BN Exclusive: Inside the Glamorous Life of Oge Okoye – Part 1 – “The Movie Star”!

Posted on Monday, January 7th, 2013 at 12:23 PM

By Damilare Aiki

It’s a brand new year with loads of opportunities and new beginnings for both you and our favorite stars.

To kick off 2013 in super star style, Nollywood actress, Oge Okoye is gifting all her fans in diaspora with her uber stylish “photo speak” shoot.

According to Egor Efiok, PR rep for the actress – who also produced and directed this photo shoot – the shoot is Oge depicting that she wants to achieve as much as she can in life because time waits for no one. From striking a pose as a high fashion corporate entrepreneur to rocking a fab Ankara piece and basking in the sun in a yellow number, the thespian proves she very much a bona fide Movie Star.

Keep refreshing BellaNaija.com, to view her other looks including Oge Okoye “the Fashionista “and “the Drama Queen”. Till then, BN presents Oge Okoye Photo Speak Filmed Shoot  - The Movie Star

High Fashion Corporate Entrepreneur
Here’s a statement about this look;

This make-up would normally be too fierce for a business look; however, this was done on purpose because I wanted Oge to look like a fashionable working girl. As a business woman in the showbiz industry, most of her business associates should look very high fashion and glam, even when they attend board meetings. Think of Anne Summers who loves wearing short skirt suits or even Tyra Banks and her fellow ANTM judges sitting at the table together, in their business mode, judging the models.

I particularly wanted Oge’s hair to look understated for this look. One of Oge’s most distinctive facial features are her high cheekbones and I wanted to complement them by having her hair tied up into a severe chignon, with her make-up exuding an Ify Jones kind of bold look. The hair has to be freshly relaxed and gelled to achieve the ‘severe’ look though and because Oge had recently cut her hair, it was difficult to achieve the exact look I wanted, so we had to devise another means of getting something similar. My saviour came in the form of Yinka, our make-up artiste, whom I didn’t realise also makes wigs. Yinka did a splendid job with Oge’s hair here and I still got my chignon.

My verdict: Melanie Griffith ain’t got nothing on this sexy working girl!

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African Queen 1
Here’s an official statement about this look;

As we all know, Kente designs have been trending on the runway in recent times, so naturally, for one of my African themed shoots, I decided to use Kente. Oge wore a figure hugging dress and she looked so elegant, so beautiful, so regal…one could almost gasp.

My verdict: True African Queen

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Pretty Woman
Here’s an official statement about this look;
If you have watched Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman or know about how the rich love polo matches, eating caviar and drinking expensive champagne while they lounge in their yachts, etcetera, you’d get my drift here. Also, it is Oge Photo Speak and here is our aristocrat inside her yacht and on its deck livin’ it up and acting it out aptly!

My verdict: This is one classy aristocrat!
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Credits
PR: Egor Efiok
Photography: Moussa Moussa
Make-Up: Yinka Make-Up Institute
Stylist: Sandra Itu
Oge Okoye Speak Filmed Shoot presentation: Uche Odims
Accessories: Be Glam Accessories
Outfits: Rouths Boutique
Designers: Grey | Amira

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  • 70 Comments on “BN Exclusive: Inside the Glamorous Life of Oge Okoye – Part 1 – “The Movie Star”!”

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    • Suchalady January 7, 2013 at 12:28 PM

      She looks like she is trying too hard. Relax babe!! #NothatingJustsaying#

      • Imported January 7, 2013 at 5:20 PM

        Am with u on that opinion msheew

      • Florence January 7, 2013 at 6:19 PM

        I concur with u in that regard…over-syllabus

    • Mimi January 7, 2013 at 12:28 PM

      Pretty lady

    • faith January 7, 2013 at 12:32 PM

      She can’t even pose very well for d camera….mtsheeww…

      • audreyaa January 8, 2013 at 5:11 AM

        Can you do better than her? please lets appreciate our people.

        • temisy January 8, 2013 at 7:28 PM

          Help me ask am o.. With that her terminator eyeglass!

    • Bleed blue January 7, 2013 at 12:46 PM

      Confused dot com

    • nems January 7, 2013 at 12:49 PM

      Cool shoot pretty lady, she could have done better with her hair though.
      anemistyle.blogspot.com

    • Bole eater January 7, 2013 at 12:52 PM

      EgorE4PR is such a talented person. She does so well for some of these actors but the problem is that most of her clients are talentless. Example Oge Okoye Susan Peters Mona Lisa Chinda. Can you imagine if she used her talent on really talented actors and actresses. See as she clean up Oge Okoye. See the work she did work Chinda last year and she made start looking forward to Catwalq only to watch it and everybody looks and acts better than Monalisa.

    • brittany January 7, 2013 at 12:56 PM

      what is this by force fabulosity?i beg

    • yayo January 7, 2013 at 12:57 PM

      gorgeous lady

    • ejogene January 7, 2013 at 12:59 PM

      Beautiful i like the yellow gown. Biko what is it with this Victoria Beckham pose?

