Rogers Ofime, born on March 10, 1973, in Lagos, Nigeria, is a prominent figure in the world of film and television production. This article takes you through the life and career of this talented filmmaker, highlighting his early life, education, career achievements, and personal life.
|Full Name||Rogers Ofime|
|Date of Birth||March 10, 1973|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|State of Origin||Lagos, Nigeria|
|Occupation||Filmmaker, Movie Producer, Director|
|Alma Mater||– Obafemi Awolowo University, Osun State, Nigeria|
– Robertson College, Canada
– Lagos State University, Lagos, Nigeria (Ph.D. Pursuit)
|Awards||– Best Movie West Africa, AMVCA 2017|
– Best Television Series (Drama/Comedy), AMVCA 2022
– Various other awards in acting and filmmaking
Early Life And Education
Rogers Ofime’s journey began in Lagos, Nigeria. He completed his primary education at St. Paul’s Primary School in 1985 and continued to Iponri Grammar School for his secondary education, graduating in 1991. His passion for the arts led him to the Obafemi Awolowo University, where he earned certificates in drama (1994) and music (1996). He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Dramatic Arts in 2000 and a Master of Arts in Theatre Arts in 2004, both from Nigerian universities. In 2016, he added a Business Administration certificate from Canada to his academic accomplishments. Notably, he is currently pursuing a Ph.D. at Lagos State University.
Ofime’s career in the world of entertainment took off in 2001 when he started producing movies, television series, and commercials in Lagos, Nigeria. In 2005, he joined South Africa-based Film Company, Sky Sweeper Films, where he produced his first set of television commercial projects that achieved significant success.
In 2007, he received a significant opportunity from the South African media company, M-net, to produce the daily soap opera “Tinsel” on the M-net/Africa Magic platform. This marked a turning point in his career as “Tinsel” became one of the most-watched television series in Africa. Ofime’s role in “Tinsel” made him the first Nigerian producer to create a multi-camera, studio-based daily television soap opera in West, North, and East Africa.
In 2013, Ofime was entrusted by M-net to lead a team of 120 filmmakers to produce a series of tele-films, resulting in the successful Africa Magic Original Films (AMOF) project.
Notably, Ofime relocated to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, where he founded his own production company, Theatron Media Incorporated. Here, he collaborated with renowned film producers and directors, contributing to his already impressive portfolio. He is the Executive Producer at Native Media TV, responsible for producing series like “Zone 222” and “Till You Are 16” for Africa Magic TV. In 2020, he produced the movie “Voiceless,” shedding light on the challenges faced by individuals living in northern Nigeria.
Rogers Ofime is married to Olabimpe Ofime, and they have been together since 2002. They met during their university days and have two children.
As of now, Rogers Ofime’s estimated net worth stands at $1 million.
Rogers Ofime’s career has been marked by numerous accolades, including the 2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award (AMVCA) for Best Movie West Africa for “Oloibiri” and the 2022 AMVCA for Best Television Series (Drama/Comedy). He has received various other awards, such as Best Sitcom, Best Actor in Drama, Best Actress in Drama, Best Actor in Comedy, and more for his contributions to the world of entertainment.