Bukky Wright is a Nigerian actress, a politician and a successful business woman.
She was born on the 31st of March 1967 to a Christian father and Muslim mother in Abeokuta, Ogun State in south western Nigeria.
She had her primary and secondary education in Abeokuta, Ogun State where she obtained her first and secondary school certificates respectively. She later attended the University of Lagos and graduated in a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics. She has since remained active and relevant in the Nigerian Movie Industry.
Her Acting Career
She began her acting career by joining Nollywood in 1996. She has featured in a number of Nollywood movies both Yoruba and English speaking, including Wale Adenuga’s Television series Super story.
Bukky Wright is a good actress, skillful and exceptionally talented in acting and interpreting movie roles. She is known to act in most emotional movies, which she does very well. She can as well accept any character assigned her by movie producers and directors in the industry.
Bukky Wright Movies
Bukky Wright has acted over 100 Nollywood movies some of which are include Saworo ide, Above Love, Outkast, Abeni, Kodun Kopo Kope (KKK), Omotara Johnson, Unforgivable, Dugbe Dugbe, Habitat, Oko Nnene, Habitat, Red Hot, Iyore, When Love Happens and several others.
Besides acting, She has also ventured into business. Bukky owns a Fashion house and Clothing line known as B Collections and a Beauty Spa, B Wright.
Bukky Wright has signed endorsement deals with brands like Chivita and other big companies in Nigeria, believed to be the bulk of her earnings running into millions of Naira.
Bukky is a proud recipient of the 2011 Best Nollywood Actress of the Year Awards.
Bukky Wright is also a politician. In 2014, She contested for the position of Ogun State House of Assembly member under the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) led by former Governor Olusegun Osoba. She however did not win the election and felt glad she ran for the post.
Her Personal Life
Bukky Wright is married with two sons named Eniola and Gbenga. She became a grandmother when one of her sons had a child. She revealed in an interview that she is one of the very few Nollywood actresses who is scandal-free because she is very careful.
There is not much to know about Bukky’s husband and the state of their union but the actress stated that everything is fine to the Glory of God.
Her Net Worth
Bukky Wright is a successful Nollywood actress, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $700,000 dollars.