Okechukwu Chukwudi “OC” Ukeje came into prominence after winning the 2006 edition of the Amstel Malta Box Office (AMBO) reality show.
Ukeje’s first screen appearance was in White Waters (2008) with Joke Silva and Rita Dominic. The movie was directed by Izu Ojukwu.
He went on to win the African Movie Academy Award (AMAA) for the Best Upcoming Actor (2008) and the City People’s Award for Best New Act (2010).
Ukeje is a two time recipient of the Best Actor in a Drama Award at the inaugural (2013) and 2015 edition of Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards.
He was the 2013 Best Actor in a Lead Role Award at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards and was nominated in the Best Actor category in the 2013 & 2016 editions of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA).
He also won the 2013 The Future Awards Africa Prize in Entertainment Category.
For winning Best Actor at the AMVCAs twice, OC Ukeje is our Man Crush Monday this week!