Michael Uba (a.k.a Ogbolor)
Michael Uba, also known as Ogbolor is an all-around entertainer who has gathered knowledge in the media/entertainment industry with over 18 yrs experience in dance, acting, comedy, and media.
He has staged, taken part in, and produced several comedy shows and also taken active roles in stage plays such as "PO" produced by YAW, "PEPPERSOUP" produced by TWALE MEDIA, "ONCE UPON A MAD MAN" produced by BUNMI DAVIES, and "CHECKPOINT 1/2/3" at the MUSON CENTER.
Why You Should Listen
Michael Uba was first a professional dancer teaching hip-hop, contemporary, and salsa dances across Nigeria.
In 2005, after several years as a stage actor, he went on screen in the popular sitcom "flatmates" doubling as a writer and actor.
This took his fame to another level as it introduced his comedic side, and in 2006 he went fully into stand-up comedy. With his unique style of going on stage as a very funny imbecile, he soon became a favorite at every comedy show and rose to become a master in his comedic craft.
Due to his oratory but witty skills and ability to inspire and motivate people, he became protegee to Fela Durotoye, learning to become a motivational speaker under the platform "Speakers Corner".
Micheal's ability to be unique outside comedy soon got the likes of older comedians such as AY and Holy Malam who advised he looks into media.
Following this advice, ogbolor soon found himself on radio as an intern with WAZOBIA FM and after two years of success, he was promoted to the television arm of the company (WAZOBIA TV) to host and co-produce two different shows - "PADI PADI SHOW" and the widely viewed "THE LATE NIGHT SHOW".
Presently, he hosts a fast-growing celebrity TV game show called "THE OGBONGE SHOW" and he is presently one of the most loved actors in Nigeria's most popular sitcom "JENIFAS DIARY".
Micheal has several awards to his name which include, "MOST PROMISING ACTOR 2017" at the CITY PEOPLE MOVIE AWARDS, AWARD OF RECOGNITION BY LAW STUDENTS ASSOCIATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN, COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR at the MAYA AWARDS 2018. ACTOR TO LOOK OUT FOR AT THE NOW AWARDS, AWARD OF EXCELLENCE "KEEP MOVING CONFERENCE 2018, 2020....etc.
He hosted his first Major Comedy concert at the Muson Center tagged The Ogbolor "THIS IS ME" Concert in 2018. He went on to produce his first stage play OGUFE in 2019. The same year, he hosted his seminar NO LIMIT which had his entertainment colleagues as speakers E.g Kaffy, Denrele, Rugged man, Lolo 1, Ajebo, and Seyi Law.
Micheal Uba is a highly sought-after Compere, Comedian, and Speaker and has worked with corporate organizations and major brands in the business. His wealth of knowledge as an actor, former pro-dancer, speaker, and comedian, sets him apart in the game.