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Happy birthday to Nollywood Actor Charles Okocha (Born July 5th)

Happy birthday to Nollywood Actor Charles Okocha (Born July 5th)
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CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: Today July 5th marks the bornday of popular Nollywood actor, hip pop rapper, song writer and a record artistCharles Okocha a.k.a Igwe 2Pac. Happy birthday to him!🎂🍰🎊🎉🎈

Happy birthday to Nollywood Actor Charles Okocha

He is a native of Anambra state and he grew up in Surulere Lagos where he had both his primary and secondary education.

After his primary and secondary school education, he joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) in 2001 and acted in his first movie “Wasted Years” alongside late Nollywood actor Justus Esiri. The movie was produced and directed by Teco Benson.

According to him, his movie career started in 2001, as he was walking down his street in Surulere, Lagos he met with multiple award winning movie director, Teco Benson.

Teco Benson approached him and asked him if he was interested in acting. And that was how he was given a role in the award winning movie “Wasted Years” a movie which brought him to fame and limelight.

He has acted in over 50 Nollywood movies which include Wasted Years, Strong Men at Work, Mr. Ibu in London, and many others.

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Happy birthday Charles Okocha

The movie gave him a nomination for Best New Actor at the African Movie Academy Awards. He has also been nominated for Best Actor in Nigeria at the African Movie Viewers Choice Awards.

The ‘Accolades’ singer took to his Instagram to share pictures of himself and wished
himself a happy birthday:

“Happy birthday to me, am so grateful Lord” – @charles_okocha

Charles Okocha was a victim of straight bullet some years ago but thank God he survived the bullet. It happened that some cultists group were battling themselves around his neighborhood and unfortunately a bullet released from nowhere hit him and he fell down.

Thank God for a Good Samaritan who saw him and rushed him to the hospital, he was operated upon immediately and the bullet was removed by a professional surgeon. Since then he has been healed and has acted in numerous Nollywood movies.

Birthday Boy Charles Okocha

Nollywood Community wishes Charles Okocha a very happy birthday, long life and prosperity!

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Joan Nwankwo is a founding member and blogger at Nollywood Community, a Nigerian online community for sharing and discussing all things Nollywood. I enjoy blogging about our Nollywood Celebrities! 🙌

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