True facts about actor Saint Obi’s marriage, wife and children

Saint Obi whose real name is Obinna Nwafor is a veteran Nollywood actor, movie producer, director, and entrepreneur.

Saint Obi was born on November 16, 1965, and he is currently 56 years old.

In the peak of his career, Saint Obi was known for acting in action-thriller movies which earned him the title “Nigerian James Bond” among movie lovers.

Saint Obi joined the Nollywood industry in 1995 after graduating from the University of Jos with a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts in 1991.

Saint Obi’s acting career kicked off after he starred in an NTA commercial for Peugeot. His first movie titled ‘Take Me To Mama’ in 2001 was endorsed by Coca-Cola, and marketed and promoted by NTA.

Saint Obi starred as Jerry in the movie alongside Nollywood stars like Ebi Sam, Racheal Oniga, Nse Abel, and Enebeli Enebuwa.

Where is Saint Obi right now?

Veteran actor Saint Obi quit acting a few years ago to focus on the production and business part of the entertainment.

Saint Obi is the CEO of Agwhyte International Limited, a company with branches in both Nigeria and the US whose areas of business covers movie production, talent and brand management, as well as public relations.

Saint Obi is also the founder of a non-profit organization called Saint Obi Foundation (SOF).

Saint Obi’s marriage and wedding

Saint Obi married his wife, Lynda Saint Nwafor (née Amobi) in December 2006 at her hometown in Anambra State. Their marriage is blessed with 3 children, two boys and a girl.

Saint Obi with his kids

Saint Obi first marriage

According to reports, Saint Obi has been married twice. The actor’s first marriage was to the daughter of a Lagos-based pastor, according to reports. He married Lynda Amobi after his first marriage crashed.

Saint Obi Marital Issues and Messy Divorce

Saint Obi and his wife Lynda Saint Nwafor enjoyed a happy and controversy-free marriage for several years before issues set in.

According to information gathered by DNB Stories Africa, Saint Obi’s marital issues started around 2020 and while the exact cause of the couple’s fight was not known, there are reports that they have not been living together for several months.

Following their marital crisis, Saint Obi’s estranged wife, Lynda Saint Nwafor has reverted her name to her maiden name – Lynda Amobi (also written as Linda Amobi).

Saint Obi Divorce

The 56-year-old actor made headlines in February 2022 following reports that he has sued his estranged wife over the custody of his three children.

According to the suit documents, Obi is accusing his wife of denying him access to his three children and also alleging a threat to his life.

Their divorce case is still ongoing as of the time of updating this article (February 2022).

About Saint Obi’s wife, Lynda Saint Nwafor

Lynda Saint Nwafor is the estranged wife of Nollywood actor Saint Obi.

Saint Obi’s wife, Lynda, is a high-ranking official with MTN Nigeria. She is the General-Manager, Network Planning of MTN Nigeria and was also appointed as the Chief Technical Officer (CTO) of the firm in 2011.

The proud mother of three was seen shedding tears of joy when her husband held a surprise birthday party for her in July 2013.

Saint Obi’s children

Saint Obi is blessed with three adorable kids, a girl and two boys.

There is little to no information about the current ages of Saint Obi’s three children at the moment. It is only known that his first child (a boy) was born sometime in 2008.

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