Welcome to the Biography page of Sharon Ooja; a budding Nigerian actress.
Read on to find out more about her acting career, profile, life history, her birthday, age, personal and relationship life: does she have a boyfriend?, education, height, Nationality, Parents- mother and father, State of origin, family. You will also find answers such as Is she married? Where is Sharon Ooja from?, How old is Sharon Ooja? How tall is Sharon Ooja?, Who is Sharon Ooja?
We will start by answering the Who is Sharon Ooja question knowing that that will go a long way to explain plenty of the things we listed above, as a true fan, you will be able to know more about your favorite actress.
Sharon Ooja Egwurube is a fast-rising Nigerian actress. She became popular and widely-received for her portrayal of “Shalewa” in the web series Skinny Girl in Transit.
Sharon Ooja is an Indigene of Benue State, the same state Tuface Idibia came from, but she was born in Kaduna State but spent his childhood in Plateau, Jos.
She didn’t plan to start a career in acting at first, but as destiny has it, it all happened when she bumped into in a Photoshoot session for a store and NdaniTV was covering the behind-the-scenes, she did not only get noticed, she was also called up for an interview session.
She got in a small TV role in a series titled Gidi Up and went on to feature in Skinny Girl in Transit, where she portrayed the character, Shalewa.
Sharon thinks she is now a more experienced actress and has developed some passion for her acting career, and she isn’t willing to let give up, not in this life nor in the next.
Her decision to take up a career in acting didn’t bring about any kind of mixed reactions or friction from her parents, this is due to reasons that both of her parents have been active on the entertainment industry frontal, her mum is in the entertainment industry and her dad helps her in some of her recordings for her TV interviews, he usually encourages her by calling her up.
My career journey was incredible and it showed me some important lessons that guided me further to do better my career.
When I first started acting, I didn’t know exactly what to expect, but it turned out to be an amazing and fun-filled experience.
Her first experience was very convenient simply because according to her, she didn’t put too much anxiousness and nervousness, she kept her cool and it went well.
“I was just sailing through and I continued playing and having fun doing the job because of nature’s playfulness.” The set was fascinating and the place also had many well-known actors; so that made it more fun.
She disclosed that her greatest role model is her mother, she followed in her steps and she took her as her best friend.
She has also been inspired by other great personalities such as Gabrielle Union, Keira Knightley, Shaffy Bello, Funke Kuti, Ngozi Nwosu, Mo Abudu, Funke Akindele. etc.
In 2017, she hosted the fashion week red carpet of GT Bank together with Timini Egbuson.
- Name: Sharon Ooja Egwurube
- Date of Birth: 6th of April 1991.
- Age: 28 Years
- State of origin: Benue State
- Profession: Acting
- Net Worth: $300, 000
For her elementary education, she schooled at Kings and Queens College, Jos. She had her secondary school education in two all-girls schools –Regina Pacis Secondary, Garki II, Abuja, and St. Louis Girls ‘ School, Jos.
After her secondary school education, when the time was right she proceeded to Houdegbe North American University in Cotonou, Benin Republic to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication.
Age | Birthday
Sharon Ooja’s age is 28 years old in 2019, her birthday is 6 April 1991.
Sharoon Ooja Movies
King of Boys
Skinny Girl in Transit
Lara and the Beat
Coming from Insanity
Moms at War
From Lagos with Love
Bling Lagosians (2019)
Sharon Ooja is a Christian. She talks about God so enthusiastically and shares verses of the Bible on her Snapchat. Her profile on Social media also testifies to her faith, she calls herself Proverb 31 on her Instagram page which has attracted 294,000 followers.
She was earlier spotted this year with Ice Prince, who seems to have fallen for Sharon Ooja’s classy lady’s ambience.
She has also been romantically linked to the Bayelsa actor Timini Egbuson, but as it is, it ‘s all speculations, as the duo has not anytime come out to define their relationship to their waiting fans. Sharon has, however, come out to tell the public that nothing of such is going on between her and the colleague.
Awards and Achievements
- City People Movie Award for Most Promising Actress of the Year (English)
- City People Movie Award for Most Featured Actress In Cinema Movies
- City People Movie Award for Best New Actress of the Year (English)
Sharon Ooja is very much single, we shall update this page when related information emerges.
Family | Parents | Sisters
Hers is a family of four girls, she has other three sisters, her parents were happily married and she had a brilliant experience growing alongside her sisters, they share a lot of things together, the joy and the emotions.
Instagram | Twitter | Snapchat
- Instagram @sharon_ooja
- twitter @SharonOoja
- Snapchat @sharon_ooja