He was born and raised in Kaduna state in the north, but hails from Imo state in south eastern Nigeria.
Vincent had his primary and secondary education in Kaduna where he obtained the usual first and secondary school certificates respectively.
His Acting Career
Vincent kick-started his acting career in the year 2000 through the help of a Nollywood star, Ramsey Noah.
He acted his first movie, ‘Pain of a Teenage Mother’, a movie that had the sponsorship of Ministry of Women Affairs Commission. The movie revolves around teenage or underage mothers who suffer untold hardships as a result of lack of societal care. The movie shot him to fame and recognition in Nollywood.
Vincent has since starred in several movies, some of which are:
• Shattered Soul
• Broken Soul
• Virgin Bride
• Pain of a Teenage Mother and many others.
Vincent Opururm is known to acts in romantic movies alongside top Nollywood key players like Genevieve Nnaji, Mercy Johnson, Chacha Eke, Desmond Elliot, Rita Dominic, Ken Erics, Yul Edochie among others.
Vincent is handsome, creative, skillful and exceptionally talented Nollywood actor, known for good interpretation of roles in movies. He can as well fit into any character assigned him and he does this brilliantly.
These exceptional and magnetic qualities in him may have been responsible for his seductive roles which easily win for women.
Awards and Nominations
Vincent Opurum has received several nominations in his career so far as:
• Best Actor in a supporting role at the City People Entertainment Awards.
• Most Promising Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
His Personal Life
Vincent got married to the love of his life, Salma Aminu in Lokoja. The wedding ceremony was well attended by top celebrities in the industry in 2018. The union is presently blessed with a baby boy.
Before this marital breakthrough, it was rumoured that Vincent was in a seductive relationship with Nollywood Tonto Dikeh. All that is now history.
His Role Model
Vincent cited Ramsey Noah as his mentor and role model who actually introduced him to Nollywood.
His Net Worth
Vincent Opurum is indeed a good Nollywood actor to watch, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $300,000 dollars.