her anymore. Then she decided to start the production of her movies.

Omoni Oboli set up a charity organization, "The Omoni Oboli Foundation" to use her celebrity status to bring relief to the plight of the less privileged women and children of Nigerian society. The foundation has been able to embark on several projects which included the feeding of street children in Lagos.

 The film she acted on
2009: Entanglement 2009: The Figurine
2010: Bent Arrows
2010: Anchor Baby
2012: Feathered Dreams 2014: Brother's Keeper 2014: Render to Caesar 2014: Being Mrs Elliot 2015: Lunch Time Heroes 2015: The Duplex
2015: As Crazy as it Gets 2015: The First Lady 2015: Fifty
2016: Wives on Strike 2016: Okafor's Law
2017: The Wedding Party 2 2017: Wives on Strike 2 2017: My Wife and I 2018: Moms at War
2019: Sugar Rush
2019: Love Is War
2019: Òlòturé

Her awards and nominations include:

2010: Harlem Internationa Film Festival award as the Best Actress
2010: The Los Angeles Movie Awards as the Best Actress Narrative Feature
2014: ELOY Awards as Big Screen Actress of the Year
2015: Sun Nollywood Personality of the Year 

Omoni Oboli married her longtime boyfriend, Nnamdi Oboli, in 2000 and they have three lovely boys, Tobe Oboli, Chizi Oboli, and Gozi Oboli. Omoni is a simple but firm woman, and she has such an enviable fashion sense.

May you receive the greatest of joys and everlasting bliss

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