He is of the Yoruba decent, though his date and year of his birth not known.
Idowu obtained a B.Sc in Agricultural Science at the Olabisi Onabanjo University in Osun state and a Master’s degree in Animal Genetics at the University of Ibadan.
Frank Odonga began his career as comic actor dated to his early days in the secondary school and University. He has since anchored a number of events and concerts across the country.
He is creative, skillful and highly talented comic actor and comedian known for making people happy.
He got nominated for best actor in a comedy at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award for his role in “The Meeting” which he lost to Femi Jacobs.
He rose to fame and recognition in the entertainment industry through the webseries, ‘The Interview’, on NdaniTV about an unassuming job-seeker. The movie earned him nomination for Best Actor in a Comedy at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award in 2015.
Frank Odonga revealed he loves comedy. To this end, he grew up watching funny shows and cartoons like Tom and Jerry, Sesame Street, Bugs Bunny, The New Masquerade, Why Worry-The Tailor, Bassey and Company etc.
“As a young boy, I spent my lunch break re-enacting scenes from these programmes. However, my first serious acting was in the drama unit in church. My first serious comedy was in the university where I anchored events, birthday parties, class meetings, and singles meetings in campus fellowships”.
Frank is also a professional producer and has successfully produced movies, short films, videos and documentaries for a number of years now. Previously, he has worked as a journalist, as a photographer and a filmmaker.
His brilliant role in a movie has earned him roles in several movies including:
• Seven and a Half Date
• Idahosa Trials
• The Wedding Party
• The Foreigner’s God
• Hakkunde and others.
Awards And Nominations
Frank Odonga is a recipient of several awards and nominations. Some and latest are:
• Won Best actor at the African Film Festival in 2018.
• Nominee for Best actor in a comedy at the African Magic Viewers Choice Award for his role in the “Meeting” which sadly, he lost to Femi Jacobs.
His Net Worth
Frank Odonga is waxing stronger in the entertainment industry, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $100,000 dollars.