Femi Jacobs

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Femi Jacobs[1] (born Oluwafemisola Jacobs; 8 May)[2] is a Nigerian actor, speaker and singer. He came into prominence for playing Makinde Esho in the film The Meeting, which also stars Rita Dominic and Jide Kosoko.[3] For his role in The Meeting, he received a nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards.[4] He also won the award for Best Actor in a Comedy at the 2015 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA).[5]

Biography[edit]

Jacobs studied mass communication at Lagos State University[6] and marketing management at Lagos Business School.[citation needed] He also trained as a pilot in South Africa, stopping short of a commercial pilot license.[citation needed]

Accolades[edit]

For his role in The Meeting, he received a nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards.[4] He also received nominations for Best Lead Actor in a Film at the 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards, for Favourite Male African International Emerging Screen Talent at the 2014 Screen Nation Awards,[7] and for Best Supporting Actor of the Year at the 2015 City People Entertainment Awards.[8] He won the award for Best Actor in a Comedy at the 2015 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA)[5] and Best Supporting Actor (English) at the 2014 Best of Nollywood Awards (BON).[9]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

  • Tinsel (as Eddie Edoma)
  • Tango (2008)
  • Middlemen (2014)
  • This Thing Called Marriage (2015)
  • Binary Unit (2015)

Films[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Femi Jacobs talks Musical start to Acting". africamagic.dstv.com. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Femi Jacobs mini Biography". afrinolly.com. Archived from the original on 14 May 2014. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Acting is an effective medium to preach Morals". dailyindependentnig.com. Archived from the original on 14 May 2014. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  4. ^ a b Charles Mgbolu (2013-03-18). "The Meeting by Rita Dominic gets six nominations at AMAA 2013". Vanguard News. Retrieved 2015-10-08. 
  5. ^ a b "AMVCA winners announced". DStv. 2015-03-08. Archived from the original on 2015-04-17. 
  6. ^ "I am still a Singer - Femi Jacobs". punchng.com. Archived from the original on 14 May 2014. Retrieved 14 May 2014. 
  7. ^ http://nollywoodmindspace.com/2014/01/31/list-of-nominees-screen-nation-awards-2014/
  8. ^ http://www.votsonline.com/mavins-ybnl-nominated-for-city-people-entertainment-awards-2015/
  9. ^ http://www.fevatv.com/best-of-nollywood-award-winners/
  10. ^ "Black Silhouette gets cinema release date". Nollysilverscreen.com.
  11. ^ "'The Guest' Watch Rita Dominic, Femi Jacobs, Somkele Idahlamah in trailer [Video]". Pulse Nigeria. Chidumga Izuzu. Retrieved 25 March 2015. 
  12. ^ "'Femi Jacobs feature on first Four-Man cast movie in Nigeria". YeYePikin Movie Blog. Precious. Retrieved 18 September 2015. 

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