Omoni Oboli

Omoni Oboli
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Updated: Nov 16, 2021

Omoni was born on April 22, 1978 in Benin City, Edo state, although she is a descent of Mosogar, a small village in Delta state. Aftre her primary and secondary education in Benin City, she proceeded to the University of Benin, where she graduated with a degree in Foreign Languages.

She began her journey into the movie industry in 1996 with the movie ‘Bitter Encounter’ where she played the role of a secretary. She went on to play lead roles in several movies before leaving the movie industry to pursue her education at the University of Benin. Immediately after her graduation in 2000, she got married to her long time boyfriend, Nnamdi Oboli. However, she returned to the industry about a decade later.

The actress has several screenplays to her credit including The Figurine, Anchor Baby, Fatal Imagination, Being Mrs. Elliot, The First Lady, Wives on Strike and The Rivals, a movie she co-produced with her friend.

She has appeared in the following movies; Bitter Encounter, Not My Will, Entanglement, The Figurine, Anchor Baby, Bent Arrows, Feathered Dreams, Stolen Tomorrow, 30 Days in Atlanta, Brother’s Keeper, Render to Ceaser, Being Mrs. Elliot, As Crazy as it Gets, Fifty, Lunch Time Heroes, The Duplex, First Lady, Code of Silence, Wives on Strike, Okafor’s Law, Wedding Part 2, The Women, Wives on Strike: The Revolution, My Wife and I, Wings of a Dove, Moms at War, Love is War, Sugar Rush, Oloture and many more.

As an author, she wrote the book ‘The Stars are Ageless’.



2015 – Sun Nollywood, Personality of the Year

2014 – ELOY Awards, Big Screen Actress of the Year

2010 – Los Angeles Movie Awards, Best Actress Narrative Feature

2010 – Harlem International Film Festival, Best Actress



Omoni is married to Nnamdi Oboli and they are blessed with three children.

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Biography, Drama |Sep 21, 2020


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