    • fashionandstylepolice January 7, 2013 at 1:03 PM

      Beautiful Oge. Lovely pictures.

      • Bidi bang January 16, 2013 at 7:51 AM

        This girl ur wicked o lol….this is too much reading of magazine

    • Gyann January 7, 2013 at 1:12 PM

      okay, not too fantastic… you could have done better. only one pose is MANAGEABLE -thats the first one you wore a hat in.
      on a scale of 1-10? you just scored a 1.

    • Opsy January 7, 2013 at 1:15 PM

      She looks after two kids.

    • The Kinkster January 7, 2013 at 1:16 PM

      She looks great

      At the end of the day the only thing that will upgrade your brand is the actual portfolio of works in your field. Let’s see you in some good movies this year Oge…But anyways sha rebranding toh band, lol.

    • Glam-a-fied January 7, 2013 at 1:23 PM

      The first one was more like professional woman more than movie star. The rest, just okay.

    • Jesus Daughter January 7, 2013 at 1:30 PM

      The pictures are actually quite nice.

      girlsonthemission.com

    • Que January 7, 2013 at 1:33 PM

      these pictures have given me enough wrinkles for a lifetime….*puzzled n irritated look* especially @ d first few pics! Its is not by force o sista!

    • Peperempe January 7, 2013 at 1:34 PM

      She looks constipated…

    • Peperempe January 7, 2013 at 1:34 PM

      Someone needs Andrews Liver Salt!

    • Bey January 7, 2013 at 1:43 PM

      She looks cool in the yellow dress nd Hat…she’s a gud actress no doubt

    • Zulu January 7, 2013 at 1:49 PM

      take it easy now! she looks great. On her acting, she can improve.

    • Anonymousone January 7, 2013 at 1:57 PM

      I think Oge is just Fabulous. she gets better and better.

    • Teeenaaa January 7, 2013 at 2:00 PM

      #eyes rolling#

    • balotelli January 7, 2013 at 2:04 PM

      taaaaaaaahhhhhh this geh no fine at alll

    • sade January 7, 2013 at 2:20 PM

      im confused sha…

    • Mr. A January 7, 2013 at 2:21 PM

      Another bleached skin Nigerian woman. Be proud of your skin color, my Naija people.

    • Drew January 7, 2013 at 2:24 PM

      I’m curious. Is it that difficult to relax and just let go when u’re taking a pic? Is that too a talent? Eiiiii so just pose naturally and she can’t and she’s an actress? Unbelievable!

    • nina onita January 7, 2013 at 2:38 PM

      i love the african queen one better, she looks more at home and natural, and actually it brings out her beauty.

    • lps January 7, 2013 at 3:04 PM

      Nice try
      personalstuvs.blogspot.com

    • Teefah January 7, 2013 at 3:06 PM

      She looks very stiff (even when she’s smiling) and like she’s got something stuck up her a$$
      Relax, you’re an actress you should know this
      Better luck next time

      that1960chick.com

    • awsomeo January 7, 2013 at 3:14 PM
      • Toyin January 7, 2013 at 3:56 PM

        lolol…omg, you are so detailed. Jesus, is that elephantiasis in her feet? She will always look “HARSH” no matter how white she tries to bleach her skin to or how long, heavy her weave is. She should stop with the bleaching and everything jor. Relax!!!

      • Purpleicious Babe January 7, 2013 at 7:47 PM

        oh no… didnt even check that far..

        photoshop blunder!!!!

    • Princess January 7, 2013 at 3:19 PM

      But dis pictures dont Depict her glamorous life…. Obviously anyone can do photoshots holding champagne et al (tall, short, pretty and not so pretty *cough*). So pls whats so glamorous about her life again? I expect to see thinga like the roof over her head, her average income per yr etc,…! #Justsaying#

    • Princess January 7, 2013 at 3:21 PM

      And can i just add, she looks like a veryyyyy mean person…! I cud be very wrong!

    • luvbogg January 7, 2013 at 3:31 PM

      Hehehe…E go be!

    • Emem January 7, 2013 at 3:41 PM

      bleh

    • tiredofnonsense January 7, 2013 at 4:05 PM

      Very strange fake poses. What is the purpose of the photoshoot abeg?

    • AMA January 7, 2013 at 4:07 PM

      I like her best in the yellow maxi dress….the rest..no comment

    • moshmosh January 7, 2013 at 4:29 PM

      One word for you Mrs Okoye: Money doesn’t buy you sophistication.

    • Idak January 7, 2013 at 5:14 PM

      Can you spare us part 2 and 3?
      Thanks in advance.

      • Inyourmind January 7, 2013 at 6:30 PM

        I shouldn’t but LoooooooooooooooooL

      • Cynthia January 7, 2013 at 7:33 PM

        Omg, idak u r so hilarious, I feel ur pain though.

