He stole our hearts with his impeccable delivery on screen. He ushered in a new era in Nollywood and gave us reasons to stay glued to our TV screens. Veteran actor, Olu Jacobs is a year older today and we can’t help but celebrate with him.
On social media, his loving wife and co-actress, Joke Silva praised her husband and expressed her love for him. See her post below:
Below are some important facts about Olu Jacobs.
Olu Jacobs is a Nollywood veteran and Nigeria’s most respected actors in the industry
Olu Jacobs was born as Oludotun Jacobs on 11 July 1942 in Ogun State, Nigeria to parents Egba Alake.
He was honoured with the Industry Merit Award for outstanding achievements in acting at the 2013 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
In 2007 he won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
He has starred in over 150 Nollywood films and he is regarded as one of Nigeria’s most respected actors in the industry.