Mr M is the clueless, naive but eternally cute character in the award winning romantic comedy by delectable Nollywood actress, Rita Dominic. He finds love amidst the craziness of Nigerian bureaucracy, in the country’s capital, Abuja. His innocent romance with Ejura, a female corp member was so touching to watch that it gained him many female fans across Africa. He suffered the negligence of Nigerian politicians and in the process makes unlikely friends, albeit reluctantly. But that is not Femi Jacobs. Its only one of our favorite versions of him on screen. The real Femi Jacobs is a Nollywood actor, producer, recording artist, public speaker and aspiring writer. Here are a few things you should know about him:
- He has acted in over a dozen films and a few television series, most popular of which is the popular Nigerian series, Tinsel. His latest works are currently showing in Nigerian cinemas, Taxi Driver and The Visit.
- Jacobs is a multi-talented recording artiste and songwriter. He has three albums till date spanning nine years and has featured in many soaps and featured on many stages in Africa and Europe. His latest work titled ‘About a LAMB’ is a collection of rich lyrical and masterfully crafted tracks.
- He runs a Marketing and ideation firm, Nooce Thematics which he also founded. He studied mass communication at Lagos State University and marketing management at Lagos Business School. Also, the dangerously handsome writer trained as a pilot in South Africa.
- He has bagged multiple nominations as Best Lead Actor in AMAA, NEA, SCREEN NATION AWARDS, AMVCA, BON AWARDS and a host of others. He won the award for Best Actor in a Comedy at the 2015 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA)and Best Supporting Actor (English) at the 2014 Best of Nollywood Awards (BON)
Hopefully, we would get to sit with him one of these days and then we can bring you a truly exclusive story about this Nigerian Television sweetheart.
Discover the artist and motivational speaker in him at www.femijacobs.net