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Nkem Owoh Biography (Nollywood Actor)

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Nkem Owoh is a popular Nigerian actor and comedian. He was born in Enugu Nigeria. After his primary and secondary school he headed to the University of Ilorin and studied engineering. Meanwhile during his university studies, Owoh began acting in various television and film productions.

 Owoh starred in the 2003 film Osuofia in London. 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. 

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. In November 2009 Owoh was kidnapped in eastern Nigera. 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.





1987 Things fall apart   with Pete Edochie
1995 Ukwa   with Patience Ozokwor
1999 Big Man...Big Trouble    
Conspiracy   with Onyeka Onwenu
2001 Onye-Eze Onye-Eze  
2002 Fake Doctor Dr. Zebedi  
Ifeonye metalu    
Long John    
Police Officer    
Spanner   with Chinedu Ikedieze
2003 Anunuebe    
King of the Forest    
Lion Finger    
Mr. Trouble   with Patience Ozokwor
Osuofia in London    
Police Recruit    
2004 America Visa    
My Driver    
My Own Share    
Osuofia in London 2    
Spanner Goes to Jail   with Chinedu Ikedieze
2005 Akanchawa    
Bus Driver   with Dakore Egbuson Akande
The Prince    
2006 A Fool at 40 Hygenius  
Foreign Base    
Indemnity Egbentu  
Made in Cambridge    
My Kingdom Come    
The Barrister Athanasius  
The Dreamer    
2007 Battle of Indemnity Egbentu  
Covenant Keeping God Samuel  
De prof    
Johnbull & Rosekate Johnbull  
Stronger Than Pain Ulonna with Kate Henshaw
Owoh's performance in this film earned him the Best Actor in a Leading Role award
at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2008
2008 His Holiness    
His Last Action    
Wonderful Man    

In 2009, Nkem Owoh  acted in the following movies:
Yogo pam pam
Area Scatter
My Christian Faith
In 2010:
Boy George

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  • chinedumije godwill esomeke

    all my nigerian actors and actres are very very good in they acting parthan and i wish i could get connection to be an actor of nigeria/biafra i will like that cos am talented

  • jude

    this is a bAd stat. his first movie was OSUOFIASIN which gave him his name. how can u guys skip Akidi. before you plagiarize, get your facts straight. copy copy cat

  • Musema Emmanuel

    My best Nollyhoow actor with Late Sam Loco Efe (RIP)

  • Juliet Clement

    Hmmm........ My actor, I just love this man. Thumps up buddy

  • Nice G Williams

    sir Nkem is the man I love so much in nollywood. I love every thing abt him ,I never get tired of any of His role in movies. He is the star i have always wanted to meet in industry, my man ,my actor my star My Role model chief eng, comedian n actor Chief Nkem owoh

  • T girl

    I & my family love dis ur movie titled omuguo,don't really no d spelling,love d part were u went in place of ur wife to take care of the new baby

  • judy yugi

    Your comment

  • Boniface Wonderful

    God wl continue 2 streghtenin u. No plans of ur enemies shal is wel wit ur soul.keep on regards 2ur family.bye.

  • sammy muia

    Thank God nkem they want you 2 be dead not at all u go chop their minds

  • Favour

    I love Nigeria actor and actress but what makes me 2 hate them in one part is dat, d level of kissing n romancing is 2 bad after their boys wl live their gals i get marry 2 outside.