Bucci Franklin Biography, Career, Worth, Is He Married?


Who is Bucci Franklin?
Who is Bucci Franklin?

Onyebuchi Franklin Odurukwe, known better as Bucci Franklin, is a Nigerian movie actor, OAP, television personality, model, and social media influencer. 

In this post, I will share with you Bucci’s biography, early life, childhood, age, movies, net worth, girlfriend, and some other interesting things you probably didn’t know about him. Let’s start with his biography and early life.

Bucci Franklin Biography, Early Life

The Nigerian movie actor, OAP television personality, model, and social media influencer was born on the 9th of June in an unknown year in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Rivers State is a state in the South-Southern part of Nigeria. Growing up in the South-Southern part of Nigeria, Bucci is a native of Nkwerre, Imo State in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria.


For his basic education (elementary and secondary education), Bucci Franklin attended Bereton Primary School and New Covenant Secondary School respectively.

Receiving both his First School Leaving Certificate and his West African Examination Certificate certifications in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Onyebuchi Franklin Odurukwe is a university graduate.

Very active in on-stage performances in his university years, Franklin studied and bagged a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theatre Arts from the prestigious University of Abuja, Nigeria.

Early Career

Immediately after graduating from the prestigious University of Abuja, Onyebuchi Franklin Odurukwe got a job in the media space, where he worked as a presenter at Multi-Mesh Broadcasting Company, owner of Love FM 104.5 Abuja.

What’s more, he rose to the limelight after his appearance in the 2018 Nollywood blockbuster movie titled “Knockout Blessing.”

Joining the Nigerian movie industry, popularly known as Nollywood, after working for quite some years in the media space as a presenter, Bucci Franklin is also known for featuring in other movies like “Kofa and 5:55 (2021).”

How Old is Bucci Franklin? Birthday, Age

Having Onyebuchi Franklin Odurukwe as his birth-given name, Franklin’s exact year of birth nor his exact age is a hidden piece of detail. Moreover, he is a native of Nkwerre in Imo State, the South-Eastern part of Nigeria.

Having Igbo as his ethical identity, Onyebuchi Franklin Odurukwe is a Southerner by region, a Nigerian by nationality, and a practicing Christian.

Movies of Bucci Franklin

Since he rose started his career in the entertainment industry, Franklin has featured in a couple of movies, including but not limited to these:

  • Being Mrs. Elliot
  • Breaking Ranks
  • Bambitious
  • Heroes
  • Living Arrangements
  • From Dark
  • Lunchtime
  • Tinsel
  • I said I do
  • Written in the stars


Franklin is on Instagram as @Buccifranklin with a huge number of people following him. Oh, and yes, you can join in following him on Instagram to stay in touch with him on a more personal basis.

Is He Married?

No, kindly. Nigeria’s movie actor and television show host, Bucci Franklin is not legally married to anyone. However, he is said to have been in a relationship with the popular Nigerian actress and filmmaker, Etinosa Idemudia.

Whilst this is what we gathered, it is more likely to be inauthentic as it was a rumor at the said time they dated.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Emerged as one of the top five contestants to represent Nigeria at the “Spirited Actor Competition” in the United States of America
  • Best Lead Actor and Best Upcoming Actor at the Annual Africa Film/Music Award & Festival (AAFMF) in 2015
  • Best Actor, Theatre Arts, the University of Abuja in 2017

Net Worth of Bucci Franklin

Altogether, Onyebuchi Franklin Odurukwe’s net worth is estimated to be around $400,000 thousand and $600,000 thousand. Of course, this is linked to the fact that he is doing well for himself in the industry.

Over to you, what else do you want to know about Onyebuchi Franklin Odurukwe? Tell me all about it with a comment box. And oh, visit our site web page to access more biographies of your favorite celebrities.


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