Opera News

Opera News App

Checkout Photos Of Olu Jacobs

stansblog
By stansblog | self meida writer
Published 20 days ago - 15192 views

The Nigerian movie industry which is also known as Nollywood has most respected actors who have made great impact in the industry. They are no doubt Nollywood legends of our time and Olu Jacobs is among them. But have you seen this Nollywood great icon recently?

Oludotun Baiyewu Jacobs who is popularly called Olu Jacobs is a prominent Nigerian actor and film executive. He is one of the most influential and respected actors in Nigeria together with Pete Edochie. He often play the role of a king and a ritualist in movies.

Olu Jacobs who will be clocking 79 years old by this July, as he was born on the 11th of July 1942 in Ogun State, Nigeria, to his parents Mr and Mrs Egba Alake. He grew up in Kano State where he schooled.

After completing his secondary school education at Holy Trinity School in Kano State, he traveled to England where he studied acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.

In 1970s, Olu Jacobs appeared in lot of British television series and international films such as The Tomorrow People, The Goodies and so on. Olu Jacobs in the cause of his acting career has featured in more than 150 Nollywood movies. He has also won several awards including the 2007 African Movie Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role and so many others.

The veteran Nollywood actor, Olu Jacobs is happily married to his beautiful wife, Joke Silva, who is also a Nollywood actress. Their union is blessed with three lovely children (two sons and a daughter).

In 2020, there were rumours of Olu Jacobs death, but actress Kemi Lala was the first person to reject the report as the Nollywood legend is still alive.

Checkout his recent photos below:

His legacy can never be forgotten in Nollywood.

Content created and supplied by: stansblog (via Opera News )

Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform

YOU MAY LIKE

Motherhood goals: Checkout photos of this popular Nigerian with her daughter

1 minutes ago

0 🔥

Motherhood goals: Checkout photos of this popular Nigerian with her daughter

"I Got Very Angry So I Smashed My Phone And Stepped On It Repeatedly And Then This Happened"- Lady

7 minutes ago

0 🔥

Check Out Pictures of Nollywood Actress, Chioma Toplis And Her Family

7 minutes ago

1 🔥

Check Out Pictures of Nollywood Actress, Chioma Toplis And Her Family

See Photos Of These Co-Pilots Enjoying Their Life Before Their Death In The Abuja Plane Crash.

8 minutes ago

3 🔥

See Photos Of These Co-Pilots Enjoying Their Life Before Their Death In The Abuja Plane Crash.

Shoretire Still Relishing Historic Outing In Europa League With Manchester United

23 minutes ago

5 🔥

Shoretire Still Relishing Historic Outing In Europa League With Manchester United

JayJay Okocha Must Be A Happy Man Seeing How Beautiful His Daughter is. See Photos

24 minutes ago

40 🔥

JayJay Okocha Must Be A Happy Man Seeing How Beautiful His Daughter is. See Photos

Here's What You Should Know About Rihanna and Her Family

26 minutes ago

6 🔥

Here's What You Should Know About Rihanna and Her Family

"The Person That Made My Mum Cry Will Never Know Peace"- Lady

33 minutes ago

8 🔥

Singer Flavour Surprises His Childhood Friend With A Car

37 minutes ago

43 🔥

Singer Flavour Surprises His Childhood Friend With A Car

Don Jazzy Shows Off His New Luxury Home In Lekki

39 minutes ago

221 🔥

Don Jazzy Shows Off His New Luxury Home In Lekki

COMMENTS

View all comments