Charles Novia: Biography And Net Worth

Charles Osa Igbinovia, fondly known as Charles Novia is a multi-talented Nigerian film director, producer, screenwriter, actor, social commentator and essayist.
He was born on the 20th of November 1971, in Benin City, Edo State. Charles Novia grew up in Benin City. He is known for movies like the Missing Angel 2004, Caught in The Middle and Alan Poza 2013. He is the CEO and founder of November Productions Limited.

Educational Background
Charles had his primary and secondary education in Benin City where he obtained his first and secondary education respectively.
He went further to obtain a Bachelor of Arts Degree (BA) in Dramatic Arts from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1993.

His Career
In 1998, Charles was the resident Master of Ceremony (MC) and stand-up comedian of Jazzville. After a while, the singer at Jazzville left, leaving Novia to become the professional singer of Jazzville.
Before Charles Novia became a successful movie director and filmmaker, he was an actor and a presenter on national television. He created and featured in a sitcom, One Big Family.
He has starred, produced and directed several Nollywood movies, some of which are:
• You Broke My Heart 1 and 2 (Video)
• Husband and Wife (Video)
• Adam and Eve (Video)
• I Will Die for You (Video)
• Deep Secrets
• You Broke My Heart 1 and 2 (Video)
• Atlanta 1 and 2 (Video)
• Missing Angel 1 and 2 (Video)
• Cinderella (Video)
• The Bridesmaid (Video)
• The AIDS Patient (Video)
• The Covenant Church (Video)
• Love of My Life ((Video)
• The Pastor and The Harlot (Video)
• Real Love (Video)
• When Love Dies (Video)
• Welcome to Nollywood, documentary
• Caught in the Middle (Video)
• Atlanta Series (TV Series)
• Alan Poza
• Put a Ring on It

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In 2014, he was appointed a member of the Nigerian team to screen Nollywood films for Best Foreign language category of the Academy Awards by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

The versatile and talented filmmaker recently launched the first Teen Centric TV station, Teen Africa TV (TATV) on DSTv and Gotv. He is also a member of the Oscars Selection Committee (NOSC).
He has attended several film festivals, including the Nigerian Film Festival in Amsterdam, where his movie, “For Your Love”, was showcased.
Charles was also guest at the Rotterdam International Film Festival (RIFF), Berlin International Film Festival (BIFF), Manchester Commonwealth Film Festival (MCFF).

His Personal Life
Charles Novia is happily married and blessed with children.

Awards
Charles Novia is a recipient of several awards. Some and most recent include:
• 2013 Nominee at the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Screenplay.
• 2016 Best Indigenous Language Movie/TV Series (Igbo) at the Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards.

His Net Worth
Charles Novia is indeed a veteran Nigerian actor, producer and director rated one of the richest and most influential in the industry with a net worth of about $1 million dollars.

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