Nollywood thespian, Joke Silva, has taken to social media to celebrate her husband and veteran Nollywood actor, Olu Jacobs, on his 75th birthday.
The beautiful actress and mother poured out her heart, revealing what a great success, her husband has been both at home and in the Nigerian movie industry.
“Happy Birthday gorgeous….75 is not beans !!!Thank you for all you do for me and the kids…the sacrifices.With you we are always first. ?Thank you for all you have done for the industry…theatre …film…television.????? Here is to many more years of impact. Happy Birthday????????”
Olu Jacobs spent his early years in Kano state, he attended the Holy Trinity School, where he was a member of its literary and debate club.
He gave his first acting his first shot, when he attended one of Hubert Ogunde’s annual concert party at Colonial Hotel, in Kano. Thereafter, he secured a visa to England to pursue a career in acting.
Jacobs learnt the arts of theatre at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, after which he starred in various British television shows and series in 1970.
He has acted in over 120 Nollywood films with many awards to his credit.