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Saint Obi Biography: Career, Marriage, Movies, and Net Worth

Obinna Nwafor better known as Saint Obi is a renowned Nigerian movie actor, entrepreneur, movie producer, director, television personality, and entertainer.

Early Life

Saint Obi, a well-known Nigerian film actor, producer, and director, was born in the early 1960s to Mr. and Mrs. Nwafor.

Saint was born on November 16, 1965, in Okpa, Mbaitolu Local Government Area, Abia State. Abia State is located in Nigeria’s south-eastern region.

Saint is the only son among his parents’ nine grown-up children.

There isn’t much information about his elementary and high school education. Saint did, however, receive his university education at the prestigious University of Jos. He studied there and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts (class of 1991).


Saint Obi joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood in 1995. In 1996, he rose to fame after starring in then popular NTA commercials.

Is Saint Obi Married?

Saint was married to Lydia Saint-Nwafor. The family was blessed with three beautiful children before their divorced.


Since his first movie, Saint has featured in over 150 other movies. These are some of his movies;

• Narrow Escape

• Goodbye Tomorrow

• Last Party

• Wedding Fever

• Candle Light

• State of Emergency

• Unbroken Promise

• Festival of Fire

• Royal Battle

• Narrow Escape

• Take me to Maama

• Sakobi

• Deadly Proposal

• Daring Hearts

• Greatest Weapon

• Executive Crime

• Costly Mistake

• Heart of Gold

• Wedding Fever

• Final Whistle

• Sensational Spy

• Crime Planner

• When the going get tough

• Sleeping with the enemy

• Strange Love

• Fake Angel

• The greatest sacrifice

• Breath Again

• The Hypocrite

• Sqaud Twenty-Three

• Executive Crime

• Myke

• Golden Moon

• More than a woman

• Urioma – Royal Palace

• Evil Finger

• In the line of Fire

• Scorpion

• Reckless Heart

• The powerful girl

• Above the law

• The God to serve

• 21 days with Christ

• The devil’s workshop

• The prince and brat

• Making of the king

• Eligible Bachelor

• To love and to live again

• The hour has come

• Power from above

• The covenant

• End of the royal battle

• The golden fish

• Hole in the heart

• Oracle

Net Worth

Altogether, Saint Obi’s net worth is estimated at $7 million.


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