Shame will keep you poor, find side hustle, Omoni Oboli tells colleagues

Shame will keep you poor, find side hustle, Omoni Oboli tells colleagues

Omoni Oboli


Nollywood actress and entrepreneur, Omoni Oboli, has advised her colleagues to swallow what is left of their pride and find a side hustle.

The 43-year-old made the statement in an Instagram post on Friday.

According to Omoni, being popular with an 'empty' bank account is a deadly sin.

She said; "Fame without fortune is one of the cardinal sins

"Listen shame will keep you poor!

"Swallow your pride and find a hustle"

Omoni began her movie career with her first movie role in Bitter Encounter (1996), where she played a secretary.

She has several screenplays to her credit, including her film Wives On Strike as well as The Rivals, a movie she co-produced with her friend and won the prize for Best International Drama at the New York International Independent Film & Video Festival.

It was the first Nigerian film to be premiered since the festival’s inception in 2003. The movie was given a 3-star rating out of 4 by the festival's judges.

In 2010, she won the award for Best Actress Narrative Feature at the Los Angeles Movie Awards and the award for Best Actress at the Harlem International Film Festival.

In 2014, she won Big Screen Actress of the Year award, at the 2014 ELOY Awards, for her movie Being Mrs Elliott.

In 2015, Omoni was awarded the Sun Nollywood "Personality of the Year"

On 14 August 2017, Omoni Oboli shared a post announcing her new deal as the Brand ambassador of Olawale Ayilara's LandWey Investment Limited.

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