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Nigerian Celebrity Profile: Bukky Wright

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Born Oluwabukola Sekina Ajoke Wright, the Nigerian Nollywood actress popularly known as Bukky Wright was born in Abeokuta on the 31 March 1967. Her father is a Christian while her mother is a Muslim. As an actress, Bukky Wright has been actively involved in several movie projects of both English and Yoruba genres. She launched herself into full-time acting in 1996. Since then she has been going from one location to the other acting, producing films and directing. She is a regular face in the popular soap opera titled Super Story. Aside acting, the gorgeous Nollywood queen is a politician and businesswoman. In 2014, she was deeply involved in an electioneering campaign as Senatorial candidate in the Ogun State House of Assembly. Bukky is also a grandmother.


Bukky Wright holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Lagos.

Popular Roles: A wicked wife, a frustrated and patient wife, an overvigilant mother; are her popular roles in most movies.

Breakout Movie including year released: Saworo Ide (1999)

Popular Movies including year released:

  • Outkast (2011)
  • Farayola (2009)
  • Abeni (2006)
  • Above Love (2004)
  • Itohan (2002)

Recent movies including year released:

  • Authority (2016)
  • Omolomo (2015)
  • Iyore (2015)

Awards: Best Nollywood Actress of the Year Awards 2011


Bukky Wright too was caught up in many controversial issues, many of which were spread by online media. Such controversial stories about the actress include: the one about her being a lesbian. Also, it was once said that the former governor of Ogun State Gbenga Daniel almost beat her wife for talking about his escapade with the movie star. That was even little compared to the news that went viral about her indecent dressing which clearly showed one of her cleavages. In her interview with mjemagazine she shoved it off when she was asked whether she was not at all bothered by such controversial stories. The movie star also remained unperturbed whenever she was asked why she broke up with her former husband. Also, it was reported that Bukky was once swindled of a whopping sum of 40m naira by a family friend who had shown her the said property shortly after her return from her base in the US. Surprisingly, the pretty Nollywood actress would have none of it discussed in the media.

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