OC Ukeje Biography: Wife, Children, Age, Songs, Net Worth, Movies, Origin, Family


OC Ukeje (born 15 July 1981), also known as Okechukwu Ukeje, is a talented Nigerian actor, model and musician who has gained recognition for his performances in Nigerian films.

Not only has he won the hearts of audiences in his own country, he has also made a significant impact on the global stage by starring in internationally acclaimed productions such as Half yellow sun and Wedding Party. OC Ukeje continues to make waves in the entertainment industry with his versatile skills and undeniable charisma.

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OC Ukeje: History, Biography, Photos
Wiki facts and figures
full name: Okechukwu Ukejie
stage name: OC Ukye
date of birth: July 15, 1981 (42 years old)
place of birth: Lagos, Nigeria
country of origin: Abia State
Country of Citizenship: Nigeria
educate: University of Lagos
high: 1.78m
parents: Mr. and Mrs. Ukeje
brothers and sisters: 2
spouse: Senami Ibukun Oluwa Togonu-Bickersteth (married in 2014)
Girlfriend • Partner: not applicable
children: 2
Profession: Actor• Model
net worth: $3.7 million

Early life and education

OC Ukeje is a multi-talented star from Nigeria who is widely recognized and praised for his outstanding acting skills and is also very good in modeling and music.

OC Ukeje was born on July 15, 1981 in Lagos State, Nigeria and was blessed to be raised by his loving parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ukeje. He is a native of Umuahia, Abia State. As the second child among three siblings, he was fortunate to be nurtured and guided by a loving family throughout his upbringing.

OC Ukeje’s secondary education took place in Federal Government College Ijanikin in Lagos. After graduating from high school, he University of Lagos.


OC Ukeje’s acting career began during his freshman year at university when he eagerly starred in a riveting stage play titled God SquadNot content with a single artistic pursuit, he also delved into music, honing his songwriting and performance skills in various genres including a cappella, rap and choral music.

In 2006, Ukeje experienced a turning point in his life when he won the acclaimed Amstel Malta Ticket Office (AMBO) reality show. This win thrust him into the limelight and became a stepping stone for him to become a prominent figure in the Nigerian movie industry.

After his breakthrough role in the film White WaterOC Ukeje has a flourishing acting career and has appeared in many films and television shows. Notable works include Half yellow sun, Confused Navaand Wedding Party.

Ukoje has received numerous accolades for his outstanding talent such as the Best Actor Award at the prestigious African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) in 2014 and the Best Actor in a Drama Series at the 2015 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA).

social media

  • Instagram account: OC Ukeje (@octhegreatukeje)
  • Twitter account: OC Ukeje (@OCtheGreatUkeje)
  • Facebook: OC Ukeje

personal life

OC Ukeje is a multi-talented Nigerian who is well known in the entertainment industry as an actor, model and musician. His outstanding skills and dedication have earned him recognition and success.

In his personal life, OC Ukeje is happily married to Senami Ibukunoluwa Togonu-Bickersteth, and the two are raising two lovely children together and sharing the joy of being parents. OC Ukeje turned 42 on July 15.


  • White Water (2007) as Ugo
  • Gay (2009) Played a gay
  • Two Brides and a Baby (2011) as Femi
  • Jide in The Confused Girl (2013)
  • Half Yellow Sun (2013) as Okey
  • Going Too Far (2013) as Bright
  • Potato Potato (2017) as Tony Gyampo
  • Royal Hibiscus Hotel (2017) as Felix
  • Locke & Key (2020-2022) as young Joe Ridgeway
  • Obafemi in The Color of Temptation (2021)
  • Unbreakable (2020) as Chidi
  • Shine In Your Eyes (2021) as Amadi Igbomaeze

net worth

Nigerian multi-talented OC Ukeje is estimated to have a net worth of around $3.7 million. Aside from being well-known as an actor, Ukeje has also made significant contributions to the music industry as a singer and has dabbled in modeling. This diverse pursuit shows how versatile and successful Ukeje is in various creative fields.

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