Okechukwu Anthony Onyegbule, popularly known as Okey Bakassi, was born on 23 October 1969.

Okey has made a career off stand up comedy and acting in Nigeria. He clearly has done so well for himself – his numerous accolades attest to this fact. Check out these top facts you never knew about Okey

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Fact 1

Okey and his friends at university (River State University of Science & Technology) formed the very first thearte arts group in River State University -since they enjoyed acting.

Fact 2

Okey’s first acting break was in 1993. He played the minor role of a bodyguard in a series titled, ‘Fortunes’.

Fact 3

He studied agricultural engineering but had much interest in Thearte Arts.

Fact 4

Okey has an estimated net worth of $5million. This makes him one of the richest entertainers in Nigeria.

Fact 5

Okey had an idea for a comedy show. This idea birthed the now popular comedy show, ‘ Night Of a Thousand Laughs’

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