Oge Okoye was born in London to the Late Mazi Okoye and Lolo Okoye, both devout Anglicans. It was from them that Oge imbibed the virtues of honesty, sincerity, courage and fear of God. A native of Nnewi in Anambra State, Oge, who was born under the star sign Scorpio, had her early education partly in London, at the University Primary School Enugu and at the Holy Rosary College, Enugu. In school Oge was engaged in a number of theatrical activities, which got quite a number of people, including her teachers, convinced that she was cut out for a career in entertainment.
After her primary and post primary education, Oge gained admission into the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Akwa, Anambra State where she graduated four years later with a degree in Theatre Arts. It was during Oge’s first year in the University at Akwa that the inspiration to become a ‘big time actress’ heightened. She felt that it wouldn’t be out of place to try her hands on her long held passion.
She had her primary education in London before her parents relocated to Nigeria where she completed her primary education in Enugu- South-Eastern part of Nigeria. Oge is also a graduate of Theater arts at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Anambra, South-East Nigeria. Oge is most known for her diabolic roles in Nollywood flicks, and she has been into professional acting since the year 2001. Oge Okoye married in 2005 and she is a mother of 2. It is quite difficult to unravel Oge Okoye agemystery as the actress has successfully kept this a secret; though many believe she is in her mid-30s.
Oge is one of the best versatile Nollywood actresses, she can play a wide range of roles- she can act a reverend sister and in the next movie a desperate prostitute. She can also act as a classy executive and upwardly mobile lady or a wretched poor widow. Oge’s ability to switch within diverse roles has earned her numerous awards both within and outside of the country.