Gideon Okeke, Big Brother Nigeria (BBN) 2006 Housemate now a resourceful Nigerian actor and model share lovely new photos of his son, Ezra and everyone tipped the boy for modelling – a chip off the old block.
An apple does not fall far from the tree, they say, Ezra who joined our world in 2019 looks like his dad facially.
From Ajegunle, a slum in Lagos, Nigerian, OkeKe is your typical Naija righteous hustler who has now become inspiration to many youngsters.
Those who saw the picture of where he lived in Ajegunle about 20 years ago will celebrate God’s grace in his life and never give up in the pursuit of greatness.
In 2008, he joined the cast of M-NET daytime series Tinsel, as Phillip Ade Williams, the arrogant son of a media mogul.
He’s one of the longest serving actors on the show and had a stint on the South African TV series Jacobs cross.
His first lead role in the Nigerian drama film Relentless was in 2010, starring alongside Jimmy Jean-Louis and Nneka Egbuna as he began exploring the movie industry.
Other films to his credit include the caper crime comedy Gbomo Gbomo Express and the Ghanaian romantic drama Anniverssary.
He was cast in the drama thriller 93 Days in 2016, starring alongside Danny Glover where he received an Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) nomination for his portrayal of Dr Morris Ibeawuchi, one of the surviving doctors of the Nigerian Ebola crisis.
Stage acting is part of his muses and credits as he has appeared on several stage productions including Fractures, an adaptation of Arthur Miller’s A View From The Bridge, Fela Kuti in Fela, Arrest The Music, a musical that celebrates the talent of the Nigerian Afrobeat legend.