July 13, 2024

Biography

Obinna Nwafor was a Nigerian actor, director and film producer born 16, November, 1965, he is better and well recognized with the name saint obi he gained publicly fame with the movie take me to maama which was is first film recorded. he was born in Port Harcourt river state Nigerian.

Profile

Full name Obinna Nwafor

Stage name Obi

Birthday November 16, 1965

Gender Male

Marital status Married to Lydia saint Nwafor

Nationality Delta state

Genre Nollywood

Died May 7 2023 at the age of 57

Occupation Actor, director, film producer

Net worth $2million

Education

Saint basic education was in Zang secondary commercial school in Jos plateau where he was born and grew up but later move further to university of Jos to study theater arts.

Early Life

Saint was conceived and born in Jos plateau by Mr and Mrs Nwafor being the only son in the family of nine children but he hails from Delta state Nigerian.

Personal Life

He was married to a former MTN top staff by name Lydia saint who is a descent of Anambra state Nigerian he fathered 3 children before his death.

Career

Saint acting career started as a passion in his teens but eventually and officials started acting in 2001 when he produced his first movie take me to maama wearing the characters as Jerry alongside with some other movie stars such as Rachel Oniga, Ebi Sam, and Nse Abel.

He has produced numerous of movies in Nigerian Nollywood industry including blood money, festival of fire, heart of gold and some others, he was the founder and the chief executive officer of Agwhyte International Ltd.

Death Day

He died on 7 May 2023 at the age of 57 as a result of long time illness.

Filmography

Sakobi

Heart of gold

Candle light

Executive crime

Last party

Festival of fire

Take me to maama

Goodbye tomorrow

State of emergency

Fake angel

Strange love

Crime planner

Breath again

Narrow escape

Sleeping with the enemy

The greatest sacrifice

Golden moon

Awards

Obi had nominated in several awards occasion but list down below is those he fortunately won

Most prominent actor in Nigerian the city people entertainment awards.

Best actor in a leading role, the Nollywood movie awards.

Best actor in Nigerian the African movie academy awards.

Net Worth

Obi contribution in to Nollywood entertainment industry is an impact to all the upcoming or the new generations of actors and actress in Nigerian and as well as had acquire a lot through the aid of acting he was a wealth man before he left the world his net worth estimated $2million.

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