Bryan Okwara is an Igbo Nigerian actor and pageant contestant who won the title of Mr. Nigeria in 2007 and reached the semi-finals in the Mr. World 2007 competition. The model is also an actor, known for If I Am President (2018), The Washerman (2018) and The MatchMaker (2015). Here is the biography of Bryan Okwara. Read on to learn all the interesting details about his age, state of origin, career, love life, and more.
Check out this Bryan Okwara biography to find out all the details about the model's career and personal life.
- Birth name: Ikenna Bryan Okwara
- Date of birth: 9 November 1985
- Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
- Bryan Okwara hometown: Imo State
- Age: 35 years old (as of 2020)
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Occupation: Actor, Influencer, Ex Mr Nigeria, Mr World finalist
- Zodiac sign: Scorpio
- Height: 6 ft 3
Where is Bryan Okwara from?
The model was born on November 9th, 1985, in Lagos, Nigeria.
Bryan Okwara parents are Igbo from Imo State.
The model studied International Relations part-time at the Lagos State University.
Bryan won the first-ever Mr. Nigeria pageant in 2007 and the Best African Male model in 2010. He is also known as one of the brand ambassadors of OUCH and Martini.
The model also delved into acting, and his first shot at it was in the 2008 movie titled Heart to Heart, which was directed by Remi, the CEO of Africa Awake.
As per his IMDb page, Bryan has appeared in these movies:
- 2018 - If I Am President
- 2018 - The Washerman - Ric
- 2016 - Entreat - Charles
- 2015 - The MatchMaker - Mike
- 2014 - Beauty of the Mind - Pere
- 2013 - The Awakening
Dating history: Who is Bryan Okwara wife?
In 2014, the actor broke up with his model girlfriend, Bunmi Ademokoya, after five years of dating.
At the moment, he is dating his longtime girlfriend, Marie Miller.
Does Bryan Okwara have a son?
Yes, he does. In February of 2020, the model revealed for the first time that he was expecting a child with his longtime girlfriend, Marie Miller.
Bryan shared a photo of the 2013 Miss Earth Nigeria, who was heavily pregnant, making the big reveal on his Instagram with the sweetest caption:
My valentine. With a very gentle and beautiful heart. I cant find the words to tell you how truly happy you make me feel. In an imperfect world… you are perfect in every way. You are a blessing to me… and May God continue to bless you and our beautiful child. Amen
Marie Miller also shared a photo of herself, with the caption:
@bryanokwara don’t be jealous o, but this our baby will be my 1st love now and you’ll be relegated to 2nd love ???? Special thanks to @emmanueloyeleke for the beautiful pictures, you made all this possible. And to @diolsclassics for the bomb-*ss make up, you rock Efe! And special thanks to #bbycks for our little one and to God almighty for being with us…
On Father's Day this year, the doting father penned a lengthy and emotional letter to his adorable son, which was shared on his verified Instagram page.
In his post, the model noted that his little boy brings him so much joy. According to him, the essence of his life is completed by being called a father to the adorable little one.
He posted an adorable photo of the baby on Instagram, with the caption,
"If only you knew how much joy you bring to me... and the happiness that comes as being called your father is the very essence of what makes my life complete...May God bless you immensely and above all your expectations. May God grant you wisdom and understanding as you grow in His Grace. May God fill your heart with peace and unconditional love."
Bryan then noted that the mother of his child, Marie, should be more celebrated on the special day because of the troubles she undertakes in raising the precious little boy:
"And to your absolutely gorgeous loving and kind mother, @marieclairemiller who should be more celebrated as a "father" because from the day you where born you refused to sleep in the beautiful court created for you. You would cry all night until she placed you in her arms and that is where you have slept to date,"
Earlier, in a 2015 interview, the model was asked about when he plans to settle down, to which he replied,
...you guys just keep to your social media, you will know when the wedding bells will start ringing because this boy right here is going to the top and there is a saying that once a man has found a wife, has found a good thing, So hopefully I pray that some day that I find a good thing to go with.
It seems that he has finally found his "good thing to go with".
How much is Bryan Okwara worth?
The360Report states that Bryan Okwara net worth is guesstimated at $500,000.
Nigerian actor, Alexx Ekubo, stirred controversy on social media during Bryan's birthday this year after he wished Bryan a happy 54th birthday!
Alex also hilariously asked him to marry soon.
Frequently asked questions about the model
Get to know the model better using these questions:
Which state is Bryan Okwara from?
The model was born on November 9th, 1985 in Lagos, Nigeria to Igbo parents from Imo State.
Is Bryan Okwara married?
No, he is not yet married. However, Okwara and his longtime girlfriend, Marie Miller, have a son.
Bryan Okwara is a talented and handsome model, actor, and influencer. Thanks to his new born son - he can add another title to his name - father.
You will be surprised to find out that the celebrity is only 24 years old, but he has made significant achievements in his career. The musician recently released his sophomore album, Apollo. Apollo was released on August 20, 2020, under the YBNL Nation record label. The 17-track album comes after the success of his debut album Laughter, Tears & Goosebumps, which was released on November 29, 2019.