Nollywood Actress Bukky Wright is 49 years old today. (March 31st ,2016). Although she is a crossover actress, she is better known for Yoruba movies. She is one of the most successful actresses in Nigeria, and she has been acting for the past 17 years. Some of her movies include Omotara Johnson, Church on Fire, Farayola, Ekuro,Abeni, Travails of Fate, and Oreke Mulero.
The talented role interpreter, who wormed her way into the hearts of movie buffs through her professionalism many years back, was born on March 31, 1967 to a Christian father and Muslim mother in Abeokuta, Ogun State. She attended the University of Lagos, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Economics.
Bukky began her acting career in 1996. She has featured in several Nollywood movies of Yoruba and English languages, including Wale Adenuga’s Television series Super story. Besides acting, she runs a fashion house and clothing line, B Collections and a beauty spa, B Wright. She has signed endorsement deals with brands like Chivita, Elkris Super Oat among others. In 2011, she won the Best Nollywood Actress of The Year award.
In 2014, she contested to be a member of the House of Representatives for Abeokuta South federal constituency under the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) led by former Governor, Olusegun Osoba.
The single mother has two sons – Eniola and Gbenga, a pop artistes known by his stage name, Ojay. Bukky became a grandmother two years ago, when Ojay and his American girlfriend welcomed a baby girl.
Bukky’s popular works include Saworo Ide, Abeni, Unforgivable, Red Hot, Omotara Johnson, Lakasagba Obirin Orisa among others.
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