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Omoni Oboli 10 things you should know about "The First Lady" actress

Today, April 22, 2016 is the talented Omoni Oboli's birthday, and to celebrate her, we have put together 10 things every fan should know about her.

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Omoni Oboli

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Omoni Oboli is an actress, producer and writer popular for hits like "Figurine," "Anchor Baby," "Being Mrs Elliott," "Wives on Strike" among others.

Today, April 22, 2016 is the talented actress' birthday, and to celebrate her, we have put together 10 things every fan should know about her.

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Here we go;

1.  Omoni Oboli holds a Bachelors Degree in Foreign Languages (majoring in French) from the University of Benin.

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Omoni Oboli

2. A native of Mosogar in Delta State, Oboli was born in Benin City in Edo State, Nigeria.

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Omoni Oboli shows off her adorable sons.

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3. The actress got her first two lead roles from Fidelis Duker in his movies "Not my Will‘" and "Destined to Die."

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Omoni Oboli

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4.  The actress met her husband Nnamdi Oboli for the first time in 1996. They started dating four years later and he proposed two weeks into their relationship. The couple have three handsome boys together.

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Omoni Oboli, Nnamdi Oboli

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5. In 2007, Oboli produced her first movie,"The Rivals," in partnership with Blessing Egbe.

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Omoni Oboli in epic throwback photo

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6. In 2014, she made her directorial debut with the movie "Being Mrs Elliott." In 2015, she released the comedy movie "The First Lady."

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Chioma Akpotha, Uche Jombo & Omoni Oboli

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7. Her 2016 movie "Wives on Strike" grossed over N15M in just three days.

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Omoni Oboli

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8. In 2015, she was announced as Nollywood/entertainment personality of the year by The Sun Newspaper.

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Omoni Oboli

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9. In November 2015, she signed an endorsement deal with Nunu milk as the brand ambassador.

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Omoni Oboli heading to the studio

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10. In March 2016, the actress landed an endorsement deal as the brand ambassador for Arik Air.

Watch actress' interview with Pulse Nigeria below.

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