He was born and bred up in Kaduna state in the northern part of Nigeria. He hails from Delta State in the south southern Nigeria.
Sam had his primary and secondary education in Lagos state where he obtained his first and secondary certificates respectively.
He later went to Institute of Management Technology (IMT) Enugu to have a degree in Mass Communication and a Master’s degree in Business Administration in Federal University of Technology, Akure in Ondo State.
His Acting Career
Sam Obiago joined the Nigerian Movie Industry in 2013. After undergoing series of auditions, he began acting, accepting minor characters in movies.
He eventually rose to fame after starring in several Nollywood hit movies, some of include My Decision, When A Beautiful Girl Loves a Kitchen Boy, Jealousy, A Poison to the Heart, The Ashawo Maid, Magic Dragon, The Love of the Father and Daughter among others.
He is creative, skillful and exceptionally talented Nollywood actor. He can interpret movie roles and can as well accept any character in movies. He is known to play the role of King, Chief and wealthy personality in most Nollywood movies.
He is also popular in acting romantic, glamour, epic and action-tragic movies alongside the big stars in the industry like Rachael Okonkwo, Yul Edochie, Ken Erics, Zubby Michael, Regina Daniels, Destiny Etiko and other celebrities.
Sam Obiago is also a producer and has successfully produced a number of movies including the famous “Grevious Oath”.
He speaks both English and French languages, a rare advantage he has over his counterparts in the industry.
He is known to have had a successful career in the banking industry having worked in various financial institutions like Eco Bank, Eco Transitional Incorporation, Barclay’s Bank, Access Bank and Success finance in Cote Devoir.
He is presently the Chief Executive Officer of Fincraft Sarl and a consultant of Fyntrans Limited and producer of films.
Awards And Nominations
Sam Obiago in his years of acting has received some nominations. They include:
- Best Act to watch at the Best of Nollywood Awards.
- Most promising actor in Nigeria at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
His Personal Life
Sam Obiago is happily married and the union is blessed with beautiful children.
His Net Worth
Sam Obiago is one of the successful Nollywood actors, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $150,000 dollars.