He was born and raised in Enugu and Onitsha in Anambra state, the date and year of his birth not known. Odera is from Umubelle village in Akwa, Anambra state in south eastern Nigeria.
Odera had his primary and secondary education in Enugu where he obtained his first and secondary school certificates respectively. He had since been very active in the movie industry taking lead roles of a spoilt child in most movies.
His Acting Career
Odera Nwobu made his entry into Nollywood and acted his first ever movie “Joseph The Dreamer”. It was a movie he acted alongside the late Dede One Day. The movie was very successful and shot him to fame and recognition in Nollywood. The same movie earned him nomination for Best Comic Act to Watch at the African Movie Academy Awards.
The movie was very educative and exposed lots of ills in the society today portraying real life situation of his mother who was committing for fornication in the absence of his father.
Odera is creative, skillful ad highly talented comic actor, known for hilarious performance. He is known to acts as a bad boy in most movies and this he does brilliantly to the delight of his fans.
Odera is a prolific comic actor with several Nollywood movies to his credit. Some of his movies include:
• Bad Mother Spoilt Child
• Crazy School Boys
• Born With a Silver Spoon
• Odera the Thief
• Amuche Formula
• Miss Touch And Follow
• Totally Disgraced
• Goat Lover
• Useless Boys
• The Short Gun and many others.
Odera is popular in acting alongside top celebrities in the industry in the likes of John Okafor, Osita Iheme, Chinedu Ikedieze, late Loco Sam Loco Efe, Nkem Owoh, Ime Bishop Umoh, Queen Nwokoye and others.
He is also a model and has modeled for several big companies. He has also made several appearances for music stars like Flavour, Kcee, Zoro, Phyno musical videos.
In 2015, Odera Nwobu and Miss VAL Anambra, the 2015 winner Lady Ambrel made the cover appearance on Point TV magazine.
Odera Nwobu has in his years in the entertainment industry won several awards. They include:
• Best Comic actor in Nigeria at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
• Best Comic Act to Watch at the African Movie Academy Awards
• Best Comedian in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards.
• Best actor in comedy at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards.
His Net Worth
Odera Nwobu is indeed a good Nigerian Comic actor, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $100,000 dollars.