Chido Nwokocha is celebrating his birthday today.
Chido was born on May 17th to Nigerian parents. He grew up in Sacramento, California and is a Nigerian-American actor, known for Murder in the First, The Night Shift and Destroyer.
He attended Ohio University on a football scholarship, where he played wide receiver. After college, he played professionally for the San Jose Sabercats of the Arena Football League.
When a knee injury cut his football career short, he became passionate about pursuing acting.
In 2019, Chido was cast as a series regular in BET’s Sistas which is written, directed and produced by Tyler Perry.
He plays Gary Marshall Borders in the series. He has also guested on such series as Hawaii Five-0, Scorpion, Shooter and The Rookie. Film credits include Bad Therapy and Top Gun: Maverick.
Please help us wish him a happy birthday!