Shawn Faqua is a Nigerian actor, model and television presenter born on June 6.
Faqua is well known for his role as Vincent in the movie “Lagos Cougars and Rambo in Ojukokoro.
He is versatile actor who can easily switch accents based on the character he portrays.
He can fit into any role given to him. He takes dramatic, challenging, intense and comical roles.
This post is solely about Shawn Faqua, Biography, Movies and Nominations.
Early Life & Background
Faqua who is based in Lagos obtained a degree in Electrical engineering at the University of Port-Harcourt.
He also obtained a certificate in Acting in 2012, from the Nollywood Upgrade Training in affiliation with the Center for Digital Imaging Arts at Boston University.
Faqua began his career as a model while he was in school where he also anchored a lot of shows.
Shawn delved into acting in 2014 and he has been able to showcase his talent and professionalism in movies such as Four Crooks, Lagos Cougars, The Last Ritual, A Love Like Ours, Red Card, After the proposal, Ojukokoro (Greed) and so on.
Aside acting, Shawn had modeled for the likes of Lagos business school, Guaranty Trust Bank, First City Monument Bank, fashion shows among many other organizations.
He has also showcased his singing talent where he performed the original sound track of the song ‘I wan blow’ in the short film “The good Life”.
As a tv presenter, Faqua has been featured on talk shows such as Heart of the matter, Twitchat with blecyn Chat and Tribe stories.. He also anchored shows such as Urban Royale’s Magazine Launch and Retro 52.
Awards & Nominations
Shawn Faqua is an actor with multiple award nominations, some of his nominations include:
- Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Young Actor (2014)
- Nollywood Movies Awards for Best Rising Star
- Nigerian Entertainment Awards for Best Supporting Actor ina film
- Golden Icons Academy Movie Award for Most Promising Actor in 2014
Shawn Faqua Movies
- Four Crooks and a Rookie
- A Love Like Ours
- Acquired taste
- A New You
- Gidi Up
- After the proposal
- Lagos Cougars
- Render to Caesar
- Red Card
- Out of the Ghetto
- The Door
- Sugar Boy