Wale Ojo

Wale Ojo is a Nigerian-British actor, producer and director who started his professional career as a child actor at the age of eight starring in the Nigerian Television series titled “Why Worry”.

Ojo at the age of twelve relocated with his family to England but his love for acting made him to shuttle between Nigeria and England.

His acting prowess first came into limelight in 1995 when he appeared in the movie “The Hard Case”.

Ojo has since then acted in many television soap operas and movies in Nigeria and internationally.Some of his appearances in movies include: “Rage (1999); The Guard (2011); Johnny English Reborn (2011); Phone Swap (2012); Half of a Yellow Sun(2013); Fifty(2015); The CEO (2016) The Lady Called Life” (2020); “Silent Murder”(2021) “Songs of Ubong (2022); A Place Called Forward (2022); and many more.His television appearances include:”Behaving Badly”; “Heartburn Hote”l; “Meet the Adebanjo’s”;”Tinsel”; “Black Earth Rising”; “Blood Sisters” etc.

Ojo’s awards cabinet is adorned with the following top awards:
Best Actor, Nigerian Entertainment Awards 2012; Best Actor in a Leading Role, Nollywood Movies Awards, 2013; Best Actor in a Comedy, Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards,2015; Best Supporting Actor,Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards,2018; Best Actor in a drama,Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards,20…; Best Supporting Actor,Africa Movie Academy Awards,20…; Best Lead Actor,Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, 2024 among many others.

Ojo is no doubt a versatile talent whose creative exertions have created a very positive image to Nigerian culture and creativity both at the local and international stages.

The Management and Staff of the Nigerian Copyright Commission, NCC are indeed proud of this bright shinning copyright icon, creative and cultural ambassador.we wish him many more productive years in the creative industry