Olu Jacobs Biography: First Wife, Age, Net Worth, Children, Health, Awards, Movies

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Oludotun Baiyewu Jacobs (born 11 July 1942), known globally as Olu Jacobs, is a renowned Nigerian actor, businessman, and film executive. 

He has starred in several British television series and international films. Olu Jacobs has been hailed by many as one of the greatest and most widely respected African actors of his generation.

With Pete Edochie, he is considered by several media, film commentators, critics, and other actors to be one of the most influential African actors. He is widely regarded as a cultural icon. He is seen as the bridge between the old Actors and the new ones.

Olu Jacobs has made his mark in Nigeria’s movie industry. With more than 40 years of acting experience, he is seen as a bridge between actors’ old and new breeds. Trained at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, England, he worked with various repertoire theatres in Britain and starred in some international movies.

Full Name: Oludotun Baiyewu Jacobs
Stage Name: Olu Jacobs
Born: 11 July 1942 
Place of Birth: Abeokuta, Ogun, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Ogun State
Nationality: Nigerian
Height: 1,61 m
Parents: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Wife • Spouse: Joke Silva (m. 1989)
Girlfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: Olusoji Jacobs, Olugbenga Jacobs, Dayo Jacobs
Occupation: Actor • TV Personality
Net Worth: US$3.5 million

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