Oluwafemisola Jacobs better known as Femi Jacobs is a Nigerian actor, producer, recording artist, public speaker and aspiring writer. He is the Creative Director at NOOCE THEMATICS, a marketing engagement agency. He became popular after playing Makinde Esho in the film
The Meeting, which also stars Rita Dominic and Jide Kosoko.
Jacobs was born May 8th. For his undergraduate degree, he studied Mass Communication at the Lagos State University and then proceeded to study Marketing Management at the Lagos Business School now called Pan Atlantic University.
He also trained as a pilot in South Africa but ended up not pursuing a commercial pilot license.
Acting and Singing Career
Femi Jacobs, started acting full-time in 2011. His first feature was a film, Choices and he also featured in two series, Tango and Tinse l. He played the role of Eddie Edoma in the award-winning series, Tinsel.
Between 2006 and 2009 he delved into music as a gospel artist. The lead character of The Meeting used to be the Music Director of The Fountain of Life Church, Lagos. FJ as his friends call him, has featured in quite a number of movies which most recently include: T he Black Sihouette, Taxi Driver (Oko Ashewo), Just Married, Heart of a Sister, The Guest, The Visit and Iquo’s Journal.
Femi notes that Richard Mofe-Damijo is a major role model for him as far as the acting business is concerned.
Awards and Recognition
Femi received a nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards for his stellar role in The Meeting. He also bagged four nominations for Best Lead Actor in a Film at the 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards, for Favourite Male African International Emerging Screen Talent at the 2014 Screen Nation Awards, and for Best Supporting Actor of the Year at the 2015 City People Entertainment Awards.