About Me

Hi, my name is Obi Nwankwo and I am an Actor, Model, Director, Entreprenuer and Former Athlete based out of Los Angeles, California. I have appeared as a Principal in Feature Films, National Commercials and National Print Campaigns on Television and Social Media with brands such as McDonalds, Microsoft, Under Armour, Converse, Gucci, & Amazon Prime TV to name a few!

 

Some quick stats about me:

Full Name: Obinna “Obi” Nwankwo (ob wan-kwa)

Nationality: Nigerian-American

Age Range: 18-30

Height: 6’3

Weight: 175

Body Type: Athletic + Lean

Education: B.S in Finance, Management & Leadership from Boston College

Fun Fact: I am a 3x Track & Field School Record Holder at Boston College In Sprinting 

  

 

ACTING:

 

Past Projects

  • Co-Star Role as Salim on Amazon Prime TV Show "Family Time" Season 8

  • Guest-Star as CIA Agent & Angola Man In "Shifter" TV Series 

  • Principal Role as “Sebastian” in KILLER PARTY a Comedic Horror Film

  • Principal Role as “JAMES” in CHUCK THE DOCUMENTARY a documentary about Rock & Roll legend Chuck Berry life

  • Principal Role: “Julian” in YOU ARE NOT ALONE a Feature Film about four friends who loose their best friend to suicide and attempt to cop with the loss by unifying their friendship

  • I am SAG-ELIGIBLE
     

MODELING:

 

I have modeled for High Fashion, Lifestyle, Sports Apparel, and Street Style brands such as: Gucci, Under Armour, Puma, New Balance, Converse, American Apparel, Nautica, JC Penney, Mitchell & Ness. 

Directing/Producing:

  • Knotwtr  Vol 1.- 3 Awards Best Commercial

  • HairQueens Los Angeles - Commercial

  • Under Armour x Spiderman - Commercial 

  • Lumin Skin Care - Commercial 

  • Meridian Grooming - Commercial 

  • Knotwtr Vol 2. - Commercial 

  • "Ease Into The West" - Short Film  (22 Minutes)

I am available to Direct/Produce Feature Films, Commercials, Music Videos and exciting new projects!

ATHLETICS:

I am a former professional Track & Field Athlete and ran at Boston College where I set school records in the 400 meter dash, 300 meter dash and 4 by 400 Meter Relay. Outside of my running capabilities I am also a talented basketball and Football Player. Because of my athletic physique I was coined as "Mr. 6 Pack" after my viral video on NBC’s Steve Harvey's Talk Show as a Male Bachelor.

 

ENTREPRENUERSHIP:  


When I am not Acting & Modeling, I run my  own brand Knotwtr (www.Knotwtr.com