International Model Ojy Okpe: Meet Ojy Okpe Biography, Age, State of Origin, Parents, Who is Agustin Okpe? Husband, Children, Height, Instagram, Wikipedia, and Net Worth.
Who is Ojy Okpe?
Ojy Okpe is an International model, Ojy Okpe is a Nigerian. The stunning mother of two and model rose to the international modelling scene after the Face of Africa competition where she was a finalist.
Place of Birth, Date of Birth, State of Origin:
Ojy Okpe was born in the south east of Nigeria. She was born on the 23rd of April, 1981 (age 40). Ojy’s state of origin is quite not clear, but reports says she is from Igbo tribe.
She completed he rudimentary education at Queensland Academy Lagos State, Nigeria where she obtained her First School Leaving Certificate in the early 90s. Owing to her brilliance, she was able to complete her secondary education at Rainbow college where she acquired her West Africa Senior Secondary School Certificate in the mid 90s. She completed her university degree as a scholarship student at Saint John’s University with a BSc. in Communication and a minor in Film Production in 2006.
Ojy Okpe and Children
Who is Austin Okpe? Ojy Okpe married to her husband Austin Okpe some decade ago, but the couple got separated in 2014. Their marriage was blessed with two children a boy and a daughter. Ojy’s relationship status is not really known since she got separated from her ex-hubby.
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Ojy Okpe has a good numbers of followers on her Instagram page and she is currently a verified and active member on Instagram. See some of her stunning pictures on her Instagram account @Ojyokpe
As an international super model, Ojy Okpe is said to be worth $1.8 Million dollars.
Career, Wiki, More About Ojy Okpe:
Nigerian model Ojy was discovered at the age of 17 by talent scout Jan Malan who entered her into the face of Africa competition.
This international beauty was born in the East coast of Nigeria to diplomatic parents who travelled all across the country with her and her five siblings.
Ojy emerged in the world of modelling to get rave notices and acclaim after the face of Africa competition in which she was a finalist. With a contract from Storm Model Management, Ojy moved to South Africa to pursue work and could not escape the attention of the fashion industry. Within weeks of modelling this stunner graced the pages of Elle, Cosmopolitan, Drum, True Love and strutted the runway for SA fashion week.
With a royal flush of opportunities beckoning, she relocated to New York and soon became the muse for legendary swimwear brand, Gottex. She showcases their swimwear line every season at the New York Mercedes Benz fashion week. She has worked for virtually every designer, doing trunk shows for Oscar de la Renta, Jean Paul Gaultier, Versace, Moschino, Ralph Lauren and Dolce & Gabbana.
While modelling and living in New York, she completed her university degree as a scholarship student at St. Johns University with a BSc. in Communications and a minor in Film Production.
After completing her college degree in 2006, Ojy went on to create her foundation, working with the Salvation Army and the Red Cross, she has built up skills that would help her maximise her passion for under-privileged children.
In 2007, Ojy landed the campaign for L’Oreal’s Mizani, she not only was the face of the brand, but she also developed distribution channels for the products in her country.
Most recently, honed by her passion for film ever since her first day on a Hollywood production working on multi-million dollar films such as The Devil Wears Prada, Spiderman 3, and Confessions of a Shopaholic, Ojy created THIRD MAINLAND PRODUCTIONS.
Using her global awareness to advance her career, this film production company hopes to expand and relaunch her as a filmmaker.
Honors and Achievements:
Not withstanding the challenge of being a person of color in New York and how much it limits the potential of many, in order to get ahead she had to create a job or an avenue that no one else have done to stand out. Through hard work and resilience, she is able to stand out from the crowd. It is rare to find a Model turned Filmmaker and that is what she used to my advantage.
Aside from her modeling job, motherhood, film maker, Ojy is also an executive with Arise TV and actually began working at Arise News in September 2013, working as a Field Producer for the Networks entertainment channel Arise 360, she produced Mini Bio documentaries on Artists including Grammy Award winner Ciara and Janelle Monáe discography.
Upon profiling celebrity interviews with actress Susan Sarandon, Sarah Jessica Parker, supermodel Iman and Naomi Campbell, Singer Idina Mendel, to name a few, she quickly became the Assistant Director of Features and Special Programming with the launch of the Networks Documentary Unit “Arise Special”.
The documentary unit within nine months produced ground breaking documentaries including“Game Changers”: How the Harlem Globetrotters Battled Racism” – which just won an Emmy Award at The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences 58th Annual New York Emmy Awards
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