FLOYD MAYWEATHER, IS THE BEST EVER, IN BOXING – IKENNA OBI
Ikenna Obi, is a Nigerian born, British raised, trained actor and blogger. He is pretty much outspoken and a believer of equality.
Professionally, Obi had been in the creative industry, for exactly half a decade.
Fortunately, his first movie role, brought him fame, when he played a role, with Ghanaian top actress, Jackie Appiah, in a film titled “international games”.
As an actor, one of the top movies, Obi had acted in, is ” Boxing Day”, a yet to be released movie, shot on location in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.
“Boxing Day”, is a movie directed by, Robert Peters, the director of the multiple award winning, block buster movie, ” 30 Days in Atlanta “, produced by top Nigerian comedian, AY, who also starred in the movie.
“Boxing Day”, featured the likes of legendary RMD and some other Hollywood stars.
Aside movie acting, Ikenna Obi, is also a professional model, who presently models for Mayweather sports apparel, owned by boxing sport celebrity and champion, Floyd Mayweather.
Ikenna Obi’s first movie role, was where he had played a man, who was deceived and humiliated, by his girlfriend, most definitely, that can be watched, in the movie, ” international games”.
Obi, had featured in not less than 8 films, while also been law degree holder, from Birbeck University, United Kingdom.
Some of the actors, Obi will always love to work with are, Razaaq Adoti from Stephen Spielberg’s “Amistad” movie, Tangi Miller and Winstina Taylor. Though, they had all worked together on the set of “Boxing Day” in Atlanta.
Ikenna Obi, is presently enjoying, a business relationship, with the present world boxing sport champion, who holds an all-time unbeaten career record, Floyd Mayweather.
In a recent interview, with NaijaOnlineTV, Ikenna Obi re revealed that his relationship with Mayweather is only based on business, which involves him, promoting his apparel through modelling them.
Obi, is of the opinion that he is yet to be fulfilled, despite all his achievements, so far. He thinks, there is never really a fulfillment in life. Adding further, he says, “if not, we won’t keep striving, daily for different goals”.
Presently, Obi is working on some yet to be announced projects, as the work progress is to be put out of public glare until the production is at a very advanced stage.
In the yet to be released Hollywood movie, ” Boxing Day “, Ikenna Obi played the role of a pastor and he informs his fans to watch out, for the movie release.
He cites funding and studying the craft in Drama or film school as a major challenge, affecting the Nollywood industry. However, he thinks the industry has a very bright and beneficial future, for all who work towards entertaining the viewers.
He informed, his kids, work out sessions, listening to Tupac’s poetry and music are a major source of his inspiration.
While his favourite Nigerian celebrity is Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD), Obi’s favourite foreign celebrity is revealed to be, Italian actor Leornado Di Caprio.
If Ikenna Obi, had not been an actor, he would have being an activist, who helps the needy and the underprivileged.
Ikenna Obi, would like to be known, for making a change to the way, black people are being perceived.
In his free time, Obi relaxes working out in the gym, drinking a glass of ribena with ice.
His favourite vacation spot, is New York, while he called his shoot in Atlanta, an unforgettable moment, as he had the honour of working with very friendly, respected down to earth people.
To his fans, Ikenna Obi has this to say, “believe in your self, keep working hard and never give up. If you have a dream, work hard to make it a reality”.
When NaijaOnlineTV asked Ikenna Obi, in one word to describe Floyd Mayweather, he simply revealed Floyd Mayweather is the most hardworking and the best ever in boxing sport.
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