Bovi at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards in July 2014.
|Birth name||Abovi Ugboma|
September 25, 1979|
Benin City, Edo, Nigeria
|Education||Uniben Staff School [Primary], Government College, Ughelli, Edokpolor Grammar School, Benin and Boys Model secondary School, Onicha-Olona, Delta State [Secondary]|
|Alma mater||Delta State University, Abraka|
|Years active||Since 2007|
|Spouse||Kris Asimonye Ugboma|
|Children||David and Elena Ugboma|
|Notable works and roles||Extended Family [Sitcom], The Bovi Ugboma Show [Sitcom], Bovi: Man On Fire [Stand Up Comedy]|
Early life and education
Bovi Ugboma was born in Benin City, 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.
Bovi began his career in April 2007, starring in the sitcom Extended Family, which he produced, wrote, and packaged.  The show was very popular, and by 2008 Bovi was leading comedy shows and events throughout Nigeria. 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.
|Culture people||Comedian of the year|
|Awards Ghana||comedian of the year|
|Standup Comedians Award||Best Youth Comedian|
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