Eddie Watson Biography, Age, Early Life, Education, Career, Personal Life, Net Worth, Awards, Movies, Trivia, Social Media, Wife, Children

Eddie Watson Biography

Eddie Samuel Obong Watson Jr. (born May 22, 1980) is a Liberian-Ghanaian actor and producer.

He got his first Ghanaian Movie Award in 2014 for his picture, Ebola, which he wrote, directed, and produced.

Eddie Watson Biography
                    Eddie Watson Biography

Eddie Watson Profile

Full Name Eddie Samuel Obong Watson Jr.
Date of Birth May 22, 1980
Birthplace Monrovia, Liberia
Nationality Liberian-Ghanaian
Spouse Naomi Baaba Watson
Children Emirror (Emi) Cassia Watson
Mother Leonora Caulker (Deceased)
Estimated Net Worth $1 million – $5 million
Eddie Watson Career
                      Eddie Watson Career

Eddie Watson Career

Watson’s professional acting career began in 2010 with Labour of Love.

Later that year, he appeared as a supporting character in the African war film Somewhere in Africa.

Costar Majid Michel proposed Watson to director Frank Rajah for the role of a new character in the sequel 4Play Reloaded to Venus Films’ already popular 4Play.

His supporting role in Frank Rajah’s Somewhere in Africa got him a nomination at the Nollywood and African Film Critics Awards (NAFCA).

The next year, Watson appeared in films such as A Reason to Kill and Single Six, and by 2011, he had made his debut in Nollywood, co-starring with Queen Nwokoye in Desperate Heart.

The actor quickly became a household figure in African entertainment with films like Single and Married in 2012, House of Gold, Letters to My Mother, and Purple Rose in 2013.

The year 2014 was bittersweet for Watson.

West Africa, including Watson’s home nation of Liberia, was among the hardest hit by the Ebola virus.

Watson wrote, produced, and directed the short film Ebola.

The year also saw the actor receive numerous nods for roles in films such as Bachelors, Sister at War, and Purple Rose.

For the first time, he was nominated in two categories for the Ghana Movie Award (Best Actor in Lead Role for Bachelor and Best Short Film for Ebola, which he won).

The actor has produced two significant films: Jack & Jill and She Prayed.

Eddie Watson’s She Prayed premiered in Sierra Leone on Saturday, December 5, 2015, with support from some of the cast and prominent African movie stars such as Majid Michel, Beverly Osu, and Melvin Oduah.

She Prayed’s screening is said to be the largest of all premieres and foreign programs in Sierra Leone in 2015.

The film received an astounding 98% hold on its premiere rating.

Eddie Watson’s Personal Life

Eddie Watson married his two-year partner, actress Naomi Baaba Watson, in a private ceremony.

The couple welcomed their first child, Emirror(Emi) Cassia Watson. dated February 2, 2015.

Watson posted to Instagram to announce the death of his mother, Leonora Caulker, on May 27, 2021.

Eddie Watson's Net Worth
              Eddie Watson’s Net Worth

Eddie Watson’s Net Worth

According to this report, Eddie Watson, a multidimensional Nigerian talent, has an estimated net worth of $1 million in 2024.

Eddie Watson Humanitarian issues
       Eddie Watson Humanitarian issues

Eddie Watson Humanitarian issues

Eddie Watson’s documentary video “Ebola” was part of his humanitarian activities following the outbreak in West Africa in 2014.

The film was created to educate people in places impacted by the disease.

Eddie Watson self-financed the film, which was distributed to most media outlets in the impacted countries, as well as others in the region of publication, and on the internet, at no cost to the actor.

He initiated the “We Need Help-Ebola Campaign”. The film was shot the same year with the Twitter hashtag #WeNeedHelpEbola.

The Ebola documentary film starred Yvonne Nelson, Sarkodie, and other well-known Ghanaian actors and musicians.

Later that year, the film won Best Short Film Movie at the Ghana Movie Awards (GMA).

Eddie Watson Movies

  1. Labor of Love
  2. Somewhere in Africa
  3. 4Play Reloaded
  4. A Reason to Kill
  5. Single Six
  6. Single and Married
  7. House of Gold
  8. Purple Rose
  9. Bachelors
  10. Single
  11. Sisters at War
  12. Jack and Jill (also the producer)
  13. Single and Complicated
  14. Don’t Play That Game
  15. Family Album
  16. Ebola the Documentary (also the producer)
  17. Over the Edge
  18. Letter to my Mother
  19. Like of Lies
  20. The Guest

Social Media




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Who Is Eddie Watson?

Eddie Watson’s true name is Eddie Samuel Obong Watson Junior. He is a well-known Ghanaian actor and filmmaker born in Liberia on May 22, 1980.

He was recognized with the Ghanaian Movie Award for his performance in the film “Ebola.” Eddie’s career spans more than 10 years, and his works, including “She Prayed” and “Jack & Jill,” have had a significant impact on African cinema.

He’s also well-known for his humanitarian efforts, including raising awareness about the Ebola virus.

Eddie Watson, does he have children?

Personal Life: Eddie Watson married his partner of two years, actress Naomi Baaba Watson, in a private ceremony. On February 2, 2015, the couple welcomed their first child, Emirror (Emi) Cassia Watson.

Is Eddie Watson from Nigeria?

Meet Liberian-born Ghanaian-based Nigerian actor @eddie Watson.

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