Femi Jacobs

Femi Jacobs – Bio of a Nollywood Actor


  • Born in lle Ife, Osun State, Nigeria, on May 8
  • An alumnus of Lagos State University and Lagos Business School
  • One time Media Manager at First City Monument Bank Plc.
  • Managing Partner, Creative Director at Noose Thematics limited
  • Director at Prep2Wrap Productions

Who Is Femi Jacobs?

Oluwafemisola Jacobs, popularly known as Femi Jacobs, is a Nollywood actor, an author, a movie producer and a conference speaker.

He has impacted the lives of so many young people through his coaching and mentorship programs and with his book titled ‘Rise’, where he speaks about his background, early childhood and how his decisions and principles changed his life.

Personal Life (Early/recent)

Femi Jacobs was born into a polygamous family and he is the fifth out of seven children born by his mother. He attended primary school in Ile Ife, then he moved to Osogbo to stay with his Uncle. He schooled at Fakunle Comprehensive High School, Osogbo, Osun State.

Femi Jacobs

After which he relocated to Lagos in 1995. Three years later, he gained admission into Lagos State University to study Mass Communication. He graduated from the University with a second class upper division in 2004.

Later on he proceeded to study Marketing Management at Lagos Business School.


When he first arrived in Lagos State, he worked as an Office Assistant in a Church at Ketu. While he worked at the Church, he learnt to play the piano and was later employed as a music director in the Church during which he released three music albums.

Years later, he was invited by a Church group to act in their faith-based dramas and movies. With time, his acting talent was discovered by producers.

After few roles in Church films, he entered the Nollywood industry and had his first role in 2010 as a groomsman in the movie ‘Tango With Me’.

Femi came into the limelight after his lead role as Makinde Esho in the star-studded Nollywood film ‘The Meeting’. His role in the movie earned him his first award nomination.

Femi Jacobs

Since 2012, he gets featured every year in several movies and television series like Tunnel, The Visit, Moth to a Flame, Dream House, Unbroken, Looking for Baami, Bloody Weekend, Desecrated, Tyrone, The House of Secrets, etc.

Apart from acting, Femi produces and directs movies as the director of the production company Prep2Wrap Productions.

He is also the Managing Partner and Creative Director at Noose Thematics limited. In 2018, he launched his coaching and mentorship seminar where he teaches participants to work with principles to become successful in all aspects of life.

The following year he launched his book ‘Rise: Cultivate The Grit For Greatness’. 

Femi Jacobs is the creator of The FemiJacobs Company, Christ Cafe Ng, Rise Platform Ng and a YouTube channel ‘FemiJacobs TV’.

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