Charles Okocha is a Nollywood actor, comedian, artist, and rapper who is famously known as ‘Igwe 2Pac’ due to his mannerisms and his style in the tons of Nigerian movies he has played in.
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Date of Birth: July 5th, 1976
Education: Not Available
Occupation: Actor, Comedian, Rapper, Businessman
Net Worth: $500,000-$800,000
Who is Charles Okocha?
Charles Okocha, aka Igwe 2Pac, is a prominent Nigerian actor who is known for mostly his roles in the many movies he has played as a bad abroad or American returnee.
He has been known for this hilarious American accent and he has owned and bastardized the American accent in almost all his movies. He is also known for playing the characters of a gangster or playboy in his movies.
He first played in the movie titled ‘Wasted Years’ in 2001 where even though he played one of the minor roles, his character was significant and memorable that the audience never forgot him after that and that would be the beginning of his game in the industry.
He was born on July 5th, 1976.
Charles Okocha is also an artist, a rapper, and who has released some songs we will be sharing later in this biography.
Charles Okocha was born in Anambra State, in the Southeastern part of Nigeria. However, he had his early Life in Surulere, Lagos State, Nigeria which is the Southwestern part of the country.
Charles Okocha completed his primary and secondary education in Nigeria and after he gained his West African Examination Council Certificate, he moved to the United States to continue his education.
Further details about his education are not available at the moment but we will ensure we update this section when we have the right information.
Charles Okocha Career
Charles Okocha’s acting career would begin in 2001 where he officially played in a movie, ‘Wasted Years’ that put him into the limelight.
In an interview, he had revealed that landing a role in that movie was purely a coincidence as he met Tech Benson by chance on the streets of Surulere, Lagos State, who asked him if he wanted to be an actor.
He answered in the affirmative and was given a minor role in the movie, ‘Wasted Years’ to play which he did, delivered an excellent performance, and has since lived in the minds and hearts of the audience since then.
Wasted Years was a movie directed by Teco Benson and it is safe to say that Teco Benson played a significant role in helping Charles Okocha begin a career in acting.
He has since starred in more than 100 movies.
Charles Okocha doubles as a rapper and comedian who has appeared in several comedy skits with other top comedians in the likes of Broda Shaggi.
He has released a couple of songs, his debut single titled, ‘Amo Shine’s which was released in 2016.
Also, Charles Okocha is a businessman. He launched his clothing brand, ‘Nunu Clothing Line’ in 2020.
Charles Okocha’s movies
Rhythm Of Love (2005)
The Queen’s Request (2017)
Money Shrine (2018)
Pot of Cash (2018)
Three Thieves (2019)
The Notorious Royal Billionaire (2019)
Pound of Flesh (2020)
The Oracle of God (2020)
My Fiancée (2020)
Charles Okocha’s songs
Police Brutality (2018)
Shove It Up Your Ass (2018)
Charles Okocha’s Personal Life
This section addresses Charles Okocha’s relationship or marriage.
The Nollywood actor is currently single but has three children from different women.
Charles Okocha’s children
Charles Okocha is a father of three; two girls and a boy. One of the girls is a teenager now, Mercy, and the boy, Sean Okocha.
The Name of the second daughter is unknown at the moment.
Charles Okocha’s Net Worth
Charles Okocha’s net worth is estimated at around $500,000-$800,000.
Charles Okocha Social Media
You can follow or connect with Charles Okocha on Instagram at – @charles_okocha.
Charles Okocha Awards
Here are some of the awards and recognitions Charles Okocha has received since he came into the limelight:
Best New Actor at the Africa Movie Academy Awards
Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
Most Promising Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
As we have come to the end of this biography, it is important to mention that there are certain information about Charles Okocha that is yet to be confirmed.
Charles Okocha hails from Anambra State, however, some sources have claimed he has from Ụgbọelu, Delay State and was born there too instead of at the aforestated Anambra State.
Also, some other sources argue that Charles Okocha didn’t complete his studies in America; he didn’t stay long and came home to Nigeria to pursue an acting career.
The names of the schools he attended for both primary, high school, and graduate studies are yet to be disclosed.
Be rest assured that we are working towards verifying this information and will update every section when we have confirmed that they are the right information of Charles Okocha.