Saint Obi attended Zang Secondary Commercial School and in 1991, graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Jos. Inspired by foreign movies as a child, Obi always wanted to be an actor.
Saint Obi came on to the film industry in the 1960’s. He featured in numerous movies including Candle Light, Sakobi, Executive Crime and Last Party. He is regarded as one of the leading actors during his careers.
State of Origin
Veteran actor Saint Obi us an indigene of Imo State, Nigeria. He is from Okpa, Mbaitolo Local Government area, Imo State and is Igbo by tribe.
Saint Obi Wife
Nigerian actor Saint Obi is married to Lydia Saint Nwafor. The couple are blessed with many beautiful kids.
Saint Obi joined Nollywood in 1995 but became famous in 1996 after starring in the popular NTA commercial series.
Since then, he has featured in more than 250 movies including Heart of Gold, Executive Crime, State of Emergency, War Front, and The President Must Not Die.
As a movie producer, Saint Obi produced his first movie titled “Take Me to Mama” in 2001, where he starred as Jerry, alongside with Ebi Sam.
Saint Obi Death
On May 16, the death of actor Saint Obi was announced. According to sources, the actor died on May 6 in Jos, Plateau State.
Since last month, Saint Obi was reportedly suffering from an undisclosed illness. During the time of his death, Saint Obi was a film producer and director.