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Ime Bishop Biography, True Life Story, Age, Family, Lifestyle And Net Worth

Ime Bishop Biography, True Life Story, Age, Family, Lifestyle And Net Worth

Ime Bishop Biography, True Life Story, Age, Family, Lifestyle And Net Worth



Ime Bishop Umoh, commonly known as Okon, is a famous Nollywood comics actor, master of ceremonies, television personality and comedian. He has been described as one of the funniest actors in Nigeria. He is known as one of the most popular Nigerian comedians in Nollywood. He was born on July 15, 1981 in Ikot Nsit-Ibom, Akwa Ibom State, southern Nigeria. He is currently 40 years old.

He is originally from the Ikot Nsit-Ibom Local Government area of ​​Akwa Ibom State in south-southern Nigeria. Ime Bishop completed both his primary and secondary education in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State in the south-southern part of Nigeria and obtained both his first school leaving certificate and his West African Senior School Certificate. After completing his primary and secondary education, Ime Bishop went to the University of Uyo in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy. He started acting at a young age and participated in many acting and theater clubs.

In 2011, Ime Bishop became a socialite after starring in the Nollywood blockbuster Okon Lagos, a film produced by Emem Isong that gave it the nickname Okon, which some people refer to as his kept real names. According to him, it was popular film producer Emem Isong who gave him the role that launched him into the limelight. In 2007, Ime Bishop joined the Nigerian film industry popularly known as Nollywood and began attending film auditions and appearing as a supporting character in films. In 2008, Ime Bishop rose to fame after starring in the Nollywood blockbuster Uyai, an Indigenous film produced by Emem Isong.

Ime Bishop has acted in over 150 Nollywood films including Uyai, Okon Goes to School, The Boss is Mine, Silent Scandal, Okon Lagos, Okon the Driver, Okon on the Run, Okon and Jennifer, The Head Office, Vulcanizer, Jump and Pass, The Champion, Udo Facebook, The Place, Edikan, Udo Facebook etc. Ime Bishop is one of the most gifted, skillful, creative and talented actors Nigeria has ever produced. His hilarious and comical acting style provides plenty of entertainment and comic relief. Anyone who sees him in person knows that this award-winning comedian is a born comedian. He is very funny and always makes people happy with his weird behavior.


Ime Bishop is currently a brand ambassador for GLO Nigeria. In 2016 he was appointed Special Assistant to the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Gabriel Emmanuel, for Ethical and Social Reorientation. According to him, his role model is Nkem Owoh. He mainly stars in comedy films alongside John Okafor, Chiwe Ntaluagu, Charles Inojie, Dede One Day, Victor Osuagwu, Charles Awurum, Nkem Owoh, Funke Akindele, Mercy Johnson and other top Nollywood comic acts. Ime Bishop is currently married with two beautiful children.

Ime Bishop has won several awards for his acting career including Best Comic Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Movie Academy Awards, Comedy Movie of the Year at the Best of Nollywood Awards 2012, Comedy of the Year at the Best of Nollywood Awards 2013 Awards, Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the Nollywood Movies Awards, Best Comedy of the Year at the 2014 Best of Nollywood Awards, Comic Actor of the Year (English) at the Nigeria Teen Choice Awards, Best Actor in a Comedy at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards and Best Comic Actor in Nigeria at the 2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.

He met his wife “Idara Savior” at a wedding ceremony in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, where he was Master of Ceremonies (MC). On October 17, 2013, Ime married Bishop Idara Savior at Insight Bible Church Uyo in Akwa Ibom State in south-southern Nigeria. The wedding was a hot cake held in Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, with many celebrities and dignitaries present. The marriage is currently blessed with two wonderful children. Ime Bishop is currently one of the richest and most influential actors in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $500,000.


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