We celebrate distinguished personalities this day September 29
Renowned Nollywood actress Joke Silva has over the years become one of the power forces in the Nigerian entertainment industry.
The Nollywood icon was born into a family of four children. She had her secondary school education at Holy Child College in Lagos, after which she studied English at the University of Lagos. She then relocated to England and studied drama at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London.
Joke Silva has landed several awards and nominations including awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 2nd Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2006 and Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the 4th Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2008.
The actress has featured in films like: Secret Laughter of Women, 30 Days, Letters to a Stranger, Widow’s Cot, For Coloured Girls and the Africa Movie Academy Award-nominated films White Waters and The Amazing Grace.
The 53 year old who is currently the Principal of the on going MTN sponsored Project Fame is married to veteran actor Olu Jacobs with 2 children.
Notable OAP Olisa Adibua is no doubt one of the most respected on air personalities.
Bagging over 25 years experience in the industry he has established himself in the entertainment world. He was known as a presenter of MTN Nigeria Y’hello TV show; Y’hello Top Ten Radio Show,
He is the co-founder of Storm Records and also played an integral part for media campaigns for Coco-Cola Soul with Sprite, Guinness Nigeria Gordon’s Spark Launch: Sean Paul tour; Blackgold concert tour with Wyclef Jean; Urban Spark night with Gordon’s Spark).
From 1998 to 2008, Olisa was the Host of Drive-time show on Cool FM till he moved in 2009 to launch the current No. 1 radio station in Nigeria, The Beat 99.9 FM (Lagos), where he is the current Host of the Morning Rush show and the Programme Director.
His YouTube Channel, The Truth With Olisa has hosted distinguished personalities.
Multiple award winning singer, song writer and producer Joshua Martins Okechukwu aka J Martins is known for making urban high life music.
His unique sound has received global acclaim within and outside Nigeria.
He is known for tracks like: Good or Bad, Jupa, Ada Owerri, Iva and Touchin Bod.
His journey into stardom started as a student when he began production.
He once got shot by his father, an ex military man.
He got his major break with P-Square, during the Busy Body project and “Do Me” tracks.
Popular Yoruba movie actress, Bimbo Thomas is well known for her role in “Omo Ghetto”.
She attended University of Lagos where she studied Creative Arts.
She has starred in youruba movies like: Agbefo, Olu Omo, Farayola and others.
Here’s saying a big Happy birthday to our stars!