He was born on November 8, year of his birth not known. He hails from Awka Ibom State in south southern Nigeria where he had his primary and secondary education respectively. Nothing much is known about his educational background.
Michael also fondly called Mikijay or the fine boy of Nollywood started of as a model and then radio presenter in Port Harcourt, Rivers State before venturing into acting career.
Okon acted his first Nollywood movie in 2004 in a movie, ‘Fragile Pain’. His brilliant role in the said movie got him roles in subsequent movies, some of which are:
• To Love and To Hold Actor
• Christmas Is Coming
• African Queen
• Put a Ring On it
• The Mysterious Case of Delilah among numerous others.
Okon is handsome, creative and exceptionally talented Nollywood actor, known for good interpretation of roles in movies. He is often referred to as the fine boy of Nollywood and he plays his role very well.
Okon played the character in a movie, Delilah involving Barrister Jason as a stable family man, a dedicated husband and lawyer. Along the line, he got carried away with Delilah and was ready to jeopardise his marriage because of his lust for Delilah. He became manipulative, not knowing that he was the one being manipulated.
His Personal Life
Michael Okon wedded his heartthrob, Kosi Obialor, an Igbo nurse based in the United States of America in 2018. The colourful white wedding ceremony took place in Lekki, Lagos and as expected, had the presence of celebrities like Muma Gee, Lilian Bach and several others.
The marriage is blessed with a daughter.
His Net Worth
Michael Okon is a regular face in Nollywood, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $450,000 dollars.