Dr. Alex Okoroji is a Nigerian Actress, Multiple Award-Winning Media Personality and Creative Leader - navigating the world of Art, Media and Entertainment for almost two decades as a Performing, Visual and Literary Artist. She has dedicated her career to multimedia content development across various applications, from film to television to radio, digital media, stage and print, as an Actor, TV Presenter, Talk Radio Host, Writer, Speaker, Author, Publisher, Design Artist and Media Entrepreneur.
She is also a Communication Strategist and Creative Consultant who helps high-performing experts worldwide to amplify their influence and create a bigger impact with their brands, platforms, message, products or services—she is listed as one of the Top 250 Most Influential Women in the World by Richtopia in 2017, 2018 and 2019.
She is the Founder and CEO ofThe BRAG Media Company - a service arm of The BRAG Media Group offering innovative brand consulting, creative services, multimedia communication, hybrid event production and digital solutions to clients globally. She is also the Founder & President of G-Woman Media, a women-centric digital broadcasting & media production company.
Dr Alex Okoroji is the G100 Global Chair for Media Arts & Communication. She is also the Executive Director of the Global Independent Media Arts Alliance, President of the Women Economic Forum (WEF) West Africa and President of Nigeria-India Business Council of the Women's India Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WICCI).
Dr. Alex Okoroji is a Nigerian Actress and Creative Leader navigating the world of art, media and entertainment for almost two decades as a Performing, Literary and Visual Artist with a creative career that cuts across various multimedia applications as a multidisciplinary artist and media entrepreneur. She is the founder of The BRAG Media Group, a creative communications company with several subsidiaries including – The BRAG Media Company, LLC. She is also the Founder & President of G-Woman Media, Inc - a global digital broadcasting & media production company creating women-centric content.
Listed among the Most Influential Women in the World by Richtopia, in their Top 250 Power list’ as one of only 5 Nigerians on the list (alongside Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Oby Ezekwesili, Abike Dabiri, Amina J. Mohammed) and joining other women like Hillary Clinton, Angela Merkel, Oprah Winfrey, Michelle Obama, Theresa May, Ellen DeGeneres, JK Rowlings, Melinda Gates, Arianna Huffington, Winnie Mandela, Brene Brown, Yoko Ono, Christiane Amanpour, Sofia Vergara, Madeleine Albright, and more powerhouse women - impacting millions of people with their work.
She has been featured and mentioned on over 250 media platforms around the World like Huffington Post, The Guardian, CNN, The Telegraph, Mogul, The Sun, The New York Journal, Fox, ABC, NBC, and Market Watch. She was the first African woman to be featured in the Women Rock Project in 2016 and was spotlighted as a 2015 Global Consciousness Raiser by American Citizen's Advocate - Joan Treppa, and won RB Magazine Writer of the Season (Spring 2015).
Alex Okoroji was honored in 2017 with a 'Nigerian Goodwill Ambassador Award' as an agent of positive change in Nigeria and for her selfless contributions to Humanity. She was also honored with an 'African Icon Award' and the 2017 Peace Achievers Award as ‘Media Personality of the Year.'
In 2018, she was nominated for "Woman of The Year in Entertainment" at the annual 'Woman of the Year Awards' by Her Network (HNWOTY) and was named in Opera News in 2018 as one of the 10 Most Influential Women in Entertainment in Nigeria. She also received a nomination for "Upwords Achievers Awards" from Upwords Magazine, India in 2019. She later received the "Exceptional Woman of Excellence" Award at the 2019 Annual Global Women Economic Forum (WEF) in India.
In February 2020 in London, she received the "SHINE Legacy Award in Media" and was also awarded "Africa Most Influential Creative Consultant of the Year" at the 2020 edition of the Africa Leading Women Awards held in Abuja and in November 2020, she was also named one of "60 Women to Watch in 2021" by PAW Africa.
Dubbed the “Oprah of Africa” by many of her guests, Alex Okoroji is a former daytime TV Presenter and host of a LIVE international talk radio show syndicated on 14 digital networks with over 4.6 million listens collectively, engaging in unfiltered and heart-centred conversations with global icons, business leaders, entertainers, and high-profile celebrity guests.
Alex Okoroji received a Doctorate Degree from Rai University, Ahmedabad in India and was conferred a Doctor of Philosophy, (D.Phil.), honoris causa in July 2022. She is also a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants (FIMC).
