Eddie Watson whose full name is Eddie Samuel Obong Waston Jr is an exceptionally talented actor, successful filmmaker, humanitarian, and fitness enthusiast.
Eddie is a Liberian-born Nigerian Ghanaian actor. He has dominated the Nigerian and Ghanaian movie industry for more than 10 years, playing love and romantic movies.
Waston kick-started his acting career in 2010 with the movie, Labour Of Love. Then had the opportunity to star in Frank Rajah Arase’s African War movie, “Somewhere In Africa”. He was later recommended by Ghanaian actor, Michel Majid to feature in the sequel of the Romantic movie, “4play” which brought him into the limelight.
2014 was a hectic and sad year for the actor as the “Ebola” virus struck his country, Liberia. He produced the short documentary, “Ebola” to create awareness about the deadly virus and also distributed his short film without collecting a fee from anyone. Eddie later won a Ghana Movie Award for the short film.
Despite these amazing works, he never relented as he continued to strive harder. Eddie Watson later gained prominence in Africa’s biggest film industry, Nollywood, and carved a niche for himself.
He has worked with his favorite Nollywood girl, Ruth Kadiri to produce good movies. Many often think that they are in a relationship but these two are more of business partners who leave their fans guessing about what exists between them.
Ruth Kadiri is happily married and blessed with two kids. She’s modest and decent and also a great filmmaker who’s widely known across Africa. She can’t afford to dirty her white linen in public with Eddie Watson, who’s also married and blessed with a daughter, Emirror Watson.
Although they have played romantic roles in several movies, the duo are close friends and they share strong chemistry whenever they are on movie sets.
Eddie Watson is currently dominating the Nigerian movie industry, especially the YouTube space, playing romantic roles back-to-back and captivating his fans with his good looks, charisma, and acting prowess.
Some of his latest movies(2023) are Checkers, The Good Wife, Dans Ma Chambre, My Cup Of Tea, The Love I Hate, Temptation, Never And Forever, Bleeding Heart, Dark Motive, Men Love Lust, Side Distraction, Twice The Love.
Most of these movies reached over a million views, receiving positive remarks from his global fans.
Eddie Watson is the CEO of Eddie Watson TV(Emirror Films Production- a film company named after his daughter). His YouTube channel has over 147,000 subscribers.
Eddie’s channel is hot cake as most of his movies hit millions of views, raking thousands of dollars into his pocket. Some of the latest top-notch movies on his channel are Family Feud, Who Impregnated Keira, Men Love Lust, A Mother’s Lie, Twice The Love, A Thin Line Between You And Me, Mary Mary, A Father Like No Other, and What The Heart Can Take.
Waston was romantically linked to millionaire actress and interior decorator, Mimi Orjiekwe on July 14, 2022, after sharing beautiful moments with her on her birthday. It appears to be a “Wedding” kind of moment as they were spotted in wedding attires.
Eddie has played romantic roles with Mimi Orjiekwe and top other actresses like Uche Jombo, Ruth Kadiri, Uche Montana, Empress Njamah, Sophie Alakija, Mercy Isoyip, Scarlet Gomez, Sandra Okunzuwa, Pearl Watts, and many others.
Left, Eddie with Uche Jombo, Right, Eddie with Mimi Orjiekwe
Despite being of Liberian descent, he lives in Lagos, Nigeria because of work. He’s a very friendly, accommodating, and easy-going person. He gets recommendations and compliments daily from fans and colleagues as they admire his simplicity. He has grown to adapt to the Nigerian culture as he speaks Yoruba and Igbo languages comfortably.
Eddie Samuel is a very successful actor and is very bankable. Unlike some other actors that do other gigs to survive, acting alone foot his bills. He gets acting jobs many times monthly and also produces movies for his YouTube channel.
During leisure, he travels to New Jersey, the US to be with his family and has also been to other European countries for vacation. Eddie has done well for himself. His act of humility and benevolence have paved the way for him. During the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, he made a great impact in Nigeria as he gave food to the less privileged in his community.
It has not been easy since Eddie lost his mother, Leonora Caulker on May 27, 2021, to the cold hands of death but he has learned to cope in her absence. He once noted that her body might have left him but her spirit and soul are still with him.
On May 21, 2021, he wrote a letter to his classmates, stating that while some of them didn’t further their education, some did further to the University level. He said some are not married yet but some are, and that some are still struggling in life while others are already settled.
Watson stated that some find it difficult to eat two square meals in a day and some of them have gone back to the village but some have gone abroad severally. He added that people should show their classmates love now that they are in a better position because life is unpredictable.
Eddie Watson was born to Mr and Mrs Obong Watson on May 22, 1980. His beloved mother, Leonora Caulker died on May 27, 2021. The handsome actor is a native of Monrovia in Liberia. He was raised in Monrovia where he had his primary, secondary, and University Education.
Who Is Eddie Watson Wife(Is Eddie Watson Married In Real Life)
Eddie Watson walked down the aisle with Naomi Woode on October 4, 2013. On October 4, 2017, Eddie dropped an affectionate post to celebrate his 4th wedding anniversary. He noted that for six years, Naomi has been the most important person in his life and that she has been the reason for his worries and tears. He said they aren’t perfect and life isn’t perfect but he got to know 6 years ago that he will love her forever.
Naomi Woode is a fitness enthusiast, food adventurer, and Ghanaian Nurse who lives in New Jersey in the US.
Is Eddie Watson From Akwa Ibom/Nigerian(Origin/Tribe)
No, he’s not from Akwa Ibom but has been there severally for movie shoots. He’s not also from Nigeria but a native of Monrovia, Liberia. He rides in Nigeria because of his acting job.
Is Eddie Watson Married To Ruth Kadiri
No, he’s not married to Ruth Kadiri but they are best of friends.
Ruth Kadiri Husband
Ruth Kadiri’s children and husband(face covered)
Ruth Kadiri is happily married to Ezerika, a businessman. She often covers her husband’s face whenever she celebrates her wedding anniversary. She’s blessed with two kids(Reign and Emerald Ezerika).
Ruth is a pacesetter in the Nigerian movie industry. Her YouTube channel, RuthKadiri 247 is being watched in over 80 countries. On July 8, 2023, she was listed amongst the 100 Most Impactful People under the movie category by Ranks Africa.
Eddie Watson Daughter
Eddie is blessed with a beautiful daughter, Emirror Watson. She was born on February 2, 2015, and currently lives in New Jersey with her mother, Naomi Woode.
He hasn’t shared photos of his siblings online but announced his beloved mother’s death on May 27, 2021.
Eddie is worth $200,000. He lives in a beautiful apartment in Lekki, Lagos State, and rides nice cars. Lexus Jeep and Mercedes Benz 4Matic are on his list of cars.
The tall actor also makes thousands of dollars from YouTube as he has garnered over 100,000 subscribers with his movies hitting millions of views.
On November 22, 2023, he signed a multimillion Naira endorsement deal with 7stars Interglobal, a real estate company in Lagos.
Eddie Watson doesn’t share his phone numbers online but you can catch up with his daily lifestyle on his official Instagram page @eddiewastonjr
Eddie got married to his lovely wife, Noami on October 4, 2013. He has done several weddings and videos have surfaced online. But these weddings are for movie shoots only and not real.