Saint Obi, whose real name is Obinna Nwafor, is a Nigerian actor, producer, and director. He was born on November 16, 1965, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.
Obi began his career as an actor in the early 1990s, after completing his studies in Theatre Arts at the University of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. He made his acting debut in the Nigerian movie “When the Sun Sets” in 1993 and went on to feature in several other movies such as “Sakobi,” “State of Emergency,” and “Goodbye Tomorrow.”
In addition to acting, Obi has also produced and directed several movies, including “Take Me to Mama,” “Executive Crime,” and “The Narrow Path.” He is known for his contributions to the growth of the Nigerian movie industry, popularly known as Nollywood.
Obi has won several awards for his contributions to the Nigerian movie industry, including the Best Actor in Nigeria award at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2003, and the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards in 2018.
In addition to his work in the entertainment industry, Saint Obi is also a philanthropist and has supported several charitable causes in Nigeria.
Saint Obi Cause of Death: How did he die?
The actor was said to have died on Sunday, last week, May 7th in the home of one of his siblings, in Jos, after a prolonged illness.
According to reports, the disagreement between his siblings is the reason why his death took almost a week to be made official.
Further details surrounding his death has been kept under wraps. The veteran was aged 57 years and has three kids who he shares with estranged, Linda Amobi. The estranged couple were engaged in a bitter divorce custody battle before his untimely death.