Iluwajimi Othniel Odukoya popularly known as “Jimmy Odukoya” is a famous Nigerian Nollywood Actor, Pastor, Gospel Singer, Relationship Coach and a Consultant. Born April 27, 1990.
Jimmy is originally hails from Kaduna State, born and brought up in Lagos State Nigeria. He is the son of late Mr & Mrs Pastor Taiwo Odukoya and Pastor Bimbo Odukoya of Fountain of Life Church.
Jimmy schooled overseas, in the United States. He got his first degree in Business Administration (Advertising minor) from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He also obtained an MBA in Business Administration from the same university.
In 2005 his mother, Mrs Bimbo Odukoya, died in the ill-fated Sosoliso plane crash. Jimmy’s father Pastor Taiwo Odukoya remarried in 2010 to a South African woman named Rosemary Simangele Zulu. Jimmy Odukoya has four siblings, two sisters from his late mother and two stepbrothers from his father’s new wife.
Odukoya moved back to Nigeria from the United States in 2010. Same year, Jimmy was made the assistant pastor of Church 3:16 which is the youth ministry arm of The Fountain of Life Church.
HIS ACTING CAREER
Jimmy Odukoya began his acting career serveral years ago. He has starrred in more than 80 Nigerian Nollywood movies which includes ” Baby Shower”, ” Cooked Up Love”, The Bling Lagosians”, “Baby Palava”, Celebrity Marriage”, A Lot Like Love”, Love In Sight and lots more. He mostly emerge in romantic roles in his movies.
HIS MUSICAL CAREER
Aside acting and his pastoral work, Jimmy is also a gospel musician, motivational speaker, relationship coach and a certified consultant. One of Jimmy Odukoya’s most notable songs as a singer is “Stand By Me”.
Jimmy Odukoya is recently married to London-raised English graduate Oluwakemi Folashade Banjoko, popularly known as Kemi Odukoya and their marriage is blessed with two beautiful children a boy and a girl.
AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
Jimmy has got numerous nominations such as AMVCA and City People Movie Award for Best Supporting Actor of the Year (English)
Net Worth Inview.
SOCIAL MEDIA PROFILE
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