By Daniel Edu
Jimmy Odukoya, widely known as a Nollywood actor and musician, has taken on a new role as the Senior Pastor of the Fountain of Life Church. The announcement of his appointment was made during a church service at its headquarters in Lagos.
Here are some interesting facts about Jimmy Odukoya:
1. **Multifaceted Career:** Jimmy Odukoya is a versatile individual with a career spanning acting, music, motivational speaking, dancing, and fitness.
2. **Acting Career:** He entered the acting scene in 2016, making his debut in the film “Baby Shower.” He has played prominent roles in movies like “Woman King,” a Netflix production, as well as “Lifting the Veil,” “I am Nazzy,” and “Oga Pastor,” among others.
3. **Recognition:** Jimmy Odukoya’s talent in acting has earned him a nomination for the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award in the “Best Supporting Actor of the Year” category.
4. **Balancing Faith and Career:** In an interview with actress Iretiola Doyle, Jimmy Odukoya emphasized that being a pastor doesn’t hinder his acting career. He rejects the notion of categorizing actors as “Christian actors” and believes that faith and career can coexist.
5. **Personal Life:** In 2013, Jimmy Odukoya tied the knot with Oluwakemi Odukoya (nee Banjoko) in London, marking a significant milestone in his personal life.
His recent appointment as the Senior Pastor of the Fountain of Life Church marks a new chapter in his journey, blending his faith and career in a meaningful way.