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Junior Pope Odonwodo

Biography, Age, Children, Wife, Parents, House, Cars, Net Worth, Children, Siblings & Movies

Junior Pope Odonwodo Basic Information

Stage Name: Pope Junior
Real Name: Obuneme Odonwodo
Occupation: Actor, Social Media Personality, and Businessman
Date Of Birth/Age: 7 May, 1984 (39 Years Old)
Place of Birth: Bamenda, Cameroon
Gender: Male
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Married
Education: University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Height: 5Ft 10In
Net Worth: $500,000

Junior Pope Odonwodo Biography

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Obuneme Junior Pope Odowondo, also known as Junior Pope (Jnr Pope) and born on May 7, 1984, is a bonafide celebrity in Nigeria’s thriving film business. This handsome Actor and endearing television personality, known for his dynamic performances, has enthralled viewers with his magnetic presence and diverse acting abilities.

He attended the famed University of Nigeria, Nsukka, after finishing his primary and secondary school in Bamenda. He devoted himself to studying accounting in this location, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree. Junior Pope started to develop his acting love at this time, a skill that would revolutionize the Nigerian entertainment sector.

Family

Parents

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Junior Pope is technically also from Cameroon, but his true home is in Nigeria, especially the Ukehe tribe in Enugu State. He highly values this aspect of his identity because that is where his family’s lineage is. In the thriving Cameroonian town of Bamenda, he was raised in a unique fusion of the Cameroonian and Nigerian cultures. His mother was a patriotic Cameroonian, while his father, Luke Odonwodo, was a proud Nigerian.

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Even though he doesn’t always talk about his family, He once took to Instagram to celebrate his parent’s 52nd anniversary in 2019 with a throwback image.

Siblings

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Pope has attempted to keep what he considers personal and discusses with the public to a minimum; thus, it is unknown how many siblings he has. However, he has previously posted two of his sisters in throwback pictures. In addition, he just posted pictures of his two older sisters on his Instagram profile to celebrate the day they became a year older.

Children

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Three adorable boys named Jason, Jaden, and Jamon Odonwodo have blessed their house with joy and warmth due to their parents’ unwavering love and dedication.

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Wife

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In the summer of 2014, Junior Pope achieved a key life milestone when he made a leap of faith and married Jennifer Awele, the love of his life.

Lifestyle

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Without question, Junior Pope’s multiracial background has influenced the way he approaches acting. His performances are enhanced by a remarkable fusion of Cameroonian and Nigerian viewpoints, which he brings to his profession. His talent and adaptability are demonstrated by his ability to connect with audiences from all backgrounds.

Junior Pope Odonwodo’s rise to stardom in the Nigerian film industry resulted from arduous effort and dedication rather than an instant triumph. His path began in 2006 when he followed his dream of becoming an actor by attending many film auditions and accepting minor roles.

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Despite the early rejections, his perseverance paid off when he was cast as the lead in Tchidi Chikere’s film “Secret Adventures” in 2007. His climb to popularity in the Nigerian film industry began at this crucial juncture.

Since then, Junior Pope has appeared in about 100 films, showcasing his acting range. Films like Bitter Generation, The Cat, The Generals, Wrong Initiation, Nkwocha, Secret Adventures, and Wrong Initiation are a few of his significant works.

Junior Pope’s success has relied heavily on “Teamwork, Co-stars” movies. Some of the greatest stars in Nollywood have collaborated with him, including Jerry Amilo, Gentle Jack, Ernest Asuzu, Sylvester Madu, and Emma Ehumadu. These partnerships have resulted in fantastic movies and given him invaluable chances to pick the brains of his colleagues and develop as an actor, especially when carrying out his roles.

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Junior Pope is admired by his fans and colleagues in the business because of his love of acting and commitment to his art. His quick ascent to stardom is proof of the effectiveness of skill, perseverance, and hard work.

In a nation with a thriving entertainment industry and a rich cultural past, Junior Pope stands out as a rare genius whose brilliance shines brightly and encourages others to strive for greatness. He’s not simply one of the most outstanding performers Nigeria has ever produced; it may be said; he’s a real icon and a priceless gem in the Nollywood scenes.

Net Worth

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He is estimated to be worth over $500,000.

Cars

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Nollywood celebrity Junior Pope Odonwodo received a Lexus SUV as a present from K-cee’s brother E-money. On his Instagram feed, he posted images of the automobile. That, alongside a 1963 Ford Galaxie 500 vintage he bought for himself as an “early Christmas gift” in 2020, are a few of the cars that the thespian owns.

House

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The Actor lives with his family in Lagos, though specifics aren’t available. The Actor was once in the news when the Nollywood star Junior Pope and his family nearly perished when his home caught fire while they were sleeping. However, the Actor posted on social media to thank God for sparing his family and himself from the fire tragedy.

Movies

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Pope has starred in more than 100 movies in roles ranging from gangster to cult member and rarely as a loverboy. These movies include Bitter Generation, The Cat, The Generals, Wrong Initiation, Nkwocha, Secret Adventures, Wrong Initiation, etc.

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Junior Pope has won numerous awards, such as:

  • Most promising Actor in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
  • Best Actor of the Year at the Africa Movie Academy Awards
  • Nollywood Most Promising Actor in Nigeria at the Entertainment Factory Awards

He also received nominations such as Nollywood Movie Award for Best Actor in a supporting role.

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