Dr. Alex Okoroji is a Nigerian Actress, Multiple Award-Winning Media Personality and Creative Leader - who has reinvented herself at every stage of her creative career as a Performing, Visual and Literary Artiste - navigating the world of Art, Media and Entertainment for almost two decades. She has dedicated her career to multimedia content development across various applications from film to television, radio, digital media, stage and print. Dr. Alex Okoroji is the Founder of The BRAG Media Group, a creative communications company with several platforms including – The BRAG Media Company, a service arm providing brand consulting, creative services, hybrid event production and multi-media communication. She is also the Founder & President of G-Woman Media, Inc - a global digital broadcasting, publishing & 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 honoured 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 honoured 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 also received a nomination for "Upwords Achievers Awards" by Upwords Magazine, India in 2019. And was named in Opera News in 2018 as one of the 10 Most Influential Women in Entertainment in Nigeria. 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 around the world with over 4.6 million listens collectively and over 150 Hours of unfiltered and heart-centred conversations with global icons, business leaders, entertainers, and high-profile celebrity guests.
She holds an Executive Master's in International Marketing Communications, a Mini Master's in Business Administration, a Bachelor's in Mass Communication, and Diplomas in Media Studies, in Acting and Performance, and Creative Writing. As well as 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 also an alumna of the Metropolitan School of Business & Management, UK, an associate alumna of the London Business School, and a beneficiary of the Bank of America (BofA) Institute for Women's Entrepreneurship program.
Dr. Alex Okoroji received a Doctorate Degree in Philosophy, honoris causa from Rai University, Ahmedabad, India.
She is the author of 4 books, as well as a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants (FIMC). She is also 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.
She began acting on television in 2005 and has almost two decades of acting experience well-versed in most aspects of performing - on television, film, theatre and voice acting, her training includes two years in community theatre and acting training workshops at the New York Film Academy and over 25 productions to her credit. Alex Okoroji is a Performing, Literary and Visual Artist with a creative career that cuts across various multimedia applications. She is a member of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) and currently serves in the Kitchen Cabinet as 'Director of Brand Communication & Relations'. She was also the former Director of International Affiliations. She has been cast in movies and has played some of the best characters in popular Nigerian Television soap operas and TV dramas.
Alex Okoroji 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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