Veteran Nigerian actor, Oludotun Bayewu Jacobs, popularly known as Olu Jacobs, has clocked 82 years today.

Olu Jacobs
Olu Jacobs

His lovely wife and Nigerian actress, Ajoke Silva, shared a video on her Instagram page where she celebrated his birthday.

Olu Jacobs


”82 just like that Agba ko ni nira l’agbara Jesu……

Happy birthday and have an amazingyear ahead me darling…. Sir J of life@ olujacobs (loving his customized house coat…thanks a mill @thegardentheatre TosinOtudeko)”

In an interview with actress and media personality Nancy Isime, veteran actress Joke Silva opened up about her husband, Olu Jacobs’ battle with dementia.

According to her, he has been suffering
from the condition since 2021 and he is 80% not the man she married but she loves him regardless.

Although, Silva said the diagnosis has been difficult for both of them, she said is committed to supporting her husband through the illness.

Also, she revealed that Jacobs is no longer the man she married.

Also Read: Olu Jacobs: Mixed Reactions As Family Shares Proof Of Life


“It hasn’t been easy,” she said. “It’s almost as if the person you married 80 percent of the time is no longer there.”

Netizens wished the legend well and prayed for more years of good health for the actor.

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