A few hours after the death of his stepmother Nomthi Odukoya was made public, Nollywood actor Jimmy Odukoya took to his social media timeline to share a major breakthrough In his career.
Jimmy Odukoya acknowledged it was a wrong timing as he has only lost his stepmother; he, however, revealed he would be working on a new Hollywood movie project titled ‘Woman King’ alongside American actress cum producer Viola Davis as well as Grammy winner Angelique Kidjo.
For those who may not know, Jimmy Odukoya is the son of Pastor Taiwo and the late Bimbo Odukoya. He has over the years been able to build a career for himself in the Nigerian movie industry and is considered one of the popular faces in movies with a focus on English movies.
Aside from acting, Jimmy Odukoya is a pastor, singer, rapper and Businessman.
This article is focused on Jimmy Odukoya, continue reading to know more about him.
Full name: Oluwajimi Odukoya
Nickname: Pastor J
Age: Early 30s
Birthday: April 27
State of origin: Kaduna State
Parents: Pastor Taiwo and Bimbo Odukoya
State of residence: Lagos
Marital Status: Married
Career: Actor, gospel rap artiste, pastor
Jimmy Odukoya’s biography
His full name is Oluwajimi Odukoya, there are no details of his date of birth, but he is believed to be in his late 30’s. His parents are Pastor Taiwo Odukoya, a popular cleric in Nigeria and his mother is late Pastor Bimbo Odukoya, who died in the popular Sosoliso plane crash in 2005.
Jimmy Odukoya has four siblings, two females from his late mother and two males from his now late stepmother Nomthi Odukoya who his father married in 2010.
Pastor J, as he is also called, was raised in Lagos, Nigeria, thus making him a Nigerian by birth; he, however, had his tertiary education outside the country.
Jimmy Odukoya had his tertiary education in the United States; he bagged his first degree in Business Administration (Advertising minor) from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma and later an MBA in Business Administration from the same school.
Jimmy Odukoya has been involved in the church since when he was a child, and since his parents were General overseers of The Fountain of Life Church, he was and still is involved in many church activities.
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After the completion of his education in the US, Jimmy Odukoya moved back to Nigeria from the United States in 2010 and was made the assistant pastor of Church 3:16, a youth ministry arm of The Fountain of Life Church.
Pastor J started his movie career a few years ago and has gone on to act in a number of movies with the movie Baby Shower bringing him to the limelight.
Listed below are some of the movies Jimmy Odukoya has acted in
A Lot Like Love
Love In Sight
Cooked Up Love
The Bling Lagosians
Jimmy Odukoya is a married man, and his wife is a London-raised English graduate Oluwakemi Folashade Banjoko, now known as Kemi Odukoya
Pastor J and his wife, Kemi, exchanged two children en vows in London on March 9, 2013, and their union is blessed with two children, a boy and a girl.
There are no details on Jimmy Odukoya’s net worth, but he is living a comfortable lifestyle.