Meet Sharon Ooja, a talented Nigerian actress, model, and television personality who shot to fame for her portrayal of Shalewa in the Ndani TV series "Skinny Girl in Transit."
Bio Data Overview
|Date of Birth
|April 6, 1991
|State of Origin
|Place of Birth
|Degree in Mass Communication from Houdegbe North American University, Benin
|Actress, model, and television personality
|Approximately $100,000 USD
Early Life and Education
Born on April 6, 1991, in Kaduna, Sharon is originally from the Idoma tribe in Benue State but spent her formative years growing up in Plateau State. Her upbringing involved moving between states. She was raised in Plateau State but was actually born in Kaduna State. She comes from a family of three sisters. Her educational journey began at Kings and Queens School in Jos for her primary education. Later, she attended Regina Pacis Secondary School, Garki II, Abuja, and St. Louis Girls’ College, Jos, for her secondary education, both of which were boarding schools.
In 2013, Sharon relocated to Lagos, where she kick-started her acting career. She continued her studies while pursuing her passion, attending Houdegbe North American University in Benin, where she graduated with a degree in Mass Communication.
Sharon Ooja's career took flight after her move to Lagos in 2013. It was here that she gained widespread recognition for her remarkable portrayal of Shalewa in the popular Ndani TV series "Skinny Girl in Transit."
In 2017, Sharon, along with Timini Egbuson, had the honor of being the red carpet hosts for GT Bank’s Fashion Week, further cementing her presence in the entertainment industry.
Sharon Ooja has become one of the most influential and sought-after stars in Nollywood. Her estimated net worth of $100,000 speaks to her success in the industry. Acting and lucrative endorsement deals, stemming from her growing fame, have been significant contributors to her impressive net worth.