Bovi

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Bovi Ugboma
Bovi
Bovi at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards in July 2014.
Birth nameAbovi Ugboma
Born(1979-09-25)September 25, 1979
Benin City, Edo, Nigeria
EducationUniben Staff School [Primary], Government College, Ughelli, Edokpolor Grammar School, Benin and Boys Model secondary School, Onicha-Olona, Delta State [Secondary]
Alma materDelta State University, Abraka
Years activeSince 2007
GenresActing, comedy
SpouseKris Asimonye Ugboma
ChildrenDavid and Elena Ugboma
Notable works and rolesExtended Family [Sitcom], The Bovi Ugboma Show [Sitcom], Bovi: Man On Fire [Stand Up Comedy]
Websitehttp://www.bovitv.com

Bovi is a Nigerian comedian,[1] actor, and writer from Delta State, Nigeria. He has organized popular stand-up comedy concerts like Bovi Man on Fire across the globe.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

Bovi Ugboma was born in Benin City,[3] where he attended UNIBEN staff schools. He attended secondary school at Ughelli Northern in Delta State, and proceeded to Delta State University where he studied Theatre Arts.[4]

Comedy career[edit]

Bovi began his career in April 2007,[5] starring in the sitcom Extended Family,[6] which he produced, wrote, and packaged. [7] The show was very popular, and by 2008 Bovi was leading comedy shows and events throughout Nigeria.[8] He participated in Nite of 1000 Laughs organized by Opa Williams. Bovi has worked alongside other Nigerian comedians such as I Go Dye, I Go Save, Basketmouth, Buchi, Odogwu, Okey Bakassi, Julius Agwu and others.[9]

Movie[edit]

Bovi premiered his first movie "It's Her Day" on the 8th of October 2016.[10] He got nominated for the AMVCA awards as the best actor in comedy.[11]

Awards[edit]

Culture people Comedian of the year
Awards Ghana comedian of the year
Standup Comedians Award Best Youth Comedian

References[edit]

  1. ^ SilverbirdsTV (February 17, 2014). "Comedy: Bovi says he's not an overnight success". SilverbirdsTV. Retrieved 2014-02-17.
  2. ^ View Nigeria (July 8, 2014). "Bovi Tells Us A Secret + A Revealing Birthday Message For Richard Mofe Damijo". View Nigeria. Retrieved 2014-09-23.
  3. ^ Vanguardngr (September 26, 2013). "Comedian Bovi welcomes baby girl". Vanguardngr. Retrieved 2013-09-26.
  4. ^ Daily Times NG (March 10, 2013). "Comedian Bovi Ugboma Stages 'Man on Fire' tonight". Daily Times NG. Archived from the original on April 19, 2013. Retrieved March 10, 2013.
  5. ^ nationaldailyng (February 14, 2012). "BIG BOY BOVI". nationaldailyng. Archived from the original on September 25, 2013. Retrieved February 14, 2012.
  6. ^ dailyindependentnig (March 13, 2013). "I am my biggest competition – Bovi". dailyindependentnig. Archived from the original on March 12, 2013. Retrieved March 13, 2013.
  7. ^ Modern Ghana (February 10, 2014). "Bovi Ugboma Denies Saying He Is Richer Than Celebrities Who Are Endorsed". Modern Ghana. Retrieved 2014-02-10.
  8. ^ Modern Ghana (March 12, 2013). "The Bovi Ugboma Show". Modern Ghana. Archived from the original on February 26, 2014. Retrieved March 12, 2013.
  9. ^ Punchng (March 31, 2013). "I would have been a footballer –Bovi". Punchng. Archived from the original on March 31, 2013. Retrieved March 31, 2013.
  10. ^ Editor, Online (2016-10-07). "Bovi's Movie Premiere "It's Her Day"". THISDAYLIVE. Retrieved 2017-12-05.
  11. ^ "76', 93 days, top AMVCA nominations (Full nominee list)". Punch Newspapers. Retrieved 2017-12-05.

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