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Olumide Oworu Seven things you should know about the "Shuga" actor

Get to know more about the rising star.

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Olumide Oworu


Many of you know Olumide Oworu as Weki from season three and four of MTV’s drama series Shuga. The question is how much do you really know about the fast rising actor? 

Pulse Movies presents a list of things you probably didn’t know about the actor.

Olumide Oworu, actor plays 'Weki' on MTV "Shuga" play

Olumide Oworu, actor plays 'Weki' on MTV "Shuga"

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1. Olumide Oworu was born on December 11, 1994. This year he turned 21.

2. Shuga is not the only TV series he plays a role on. He also stars in Africa Magic series “The Johnsons”.

3. He is also a rapper and a model.

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Oworu working the runway

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4. He plays the role of Edwin in Frankie Ogar’s film “A Soldier’s Story”.

5. On his 21st birthday he was announced as a nominee in the Best Supporting Actor category of the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for his role in “A Soldier’s Story”.

Olumide Oworu at the AMVCA 2016 nominees announcement and party play

Olumide Oworu at the AMVCA 2016 nominees announcement and party


6. Oworu also featured in Nigerian TV series “Everyday People”.

7. He is currently studying Mass Communication at the University of Babcock.

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