The 34-year-old actor was born in Lagos. OC Ukeje attended Federal Government College Ijanikin Lagos and the University of Lagos.
OC Ukeje started acting in his first year at the University of Lagos. He was also into music at this period also.
In the first four years O.C Ukeje was focused on stage plays. In 2007 OC Ukeje won the Amstel Malta Box Office reality show for upcoming actors. This was his big break.
His debut movie ‘White Waters’ came out in 2008. The movie featured established stars such as Joke Silva and Rita Dominic.
Now the married actor is Nollywood’s biggest shot of exporting a male talent into the international circuit.
O.C Ukeje has acted in international movies such as 'Black November', 'Half Of A Yellow Sun', 'Gone Too Far' amongst others.