Things you need to know about Late Veteran Actor Saint Obi.
Obinna Nwafor (Saint Obi) was a veteran Nigerian actor, producer, and director born on November 16, 1965. In Nollywood, he is well-known for his parts in films including Festival of Fire, Heart of Gold, Executive Crime, and State of Emergency……...continue reading >>>>>>>
Obi grew up in Jos, Plateau State, as the only son in a family of nine children, where he completed his primary, secondary, and tertiary education. He attended Zang Secondary Commercial School and graduated from the University of Jos in 1991 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts. Obi had always wanted to be an actor since he was a child, inspired by foreign films……...continue reading >>>>>>>
Saint Obi first appeared in the Nigerian film industry, Nollywood, in 1995. He rose to prominence in 1996 after appearing in the popular NTA commercial series. Since then, he has appeared in over 250 Nollywood films, including Candle Light, Goodbye Tomorrow, Heart of Gold, Executive Crime, State of Emergency, War Front, and The President Must Not Die. In 2001, he produced his first film, “Take Me to Mama,” in which he starred as Jerry alongside Ebi Sam.
A few years ago, the actor retired from acting to focus on the production and business aspects of the entertainment industry, among other things. In an interview, he stated that he needed to move behind the scenes in order to improve things. He denied quitting acting because jobs were no longer available, but rather because he needed to do other things. “As you get older, you realize you don’t have to be in every movie.” If you’ve been following my career, you’ll know that over the years, I went from doing ten movies a year to six. “I later reduced it to one per year because I felt that what matters is how well you act, not how many times you appear in a movie,” the actor explained.
Obi is the Founder and CEO of Agwhyte International Limited, a production, talent and brand management, and public relations firm based in Nigeria and the United States of America.
The actor was said to have died on Sunday, May 7th in the home of one of his siblings, in Jos, after a prolonged illness.
According to reports, the disagreement between his siblings is the reason why his death took almost a week to be made official.
Further details surrounding his death has been kept under wraps. The veteran was aged 57 years and has three kids who he shares with estranged, Lynda Amobi. The estranged couple were engaged in a bitter divorce custody battle before his untimely death.
Saint Obi was married to Lynda Saint-Nwafor with 3 kids. His wife is an MTN top staff in anambra state.
Saint Obi’s marriage to Lynda Saint-Nwafor crashed in 2021 after 15 years.
Saint Obi has received numerous film accolades, including Best Actor in Nigeria at the African Movie Academy Awards, Best Actor in Africa at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Most Prominent Actor in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards, and Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Nollywood Movie Awards.
He hails from Okpa in Mbaitolo Local Government Area, Imo State………continue reading >>>>>>>
Rest on Legend🤲
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