Olumide Oworu: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Olumide Oworu: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Olumide Oworu

Olumide Oworu (born December 11, 1994) is a Nigerian actor, model and rapper.


Olumide attended King’s College, Lagos and the University of Lagos. He recently graduated from Babcock University in June 2017. Olumide commenced his acting career at the age of six with the television series Everyday People. He is also known for his role as ‘Tari’ in the Africa Magic Series ‘The Johnsons’. He starred in other television series such as The Patriot, The Men In Her Life, Hammer, Stolen Waters and New Son. Olumide portrayed the character ‘Weki’ in MTV Base’s Shuga series, seasons 3, 4 and 6. He is also a television presenter. Olumide has won several awards including the “Mr Popularity” prize in the Model of Africa 2012 contest, the “Nollywood Revelation of The Year” award at the Scream Awards 2014 and “The Most Promising Youth Actor” award at Ping Awards 2014. He won the Most Promising actor in the 2015 Best of Nollywood Awards and was nominated in the Best Supporting Actor Category for his stellar performance in the movie Soldier’s Story in the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.

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As his quota to the society/social responsibility, Olumide gives back in appreciation, by holding motivational talks in institutions at all levels (Primary – University) as a way of encouraging the young generation to be focused on their education, God-given Talents, and also be positive minded.

Selected filmography

  • Everyday people
  • A Soldier’s Story
  • Shuga
  • 8 Bars and a clef
  • The Johnsons (Nigerian Series)
  • The Patriot
  • Staying strong
  • Hammer
  • The men in her life
  • SCU – Lasgidi Cops
  • This is it
  • The Roon
  • Fifty
  • Low Lives & High Hopes
  • World Cup Victor
  • Beautiful Song