Nkem Owoh Biography
Nkem Owoh is a Nigerian actor and comedian. Owoh was born on February 7, 1958, in Enugu State, Nigeria.
Nkem Owoh was at Nsukka for Primary and Secondary Education. Nkem Owoh began his tertiary Education at the University of Ilorin and completed it at Institute of Management Technolgy(IMT), Enugu where he bagged a degree in Electrical Engineering.
Nkem Owoh began his acting career way back in his Primary and Secondary school days. Owoh knew right from time that he had a talent in acting. Infact Nkem Owoh is one unique Nollywood actor that has a way of interpreting his roles. He is a born natural when it comes to acting.
Nkem Owoh worked with WACO Engineering after his youth service but was unfortunately laid off after a year. This gave him room for radio and television productions.
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Nkem Owoh Kidnapped
In November 2009 Owoh was kidnapped in eastern Nigeria. His kidnappers demanded a 15 million naira ransom. Owoh was released after his family members allegedly paid a ransom fee of 1.4 million naira.
Nkem Owoh and Nigerian Comedy
Nkem Owoh has featured in several films mainly Nigerian Comedy, the most outstanding being ”Osuofia in London”. In 2008, he won the best actor in a lead role at the African Movie Academy Awards.
He is also known for performing the song “I Go Chop Your Dollar” about advance fee fraud. The song was featured in the film The Master in which Owoh plays a scammer. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission banned the song.
Nkem Owoh Arrested in Amsterdam
In 2007 Owoh was arrested in Amsterdam, Netherlands (Bijlmermeer neighborhood in the Amsterdam Zuidoost borough) as the result of a 7-month investigation by the Dutch police dubbed “Operation Apollo”.
Owoh was arrested while performing a musical show when the police raided the event and arrested 111 people on suspicion of lottery fraud and immigration violations. Owoh was later released.
Nkem Owoh Age
He was born onFebruary 7, 1958
Is Nkem Owoh Married to Chinwe Owoh
There is a common misconception that Nkem Owoh and Chinwe Owoh are married. According to Nkem Owoh, they are in-laws and not husband and wife.
Nkem Owoh Wife – Nkem Owoh Family
Nkem Owoh’s wife is Ngozi Nkem Owoh. They married in 1998. The couple is blessed with two daughters.
Nkem Owoh Movies
- Things Fall Apart
- Big Man…Big Trouble
- Fake Doctor
- Ifeonye Metalu
- Long John
- Police Officer
- King of the Forest
- Lion Finger
- Mr. Trouble
- Osuofia in London
- Police Recruit
- America Visa
- My Driver
- My Own Share
- Osuofia in London 2
- Spanner Goes to Jail
- Bus Driver
- The Prince
- A Fool at 40
- Foreign Base
- Made in Cambridge
- My Kingdom Come
- The Barrister
- The Dreamer
- Battle of Indemnity
- Covenant Keeping God
- De prof
- Johnbull & Rosekate
- Stronger Than Pain
- His Holiness
- His Last Action
- Wonderful Man
- Military Zone Onyabo
- Ghana Must Go