May 18, 2024

Sharon Ooja (born April 6, 1991) is a multi-talented Nigerian actress celebrated for her captivating performances on screen. Beyond her acting prowess, she has captivated audiences with her beauty and grace. Sharon has made her mark in the movie industry and shone brightly as a model and TV personality.

One of her most notable roles is as Shalewa in the acclaimed TV series Ndani, where her portrayal garnered widespread acclaim and attention. However, her talent transcends a single role; she has showcased her versatility in various films, seamlessly taking on diverse characters and leaving an indelible mark on the Nollywood industry.

Facts & Wiki

  • Full Name: Sharon Ooja
  • Birthday: April 6, 1991
  • Age: 33 years old
  • State of Origin: Benin state
  • Birth Place: Kaduna state
  • Parents: Mr & Mrs Ooja
  • Siblings: N/A
  • Career: Actress and Model
  • Relationship: N/A
  • Net Worth: US$300,000

Early Life

Sharon was born in Kaduna but spent her formative years with her family in Plateau state. While details about her family remain undisclosed at present, any information will be shared once it becomes available.

During her upbringing, Sharon pursued her early education in Plateau State before advancing to Houdegbe North American University in Benin. There, she dedicated herself to her studies and successfully attained a degree in Mass Communication, laying the foundation for her journey into media and entertainment.


Sharon Ooja’s journey into the entertainment industry is marked by determination and serendipity. Initially, she ventured into the corporate world, working with a real estate firm. However, her passion for acting beckoned, leading her to make a bold career shift in 2013.

Her debut in the movie industry came with a memorable role in the acclaimed series “Gidi Up” in the same year. Little did she know this would catalyze her flourishing career. Serendipity played its part when, during a routine photoshoot for a store, Ndani TV noticed her and saw potential. Impressed by her presence and talent, they swiftly offered her opportunities in the realm of entertainment.

Her breakthrough came with the role of Shalewa in the beloved comic series “Skinny Girl in Transit,” catapulting her into the spotlight. Since then, Sharon has become a familiar face in numerous movies, showcasing her versatility and acting prowess in the vibrant landscape of Nollywood. With each role, she continues to captivate audiences and cement her status as a rising star in the industry.


  • Lara and the Beat
  • King Of Boys
  • Mom’s at War
  • From Lagos with Love
  • The Whole 30 yards
  • Who’s the Boss
  • Bad Comments
  • Coming from Insanity
  • The Billing Lagosian
  • Oloture

TV Shows 

  • Gidi Up
  • Skinny Girl in Transit
  • The Men’s Club
  • Jenifa’s Diary
  • My Flatmates

Personal Life

Sharon’s romantic life remains a subject of speculation, as she has not publicly confirmed any current relationship. Despite rumors linking her with Timini Egbuson, both parties have denied any romantic involvement, asserting that they are simply friends and colleagues. While she may not have openly flaunted a romantic partner, Sharon remains focused on her career, prioritizing her professional endeavors in the dynamic world of entertainment.

Social Media

  • Instagram: @sharonooja

Net Worth

Sharon has an estimated net worth of about US$300,000 accumulated from her widespread career.

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