Nkem Owoh popularly known
as Osuofia is a Nigerian actor and comedian. He was born at Udi in
Enugu State. Nkem Owoh had his Primary and Secondary Education at
Nsukka. Nkem Owoh began
his tertiary Education at the University of Ilorin and completed it at Institute of Management Technolgy(IMT), Enugu where he bagged a degree in Electrical Engineering.
Nkem Owoh began his acting career way back in his Primary and Secondary school days. He knew right from time that he had a talent in acting. Infact Nkem Owoh is one unique Nollywood actor that has a way of interpreting his roles. He is a born natural when it comes to acting.
Nkem Owoh worked with WACO Engineering after his youth service
but was unfortunately laid off after a year. That became a blessing
in disguise because it gave room for him to get involved with radio
and television productions.
Nkem Owoh did a song titledâ€I go chop your Dollarâ€ about advance fee fraud, which was unfortunately banned by the British Broadcasting Commission and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.Â
Nkem Owoh was kidnapped in November 2009 but was released after his family paid some ransom on him.
Nkem Owoh has featured in several films mainly Nigerian Comedy, the most outstanding being â€Osuofia in Londonâ€. In 2008, he won the best actor in a lead role at the African Movie Academy Awards.