She completed her Executive Master's in International Marketing Communications and has several Diplomas in 'Media Studies', 'Acting and Performance', 'Creative Writing' and 'Film Studies'. She has also earned Professional Certificates in 'Brand Management', from the University of London, 'Marketing and Communications' from the International Business Management Institute, Berlin, and a Certificate in 'Women's Entrepreneurship' from Cornell University. She is an alumna of the Metropolitan School of Business & Management, UK, and a graduate of the Bank of America (BofA) Institute for Women's Entrepreneurship program at Cornell.
Dr. Alex Okoroji is an engaged community leader who was the National Coordinator for 4NL/4NN (4 New Lagos and 4 New Nigeria) a social pressure group and think-tank made up of entertainers and media celebrities advocating for a New Nigeria back in 2014. In 2018, Alex Okoroji was first invited to join other celebrities and celebrity activists around the world like Serena Williams and Demi Moore who participated in the annual CNN Freedom Project – a global media campaign against modern-day slavery.
Alex Okoroji began acting on television in 2005 playing some of the best characters in popular Nigerian television soap operas, TV dramas and movies. She has almost two decades of acting experience well-versed in most aspects of performing - on television, film, theatre, radio and voice acting with training which includes two years in community theatre and acting workshops at the New York Film Academy and over 35 productions to her credit. Alex Okoroji is a member of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) and currently serves in the president's cabinet as Director, Brand Communications & Relations for the guild.
She is the author of 4 books and has written several scripts for TV commercials, documentaries, and award-winning screenplays for movies. As a top-notch voice actor, her voice has graced many international infomercials, radio dramas, animation, podcast intros, narrations, and commercials for television and radio.
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Born into a well-known artistic family - Alex Okoroji was born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria. She is the daughter of a famous Nigerian Musician, Intellectual property activist and former PMAN president, Tony Okoroji, and Fashion Designer, Queen Mary Okoroji.
In the Filmmaker section of the Nigerian Encyclopedia, " Total Facts About Nigeria" - She is mentioned as one of the "beauties and beautiful things" about Nigeria. Alex is the first 'African Woman Living in Africa' to be spotlighted for women's wisdom on "Women Rock Project", listed in the "Actress category" along with Debbie Allen, Vidya Balan, Meghan Markle, Suzanne Somers, Drew Barrymore, Lady Gaga, Oprah Winfrey and celebrated for her contributions to empowering people around the globe with her NAKED philosophy.
She began her professional acting career on television when she "bumped into the consciousness of movie buffs with her superlative performance" in the maiden edition of the reality television show Amstel Malta Box Office (AMBO) in 2005 and featured in her first film "Calabar girl" in a supporting role alongside Annie Macaulay Idibia, Femi Brainard, Kunle Coker in 2005 and her first TV Soap Opera "Heavens Gate" in 2006.
As an actress, she has worked in soap operas, film, theatre and done voice acting. She has also featured in TV commercials, recorded PSA's & jingles for radio, voiced TV shows and appeared in several music videos, including Weird MC's 2007 music video "Ready to Party".
Some of her selected acting credits include...
Calabar Girl (2005)
Freedom Bank (2007)
State of the Heart (2008)
Hero's Bride (2008)
Waiting Years (2009)
The Guide (2014)
Where she has played both lead and supporting roles. Alex has also played some of the best re-occurring characters in popular Nigerian television soap operas and series like...
Heavens Gate (2006)
Wives N' Concubines (2008)
G.R.A. Women (2009)
Tales of Eve (2013)
Tinsel (2008–2010) played the feisty lawyer "Susan" in M-Net Series multi-cam production on DStv across Africa for three seasons.
Spider (2009-2014) Notable for playing the character "Betty Umukoro"
As a top-notch Voice Actor since 2009 till date, her voice has graced popular TV broadcasts & documentaries, international infomercials, radio dramas, animation, podcast intros, audiobook narrations and brand commercials for television and radio.
Alex Okoroji has also produced and written voice scripts for TV commercials, documentaries, and award-winning screenplays for movies. She has done voice work and creatively collaborated with corporate brands like Webfluential, Fox Africa, Quaker Oats, Swiss Golden, Campari, Africa Movie Academy Awards, Longrich UK and many more.
