BioNetworth

Celebrity Biography , Life History, Profiles, Job Vacancies And Top 10's

Olu Jacobs Biography – Age, Net Worth, Family, Wife, Children, Wedding & Facts

BIRTH NAME : Oludotun Jacobs
STAGE NAME : Olu Jacobs
NET WORTH :
DATE OF BIRTH/AGE : Born 11 July 1942
PLACE OF BIRTH : Abeokuta, Ogun State
STATE OF ORIGIN : Ogun State
OCCUPATION : Nigerian actor
NATIONALITY : Nigerian
MARITAL STATUS/HUSBAND : Married to Nollywood actress Joke Silva since 1989.
CHILDREN : They have two sons
EDUCATION : He attended Holy Trinity School and Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.
INSTAGRAM :

This is the biography of Oludotun Jacobs better known as Olu Jacobs, is a Nigerian actor. He is the husband to Joke Silva-Jacobs an actress and a businesswoman ,a graduate of Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts, London and the University of Lagos, Nigeria.

Olu Jacobs is a veteran Nollywood actor who has featured in several British television series and international films.

He has won several awards and earned many nominations. Olu Jacobs won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in year 2007. He was honoured with the Industry Merit Award for outstanding achievements in acting at the 2013 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards amongst others.

Early Life And Background

Olu Jacobs born Oludotun Jacobs was born on July 11, 1942. He was born to parents from Egba Alake and spend his early childhood in Kano. He spend most of his childhood days in Kano Nigeria where he attended Holy Trinity School and was able to obtain his Secondary School Leaving Certificcate there. While he was in the school, he was member of the debating and drama societies. He started having passion for acting when he attended one of Hubert Ogunde’s annual concerts part at at Colonial Hotel in Kano.

Educational Background

Jacobs travelled to England after his education in Nigeria. He was trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.

Career

He has starred in various British television shows and series in the 1970s (e.g. The Goodies, Till Death Us Do Part, Barlow at Large, The Venturers, Angels, 1990, The Tomorrow People, The Professionals).He portayed the role of President Mageeba in Michael Codron’s presentation of Tom Stoppard’s play Night and Day in the year 1978. Fast forward the 1980s , he was opportune to star in several international films some of which include John Irvin’s war film The Dogs of War, Roman Polanski’s adventure-comedy Pirates (1986) and the family-adventure film Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985).

RECOMMENDED: Joke Silva Biography – Net Worth, Age, Education, Husband, Career & Movies

His first movie was Vigilante . Talking about the television, he was a cast in TVS’s The Witches and the Grinnygog (1983 series). While in Nollywood, he has appeared in over 120 Nollywood films and is considered one of the top Nigerian Nollywood actors.

Personal Life

Jacobs is married to Nollywood actress Joke Silva, they have been together since 1989. They are blessed with children and living happily together under one roof. Jacob was asked why his wife still bears her maiden name and he answered:

She is her own individual. When I met her, she was an actress known as Joke Silva so why should marrying me now deny her and her audience her name. She is Miss Joke Silva who is Mrs. Joke Jacobs. It is as simple as that. People now begin to say what they like. They have even written that we are separated and all sort of stuff. When she is working, she is Joke Silva but she is Mrs. Joke Jacobs at home.

Accolades

In 2013, Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards honoured jacobs with the Industry Merit Award for outstanding achievements in acting.

