Boma Martins Akpore, born 23 January 1987 is an American based Nigerian actor, producer and reality TV star. He was a housemate in Big Brother Naija season 6 as well as a cast in hollywood’s The Blacklist, as well as Nollywood’s Unmasked, Brotherhood, amongst others. Akpore was the first housemate that was introduced into the house and to the audience in the 6th season of Big Brother Naija on 24 July 2021. He was the first male head of house during his stay on the show. He was evicted in the seventh week, on day 42.
Boma Martins Akpore
Date of birth:
23rd January 1987
Actor, Reality tv star
State of origin:
$100,000 – $400,000
Akpore is from Ughelli North in Delta state. Boma was born and raised in Yaba, Lagos state. He is the only child. He was raised by his mother and maternal grandmother. His mother is from Rivers state.
He played football in Europe but injury ended in his progression into playing the sport professionally in Scotland. Boma Akpore has his primary and secondary school education in Lagos. He then went to the University of Lagos(Unilag) to get his degree, but unfortunately, he couldn’t stay through till the end he had to drop out in his final year due to lack of funds. He is a currently a graduate of the New York Film Academy.
Boma becoming a renowned personality after being picked as one of the Big Brother Naija Season 6 contestants was born on the 23rd of January 1987.
Boma allegedly got married to Tokunbo, but unfortunately, their marriage crashed after six years. The reason for their split has not yet been fully ascertained.
Boma is said to have a girlfriend currently but, it’s not known to the public yet.
The celebrity started his career as a model according to Legit.ng. He represented Nigeria in the 2016 Mr. Imperial Universe contest and won the Best Body award but ended up as second runner-up overall. Recently, he won Golden Star Award for the celebrity fashionista of the year 2022. He has worked with famous brands such as Ralph Lauren, Emily Collins, and JD 7.
The famous model is represented by Ingrid French Management. Boma Akpore is also a former semi-professional footballer. He went to pursue his football career dream in Europe, playing for an amateur football club.
However, his dream was short-lived after an injury forced him to quit the sport. The famous actor was one of the 26 housemates who participated in the reality TV show Big Brother Naija (Shine Ya Eye) season 6. His acting career commenced in 2018 after he quit football. So far, he has six acting credits.
Here is a list of his movies and TV series:
Protector of the Gods as Azibo
Lit the Movie (2020) as Thug 1
The Blacklist (2019) as Nigerian gunman 2
Brotherhood (2022) as Sanusi Brooklyn
Coven (2020) as Osumanu
First wives club
See you yesterday
The actor is a member of The Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG AFTRA). He also dabbles as a mixologist and masseur.
Since when boma became one of the Housemates in the Big Brother Naija show, Boma Akpore has gathered up several followers on his Instagram page, As at the time of writing this post he has about 700k+ followers.
The celebrity net worth as at the time of writing this article is about $100,000-$400,000