Segun Ogungbe (born 28 March 1970) is a leading Nollywood (Yoruba) actor and movie producer and director.
Real Facts About Segun Ogungbe
- Birth Name: Segun Ogungbe
- Born: 28 March 1970
- Age: 52 years old
- Birth Place: Ibadan
- State Of Origin: Ogun State
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Spouse: Omowunmi Ajiboy (m. 2015), Atinuke Ogungbe
- Occupation: Actor • Film Maker
- Net Worth: N/A
Early Life & Education
Segun Ogungbe was born on March 28, 1970, in the ancient city of Ibadan.
His father Pa Ogungbe was a tailor by profession who sew the clothes of Hannah Awolowo (Obafemi Awolowo’s wife) in the ’50s.
He is the nephew of renowned Nollywood actor and filmmaker, Akin Ogungbe who passed away in November 2012.
His uncle was known to have married 20 wives and birthed 50 children. Though raised in Ibadan, Segun Ogungbe hails from Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Segun Ogungbe completed his First School Leaving Certificate and West African School Certificate in Ibadan, Oyo State.
At the young age of three, Segun Ogungbe debuted in his first movie. As he grew older he discovered his passion for acting and decided to pursue the career fully.
In 1996, he started his own film company, Segun Ogungbe Films. He was thrust into the limelight after he produced the movie Ibi Giga where he played the lead role.
He was thrust into the limelight after he produced the movie Ibi Giga where he played the lead role.
He won the City People Movie Special Recognition Award.
In 2018, he was nominated for Best Movie Of The Year at the City People Entertainment Awards.
While in 2019, he was nominated for Movie Personality Of The Year (Yoruba) at the City People Entertainment Awards.