Movies

  • The Royal Hibiscus Hotel
  • Dry
  • Bloody Ring
  • Potomanto
  • Covert Operaion
  • A Better Tomorrow
  • A Better Tomorrow 2
  • Days of Gloom
  • Days of Gloom 2
  • Royal King
  • Royal King 2
  • Sacred Lies
  • Turn Table
  • Turn Table 2
  • Private Sin
  • Private Sin 2
  • Real Love
  • The Kingmaker
  • Unconditional Love
  • Ago kan oru
  • Fear of the Unknown
  • Mission to Africa
  • Keeping Faith: Is That Love?
  • The Last Vote
  • Aba Riot
  • Aba Riot 2
  • Endtime
  • Oganigwe
  • Twins of the Rain Forest
  • Obstacles
  • Another Love
  • Iva
  • Vigilante
  • Pirates
  • Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend
  • Sacred Lies 2
  • Sacred Lies 3
  • Sacred Lies 4
  • The Seekers
  • The Seekers 2
  • White Chapel
  • White Chapel 2
  • Bent Arrows
  • Bitter Generation
  • Bitter Generation 2
  • Bitter Generation 3
  • Bitter Generation 4
  • Palace Slave
  • Palace Slave 2
  • Palace Slave 3
  • Palace Slave 4
  • Power of a Kiss
  • Power of a Kiss 2
  • A Weeping Soul
  • A Weeping Soul 2
  • Forest of Tears
  • Tears of Hope
  • Tears of Hope 2
  • A Can of Worms
  • A Can of Worms 2
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Beauty and the Beast 2
  • Beauty and the Beast 3
  • Hidden Treasure
  • Hidden Treasure 2
  • Mirror of Beauty 2
  • Perfect Temptation
  • Perfect Temptation 2
  • Piece of My Soul
  • Piece of My Soul 2
  • Piece of My Soul 3
  • Sister’s Love
  • Sister’s Love 2
  • Sister’s Love 3
  • Sister’s Love 4
  • Smoke & Mirrors
  • The Return of Ogidi
  • The Return of Ogidi 2
  • Forest of Tears 2
  • Forest of Tears 3
  • Forest of Tears 4
  • Last Mogul of the League
  • Last Mogul of the League 2
  • League of Gentlemen
  • League of Gentlemen
  • Royal Tears
  • Royal Tears 2
  • Sound of Pain
  • Sound of Pain 2
  • Throne of Tears
  • Throne of Tears 2
  • Total Love
  • Total Love 2
  • Mirror of Beauty
  • African Soldier
  • African Soldier 2
  • Burning Kingdom
  • Burning Kingdom 2
  • Eewo orisa
  • Eewo orisa 2
  • Final Kingdom
  • Final Kingdom 2
  • Greatness
  • Greatness 2
  • Kingdom Apart
  • Kingdom Apart 2
  • Lost in the Jungle
  • Lost in the Jungle 2
  • Mountains of Evil
  • Mountains of Evil 2
  • Odudu Kingdom
  • Odudu Kingdom 2
  • Odudu Kingdom 3
  • Old Testament
  • Old Testament 2
  • Royal Destiny
  • Royal Destiny 2
  • Secret Pledge
  • Secret Pledge 2
  • Show Me Heaven
  • Show Me Heaven 2
  • Show Me Heaven 3
  • Slave to Lust
  • Slave to Lust 2
  • One-Bullet 2
  • Royal Doom
  • Royal Doom 2
  • 21 Days with Christ
  • 21 Days with Christ 2
  • A Time to Die
  • A Time to Die 2
  • Before the Sunrise
  • Before the Sunrise 2
  • Eagle’s Bride
  • Eagle’s Bride 2
  • Lonely Heart
  • Lonely Heart 2
  • Omaliko
  • Omaliko 2
  • One God One Nation
  • One God One Nation 2
  • Only Love
  • Only Love 2
  • Opin irin ajo
  • Opin irin ajo 2
  • Real Love 2
  • Real Love 3
  • Royal Palace
  • Soul on Fire
  • Soul on Fire 2
  • The God to Serve
  • The Cabals
  • The Cabals 2
  • The Prince and Me
  • The Prince and Me 2
  • Warrior’s Heart
  • Warrior’s Heart 2
  • Warrior’s Heart 3
  • Dancing Heart
  • Dancing Heart 2
  • End of Battle
  • End of Battle 2
  • Jealous Heart
  • Jealous Heart 2
  • One-Bullet
  • The God to Serve 2
  • To Love a Stranger
  • To Love a Stranger 2
  • Ultimate Crisis
  • Women in Power
  • Women in Power 2
  • Arsenal
  • Arsenal 2
  • Dear Sister
  • Eye of the Gods
  • Eye of the Gods 2
  • House Party
  • House Party 2

Source: http://bionetworth.com.ng

Leave a Reply

BioNetworth © 2019 Frontier Theme
error: Content is protected !!