Birthday Shout! Celebrating Nollywood Veteran Olu Jacobs

Birthday Shout! Celebrating Nollywood Veteran Olu Jacobs

Yvonne Williams

Today July 11 we celebrate renowned Nollywood actor Olu Jacobs

Oludotun Baiyewu Jacobs better known by the name Olu Jacobs is a Nigerian actor who was born on July 11, 1942 to parents from Egba Alake in Abeokuta in Ogun State. Olu Jacobs had his early education at Holy Trinity School in Kano, Nigeria.

Later on he went to England where he schooled at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in 1964. After his training at the Academy, he starred in several British Television series in the 1970s. Olu Jacobs whose first movie was ‘Vigilante’ has featured in over 130 movies.

Olu Jacobs has received both national and international awards in the Industry for his outstanding achievements in acting. He is one of Nigeria’s most respected Actors.

He is married to top Nollywood actress Joke Silva and they are blessed with children.

He turns 74 today.

Happy birthday sir!

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