Segilola Ogidan

Segilola Ogidan – A Nigerian Scriptwriter, Producer and Actress

This post details everything about Segilola Odigan: Her personal life, family, education, and career in the United Kingdom and Nigeria.

Highlights:

  • Born in Ogun State, Nigeria, on October 9, 1985
  • An alumnus of the Royal Holloway University, London
  • Married to Bola Ogidan and mother of two boys
  • Founder of OKP Company, a movie production firm

Who Is Segilola Ogidan?

Segilola Ogidan is a professional screenwriter, filmmaker, and actress who started acting with a role in ‘Peter Pan,’ a movie directed by Stephanie Sinclaire at the King’s Head Theater, UK.

She is the founder of OKP Company. Her net worth is over $500,000. She is currently one of the most sought-after scriptwriters and actresses in Nollywood.

Segilola Ogidan Nollywood actress

Personal Life (Early/recent)

Segilola Ogidan was born in Ondo State, Nigeria, on October 9, 1985. She attended Laurel Nursery and Primary School, Isolo, for her basic education. Segilola completed her secondary education at Vivian Fowler Secondary School, Surulere, Lagos.

She earned her first degree in Media Arts and Film Making at the Royal Holloway University, London.

Afterward, she enrolled for her Master’s at the University of Bristol, UK, where she majored in screenwriting.

Segilola Ogidan is married to Bola Ogidan, a business magnate, who was once the general manager of Iroko TV partner and is currently the CEO of Pirano Energy.

They wedded in 2012 and have two children together.

Career

Segilola has been passionate about acting since she was a kid. She participated in dramas and stage plays in Church and school. When she graduated from the university, she began to audition for movie roles.

Segilola Ogidan filmmaker

Before getting a movie role, she worked as a development executive in a London-based film sales and development company. She handled script writing and developed stories that were acted in theaters.

Segilola started to act professionally in the United Kingdom. Her first movie cast was at The Kings Head Theater, where she was featured in the movie, ‘Peter Pan.’

Months later, she got a short-term role in a series. She later featured in many movies and stage plays in the UK before she returned to Nigeria.

Segilola Ogidan starred alongside Abayomi Alvin, Kunle Remi, Efa Iwara, and Rachel Oniga in the 2021 Nigerian Christmas film, ‘A Naija Christmas,’ where she played Ajike (Ajiks Baby).

She has also been featured in some TV and web series, such as Hot Pepper, Fault Lines, The Olive, and The Men’s Club.

Segi has produced a few movies like ‘Hel is Coming,’ ‘Mum, Dad Meet Sam,’ ‘Call Me By My Name,’ ‘Love Prevail,’ and ‘Slaughter House.’

She is the CEO and founder of a movie production firm called OKP COMPANY.

Segilola was one of the nominees for the 2022 NET Honor Breakout Actress of the Year Award for her role in ‘A Naija Christmas.’


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