Olga Syahputra

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Olga Syahputra
Born Yoga Syahputra
(1983-02-08) February 8, 1983 (age 31)
Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia
Occupation
Years active 2003–present
Website
Olga Syahputra Profile Website

Yoga Syahputra better known as Olga Syahputra (born February 8, 1983), is an Indonesian actor, comedian, singer and host. Olga often plays transvestites but he being a homosexual.[1]

Career[edit]

Olga Syahputra was born in Jakarta, Indonesia, on February 8, 1983 the eldest of seven brothers. He is known for his sissy act and is currently one of the most successful Indonesian entertainers. Olga Syahputra was seen in numerous Indonesia TV programs especially during Ramadhan festive every year. As a youth, he was just a fan who often asked for autographs and photographs of his idols. He was fortunate to be offered a role in the movie Lenong Bocah. His role required him to take advanced training in Padang-Java[clarification needed] at the Sanggar Ananda owned by Aditya Gumay. As he had no money, Olga was forced to sell a refrigerator to pay for classes. A friend, Bertrand Antolin, later purchased a new refrigerator for him.[2]

While active at Sanggar Ananda, Olga worked frequently, though the parts were small. Olga was also an assistant to the singer Rita Sugiarto. Perseverance finally paid off when he began to get roles in the soap operas, including Kawin Gantung and Si Yoyo. He then became a presenter for Ngidam on SCTV paired with Jeremy Thomas. Olga also played in the comedy Jangan Cium Gue followed by Extravaganza ABG in 2005. By this time, Olga was becoming well known in Indonesia. His breakout year was 2007 when he appeared with Indra Bekti and Indy Barends at the Ceriwis awards show on Trans TV.[3]

In 2008, Olga became a TV presenter of music events on the Dahsyat morning shown on RCTI. His co-presenter since March 2011 has been Jessica Iskandar. There has been speculation that Olga will marry Jessica.[4]

Olga won the award for Favorite presenter Music/Variety Show and Favorite Comedian in Panasonic Awards 2009 and Panasonic Awards 2010 published in RCTI, MNCTV, and Global TV

In addition to being a presenter, he also starred in such movies as Skandal Cinta Babi Ngepet and Mau Lagi (released as Cintaku Selamanya').

Olga is no longer a presenter for the Ceriwis program on Trans TV.

Controversy[edit]

Olga Syahputra was reprimanded by the Indonesian Broadcasting Commission (KPI) while hosting Strikes (RCTI) on Friday, on May 1, 2009.[5] Olga is talkative, let slip uttered male genitalia[6] after watching the action Limbad, one of which was later named a mentalist show rocketed through the Master.

In the event Dahsyat on June 30, 2010, Olga angered the band Five Minutes because his jokes were overestimated. When it seemed demeaning name Olga Five Minutes Five Minutes felt so humiliated.[7] After that, Olga and Five Minutes a meeting and apologized Olga[8] over the offending joked.

Also, the indulgence Olga joke rant and mimicking-transvestite style also caused controversy and under the spotlight of Indonesian Broadcasting Commission.[9]

Olga joke on the show "Decade" on Trans TV also makes it reported to the KPI. Olga who plays the ghost replied, "trivial, in kentot minivan drivers"[10] when asked the cause of his death, but it is not in the script. This resulted in reported Olga to the Indonesian Broadcasting Commission by various parties.[11]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Notes
2004 Tina Toon dan Lenong Bocah The Movie Himself
2008 Susahnya Jadi Perawan Himself
2008 Mau Lagi? The Boys
2008 Basahhh... Toddy
2008 Mas Suka, Masukin Aja-Besar Kecil I'ts Okay Sissy
2011 Pacar Hantu Perawan Yoga
2012 Kung Fu Pocong Perawan Bohlam
2013 Taman Lawang Chyntia
2014 Olga & Billy Lost in Singapore Olga

Television[edit]

Sinetron (soap operas)[edit]

  • Senandung Masa Puber
  • Kawin Gantung
  • Si Yoyo
  • Doo Be Doo
  • Tarzan Cilik
  • Mr. Olga
  • Mengejar Cinta Olga

Comedy shows[edit]

  • Jangan Cium Gue
  • Extravaganza ABG
  • New Prime Time
  • Saatnya Kita Sahur
  • Opera Van Java
  • OKB
  • Seger Bener
  • Sinden Gosip
  • Wayang On Stage
  • Pesbukers (ANTV)
  • Waktunya Kita Sahur (Trans TV)
  • Wayang Bandel (Trans TV)
  • Yuk Kita Sahur/Yuk Keep Smile/YKS (Trans TV)
  • Campur - Campur (ANTV)

Variety shows , talk shows and game shows[edit]

  • Ngidam (SCTV)
  • Ceriwis (Trans TV)
  • Akhirnya Datang Juga (Trans TV)
  • Gong Show (Trans TV)
  • Dahsyat (RCTI)
  • Dangdut Never Dies (TPI)
  • OMG (ANTV)
  • Online (Trans TV)
  • Piala Dunia Tawa (TPI)
  • Apa Ini Apa Itu (RCTI)
  • Catatan Si Olga (ANTV)
  • Target Operasi (RCTI)
  • Korslet (Trans TV)
  • Family Minute to Win It Indonesia (Shine TV)

Discography[edit]

  • Hancur Hatiku (2009)
  • Jangan Ganggu Aku Lagi (2010)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Organisation Award Result
2009 Panasonic Awards 2009 Favorite Musical Variety Show Presenter Won
2009 Panasonic Awards 2009 Favorite Comedian Won
2009 Nickelodeon Indonesia Kids" Choice Awards 2009 Favorite Host Won
2010 Panasonic Gobel Awards 2010 Favorite Musical Variety Show Presenter Won
2010 Panasonic Gobel Awards 2010 Favorite Comedian Won
2010 Panasonic Gobel Awards 2010 Favorite Talk Show Presenter Nominated
2010 Nickelodeon Indonesia Kids' Choice Awards 2010 Favorite Host Nominated
2011 Panasonic Gobel Awards 2011 Favorite Musical Variety Show Presenter Won
2011 Nickelodeon Indonesia Kids' Choice Awards 2011 Favorite Host Won
2011 Nickelodeon Indonesia Kids' Choice Awards 2011 Favorite Comedian Nominated
2012 Panasonic Gobel Awards 2012 Favorite Talent Show Presenter Won
2012 Nickelodeon Indonesia Kids' Choice Awards 2012 Favorite Comedian Nominated
2013 Panasonic Gobel Awards 2013 Favorite Comedian Won
2013 Nickelodeon Indonesia Kids' Choice Awards 2013 Favorite Comedian Nominated
2014 Panasonic Gobel Awards 2014 Favorite Comedian Nominated
2014 Panasonic Gobel Awards 2014 Favorite Entertainment Program Presenter Nominated
2014 YKS Romantic Awards 2014 Surprised Artist Won
2014 YKS Romantic Awards 2014 Complacent Artist Won
2014 Global Seru Awards 2014 Most Fun Comedian Nominated
2014 Nickelodeon Indonesia Kids' Choice Awards 2014 Favorite Comedian Nominated

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