She has worked on television as the presenter of the segment "Fitness at Your Finger Tips" (2008) on Africa Magic and was a presenter of the daytime program "Mega Vision" on Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) in (2008) and several other entertainment programs like "The Show TV" (2009), syndicated on cable and terrestrial channels. She also produced a documentary titled "Tales of An Enigma" (2008) spotlighting the book "Copyright, Neighboring Rights and The New Millionaires..." written by her father, Tony Okoroji - highlighting the need for copyright education in Nigeria, among elites, middle-class and entertainers. Her documentary was directed by filmmaker, John Njamah.
As the star of her own show since 2014, she is achieving huge success on digital radio as host of The Naked Talk w/ Alex Okoroji- an International Syndicated Talk Radio Show broadcast live from inside Africa with over 4.6 million listens around the world. The show is streamed live into New York and automatically archived & distributed as Podcast across several other Digital Networks like Acast, PlayerFm, Stitcher Radio, TuneIn Radio, Castbox FM, Iheart Radio, Orange Radio, Zeno FM, Pod Africa, Radio Public, Apple Podcast, Pocket Cast, BlogTalk Radio and more.
The show features unscripted & unfiltered conversations with Global Icons, Business Leaders, Entertainers, Motivational Speakers, Authors, Life Coaches, Relationship Experts and Extra-ordinary Friends from around the world - as they strip themselves, their experiences and share their honest unfiltered thoughts. She has featured high profile and celebrity guests like American Citizen Advocate – Joan Treppa, Mark Saxenmeyer, Jeta Amata, Philip Galinsky, Tony Wrighton, Michael Modzelewski, Ellie Savoy, OT Fagbenle, Richard Mofe Damijo, Segun Arinze, Joseph Benjamin, Femi Branch, John Njamah, Stella Damasus, Kalu Ikeagwu, Elliot Katz
As a thought leader and global connector spreading the naked philosophy and inspiring many from inside Africa, She is a noted international speaker, panelist, and key presenter at several digital conferences, media workshops, podcasts, and virtual summits around the world like the 2016 Amy Walkers Give Gratitude Summit, 2016 Women's Virtual Success Summit joining over 45 world-renowned business and industry experts from 7 countries in 6 continents, Idea Builder's Initiative–STOP campaign against gender violence, "Take A Leap" Twitter Conference featuring speakers from Australia, USA, UK and Nigeria in celebration of International Women's Day, the Dynamic Women Talk Radio International Roundtable and many more.
In 2015, Dr. Alex Okoroji was the National Coordinator of 4NL/4NN (4 New Lagos and 4 New Nigeria) a social pressure group and think-tank made up of entertainers and media celebrities advocating for new policies, a New Nigeria and educating the Youths on the importance of political involvement in the 2015 General Election. She led several public service awareness initiatives and produced TV Commercials.
In 2018, Alex Okoroji was invited to join other celebrities and celebrity Activists around the world like Serena Williams, Usain Bolt, Demi Moore, Richard Quest, Bono, WillIAm, Anil Kapoor, David Beckham on CNN Freedom Project - an annual global media campaign against modern-day slavery. She was featured on CNN International in 2018, 2019 and 2020. In March 2019, CNN Anchors, John Vause, and Rosemary Church introduced her and shared her #MyFreedomDay message on a 3-Day live TV broadcast.
In 2017, Dr. Alex Okoroji appeared as a celebrity guest on the 'Hot Seat' of the 13th season of Nigeria's No. 1 Television Game Show, "Who Wants To Be a Millionaire" and played alongside Tosin Ajirire, entertainment editor of The Sun Newspapers, to assist humanitarian founder, Dada Marquis raise money for The Dada Marquis Foundation. They won two million naira on the show - making it the highest celebrity win. She founded The BRAG Media Foundation as an initiative to provide media support, media advocacy, media literacy to SMEs, students and charitable organisations.
As the host of several high-profile events, she has presented & hosted red carpet events like the Nigerian Music Awards (NMA) in 2007, the Red Carpet at the Soundcity Music Video Awards (SMVA) in 2009 and was also the Official AMAA Red Carpet Co-Host alongside, Soundcity TV Popular VJ Adams at the 8th Africa Movie Academy Awards held at the Eko Hotel, Lagos in 2012.
In the year 2014 she was a presenter with fellow actor, Femi Brainard at the Coson Song Awards at the Grand Ballroom of Oriental Hotel, and the following year in May (2015) She co-anchored recitals at the prestigious "Coson Roll of Honor" with ace Nigerian TV broadcaster, Etoma Edu at the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) 5th Anniversary Celebration.
