0 notes. As a voracious reader, which is the best book that you have read? Is he rugged? I have a very wonderful wife. Not the same day. Not at all. #Alex Usifo. Funny enough, she was not watching me on television then. During that period at Babcock, he was elected the president of the outgoing Post-Graduate students in 2016 - the year he graduated. Nollywood Actor, Alex Usifo has made a shocking revelation in a recent interview.Speaking about the food he eats and the drink he takes, the actor revealed that he has never tasted alcoho He was born in Lagos on the 16th of April 1953 to a lovely couple - Mr Barnabas and Mrs Patricia Anobi Omiagbo. He simply sees himself as a Nigerian and the name too implies that he is a lover of mankind. The actor known for his strict and harsh roles is believed by many to be under some sort of influence to be acting such roles but now he has proven himself to be an honorary man. They are blessed with four great children – Sarah, Isaac, David and Osedebame. Alex Usifo is a member of AGN … I wouldn’t say my very first role was a tough one. During my secondary school days. If I’m not, I just stay at home and read the word of God. I saw it and I knew I liked it and that was it. He also talked about other interesting issues. I’ve always been righteous. Well, if I’m working, very busy. I first saw her photograph and I liked what I saw and you know, through her sister, I met her physically, liked what I saw…There was a witness in my spirit that she was going to be my wife. Alex and his wife, Princess got married in 1993. Alex Usifo Omiagbo, Actor: The Guilty 2. I’m not white. But I think that if these associations are sincere, honest…they may be able to address the problems. LEGENDARY actor Olu Jacobs has been married to veteran actress Joke Silva for close to four decades. He simply sees himself as a Nigerian and the name too implies that he is a lover of mankind. I learn from my mistakes. He’s a totally detribalized Nigerian. He shared with us his unfinished business at SS Peter and Paul Seminary in Ibadan (Oyo State) where he took a shot at priesthood; his other side as well as so many other things. So, what do you think is the way forward or the easy way out of the doldrums? Because Jesus is our role model. His father worked with the Central Bank of Nigeria at different branches in the country and rose to a managerial level before retirement. Alex and his wife, Princess got married in 1993. I will say no because I’m a very hopeful person. (Thinks for some seconds) Em…If I have to think about it, it means I don’t have any (Laughs). For how long have you been like this? I don’t eat Post was not sent - check your email addresses! I met her through her senior sister who was my model because I used to have a modeling agency. 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(Interruption) So, you were once in the seminary? It does not change. The Return of the Native by Jimmy Atteh. Even without knowing any man of God, if you know the Bible and that God created us, that’s enough. Doctor Tried To Strangle Sons Before Hanging Self, Edo State Head Of Service Kidnapped By Gunmen, Driver Killed, Buhari Presents Proposed 2021 Budget, Lists Achievements. Alex Usifo was born in Lagos to Mr Barnabas and Mrs Patricia Anobi Omiagbo. Then the roles he plays in movies, either as a powerful and rich chief or no-nonsense man.“People see me and call me movie chief. How did you come about playing tough and wicked roles? Exciting in the sense that I enjoyed the whole thing; the directing, the acting and the few people I met on the set. It was that time I met my wife. Alex Usifo is an accomplished Nigerian actor, rated one of the richest, highly creative, talented and most influential with a net worth of about $3 million dollars. He later opened his own Silver and Gold Productions agency, featuring models such as Sandra Petgrave and Toyin Raji. It was after we had met that she realised that, ‘oh this guy is the actor I have been seeing on television’. No! In rating,Are you a good cook? He also loves and wants to be loved in return. In the late 80s/early 90s, Usifo founded a modelling agency in partnership with Andy Amenechi. Alex actually means a lover of mankind. But Mr. Usifo-Omiagbo, ever clean-shaven and with this incomprehensible serious-minded look, is human after all. (Smiles) Alex Usifo-Omiagbo is a born-again Christian. They have their weaknesses, but the fact that they fight for human rights, that’s what I like about them. VETERAN ACTOR, ALEX USIFO-OMIAGBO OPENS UP ON HIS LIFE, CAREER AND FAMILY. Entertainer recently secured an interview with the thespian, which actually unearthed what took him away from Nollywood for long. I try and do some sit ups and press-ups because I have the propensity to be fat. He also featured in Ola Rotimi’s ‘Our Husband Has Gone Mad Again!’ which was also staged at the National Theatre. This video is unavailable. Let’s talk about your family… The show was a huge success as it broke ground in television because a few soap operas existed then. Following his graduation from High School, he worked at NTA Benin (then Midwest Television). So, I walked up to the controller of Drama, NTA, Ilorin (Kwara), Ray Yusuph. These are very smart questions. Yes! Prior to acting, he had worked at different media houses such as Radio Nigeria Lagos, Voice of Nigeria, NTA Ilorin and so on. (Laughs) The Holy Bible is the best, the book of life. Even among artistes. He also starred in ‘Super Story’, ‘This Life’ and has starred in over 100 Nollywood movies, some of which include ‘Okoro the Prince’, ‘Strong Men at Work’, ‘Trumpet of Death’, ‘Who Am I, Final Point’, ‘The Guilty’, ‘Azima, Silent Night’, ‘Desperadoes’, ‘My Love’, ‘Classical Fraud’, ‘Dangerous Sisters’, ‘A Soldier’s Story 2: Return From The Dead’ and many others. They may not be able to do it immediately, but I believe that if they are sincere, they can do it someday. I left on my own. Who is Alex Usifo-Omiagbo? Alex Usifo Returns To Acting After PhD Program At Babcock University, Advises Young Nollywood Actors Veteran actor, Alex Omiagbo Usifo in this recent interview with The Entertainer revealed why he was missing in action on the screen for a long time. They are blessed with four great children – Sarah, Isaac, David and Osedebame. The actor – who lost his mother in 1970; became born-again in 1991 and once hawked fried fish and fruits to complement his parents’ meager earning – spoke with AZUH ARINZE. He also took lead roles ‘in Natas’ and ‘Two People’. I like human rights people: Martin Luther King Jnr., Mandela, Gani. I used to be a good cook but not anymore because I have a wife who is quite good and my children are also good. They are blessed with four great children - Sarah, Isaac, David and Osedebame. What has people’s reaction towards you been like, considering that most of them find it difficult to separate the actor from the real person? His father worked with the Central Bank of Nigeria at different branches in the country and rose to a managerial level before retirement. VETERAN ACTOR, ALEX USIFO BAGS A PHD AT BABCOCK UNIVERSITY Nollywood Veteran actor, Alex Usifo Omiagbo who is a lecturer at the department of History and international studies at Babcock University in Ogun State, Nigeria, had his convocation yesterday at the same University where he bagged a PHD, currently Mr Alex is now a Doctor. Alex Usifo had wanted to become a catholic priest before he changed his mind. But I can’t say I hate that because it is an element of love. Though Alex wanted to become a catholic priest, he changed his mind and left the seminary. He simply sees himself as a Nigerian and the name too implies that he is a lover of mankind. He met his wife, Princess ten years after 1990, and they got married in 1993. Maybe we should stop there. It’s an experience I like recounting because he was there and he kept on encouraging me. My wife is beautiful, she is God fearing, very loving, very caring, understanding…. And that justifies why he doesn’t like talking about tribes or where he is from. It was Dede (Mabiaku) that told me about it. Maybe I should say before I started acting, I had desired it and somehow I just knew I could do it without any formal training. I watched movies al-right, but I never wanted to be the John Wayne. © 2020 - Yes International! It’s only natural for people to think that you act who you are. After a few years in Lagos, they moved to the city of Ibadan (Smiles) Alex Usifo-Omiagbo is a born-again Christian. He participated in stage plays including ‘Awero’, staged at the National Theatre, Iganmu. Do you have any regret? Congrats to him . You know, I’ve never really thought about these, but I know I’m a very selfless person. Why did you drop out? The industry is young and vibrant, but like other businesses or industries, it has its problems too. Now, let’s go personal. (Laughs) This is an in-depth interview o! Famous for his clean-shaven head, veteran actor, Alex Omiagbo Usifo has been missing in action for quite a long time, thus raising eyebrows among his numerous fans and admirers. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Excerpts…. So, I played the villain. READ ALSO Alex Usifo: The Making of A Nollywood Veteran “However, for those who think that I would have about 20 wives like my uncle; all I have to say is that they should mind their business”. You just finished another movie, Dirty Game. He met his wife, Princess ten years after 1990, and they got married in 1993. That’s what I believe. My wife likes dialogue and I normally create room for that…We can always talk things over. That’s a long story I wouldn’t like to delve into. Okay, what do you like most about yourself? Enjoy it. Though Alex wanted to become a catholic priest, he changed his mind and left the seminary. What’s your day usually like? How often do you shop for food? I can