Omoni Oboli is a multilingual Nigerian actress, scriptwriter, film maker, director, and award-winning actress. And she’s a trained digital filmmaker, author, and owner of a Tara Franchise House.
Omoni was born April 22, 1978, as the second and last child of her parents in Benin City, Edo State. The versatile actress is of the Delta State Mosogar descent. She attended the Delta Steel Company Primary School and the Delta Steel Company Technical High School for her secondary education.
Omoni was the head of the literary and debating society, as well as the drama club, both in primary and secondary school. She wrote, acted, directed, and created plays for her school.
Omoni went on to the University of Benin after her secondary education, where she studied Foreign Languages, a majoring in French, graduating with a second-class upper class.
She also attended the New York Film Academy where she completed a multimedia film-making course.
Omoni Oboli is married to Nnamdi Oboli, and are blessed with three boys.
From childhood Omoni always knew she wanted to be an actress, so after graduating from high school she delved into the film industry.
She began her film career with the film – Bitter Encounter in 1996. Her acting skills paved the way for her in the industry, and she enjoyed more and more leading roles before leaving the industry to concentrate on her education at university.
She got married after graduation, and had a break from the industry until 2006. She continued doing exploits on return, and in 2007 she produced her first film.
Omoni is an ambitious woman who is working hard to accomplish everything she sets her mind to. She released her debut film as a director in 2014.
Omoni is a face that the Nollywood industry must reckon with. She is also a writer. She wrote The novel ‘The Stars Are Ageless’.
1996 – 2014
Bitter Encounter – 1996
Not My Will – 1996
Destined To Die – 1996
Another Campus Tale – 1996
Guilty Pleasures – 2009
Entanglement – 2009
The Figurine – 2009
Bursting Out – 2010
Anchor Baby – 2010
Bent Arrows – 2010
Feathered Dreams – 2012
Stolen Tomorrow – 2013
30 Days in Atlanta – 2014
Brother’s Keeper – 2014
Render to Ceaser – 2014
Being Mrs Elliot – 2014
2015 – 2019
As Crazy As It Gets – 2015
Fifty – 2015
Lunch Time Heroes – 2015
The Duplex – 2015
First Lady – 2015
Code of Silence – 2015
Of Bad Faith – 2015
Wives on Strike – 2016
Okafor’s Law – 2016
Wedding Party 2 – 2017
The Women – 2017
Wives on Strike: The Revolution – 2017
My Wife and I – 2017
Wings of a Dove – 2018
Moms at War – 2018
Love is War – 2019
Sugar Rush – 2019
Oloture – 2019.
Omoni Oboli’s Awards And Nominations
-Best Actress Narrative Feature at the Los Angeles Movie Awards – 2010
-Omoni received an award for Best Actress at the Harlem International Film Festival – 2010
-Actor of the year nominee at the Future Africa Awards – 2010
-Nominee for Best Actress in a leading role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) – 2011
-Big Screen Actress of the Year at the ELOY Awards – 2014
-Nominee for Best Actress in a Leading Role (English) at the Best of Nollywood Awards (BON) – 2014
-Best Actress in a Leading Role nominee at the Face 2 Face Africa Awards – 2014
-Sun Nollywood Personality of the Year – 2015
-Best Actress in a Leading Role (English)
-nominee at the Best of Nollywood (BON) Awards – 2016
-Nominee for Best Actress (Nigeria) at the Ghana Naija Awards – 2018
The beautiful actress established the Omoni Oboli foundation in April 2012. The foundation aims to meet the needs of less privileged women and children.
On the 22nd of April 2018, which was the actress’s 40th birthday, she established a feeding initiative called – Sister Lizzy’s Kitchen, through the Foundation. Sister Lizzy’s kitchen (named after her late mother) was established to feed 500 children every week.
Omoni has a net worth of over $500,000.
Omoni Oboli’s Endorsements
Omoni is the owner and brand ambassador of ageless by Omoni 3D mink lashes.
She is one of the brand ambassadors of Pedini Nigeria.
She is an ambassador of Royal Caribbean Nigeria.
Nunu Milk endorsed Omoni Oboli as one of its brand ambassadors.