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Ben Lugo Touitou 10 things you didn't know about actor

Remember Ben Lugo Touitou from 'Desperate House Girls' and 'Lagos Cougars'? Check out 10 interesting things you didn't know about the handsome and talented actor.

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We all love to find out interesting things about our favourite actors. Nollywood actor, Ben Lugo Touitou was recently a guest at the Pulse TV studios, and we have gathered 10 interesting facts you sure would love to about him.

Ben Lugo caught the attention of many with his outstanding performance in the much talked about 2013 movies 'Lagos Cougars' and 'Desperate House Girls'.

The 'Lagos Cougars' actor was nominated in the 'most Promising Actor' category in the 2014 edition of Nollywood and Africa Film Critics Award (NAFCA) and City People Awards.

He was also nominated in the 'Best Kiss in a Movie' category in the 2014 edition of Best of Nollywood Awards.

Get to know the talented actor, Ben Lugo Touitou. Here we go with 10 interesting things you didn't know about him;

  • His mum is Nigerian, from Imo State, and his dad was Jewish, from Israel.

  • His Ibo name is Nnanyelugo.

“My Ibo name is Nnanyelugo, but I cut it short to Lugo. That is the middle name I have ".

  • His Hebrew name is Abba.

“So, I have an Ibo name which is Nnayelugo, and I also a Hebrew name which is ‘Abba’, which means father".

  • He is a geek, but he can also be a hippie.

“A geek and a Hippie in the sense that, sometimes for weeks I can go on without TV, just stay hooked to my Computer. Once there is wireless internet, I’m happy".

“Hippie in the sense that I care less about certain things like fashion. It’s just now that I have to learn, push myself and do some research on it.”

  • He is a good cook.

“I can cook. I don’t really like to cook, but sometimes when the spirit just comes up, I just cook. You know what they say about men that can cook.

  • He likes all kind of native food.

“I like Nsala soup, I like Egusi soup, and I like Vegetable soup. I love anything that is native and healthy. People ask me “Do you eat garri?” and I’m like “I’m a Nigerian, why won’t I do all those things. There is no forming in that one, I love local dishes.”

  • He loves confident, fit, smart and clean women.

“Is there such a thing as an Ideal woman? The best I can say is; let her just be fit, confident and smart. Sometimes people try to get confused about size and all that. I think if she is confident, fit, smart and clean, then she is good to go.

She has to be spiritually sound. Not a saint, but at least well enough to be able to pray. A prayerful wife is very necessary.

She should be mentally sound. I need someone who can keep up with certain things that I talk about. Emotionally she has to be someone patient, because sometimes I need patience. A sexy woman is made up of confidence"

  • He loves animals and nature.

“If I could be given a chance for a vacation, I would go somewhere with a lot of trees, and a lot of animals".

  • He used to be in a singing group in high school.

  • He loves arts, poetry and drama.

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