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BN Exclusive: “My Favourite Hobby is Dog Sitting”! 5 Fun Facts about Tinsel’s Gideon Okeke



Gideon Okeke - May 2013 - BellaNaija

Last week, BN Movies & TV brought exclusively to you fun facts about the M-Net Africa‘s Tinsel cast in celebration of its 1000th episode.

We’ve heard from Osas Ighodaro, Linda Ejiofor and Iyke Okechukwu, now it’s time for one of the show’s most buzzed about star Gideon Okeke. He plays Phillip Ade Williams, a mischevious heir to a movie production company.

Check it out!

First acting role: My first professional gig was an indie flick by Walt Banger Taylor titled “Half Empty Half Full” in 2006.

Favourite actor: Wow! While there is no “Best Actor” I don’t have just one favourite. But Marlon Brando, Denzel Washington, Al Pacino.

If not acting, what else: I’d be a singer.

Hobby: Dog sitting. My favourite hobby. Lol

Role Model: Pastor Paul Adefarasin


  1. Bex

    May 20, 2013 at 2:09 pm

    Lol @ Dog sitting

  2. Vanessa

    May 20, 2013 at 2:22 pm

    fine boy.

  3. Jiddah

    May 20, 2013 at 2:46 pm

    Thank you for not wearing those glasses

  4. nice, he wants to be like a man of God.

  5. nnenne

    May 21, 2013 at 10:17 am

    i like his stubbornness in Tinsel. i find it sexy. loool

  6. lili

    May 21, 2013 at 11:49 am


  7. Que

    May 21, 2013 at 12:33 pm

    my booest darling… my only crush on tv….xoxo! *exhales!!!*

    • london's finest

      May 21, 2013 at 2:51 pm

      chai. lol.

      norrin do you. i have his fax number if you want. hehehhehehe

    • Cleo

      May 21, 2013 at 7:50 pm


  8. Sue

    May 22, 2013 at 1:21 pm

    met gideon recently at shoprite, caught my attention cos two girls were giggling excitedly and they went to say hi to him, he coldly replied and gave them d “get out of my way look” they were soooo embarassed, i almost burst out in lafta….. shame on u gideon, after u came from ajegunle to big brother and we spent our hard earned money voting u….. for ur mind levels don change!

  9. meee

    May 23, 2013 at 8:35 pm

    I agree with sue.That’s d same ‘i dnt care look’ he brings anytime he comes to d bank,unlike gbenro(soji) who’s always so cheerful.

  10. Nne

    December 30, 2014 at 11:45 am

    Yep!! He’s very arrogant ooooo!!!! I know that one for a fact!!!

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