Veteran Nigerian actor, Oludotun Baiyewu Jacobs popularly known as Olu Jacobs is 74 today.
Olu Jacobs was born on July 11, 1942, to parents from Egba Alake in Abeokuta, Ogun State. He had his Early Education at Holy Trinity School in Kano, Nigeria; thereafter he went to England to school at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in 1964. After his training at the Academy, he starred in several British Television series in the 1970s. Olu Jacobs has starred in over 160 Nollywood films.
Olu Jacobs is married to seasoned Nollywood actress – Joke Silva and they are blessed with children.
In recent years Olu Jacobs has received two, lifetime achievement awards. The first was at the maiden AMVCA Awards in 2013, and the second came during the 2016 AMAA awards. He was honoured alongside his wife; Joke Silva and RMD.
Olu Jacobs has received many national and international awards in the Industry for his outstanding achievements in acting. He is one of Nigeria’s most respected Actors.
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