BIRTH NAME : Clem Ohameze
NET WORTH : $2.5 million
DATE OF BIRTH/AGE : Born on 27 June 1965
PLACE OF BIRTH: Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria
STATE OF ORIGIN : Imo State
OCCUPATION : Nollywood actor, director, producer, entrepreneur, investor, politician
NATIONALITY : Nigerian
MARITAL STATUS/WIFE : Married with children
EDUCATION : He attended Holy Family College/ Baptist High School for his secondary education. Institute of Management Technology, Enugu, Nigeria. University of Port Harcourt and Buckingham University, London
Who is Clem Ohameze? read everything about the Nollywood actor
Clem Ohameze is a top Nollywood actor, director, producer, politician, entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist. He is labelled among the most popular and richest Nollywood actors in Nigeria. Clem Ohameze is a multiple award winning actor who started his professional acting in 1995. He rose to stardom after featuring in his breakthrough movie ENDTIME in year 1998.
The highest celebrated and respected actor acted in over 500 movies in his 20-year career spanning 1995 to date and he is not ending his Nollywood career now, he is ready to feature in many more movies.
Background and Early Life
The famous famous Nollywood actor was born on 27th June 1965 in Port Harcourt, River State in the south southern part of Nigeria. The actor who is currently 54 years old is very gifted, skillful, creative and talented in actor, he is envied by his counterparts for his ability and capability to interpret any movie role he is being given.
The fact that Clem Ohameze was in in Port Harcourt, River State doesn’t mean he is from there, he is originally from Oguta, a small village in Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria but he was born and bred in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Many people get it twisted that is why i emphasized on it to make it clear to everybody.
Clem Ohameze is a graduate who completed his education before joining Nollywood. He completed his primary school education in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria and successfully obtained his First School Leaving Certificate. He attended Baptist High School in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria for his secondary school education where he obtained his West African Senior School Certificate.
After his high school education, he proceeded to study at the Institute of Management Technology, Enugu, Nigeria where he secured an Ordinary National Diploma in Mass Communication. From there, he moved to University of Port Harcourt where he also obtained BSc in Sociology and Anthropology in 1989. He didn’t end his education there, he also studied at the Buckingham University, London in 2010 and obtained a Masters in Preventive and Social Medicine. Obviously, Clem Ohameze is one of the most educated Nollywood actor of all time.
Clem Ohameze started his professional acting career just after graduating from the university. Before securing a debut role in Nollywood film, he had already performed in several NTA drama series. He officially joined Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) in 1998 and started featuring in Nollywood movies.
He gained recognition after starring in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “End Time” a movie that brought him to limelight and also earned him a nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. The actor is currently a member of the Actors Guild of Nigeria. He briefly broke away from acting between 2006 and 2010 to pursue other interests including politics. He is back to acting after a the break he took to pursue other interests. Ohameze starred in the award-winning movie Ije: The Journey alongside Genevieve Nnaji and Omotola Jalade Ekeinde in year 2010.
He has featured in less than 500 movies which include A Cry for Help, End Time, Thanksgiving, My Sister My Love, Oganigwe, Stigma, Child of Pain, Smooth Operator, The Faithful Woman, Kingdom of Darkness, Evil Desire, Price of Ignorance, Second Tenure, Butterfly, Billionaires Club, Ije, Emotional Blunder, Back from Hell, Knight of the Night, Face of a Murderer to name a few.
Clem Ohameze was been involved in politics some years ago and he has not dropped that ambition. He was involved in an election to represent Ohaji-Egbema-Oguta Federal Constituency in Nigeria’s Federal House of Representatives under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2007. He however abandoned the pursuit over allegations of threat to his life. Before he decided to forget this ambition, his car was attacked, his cousin was shot and killed during the incident. He had since relocated to London, United Kingdom.
The top Nigeria celebrity revealed his intention to contest for an elective position in the 2015 general elections but he didn’t contest for any position when the time came.