Tony Okungbowa


Fecha de Nacimiento: 06/12/1967
Edad: 50 Signo: Sagitario
Ocupación: Actor,Disc jockey,Film Producer

Anthony "Tony" Victor Okungbowa is a British American actor, film producer, and disc jockey. He was the resident DJ for The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Okungbowa is of Nigerian descent and was raised in Nigeria and London. He has a degree in drama from Middlesex University in London. He relocated to the United States in 1992, when he came to do post-graduate work at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York City, later moving to Los Angeles in 1998. His acting roles include guest spots on The X-Files, NYPD Blue and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. The Ellen DeGeneres Show features a DJ to provide musical accompaniment, a role Okungbowa began in 2003 to end of season three of the show in 2006, when he left to further his acting career. He was replaced at the beginning of season four by Jon Abrahams. He returned in 2007 for occasional substitute appearances, and returned to DJ full time for the sixth season which began September 8, 2008. Okungbowa also DJ'd the 2004 Grammy Awards. He was executive producer of and acted in the film Restless City which had its debut at the Sundance Film Festival in 2011. It was announced on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on 7 January 2013, that Okungbowa passed his citizenship test, becoming a citizen of the United States.