Nollywood stars celebrate legendary Olu Jacobs ahead of 80th birthday


In advance of Olu Jacobs’ 80th birthday, Nollywood artists like Yul Edochie, Femi Adebayo, and others have poured admiration on the veteran actor.

Actor Olu Jacobs, who turns 80 on July 11th, 2022, has been in many drama series and films in both Nigeria and the United Kingdom.

Joke Silva, his co-veteran wife and actor, had hinted at his 80th birthday celebration on her Instagram page when she an old picture of him.

She captioned the photo on Monday, “Who has the foggiest idea who this handsome young man is? #80th birthday loading.”

On the aging actor’s Instagram page, the picture was reposted.

Numerous Nollywood actors have praised Jacobs on their social media accounts as a result of her post.

Edochie wrote, “When I started my acting career in 2005, one of my biggest wishes was to be on set with the Legendary Uncle Olu Jacobs. I finally got that opportunity many times and I learnt so much from him. And I’ll forever be grateful.

“A very happy 80th birthday to you Sir. May God be with you always. We love you.”

Adebayo wrote on Instagram, “I celebrate a living legend of arts and entertainment on his 80th birthday. Pa Olu Jacobs is a leading light for many of us thriving in the trade of creativity.

“It is our prayers that God continues to bless your household exceedingly. Happy birthday icon.”

Saheed Balogun said, “Happy birthday to our greatest legend, Daddy Olu Jacobs, we are really proud of you Daddy.”

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