By Ayeotan Shola
You Must have watched the now Viral clip – ‘Gerrara Here’ and like many, wondered whom the Funny man behind that cliche line is.
His Name is Francis Odega and he is a Well known Nollywood comic Actor.
The Viral 15 minute clip has now made him more popular than he was before it, as more people in the world have either seen the video or had that same line used on them somewhere.
Even Internationally renowned superstars like 50 Cent and Tiny Tempah recently got in on the joke and shared it to millions of their fans, making this man more popular.
He has also been making cameo appearances in a lot of music videos and pop stars are using his lines in their songs.
We Bring You Some quick Facts About the Comic Actor Himself……
*Before his new found stardom, Francis Odega has been in the the entertainment industry for over 20 years.
*Francis Odega Graduated from the Abia State University,Uturu.
*In the late 80s, Francis was in a comedy drama series called ‘At your service’ directed by a Bodilon Bodio for the NTA.
*That particular clip that has since gone viral was extracted from a movie called ‘Back From South Africa,’
*That Movie is a was shot in Ghana.
*The Actor has been married for 11Years now to his heartthrob, Chibuzor Odega.
*He Met his wife at one of his shows and today they are happily married.
*Before trying his hand out at Acting, he had a video rental shop in the hub of Lagos at Mafoluku, Oshodi .
*The Comic actor was one of the many comedians who kick started the Maiden show of ‘Night of a Thousand Laughs.
*He is known for his work piece; My Last Wedding (2009), My Last Wedding 2 (2009) and Under the Sky 2 (2006).
*He later teamed up with Okey Bakassi on a radio show in the early 90s that didn’t gain much recognition.