He was born on the 8th of April, 1983. He is an Igbo decent from Imo State.
Okey attended Birrel Avenue High School and Federal Polytechnic, Oko Nekede in Owerri, Imo State.
His Acting Career
Okey Uzoeshi began his career as a model in the year 2000. He has modeled for top Nigerian designers like Zizi Cardow, Steve Ray, I-Dee Couture among others.
He also did a couple of photographic assignments, including Guinness Extra Smooth, Gordon’s Spark and was the face of Zooto Fashions.
In 2006, the talented actor emerged the top ten at the Amstel Malta Box Office (AMBO2) show.
Okey perfected his acting skills under one of the veteran Nollywood actors, Sam Dede.
He made his debut in a movie, “Fatal Imagination,” alongside Stephanie Linus, produced by Emem Isong and directed by Lancelot Imaseun. His brilliant role in the movie paved the way for his subsequent roles in several movies. Some of his movies include:
• Allan Poza
• Couple of Days
• What Lies Within and Two Brides and a Baby alongside Kalu Ikeagwu, O.C Ukeje, Chelsea Eze, Stella Damasus among others.
Okey also features in a TV series, Life of Nigerian Couple.
Okey Udoeshi is creative, skillful and highly talented Nollywood actor, known for good interpretation of roles in movies. He can as well accept any character assigned him in most movies. He is known to feature in most romantic comedies.
Awards and Nominations
Okey Udoeshi has a number of nominations. They include:
• Best actor of the year at the Best of Nollywood Awards.
• Best actor in a supporting role at the African Movie Academy Awards.
• Best actor of the year at the Golden Icons Academy Awards.
• Sound City Music Video Awards
• Nigerian Music Video Awards, and Channel O Spirit Of Africa Music Awards.
The actor was part of the now defunct Boy Band, G-Xploits with two singles that reached the number one spot on all major radio and television charts, including MTV World Top 10, a world tour.
His Personal Life
Okey Udoeshi’s marital status is not known. He is said to be very secretive about his private life.
His Net Worth
Okey Udoeshi is indeed a force to reckon with in the Nigerian Movie industry, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $300,000 dollars.
You can reach him on instagram:@okeyuzoeshi