      • naso January 8, 2013 at 7:12 PM

        Lmao!! UNfortunately, that arueme has occured

    • Trendysturvs January 7, 2013 at 5:20 PM

      Lovely!
      trendysturvs.blogspot.com

    • Retrochic January 7, 2013 at 6:03 PM

      whats the purpose of the photo shoot abeg, i think the latest thing now is for wash actresses to put up thier pix on bella to revamp their dwindling career, the other time it was Halima Abubakar, now its oge okoye, whose next???

    • Egor Efiok January 7, 2013 at 6:32 PM

      Thanks everyone for your comments, they are appreciated. Critiques will be taken on board, please be constructive with them and not harsh, as nobody is perfect. Also, please check http://e4pr.blogspot.com after Bella Naija is done with the entire presentation, for a detailed explanation of each of the 12 looks and an indepth story of the shoot itself, an honest account of the ups n’ downs and how we got through it all. Everything will be posted including over 100 photos of Oge after Bella Naija finishes presentation. Thank you Bella Naija and thank you everyone for your love n’ support. God bless.

      • ama January 8, 2013 at 9:27 AM

        please we don’t need that super story…100 more pictures of this? no thank you

    • nich January 7, 2013 at 6:47 PM

      honestly these pictures look great and she is a good actress. but my issue with her is bleaching….i just saw her in a movie few hours and the fingers reveals it all………….my things whether light skin or not a beautiful woman is a beautiful woman…………….

      if u are married and you are dark skin …ur husband married you because of a certain quality…why try to change your skin………….

      if u are a light skin lady good for you………as far as i know beauty is a gift from God………
      if u think that you are not blesed with beauty …look inside of you there are other gifts that God has blessed you with that people will admire about you……

      i would not deny that as man so many times we admire light skinned ladies…..but these days things are changing rapidly…………most guys or men would fall easily for ladies who are able to discuss sex freely even if they do not want to have sex…….and are also inteligent about knowing how to build a home.

      if you want to maintain a bright skin and you live in the united states please ladies try this two lotions…..the do not bleach and are very good……..CETAPHIL LOTION…..OR JERGENS (CHERY ALMON MOSTURIZER).

    • Pinkus January 7, 2013 at 6:56 PM

      Lol.. I’m sorry but I’m really trying hard to take this seriously. The “glam” is definitely missing. Maybe next time..

    • Yettie January 7, 2013 at 7:03 PM

      Boring pictures and yea she is trying too hard wif an attitude..lool, #myopiniontho…buh the one wif a yellow dress is Really Noiceeeeee….

    • Miss T January 7, 2013 at 8:20 PM

      WHonDerFul!

    • Cilla James January 7, 2013 at 8:26 PM

      Hmmmmmmm…try harder o

    • Cuteeyes January 7, 2013 at 9:31 PM

      Dnt no wat to say!!

    • Cuteeyes January 7, 2013 at 9:31 PM

      Dnt no wat to say!! Abeg free me joooor

    • Queen January 7, 2013 at 10:20 PM

      Her FEEEEEEET in the yellow dress! I am still in complete shock!

    • raspberry January 7, 2013 at 10:27 PM

      gosh people its a new year, take it easy on her….she looks good end of story..leave her alone!!!

    • Numommy January 7, 2013 at 11:17 PM

      Well, as a mama myself, i always appreciate seeing a woman bounce back from having a baby…she looks great. So what if her poses arent great, she is not a model, but an actress…and i like her. Good Job mama!

    • lala January 7, 2013 at 11:58 PM

      M not a fan of hers but dang! y’all are just so mean.

    • omo nla January 8, 2013 at 4:59 AM

      wow! make up can really transform Oge, you need to see her real life………………Tacky, issues everywhere. Yhuups!

    • Oncarela January 8, 2013 at 8:23 AM

      Did you jus say u av 100more pics of oge to show,plsssssss,don’t,jus put up a website for her,plaster the pics der,biko nu….she is curveless

    • anonymousone January 8, 2013 at 8:26 AM

      I think Oge is fabouloso!!!

    • my opinoin January 8, 2013 at 8:50 AM

      haba, these pics are not has bad as you guys have painted nao!!, she may not particularly be a drop dead beauty or an A List actress but atleast encourage her abeg. there is always room for improvement, afterall no one is perfect.

    • lolo Zuky January 8, 2013 at 12:49 PM

      Horrible from the styling to the make up such a terrible waste of good photography Moussa sef should pls give his brand standards na haba is. Not everyone with money he should work with

    • loo January 8, 2013 at 2:18 PM

      if its not your talent (inborn) it can never be yours, the designer did a good job on the wrong person Ooops!!!!!!!!
      from the picture you can see she is trying TOOOOOOOOOOOOOO hard i know because i have watched ANTM from season 1 to 16

    • omada January 11, 2013 at 11:11 PM

      after reading the long paragraph with all the references to Tyra and Ann Summers i was expecting something that’ll blow me away… that wig…. should be thrown away…