Thursday, 11 July 2019

"Nollywood Actor Wale Legend Biography: History and Profile"

Wale Legend is a Nollywood Actor, Journalist, Script Writer, and Talent Manager. Legend is from Abeokuta South, in Ogun state, Nigeria. He is based in Lagos, Ikeja precisely.

 He started his career in the Entertainment Industry far back as 2007 as a Rapper/Singer, around Agege/Abule-Egba area of Lagos State. In 2010, he did a Mix Tap to Lagos Party by Banky W, titled "Lagos Effizy". 

The song got airplay in many Radio Stations that he never paid for the promotion of the song. This exposed him to limelight and he started gaining recognition in the Music/Entertainment Industry. In 2011, he got an admission into the Fed. Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti, where he bagged a Diploma in Office Technology and Management. He later proceeds to the University of Lagos (UNI LAG) for a degree in public administration.

In 2014, he changed the face of his career in the Entertainment Industry, by launching into Nollywood. He was doing extras and waka pass in home videos, and a few TV Soap Series. In 2015, the story of his career changed, and the Table turned around for him, as he hit his screen recognition by his role of Mr. Idowu (the cruel Teacher) in the Popular TV Series "Mama & Me", a Segun Oseni Production. He also played the role of  Mr. Ojo The HR Manager in the Popular TV series "So Wrong So Wright", Produced by Genesis Studio, amongst others.

He has also featured in many other TV Series Like:

Tales of Eve
So Wrong So Wright
The One I Love
Mama and Me. And many others...

He was recently on the set of an upcoming TV Sitcom "It's a Crazy World" by Amanda Ebeye (2019) with other prominent Actors, like Bob Manuel, Grace Ama, Frances Odega, Amanda Ebeye and many others. He played the role of Ejiro, "a Film Producer".
He's currently shooting on the set of the  popular TV episode "The Couple", Segun Oseni Production.

He's also trained as a film director at the first edition of Africa Cinematography Festival in 2016, in Lagos. He was tutored by Akin Lewis, Teco Benson and Frank Macaulay.

He was one of the prominent Ambassadors of the first edition of "Walk Against Cancer" by The Invasion Radiography team. The program was designed to create an awareness on how to use walking out exercise as a tool for preventing health issues like Cancer. 

The other Ambassadors for the program are Dr. Joe-okei Odumakin, Falz d bad guy, Hon. Desmond Elliot, Saidi Balogun, Woli Arole and other public figures in Nigeria.

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