In 2017, she was Co-Host of the Qtaby Cruiz & Chillz Boat Event with Award-Winning Singer & Songwriter, Timi Dakolo. She also hosts book launches and summits. Alex is a well-known host both in virtual/digital and hybrid events.
Alex Okoroji is the author of the widely acclaimed non-fiction books...
The Naked Truth: Lies Stripped... (2015) - An intimate and relatable self-help book, offering wisdom to those struggling to accept the TRUTH about who they really are and what they want out of love, life & re-invention of self, available on Amazon, Barnes N' Nobles, Kobo, Okada Books and many more retailers.
Stripped Down Success for Creatives (2016)—a book bundle that offers creatives, actionable principles and practical wisdom for achieving success.
I Bared My Chest (2017) - a bestselling Global Anthology featuring 21 Unstoppable women from around the world
Uncovered!: The Naked Road from Timid Girl to Confident Woman (2018) - a memoir about her personal journey to reinvention.
Alex Okoroji is the publisher of two digital magazines and serves as Editor-in-Chief of both publications...
BRAG! Magazine - a digital and print magazine celebrating and spotlighting "brag-worthy" experts, business leaders and influencers around the world
G-Woman magazine, a new global digital publication for women who are (G)ifted (G)enius (G)ame-Changers.
She also publishes books through her company, The BRAG Media Company, LLC providing a hybrid independent author service to over 15 authors, publishing book titles like;
The Enemy Inside Me (2018) by Brandi L. Benson
Boldisms (2018) by Vaneese Johnson
Vision of Inspiration (2018) by Corey Hicks
Uncovered (2018) by Alex Okoroji
Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2018) by Victoria Nkong
40 Pearls of Wisdom (2019) by Kemi Ajetunmobi
Broken Graduate (2019) by TR Jamison
It's Okay to Feel Everything (2019) by Tracey Monique
When the Water Breaks (2019) by Dr Jackie Gilbert-Grant
MAD-HOUSE (2020) by Cresta Durojaiye
7 Ways to Change Your Life (2020) by Benjamin HR Scott Jr
Deciding to Soar 2 (2020) by SharRon Jamison
Breaking The Ties That Bind (2020) by Elaine Laster Womack
SMS to Teens and Adults (2021) by Chinwe Osuji
Hush (2023) by Kim D. Grant-Albright
Cryptomandment (2023) by Ayman Mufleh
Dr. Alex Okoroji is a trusted advisor to individuals and organisations, who want to express their brilliance and successfully REINVENT their brands or business with the right Content, Creativity and Communication. With expertise in Media and Marketing Communication and specialised practice in Brand Management & Brand Communication, Content Development & Media Production, PR, Design and Visual Communication - she helps individuals and organisations turn their ideas into reality, working with them to improve their creative mindset while providing innovative strategies and creative solutions to maximise their message, mission, method, and market. Through her company, she also helps high-performing experts to create bankable identities, platforms, content, product, service and high-impact messaging.
Dr. Alex Okoroji is a member of the eminent G100, she leads one of the sector wings as G100 Global Chair for Media Arts & Communication across 100 countries. Spearheading the shaping of G100 Media Arts & Communication (G100-MAC), she is responsible for developing G100-MAC's vision, strategy, network and mission to enhance the visibility and advancement of women working in media arts & communication across the world. She is also the Executive Director of the Global Independent Media Arts Alliance (GIMAA), President of the Women Economic Forum (WEF) West Africa and President of Nigeria-India Business Council of the Women's India Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WICCI).
As a Creative Influencer, Alex Okoroji has collaborated with corporate brands like Webfluential, Fox Africa, Quaker Oats, Swiss Golden, Campari, Longrich UK and more...
Dr. Alex Okoroji is an active 'woman mentoring women' mentor on the Idea Builders Initiative Platform. She is also a mentor at the Women Mentoring Hub and The Shine Mentoring Hub. Dr. Alex also coaches and consults on several international platforms like Clarity FM, ZEQR, and Self Growth.com and has taught classes at the Centre for Law and Business (CLB) in Lagos, Nigeria.
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To learn more about Dr. Alex Okoroji and her works, visit her Official Website atwww.AlexOkoroji.me.