Sharon Ooja Biography and Contact Details

Brief about Sharon Ooja

The Nigerian fabulous Nollywood actress, Sharon Ooja Egwurube was born in the 90s into a family of six. She is an indigene of the Idoma tribe, Benue State, and became prominent through a web series, “Skinny Girl in Transit

Sharon Ooja was born on 6th April 1991 in Kaduna State, North Central Nigeria, and was raised alongside her five siblings in the capital of Plateau State, Jos. 

So, if you’re a huge fan of this Nollywood phenomenal actress, then you’re just at the right place. This Blogpost is here to give you all the juicy details there is to know about the Nollywood superstar, but first, read some quick facts about the actress Sharon Ooja. 

Quick Facts

●    Date of birth: April 6th, 1991

●    Age: 31

●    Place of Birth: Kaduna State

●    Occupation: Actress, Model, and TV Personality/Host

●    Birth Sign: Aries 

●    Marital Status: Rumors had it that she was supposedly in a love relationship with fellow actor, Timini Egbuson. However, they both came out to debunk the speculations, making her relationship status still single. 

●    Children: None

●    Height: 5″9

Sharon Ooja Egwurube Net Worth

Over the years, the actress has accumulated an approximated Net Worth around the sum of 100,000 to 200,000 dollars through various sources of income, varying from acting to modeling and media works such as being a host.

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Sharon Ooja completed her primary education at Kings and Queens School, Jos. Later, she went on to further her secondary school education at two all-girls boarding schools – Regina Pacis Secondary School, Garki II, Abuja, and St. Louis Girls’ College, Jos. 

In further pursuance of her studies, she attended Houdegbe North American University in Cotonou, Benin Republic to obtain a degree in mass communication.


Sharon relocated to Lagos in 2013. Sharing this in an interview with Nigeria Tabloid, Punch Newspaper, she revealed how she got into the industry after a void interview.  

Her acting professional acting career began when she played her first minor role in Gidi Up. The movie got her fair share of stardom when she played the flawless role of ‘shalewa’ in the web series. “Skinny girls in Transit” is a soapie that came out in 2015. She got her the stereotyped name, ‘Shalewa’.

With massive support from her parents, her mum especially, who is in the entertainment industry herself, and her dad gives her complimentary calls and support.

After that breakthrough in her acting career, she had since then been cast into major roles such as playing Amaka in King of boys, flatmates, and Jennifer’s Diary. Sharon mentioned big celebrities like Mo AbuduFunky Akindele BelloShaffy Bello, and Ngozi Nwosu as people she looked up to in the industry. 

She hosted the GTBank Fashion Week Red Carpet alongside Timini Egbuson in 2017. Whilst planning to launch her fashion and hairline alongside advocating for Girl Children through boot camps. 

Awards and Nominations 

The good-looking actress had built her talent so well, for she is a ‘natural’ when it comes to killing a role, and this had earned her quite a few rewards in return. 

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Here are some notable awards, nominations, and achievements of Sharon Ooja;

● Listed as a top female actress of 2020.

● Represented Nigeria alongside other female actresses in “The Bridgeton Affair” a program organized by Netflix in South Africa. 

● Best of Nollywood Awards – Revelation of the year, female category – (2019)

● Best Supporting Actress in Nollywood- (2020)

Notable Movies 

Sharon Ooja featured in several movies including some highly tasking roles, Sharon Ooja Egwurube had been giving amazing screen acts.

Below are some of her big movies:

● Gidi up (2013-2014)

● Skinny Girl in Transit (2015

● Foreigner’s God (2019)

● Òlòtūré (2019)

● The Men’s Club (2019)

● Who’s the boss (2020)

● Kambili (2020)

● Bad comments (2021)

● Still falling (2021)

● Mom’s at war

● Bling Lagosians

● Glamour Girls (2022)

Sharon Ooja Egwurube Contact Details 

For any die-hard fan or admirer of this Nollywood finest, you can always reach her on any of these two social media networks, Instagram and Twitter.

Instagram: @Sharonooja 

Twitter: @SharonOoja

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