Tuesday, 10 March 2009
Nkem Owoh is a comedian and movie actor. He starred in the 2003 film Osuofia in London. The Nigerian Daily Sun has described him as a "king of comedy". His is one of the most prominent faces of Nollywood whose reputation has gone beyond the confines of Nigeria and Africa. Nkem Owoh also known by Osuofia by some, a character in one of his numerous movies, is one of the gifted actors in the Nigerian home video sector
Nkem was born in Udi, Enugi State. He had his primary and secondary school education in Nsukka. For his tertiary education, he had a stint with the University of Ilorin and later IMT Enugu, where he graduated as an Electrical Engineer.
Nkem was recently honoured by BOBTV in recognition of his immense talent and skill as exhibited in various characters he has brought to life in his long acting career.