Charles Inojie is a Nigerian actor, comedian, movie director, and producer. He is predominantly known for his comedic roles.
Early life and education
Charles is from a royal family. He grew up with his grandmother, and hardly recollects his mother because at a young age he was sent to another geographical location for the purpose of keeping his aging grandmother company. He aspired to someday be a lawyer but had a change of mind when he attended Bode Osoyin’s writer’s resort, where he decided to acquire a certificate course in dramatic arts. In 1993, he achieved this goal and would later graduate from the University of Port Harcourt in 1999.
After making the decision to venture into acting, he then joined different dramatic and theatre clubs in his local town and started performing stage drama. He later decided to acquire more knowledge in the field of acting then he enrolls in a one-year acting program in Bode Osoyin’s Writers Resort, where he obtained a certificate course in Dramatic Arts after completing the program in 1993.
Inojie officially joined the Nollywood Nigerian movie industry in 1999. He started his career working as an assistant movie director before venturing full-time into acting and movie directing. He is known to always act in comedy movies and he is labeled as one of the best Nigerian comedy merchants.
In a recent chat with the comic actor, he made it known that after graduating from the University of Port Harcourt in 1999, he relocated to Lagos State. He became the assistant director at Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen’s production company. In 2016, members from the Screen Writers Guild of Nigeria (SWGN) unanimously appointed Inojie as president of their labor union.