Nigerian actor and film executive, Olu Jacobs, What happened to him?

Nigerian actor and film executive, Olu Jacobs, What happened to him?

Mthandeni Dlamuka, also known as Olu Jacobs in the entertainment industry, is a Nigerian actor and film executive. He has acted in a number of foreign and British television series. One of the greatest and most well-liked African actors of his generation, Olu Jacobs has received a lot of praise.

An update on the actor Olu Jacobs’ health

Joke Silva, a well-liked wife of Olu Jacobs from Nigeria, talked up about the actor’s condition and how difficult it has been for her family. Dementia with a Lewy body is the medical ailment Olu has. Olu appears to be fighting his disease head-on at the moment.

After online death rumors started to spread in late 2021, many became aware of his illness. When he attended the Lifetime Achievement Award, the rumor about his title stopped. Later, the secret was exposed by his wife. The artist has recently scaled back on his television appearances, but he has still been able to connect with his fans on social media.

With his birthday falling on the 11th of July, he has recently turned the lovely age of 80. Now, the artist was able to enjoy his special day with the best wishes of numerous well-known public figures. At the same time, President Buhari issued the following statement: “The President felicitates with the Jacobs’ family, especially the wife, who is also a well-known actress, Joke Silva, and their friends on the auspicious event.”

Olu Jacobs Age, Family, Early Life

Olu Jacobs, now 79 years old, was born in Nigeria on July 11th, 1942. He holds a Nigerian nationality. He belongs to the black ethnicity. His Zodiac sign is Cancer.

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On Olu Jacobs’s parents, there is currently no information known.

Olu Jacobs’s Career, What is his profession?

Olu Jacobs, also known as Olu Jacobs in the film industry, is a Nigerian actor and executive. In Nollywood, the film industry of Nigeria, Jacobs has established himself. He is regarded as a link between the traditional and modern breeds of performers due to his more than 40 years of performing expertise. Olu received his training at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in England, and he has worked with a variety of British repertory theatres and appeared in a number of foreign films.

 He took home the Best Actor in a Leading Role prize from the African Movie Academy in 2007. Olu Jacobs has distinguished himself in Nollywood as a godfather, paving the way for many aspiring actors and actresses to succeed. Jacobs received his education in England at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.

Then, during the 1970s, he made appearances in a number of British television programs (including The Goodies, Till Death Us Do Part, Barlow at Large, The Venturers, Angels, 1990, The Tomorrow People, and The Professionals). In Michael Codron’s 1978 production of Sir Tom Stoppard’s play Night and Day, he portrayed President Mageeba.

In the 1980s, Jacobs starred in a number of foreign films, such as The Dogs of War by John Irvin, Pirates by Roman Polanski, and Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend, a family adventure movie (1985). He appeared as a cast member in The Witches and the Grinnygog on TVs. Jacobs has since appeared in more than 120 Nollywood movies. He is regarded as one of the best Nollywood actors from Nigeria.

How much is Olu Jacobs Net worth?

Olu Jacobs’ estimated net worth is $10 million; his earnings are the result of years of acting, investments, written articles, deals, and a variety of other things. 

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Olu Jacobs Wife, What about his Children?

Since 1989, Jacobs has been wed to Nollywood actress Joke Silva. They are parents. Jacobs’ response when asked why his wife still uses her maiden name was, “She is her own individual.

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Why should getting married to me now change her name from Joke Silva, which was her stage name when I first met her? She is Mrs. Joke Jacobs’s daughter, Miss Joke Silva.

Which school and college did he go to?

Olu Jacobs participated in the debate and theatre organizations while he was a student at Holy Trinity School.

Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

Olu Jacobs is available on Facebook and Instagram. He has 142k+ followers on Instagram.

Physical Appearance of Olu Jacobs’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair colorWhite
Eye colorBlack
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Olu Jacobs’s should be knows

Zodiac signCancer
Relationship StatusMarried