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Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Happy Birthday Ernest Obi

Happy Birthday Ernest Obi is a famous Nollywood actor, director, producer, television personality, entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist.

He is one of the most creative and talented actors in the Nigerian movie industry. The actor became popular when he was featured in the movie, Glamour Girls.

Ernest Obi was born on the 21st of June 1970 in Anambra State, Nigeria. The actor comes from a royal family. His father was the Oba 1 of Ukpor. His mum, Princess Eugenia Uzoamaka Nwachinemere Egwuh was his first wife. He lost his mother a few years ago.

Ernest has 8 siblings as his mother had 9 children. He grew up in Lagos State where he attended Onward Nursery and Primary School in Surulere before proceeding to Baptist Academy Secondary School.

The actor joined Nollywood in 1995, a few years after graduating from the University.

Before his sojourn into acting, Ernest Obi was the manager of a shipping line but he revealed he wasn’t happy in that career path.

When he began acting, his mother initially felt he was too intelligent to be an actor. But when she realized that he was bent on acting, she decided to let him be.

Ernest Obijiofor married actress, Evi Oki. The actress hails from Isoko in Delta State. The couple dated for 8 years before tying the knot.

Their marriage is blessed with beautiful kids.

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