Actor Of The Week – Femi Branch

Femi Branch is a Nollywood actor, filmmaker, poet, playwright, producer and director.

Born in the month of May 1970. He attended both his primary and secondary school education in Lagos and got his Bachelor of Arts degree from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ibadan. While in school, he started acting on stage, in 1991 and his first Yoruba stage play was Eniya.

His rise to stardom started when he starred in a Television Soap Opera as an actor whose role was Oscar titled “Domino.”

The 49-year-old actor has starred in over 100 movies such as;

  • The Italian Job,
  • Oju Odeda,
  • Obirin Ale,
  • Eni Ija Oba,
  • Abela Pupa,
  • Away from home,
  • Teni Benson and many more…

Some of the movies are of his production and direction. He is currently on scene one movie production series, titled Ayetoro Town by Funke Akindele-Bello, whose role is that of the King…available on YouTube.

Femi Branch is a father to two lovely kids and a husband to his lovely latest bride after his failed marriage and also added a new title to his achievements as the Jagun Asa Of Edeland.

He has bagged various awards and recognitions, such as;

  • Special Recognition by the African Youth Council,
  • Special Recognition Award by the Ambassadors of O.A.U. Ile Ife
  • Special University Award from the University of Ilorin.
  • Actor of the Year by Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Ogun state and many more!

His estimated net worth rounded up to $400,000.

However, he has promised not to let his new chieftaincy title from Ede as the Jagun Asa of Edeland, get in the way of his first love, acting, as he wouldn’t want to make any more mistakes in his career as did he in his previous marriage. He has continued to excel which has made him relevant in the Entertainmen Industry. Truly, he is a many of many talents!

Did you know that Femi Branch was the one on an MTN TV Commercial called Dance With Me as far back as 2003? Ok, now you do!

He was accused of domestic violence by his ex-wife but has tried to stay out of controversies despite the industry he is in.

That is why he is our actor of the week!

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