She was born November 16, 1980 in London to the family of Maxi and Lolo Okoye. She later relocated to Lagos, Nigeria with her family. She is from Nnewi, a popular community in Anambra State in south eastern Nigeria.
Oge had her elementary and secondary education in Rosary College, Enugu. She later came to Nigeria and graduated in Theatre Arts from the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State.
Her Acting Career
Oge Okoye kick-started her acting career in 2001 when she joined the Nigerian movie industry. She acted her first movie, ‘Spanner’, a movie she starred alongside Chinedu Ikedezie (Aki).
Her brilliant role in the movie gave her other roles in several movies, some of which are:
• Blood Sister (2003)
• Forever Yours (2003)
• Handsome (2003)
• Magic Love (2003)
• Beautiful Faces (2004)
• I Believe in You (2004)
• Indecent Girl (2004) …. O’rel
• I Want Your Wife (2004)
• Little Angel (2004)
• Crazy Passion (2005)
• Desperate Love (2005)
• Eagle’s Bride (2005)
• Emotional Battle (2005)
• Every Single Day (2005)
• Trinity (2005)
• Trouble Maker (2005)
• War Game (2006)
• The Snake Girl (2006)
• Blackbery Babes (2010)
Oge has also featured in television series including 2015 Hotel Majestic, where she played the role of Patricia the Chamber Maid.
Oge is creative and highly talented Nollywood actress with good interpretation of roles in movies. She can as well fit into any character assigned her and she does this very well. Her style of acting is loved by many who take delight in watching her numerous movies.
Awards and Nominations
Oge Okoye is a recipient of several awards and nominations. They include:
• Best Actress of the year (English) at the City People Entertainment Awards.
• Best Actress in a leading role at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
• Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the African Movie Academy Awards.
• Nominated for Best Actress in a leading role at the African Movie Academy Awards.
Her Role Models
Oge cites American actress, Julia Roberts, Nigeria’s Taiwo Ajai Lycett, Liz Benson and the veteran actor Olu Jacobs as her role models.
Her Personal Life
Oge Okoye happily got married to her husband, Stanley Duru in 2005 and has a baby girl named Crystal Okoye.
Her Net Worth
Oge Okoye is indeed a Nollywood superstar, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $700,000 dollars.