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Oludotun Baiyewu Jacobs known professionally as Olu Jacobs, is a Nigerian actor and film executive. He has starred in several British television series and international films.

 Olu Jacobs has been hailed by many as one of the greatest and most widely respected African actors of his generation. Together with Pete Edochie, he is considered by several media, film commentators, critics, and other actors to be one of the most influential African actors of all time, and is widely regarded as a cultural icon.

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Jacobs has made his mark in the Nigeria’s movie industry. With more than 40 years acting experience under his belt, he is seen as a bridge between the old and new breed of actors. Trained at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, England, he worked with various repertoire theatres in Britain and starred in some international movies.

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Biography of Olu Jacobs

Oludotun Baiyewu Jacobs was born to parents from Egba Alake. He spent his early childhood in Kano and attended Holy Trinity School where he was a member of the debating and drama societies. He was inspired to take a chance with acting when he attended one of Chief Hubert Ogunde’s annual concert party at Colonial Hotel in Kano. Afterwards, he secured a visa and travelled to England to study acting.

In England, he trained at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. He then appeared in various British television shows and series in the 1970s (including The Goodies, Till Death Us Do Part, Barlow at Large, The Venturers, Angels, 1990, The Tomorrow People and The Professionals).

 In 1978, he played the role of President Mageeba in Michael Codron’s presentation of Sir Tom Stoppard’s play Night and Day.

In the 1980s Jacobs appeared in several international films, including John Irvin’s war film The Dogs of War, Roman Polanski’s adventure-comedy Pirates (1986) and the family-adventure film Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985). On television he was a cast member in TVS’s The Witches and the Grinnygog.

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Jacobs has subsequently starred in over 120 Nollywood films. He is considered one of the top Nigerian Nollywood actors.

Olu Jacobs Net Worth

Olu Jacobs has an estimated net worth of $2.3 million. he is one of the wealthiest actors in Nigeria. He has also been considered one of the greatest actors in Africa. Olu Jacobs has distinguished himself as a godfather in Nollywood, paving a successful path for many emerging actors and actresses in the industry.

His love for acting was inspired by the late legendary film maker, Hubert Ogunde’s annual concert party which held at Colonial Hotel in Kano, thereafter, he travelled to England where he studied acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.

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He has been described as ‘one of Nollywood’s finest actors, best role interpreter and the best manipulator of words’. For his dedication to his acting career spanning over five decades, he was honoured with the Industry Merit Award for outstanding achievements in acting at the 2013 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.’ Also, AMAA conferred its Lifetime Achievement Awards on him in 2016.

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Frank Opperman is a renowned South African actor and a musician. He has starred in several movies through out career. Frank was born on 8th June, 1960.

Keep reading to find more information about Frank Opperman net worgth and biography

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Biography

After attending numerous schools across South Africa in Worcester, Benoni, Hermanus and Middelburg, and finally matriculated from Silverton High School in Pretoria in 1978.

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He started studying law in 1979 at the University of Pretoria but soon lost interest and joined the South African Defence Force in 1980, where he played in an army marching band. Upon leaving the service, he dated a female drama student and became interested in acting as a career option.

He subsequently obtained a three-year national diploma in acting at the Pretoria Technicon and received the Pretoria Trust Award for best student.

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The following two years he worked for PACT (Performing Arts Council Transvaal) and acted in productions such as Spring awakening and Caspar in my tuin.

He also acted alongside fellow South African actor Arnold Vosloo in a full-length feature film called Boetie gaan border toe, but gained popularity in an Afrikaans sitcom called Orkney Snork Nie, created by Willie Esterhuizen, playing the character named Ouboet van Tonder.

In the 1990s he starred in a South African television drama series The Big Time as Chris Karedes, a Cypriot emigrant. The series received numerous SABC Artes awards.

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In 2010 he played the title role in the SABC2 sitcom Die Uwe Pottie Potgieter. In 2014 he landed a starring role in the kykNET anthology drama series Pandjieswinkelstories.

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In 2018, Frank participated in Dancing with the Stars South Africa alongside professional dancer Jeanné Swart.

Frank Opperman Net Worth

Frank Opperman net worth is reported at $84 million according to briefly.co.za. He became co-owner of a Jazz club called Bassline in Johannesburg. He also released a rock album called Serial Boyfriend.

