This article contains everything you need to know about Nigerian actor Tomiwa Tegbe
Who is Tomiwa Tegbe?
Tomiwa Tegbe is a Nigerian actor best known for his role as Wasiu in the MTV Shuga Naija series and as the bubbly James in the Africa Magic TV series, My Sibblings and I.
Full data of Nigerian actor Tomiwa Tegbe
|Full Name||Tomiwa Tegbe|
|Birthday||May 22, 1990|
|State of Origin||Oyo State|
|Place of Residence||Lagos|
Tomiwa Tegbe’s Childhood and Education
Nollywood actor Tomiwa Tegbe was born in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. He also grew up in Ibadan and had most of his early education there. For his tertiary education, Tomiwa Tegbe attended the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB) where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Management and Toxicology.
Tomiwa Tegbe’s Acting Career
Tomiwa Tegbe ventured into acting about 9 years ago, in 2011. Tomiwa Tegbe’s earliest movie role was in Niyi Akinmolayan’s drama film “Valour” which also starred Wole Ojo and Ivie Okujaye.
Talking about the beginning of his acting journey, Tomiwa Tegbe said he landed his first lead role in a movie from his first audition.
The 30-year-old actor said:
“I got my first lead role from the very first audition I attended while I was on break in school and that sort of gave me the much-needed conviction that this might just be worth turning into a career and here I am now. Been a bumpy ride but I’m grateful for the process.”
Tomiwa Tegbe’s acting career has seen amazing progress over the years. The young star has gone on to feature in over 15 movies, short films and TV series.
Tomiwa Tegbe’s movies and series include:
- MTV Shuga
- My Sibblings and I
- On The Real
- Three Is Company
- Ehi’s Bitters
- How To Marry A Billionaire, etc
Tomiwa Tegbe’s awards and nominations:
Tomiwa won the Fast Rising Actor of the Year award at the 2019 Starzz Awards event held in Lagos.
Other Interesting Facts To Know About Tomiwa Tegbe
Apart from acting, Tomiwa Tegbe also likes to draw. As an illustrator, Tomiwa creates drawings that can be used in newspapers, magazines, books and catalogues. Tomiwa is also a comics books lover. He said he likes to smell camphor and petrol but hates to come in contact with onions.
Tomiwa Tegbe is also best friends with his co-MTV Shuga actor, Chimezie Imo.
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