Ore Ofe Williams, also widely known as Awo Jesus, is popular Nigerian actor, movie producer, script writer, director and an evangelist. He has written, directed and produced many films, most of which preach Christian morals and doctrines.
Ore Ofe Williams is from the Awokoya’s family of Ososa Ijebu, Ogun State, the same town legendary doyen of Nigeria Theatre, Late Chief Hubert Ogunde, hailed from. Date and year of his birth are however not known.
He is unique in his presentational style because he features secular actors in his Christian movies.
Ore-Ofe had his primary school and secondary education in his home town respectively.
He later bagged a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts at Olabisi Onabanjo University and Masters in same discipline at the University of Ibadan.
Ore-Ofe began acting professionally dated back to his young age as a way of escapism, that is escaping from the harsh reality of life. He was four years old when he lost his parents. That of course made him to embrace discipline, hard work and dedication to life.
He has since staged lots of stage dramas and television series.
The veteran actor and movie producer runs a film village, and of course with his office at Ring Road in Ibadan. The film village is meant for shooting and nurturing up-coming actors and actresses in Nigeria.
The versatile and talented superstar has written, directed and produced many film scripts including Adoti, Odi Omo, Awo Jesus, Sakabula, Organ Olodunmare and many others.
He revealed that the former Governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel has been a huge support.
In 2018, Ore Ofe released a movie, ‘Shakabula’ It was another very successful movie, which is all about corruption in government system.
The same year, he released the most recent movie, “God Of The Bad Guys.” The movie is centred around people who condemn and criticize people in the Church and others, make hasty judgements about others whereas they have lots of things that such people are doing in the secret than those who are acting in such manner.
Ore Ofe is also author of several books.
Ore Ofe is a Christian and is happily married with children.
He has also mentored thousands of people in the Theatre industry and outside it.
The renowned Nigerian actor and producer however advised that discipline and loyalty are the true keys to success in life.
Ore Ofe Williams is indeed a talent, rated one of the richest and most influential strong pillars of the Yoruba movie industry, with an estimated net worth of about $700,000 dollars.