Frank participated in various projects, amongst others Gauteng-Aleng, a sitcom where he worked once again alongside Willie Esterhuizen. He also appeared in Dryfsand, an Afrikaans television drama written by P.G. du Plessis.  After twelve years he returned to the theatre, starring in Die Uwe Pottie Potgieter, a one-man show written for him by Dana Snyman.

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Sandra Prinsloo  Sandra Prinzlow, is a South African actress best known internationally for her role as Kate Thompson in the 1980 film The Gods Must Be Crazy. Prinsloo has also appeared in numerous South African television, film, and stage productions.

In this article we will be bringing to you Sandra Prinsloo net worth.

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Early life and career

Prinsloo graduated from the Afrikaanse Hoër Meisieskool and then completed her B.A. honours in drama at the University of Pretoria. Soon after, she became a member of the Performing Arts Council Transvaal acting company.  

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“One night we were performing and it was as if something absolutely magical happened. It was as if a golden net was cast down. Everything was magical that evening and everybody felt it in the cast … It was something enchanting that happens in the exchange of the energy between the audience and the actors”.

Prinsloo has said that after that night, she realised that acting was her calling.

In addition to her well-known role in The Gods Must Be Crazy, Prinsloo has had major roles in Target of an Assassin (1979), Quest for Love (1988), Die Prins van Pretoria (1992), Soweto Green (1995), ‘n Paw Paw Vir My Darling (2015), Twee Grade van Moord (2016).

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Prinsloo was in the original cast of Egoli: Place of Gold, South Africa’s first soap opera. For many years, she hosted her own talk show, RaakPraat met Sandra, on South Africa television.

Sandra Prinsloo Net Worth

Sandra Prinsloo net worth is $10 million. Prinsloo was the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Naledi Theatre Awards The awards are offered annually by the Naledi Theatre Awards Committee.

Prinsloo was the recipient of a national order by the South African government, the Order of Ikhamanga in silver, for those whose outstanding work has benefited South Africa.

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Among the numerous movies she has starred includes;

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  • The Seagull (Die Seemeeu) (2019)
  • Twee Grade van Moord (2016)
  • n Paw-Paw vir My Darling (2015)
  • Soweto Green (1995)
  • The Prince of Pretoria (1993)
  • In the Name of Blood (1990)

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Simoné Pretorius is a South African film, television, and theatre actor, who is known for portraying Irma Humpel in the 2016 Afrikaans biographical film Vir die voëls, for which she gained prominence and international recognition.

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Early life

Born on 18 May 1990 in Pretoria, South Africa, Nortmann hails from Afrikaans descent and is currently living in Johannesburg with her husband, Andries Levi Pretorius, an entrepreneur and accountant. Both her parents served in the South African Air Force. Her father, Hannes Nortmann, served in the South African Border War and was awarded the Honoris Crux Award for bravery in 1988.

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 Nortmann is the only child of her parents who got divorced when she was age four. Her mother, Tinkie Nortmann, noticed her daughter’s passion for acting when she one day climbed on top of KFC’s counter and started performing for the patrons.

Nortmann was a natural leader and achiever in her school years, serving as Headgirl in Primary School as well as her High School, Hs Centurion, and passing matric with seven distinctions. She went on to earn a BDram degree in Theatre Studies from Stellenbosch University in 2012

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After ending her contract at 7de Laan in 2015, Nortmann attended a three-week acting workshop lead by Academy Award nominee and Broadway regular, Diane Venora, in California.

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 Shortly after returning to South Africa she landed her first film role as the lead, Irma Humpel, in Huisgenoot Magazine’s award-winning biopic, “Vir die Voëls” (2016) for which she received her first international nod by winning Best Actress at Tallgrass International Film Festival in 2017,  where she was also invited to form part of the Female Filmmaker’s panel discussion which was ordained after Rose McGowan cancelled her film debut at the festival after Harvey Weinstein case resurfaced.

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 Nortmann also won Best Actress for the same film at local Huisgenoot Tempo Awards in 2017. She subsequently went on to star in South African box office hits and international film festival winning films “Vuil Wasgoed” (2017), “Stroomop” (2018), and “Wonderlus” (2018).

Simoné Nortmann Net Worth

Simoné Nortmann net worth is $5 million. Nortmann started her own acting workshop in 2017 called Art of Acting South Africa.

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she revealed that she was engaged to her partner, Andries Levi Pretorius, an accountant and entrepreneur, whom she has known since 2011. The two got engaged on 20 October 2018 and got married the following year on 23 February 2019.

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