Olumide Oworu Biography
Real name: Olumide Oworu
Born: December 11, 1994 (age 24)
Occupation: Actor, model, rapper
School(Alma mater): Babcock University
Years active: 2000–present
Early Life, Background and Success
Olumide Oworu (born December 11, 1994) is a Nigerian actor, model and rapper. He started his
acting career at the age of six with the television series Everyday People after he was enrolled in
acting training for three months. Olumide attended King’s College, Lagos and the University of
Lagos. He graduated from Babcock University in June 2017.
He gained popularity for his role as Tari in the Africa Magic Series ‘The Johnsons’. Later on he
starred in other television series such as The Men In Her Life, Hammer, The Patriot, Stolen Waters and New Son.
Olumide portrayed the character ‘Weki’ in popular Mtv Base Shuga series, in both seasons 3 and Olumide is also a television presenter.
Olumide has won Numerous awards which includes the Mr. Popularity prize in the Model of Africa 2012 contest. He also won the Nollywood Revelation of The Year award at the Scream Awards 2014 and The Most Promising Youth Actor award at Ping Awards 2014. He won the Most Promising actor in the 2015 Best of Nollywood Awards and Best Supporting actor for his role in the Soldier’s Story in the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
- Mr Popularity at model of Africa 2012 contest.
- Nollywood Revelation of the year at Scream Awards 2014.
- The Most promising Youth Actor at Ping Awards 2014.
- Most Promising actor at 2015 Best Nollywood Awards.
- Best Supporting actor for his role in “Soldier’s story” at 2016 Africa Magic viewers Choice Awards.
- Revelation of the year at City People Entertainment Awards.
- Fast rising star of the year Stazz awards
- Everyday people
- A Soldier’s Story
- Shuga Tv series
- 8 Bars and a clef
- The Johnsons (Nigerian Series)
- The Patriot
- Staying strong
- The men in her life