Femi Jacobs’ Full Biography | Profile Of ‘The Meeting’ Lead Actor TrendyVoice

15 June 2016

Femi Jacobs’ Full Biography | Profile Of ‘The Meeting’ Lead Actor

Oluwafemisola Jacobs better known as
Femi Jacobs is a Nigerian actor,
producer, recording artist, public
speaker and aspiring writer. He is the
Creative Director at NOOCE
THEMATICS, a marketing engagement
agency. He became popular after
playing Makinde Esho in the film The
Meeting, which also stars Rita Dominic
and Jide Kosoko.

•Early Life

Jacobs was born May 8th. For his
undergraduate degree, he studied Mass
Communication at the Lagos State
University and then proceeded to study
Marketing Management at the Lagos
Business School now called Pan Atlantic
He also trained as a pilot in South Africa
but ended up not pursuing a
commercial pilot license.

•Acting and Singing Career

Femi Jacobs, started acting full-time in
2011. His first feature was a film,
Choices and he also featured in two
series, Tango and Tinsel. He played the
role of Eddie Edoma in the award-
winning series, Tinsel.

Between 2006 and 2009 he delved into
music as a gospel artist. The lead
character of The Meeting used to be the
Music Director of The Fountain of Life
Church, Lagos. FJ as his friends call
him, has featured in quite a number of
movies which most recently include:
The Black Sihouette, Taxi Driver (Oko
Ashewo), Just Married, Heart of a Sister,
The Guest, The Visit and Iquo's Journal.

Femi notes that Richard Mofe-Damijo is
a major role model for him as far as the
acting business is concerned.

•Awards and Recognition

Femi received a nomination for Best
Actor in a Leading Role at the 9th Africa
Movie Academy Awards for his stellar
role in The Meeting. He also bagged
four 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, and for Best Supporting
Actor of the Year at the 2015 City
People Entertainment Awards.

He won the award for Best Actor in a
Comedy at the 2015 Africa Magic
Viewers Choice Awards(AMVCA) and
Best Supporting Actor (English) at the
2014 Best of Nollywood Awards (BON)

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