Olu Jacobs – Biography

Full Name: Olu Jacobs

Stage Name: Olu Jacobs

Place of Birth: Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria


Date of Birth: 11th of July 1942

Marriage Status: Married to actress, Joke Jacobs (nee Silva)

Children: 2 sons

Education: Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, England

Languages: English


Occupation: Actor,

Awards: 2007 African Movie Academy Award (AMAA) for Best Actor in a Leading Role

Achievements: Featured in over 20 movies and counting

Biography: In 1964, he left Nigeria for England to school at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, England. After graduation, he worked with various repertoire theatres in Britain and also a member of National Theatre of Great Britain. He returned to Nigeria in the early 80?s and starred in Third Eye. His first movie, produced by AA production was ‘Vigilante’. He has featured in over 130 movies. He is fondly called Uncle Olu.



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30 Responses to "Olu Jacobs – Biography"

  1. abu nana fatimah says:


  2. Osman Jalloh says:

    Nice work Uncle Jacobs, I really luv all movies. Much luv;-)

  3. Patricia Odiaka says:

    Happy Birthday sir, wishing long life, good health, God blessings and properity.

  4. Remilekun Koleosho says:

    Hbd 2 u sir, wish u llnp nd more years to come.

  5. Anonymous says:


  6. Olagunju Temitope says:

    happy birth day to u sir.

  7. Ibrahim Shuaibu says:

    Zanyi matukan farinciki idan sakona yaje gareka, duk wasa idan baka'aciki bana sayenshi, saboda son ka the nakeyi. Ina maka murna the kacika shekara saba'in (70 years) Allah yasama rayuwarka allbarka.Nagode.

  8. Tcpraise Awuzie says:

    2day a genius is born, an achiever is gven 2 d world, U hv made positive impact 2 our generatn, bravo…. Happy belated birthday 2 a great man.

  9. Mr frank c.u. ogbonna. says:

    u are a great father an intelegent one in that…….. all ur movies where well educating, and i mostly do like watching any movie that u are in the picture, u a nice man, autho we have not meet… but ur physical appearence speaks that.. i have alot, but just to wish u a wounderful and cool celebration, u will live to see ur great grand children in jesus name Amen God bless u belove father, Happy Birthday sir! chaoo! ever Humble frank c.u.ogbonna

  10. Oluwatola kolawole says:

    sir you have done so well . my prayer is for God to lavish you with good health, and sound mind.

  11. Anonymous says:

    olu jacob is a father indeed

  12. Anonymous says:

    Marriage Status:nakubali

  13. Oladeji Hannah Temi says:

    long life to you sir,we love you

  14. Grace obansa says:

    You are my role model and you like my father I love u

  15. clovis says:

    Uncle Olu I wish you long life and more knowledge in your great acting skills and I wish to enter Bollywood sir

  16. goodnews friday says:

    sir ur movie touched the heart, like beauty and beast, i was emotionally touch, ride on sir and keep the fire burning.

  17. Clement Arimoh says:

    Wow!! Am glad to know that i am Mr Olu Jacobs birthday mate.we are great people.

  18. Dafre t Lagufre says:

    Yeah,man…..he is all that I know when it come to the act.that man is a major man…..myself is a (Actor) and I refered to him as a (HERO OF THEATRE)

  19. pretty says:

    Baba olu keep on so that your days maybe long and we nigerans a proud you esa

  20. GODDY XY says:

    U too hot witch no fit touch u, u dey burn like fire. u go dey excel dey go,

  21. Morgan peace i leav in benin i am 13yrs old am in ss1 i saw ur wife nd children nd ur histroy thank God for de life of ur familly. Sir i need ur help i wanna be an actress but i dont knw hw to go into it pls help m as u do god will blesse says:

    Gud evenin Sir,sir i need ur help i promiss i wont let u down plssssss u knw am still a child so i alway thinkin about actin i am lost because no body to put me tru pls help me

  22. Morgan peace says:

    My name is peace am from benin i am in 13yrs old ss1 student i am delta igbo by tribe . I saw ur wife, children nd ur histroy too thank God for given u de strenght to train ur children nd for blessin ur familly.sir please i need ur help i am lost because no body could show me de way to success sir am begin u help me wel am an actress in benin not porpular anyway dey sald in anytin dey most learn so sir am learnin but i need ur help.that is all i have to say as u help me GOD will blesse u nd if u did not God will still blesse u (amen)thanks for reading

  23. Esnarth Ngulube says:

    Hie sir My name is Esnarth and am Malawian by nationality, am 23 yrs of age. I have a dream of becoming an actress and i dont have further education but i wish i can i have an actress one day. But i need ur help as i watch ur movies i get touched. Pliz help mi papa!

  24. Frank S. Cooper, jr says:

    Many wishes to Olu Jacobs for his activeness at this stage. may God Almighty blessed u in all of

  25. nanaba collins says:

    I really luv all your movies, may the good Lord bless u with healthy life and long life , uncle jac…..


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