Charles Inojie: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies
Charles Inojie is a Nigerian actor, comedian, movie director and producer. He is predominantly known for his comedic roles.
Early life and education
Charles Inojie is from a royal family. He grew up with his grandmother, and hardly recollects his mother because at a young age he was sent to another geographical location for the purpose of keeping his ageing grandmother company. He aspired to someday be a lawyer but had a change of mind when he attended Bode Osoyin’s writers resort, where he decided to acquire a certificate course in dramatic arts. In 1993, he achieved this goal and would later graduate from the University of Port Harcourt in 1999.
After making decision to venture into acting, he then joined different dramatic and theatre clubs in his local town and started performing stage drama. He later decided to acquire more knowledge in the field of acting then he enrols for a one-year acting program in Bode Osoyin’s Writers Resort, where he obtained a certificate course in Dramatic Arts after completing the program in 1993.
He officially joined Nollywood Nigerian movie industry in 1999. He started his career working as an assistant movie director before venturing full-time into acting and movie directing. He is known to always act in comedy movies and he is labelled as one of the best Nigerian comedy merchant.
In a recent chat with the comic actor, he made it known that after graduating from the University of Port Harcourt in 1999, he relocated to Lagos State. He became the assistant director at Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen’s production company. In 2016, members from the Screen Writers Guild of Nigeria (SWGN) unanimously appointed Inojie as president of their labour union.
Movies And TV Shows
Charles has featured in several home movies and TV shows such as;
- The Johnson,
- Police Recruit,
- Love Wahala,
- Hottest Babes In Town,
- Wise Inlaws,
- Desperate Poor Man,
- Nollywood Hustlers,
- Mr Ibu Dance Skelewu,
- Olga Madam,
- House Of Contention
- Gamblers, De Prof,
- The Desperate Housewife Etc.
In 2016, members from the Screen Writers Guild of Nigeria (SWGN) unanimously appointed Inojie as president of their labour union.
Inojie is married to Obehi Obhiseh and has two children.