please people and displease myself. Maybe we should stop there. He was part of the crew that covered FESTAC ’77 for BON (Broadcasting Organization of Nigeria). On one occasion, I was invited to Turning Wheel by Jab Adu. That’s all. (Cuts in) My wife is Princess. Published on March 26, 2018. Okay, since you don’t want to tell us why, tell us what you hate about yourself? Multiple award-winning Nigerian actor and one of the fathers of Nollywood, Alex Usifo, was born in Lagos to Mr Barnabas and Mrs Patricia Anobi Omiagboon Watch Queue Queue Queue The towering, baritone actor whose signature look is a clean-shaven head – his attempt at standing out as an artiste, is a member of Actors’ Guild of Nigeria, Directors’ Guild of Nigeria and Association of Movie Producers. They plot to take over the Castle with their power prowess and good looks. By. From there, we started dating, a courtship started, it lasted for 3 solid years before we finally got married. (Smiles) Alex Usifo-Omiagbo is a born-again Christian. You have not been embarrassed on the road before because of your bad roles? He actually took me to Zeb Ejiro because he was in Vendetta and said I will fit in. My wife was shocked day she discovered I was an actor –Alex Usifo written by Igbokwe John March 19, 2018 Famous for his clean-shaven head, veteran actor, Alex Omiagbo Usifo has been missing in action for quite a long time, thus raising eyebrows among his numerous fans and admirers. I’ve always wanted to be myself. Alex Usifo Praises Wife As He Reveals Secret Of 25 Year Old Marriage, Says Men Will High Morals Don’t Cheat. If you talk about men of God in this country, or anywhere, I like Jesus because Jesus is our role model. He just gave me a role (Mr. Davis) to go and study and I studied it and we went on set. He started attending NTA, Victoria Island to take part in the weekly series ‘At Your Service’ and was part of NTA productions’ ‘Echoes of Life’ and ‘Turning Wheel’ between 1984 and 1987. After a few years in Lagos, they moved to the city of Ibadan where Alex had his basic/primary education and then to Edo State after the civil war to complete his secondary education at St. John Bosco’s Grammar School, Ubiaja. There are certain people in the profession who are not supposed to be there. Two things distinguish the career of actor Alex Usifo. In the series, Caroline is tied to the family of a corrupt police officer DSP Johnson Gomez played by Alex Usifo and his illegitimate son Soji played by Baaj Adebule. Nollywood actor Alex Usifo has finally revealed the secret of his 25 year old marriage which produced 4 children. How will you describe the movie, Dirty Game? The Quest for power and fame with fortune becomes obvious by the vicious Gomez Family who will Stop at nothing but to put the Adesanya’s Down. What I think is that some people should think very well before jumping in…It is like some jumping into journalism. How did you meet her, that is, your wife? That was the first bad role and that kind of inspired me before I got Talab Abass in Ripples. Let me ask you this final question, why do you want to be like Jesus? That particular role was Vendetta. Share; Tweet; 2 Comments “Men Will High Morals Who Follow The Word Of God Don’t Cheat” – Alex Usifo. Except that it wasn’t consistent then. They are blessed with four great children – Sarah, Isaac, David and Osedebame. Quite challenging and exciting. Alex Usifo. His Net Worth. We have two kids, a girl and a boy. The only person I’ve always loved is Jesus Christ. After five years of very active service at NTA Benin, in 1978, he gained admission into SS Peter and Paul Major Seminary, Bodija, Ibadan to be trained for the Catholic priesthood. A trademark, identity or what? She hardly complains, instead we sit down and discuss. Alex actually means a lover of mankind. He met his wife, Princess ten years after [1990], and they got married in 1993. It is no gainsaying that made a name for himself long before Nollywood became existent. For these couple, both of who are iconic actors, divorce or … Maybe we should stop there. She does not complain. Read Also: 15 Nollywood Stars Known For Their Trademark Roles. It was once widely reported that the actor was married to two best friends. And that justifies why he doesn’t like talking about tribes or where he is from. What does your wife dislike about you? Sometimes, it may be orange or grape and it would be well refrigerated. And that justifies why he doesn’t like talking about tribes or where he is from. It covers all aspects of life – physical, spiritual, financial, just name it. Funnily, I wasnt auditioned. Maybe I should use a scripture here. He also began a modelling agency in partnership with Andy Amenechi in the early 90’s and later established his own Silver and Gold Productions agency while featuring models such as Sandra Petgrave and Toyin Raji. What role did you play there? 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