Benson Okonkwo, widely known as Packaging is a fast growing Nigerian actor, television personality and a model.
He was born and raised in Enugu State in south eastern Nigeria. His date and year of birth not known. He is one in a family of 4 boys.
Benson had his primary and secondary education in Enugu state where he obtained his first and secondary education respectively.
He later went to Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Enugu where he bagged a Higher National Diploma in Business Administration Management.
His Acting Career
Benson who joined the Nigerian Movie Industry in 2008 actually started acting at a very tender age in his local Church in Enugu. At that time, he played the role of Jesus Christ during Station of the Cross which was a tradition in Catholic Churches globally.
Encouraged by his mother, he joined Nollywood and acted in several movies. Some of his movies are Rain Drop, No Man’s Land, and others.
He is handsome, creative, skillful and exceptionally talented Nollywood actor. He can interpret movie roles in a brilliant manner and can as well accept any character in movies. His style of acting is such that gives acting real life situation.
Aside acting, Benson is also a model, a career he was into before venturing into acting profession.
He has modeled for number of giant companies including Nestle, Zain, Gold Circle Condom among others.
Benson was voted the Sexiest man of the year at the City People Entertainment Awards.
He was equally rumoured to be a gay, but Benson strongly debunked it saying that he knew that the movie where he played the role of the manaic would cause or create controversy because he played the role of bi-sexual person.
He revealed the character as HIV patient and the character sleeps with both male and female in the movie and concluded that Cossy Orjiakor, Shirley Igwe, Uche Elendu and Beverly Osu featured in the movie and that people should not judge him as only God has the exclusive right.
His Net Worth
Benson Okonkwo is another renowned Nollywood actor with fine body built, highly skillful and rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of over $200,000 dollars.