Junior Pope Odonwodo born Pope Obumneme Odonwodo is a famous Nigerian actor, model, television personality and philanthropist.
He was born on 7th May 1984 in Bamenda, Cameroon.
Let’s take a look at his biography below.
Jnr Pope Odonwodo Full Name
He was born Pope Obumneme Odonwodo but is widely known as Junior Pope.
Jnr Pope Odonwodo Age
He was born on 7th May 1984 in Bamenda, Cameroon. He is currently 36 years old.
Jnr Pope Odonwodo Hometown
He hails from the Ukehe tribe of Enugu State in the southeastern part of Nigeria.
Jnr Pope Odonwodo Early Life and Education
Junior Pope Odonwodo completed both his primary and secondary school education in Cameroon where he obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate.
He then returned to Nigeria and proceeded to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in Enugu State, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy.
Jnr Pope Odonwodo Parents
He was born to Mr. and Mrs. Luke Odonwodo.
Jnr Pope Odonwodo Personal Life
On 26th July 2014, he got married to his long time girlfriend Jennifer Awele Okpuno and they are blessed with two handsome boys.
Jnr Pope Odonwodo Career
Junior Pope joined the Nigerian movie industry in 2006 and started attending movie auditions and acting as a minor character in movies.
He always plays the role of bodyguard, palace attendant or servants in movies.
He rose to fame after acting in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Secret Adventures” a movie directed by Tchidi Chikere in 2007.
According to him, it was the award-winning movie director “Tchidi Chikere” that gave him the lead character that brought him to the limelight.
He has acted in more than 150 Nollywood movies in his career, some of which include Secret Adventures, Mad sex, Bitter Generation, Vengeance of Bullet, The Cat, The Generals, Wrong Initiation, etc.
In 2010, he won the award for Nollywood Most Promising Actor in Nigeria at the Entertainment Factory Awards.
Jnr Pope Odonwodo Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter
His official Instagram username is @jnrpope. He is known on Twitter as @Popejnr. His Facebook account is simplyJunior Pope Odonwodo.