Who is Jimmy Odukoya?
Jimmy Odukoya is a Nigerian actor and pastor who is best known for his romantic roles in Nollywood movies and for being the son of late Pastor Bimbo Odukoya of Fountain of Life Church, Nigeria.
Full data profile of Jimmy Odukoya
|Full name||Oluwajimi Othniel Odukoya|
|State of origin||Kaduna State|
|State of residence||Lagos|
|Career||Actor, gospel rap artiste, pastor|
Jimmy Odukoya’s Childhood
Though a native of Kaduna State, Jimmy Odukoya was born in Lagos State. He is the son of late Pastor Bimbo Odukoya and Pastor Taiwo Odukoya of Fountain of Life Church. Jimmy Odukoya’s mother, Bimbo Odukoya, died in the ill-fated Sosoliso plane crash in December 2005, along with 102 other passengers.
Jimmy Odukoya’s father who is also the senior pastor of Fountain of Life Church, 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.
Jimmy Odukoya’s Education
Jimmy Odukoya schooled abroad, in the United States. He got his first degree in Business Administration (Advertising minor) from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Jimmy Odukoya also holds an MBA in Business Administration from the same university.
Odukoya moved back to Nigeria from the United States in 2010. That same year, Jimmy was made the assistant pastor of Church 3:16 which is the youth ministry arm of The Fountain of Life Church.
Jimmy Odukoya’s Acting Career
Jimmy Odukoya began acting a few years ago but has featured in over 150 Nigerian movies. Jimmy Odukoya mostly appear in romantic roles in his movies.
Jimmy Odukoya’s Movies
- Celebrity Marriage
- A Lot Like Love
- Love In Sight
- Baby Palaver
- Cooked Up Love
- Baby Shower
- The Bling Lagosians
Jimmy Odukoya’s Marriage and Wife
Actor and pastor Jimmy Odukoya is married to London-raised English graduate Oluwakemi Folashade Banjoko, now known as Kemi Odukoya. Jimmy Odukoya and his wife, Kemi had their wedding in London on March 9, 2013. The couple is blessed with two beautiful children – a boy and a girl.
Jimmy Odukoya’s Net Worth
The exact net worth of Nollywood actor Jimmy Odukoya is currently not known. An estimate of Jimmy Odukoya’s net worth based on calculated earnings from his income streams puts it at around N200 million naira.
Other Interesting Facts About Jimmy Odukoya
Apart from acting and pastoral work, Jimmy Odukoya 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 on social media
Jimmy Odukoya’s personal website is www.jimmyodukoya.com.