Spearheading the shaping of G100 Media Arts & Communication (G-MAC), Alex Okoroji is responsible for the development of the sector's vision, strategy, network and mission to enhance the visibility and advancement of women working in media arts & communication across the world. An elite member of the eminent G100, Today she sits at the top of the leadership as the G100 Global Chairperson for Media Arts & Communication. The Global Chair leads the entire sector wing globally, developing the best guideposts for global policies from collective and creative consciousness.
G100Global Chair - Media Arts & Communication
Alex Okoroji is a Nigerian Actress, Multiple Award-Winning Media Personality and Creative Leader - who has reinvented herself at every stage of her creative career as a Performing, Visual and Literary Artiste - navigating the world of Art, Media and Entertainment for over 15 years. She has dedicated her career to multimedia content development across various applications from film to television to radio, digital media, and print, as an Actor, TV Personality, Talk Radio Host, Speaker, Author, Publisher and Voice Artist. She is also a Brand Reinvention Coach, Communication Specialist and Creative Consultant who helps high performing experts around the world, amplify their influence and create a bigger impact with their brands, platforms, message, products or services. Listed as one of the Top 250 Most Influential Women in the World by Richtopia in 2017, 2018 and 2019. She is the President of The BRAG Media Group, Editor-in-Chief at BRAG! Magazine and CEO at The BRAG Media Company - a service arm offering Brand Consulting, Media & Creative Services to clients around the world.
ACCOLADES, HONORS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Director, International Affiliations for the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN)
One of the Top 250 Most Influential Women in the World by Richtopia (2017, 2018 & 2019)
Honoured with a Nigeria Goodwill Ambassador Award (2017)
2016 "Guardian Woman" - Front Cover Feature of The Guardian Newspaper
RB Magazine Writer of the Season (2015)
Spotlighted as Global Consciousness Raiser (2016)
First African Woman featured on the Women Rock Project (2016)
Named one of Charles O'Tudors 35 Brands-to-Watch in 2017 (The Global List)
Awarded "International Media Personality of the Year" (2017), Peace Achievers Awards.
Honored with an African Icon Award (2017)
Received Iconic Woman Award at the 2017 Women Economic Forum in India
Received the Exceptional Woman of Excellence Award at the 2019 Annual Women Economic Forum (WEF) in India
Nominated for 'Woman of the Year' in Entertainment (2018) at the annual Her Network Woman of the Year Awards (HNWOTY).
Received the Shine Legacy Award in Media, London. (2020)
Named one of 60 Women to Watch Out For in 2021 by PAW Africa
Awarded, Africa Most Influential Creative Consultant of the Year at the Africa Leading Women Awards (2020).
Elected and Awarded a Fellow, Institute of Management Consultants (FIMC) in 2020.
Member, G100 Club (G100 Global Chair - Media Arts & Communication).
Alex Okoroji is a Nigerian Actress, Multiple Award-Winning Media Personality and Creative Consultant - who has reinvented herself at every stage of her creative career as a Performing, Visual and Literary Artiste - navigating the world of Art, Media and Entertainment for over 15 years. She has dedicated her career to multimedia content development across various applications from film to television to radio, digital media, and print, as an Actor, TV Personality, Talk Radio Host, Speaker, Author, Publisher, Voice Artist and Creative Leader. She is also a Brand Reinvention Coach and Communication Specialist who helps high performing experts around the world, amplify their influence and create a bigger impact with their brands, platforms, message, products or services.
Referred to as "Queen of Expression" for using different mediums of art to empower people with the freedom to express their truth, talent, and personal greatness. Alex Okoroji is a trusted advisor to individuals and organisations, who want to express their brilliance and successfully REINVENT themselves or their business with the right Content, Creativity and Communication.
Alex Okoroji is the Founder & President of The BRAG Media Group (a creative communications company that owns several platforms including - The BRAG Media Company, BRAG! Magazine, The BRAG Club, The BRAG Radio Network, The BRAG Shop and The BRAG Media Foundation). She serves as CEO and Chief Creative Director at The BRAG Media Company - a service arm offering Brand Consulting, Media & Creative Services to clients around the world.
She is listed as one of the 'Top 250 Most Influential Women in the World' by Richtopia, in their (Women Leaders Top 250 Power List), showing up in 2017, 2018 and 2019 as one of only 5 Nigerians on the list (alongside Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Oby Ezekwesili, Abike Dabiri, Amina J. Mohammed) and joining other women like Hillary Clinton, Angela Merkel, Oprah Winfrey, Michelle Obama, Theresa May, Ellen DeGeneres, JK Rowlings, Melinda Gates, Arianna Huffington, Winnie Mandela, Brene Brown, Yoko Ono, Christiane Amanpour, Sofia Vergara, Madeleine Albright and more powerhouse women - impacting millions of people with their work.
In 2018, she was nominated for "Woman of The Year in Entertainment" at the annual Her Network 'Woman of the Year' Awards (HNWOTY). In 2019, she received the "Exceptional Woman of Excellence" Award at the Annual Global Women Economic Forum (WEF) in India and in February 2020 in London, she received the prestigious "SHINE Legacy Award in Media". She also received the award for "Africa Most Influential Creative Consultant of the Year" at the 2020 edition of the Africa Leading Women Award (ALWCA). In November 2020, she was named as one of 60 Women to Watch in 2021 by PAW Africa.
Alex Okoroji has been featured and mentioned in over 250 Media Platforms around the World like Huffington Post, The Guardian, CNN, The Telegraph, Mogul, The Sun, The New York Journal, Fox, ABC, NBC, Market Watch and many more national and international media.
In 2017, she was honored with a Nigeria Goodwill Ambassador Award as an agent of Positive Change in Nigeria and for her Selfless Contributions to Humanity. She also received the 2017 Peace Achievers Award as 'Media Personality of the Year', An African Icon Award (2017) and was a recipient of the "Iconic Woman" Creating a Better World at the 2017 Annual Global Women Economic Forum (WEF) in New Delhi, India. She also received a nomination for Upwords Achievers Award (2019) by Upwords Magazine, Kolkata. Alex is the 'First African Woman in Africa' featured on the Women Rock Project. She was also named as one of 35 Personal Brands-To-Watch in 2017 (The Global List).
Alex Okoroji is a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants (FIMC) and a Certified Management Consultant (CMC). With expertise in Media and Marketing, and specialised practice in Brand Development, Brand Management & Brand Communication, Media Content Development & Production, Public Relations, Design Thinking, and Innovation Management. She helps individuals and organisations turn their ideas into reality, providing creative strategies to drive brand growth and maximise their message, mission, method, and market visibility.
She began acting on Television in 2005 and has almost two decades of acting experience well-versed in most aspects of performing - on Television, Film, Theatre and Voice Acting. With training, which includes two years in community theatre, acting training at the New York Film Academy and over 25 productions to her credit. Alex Okoroji is a member of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) and is currently serving in the President's Cabinet as Director, International Affiliations. She has been involved in different television projects, movies, documentaries, and events. She has featured in movies like CALABAR GIRL, FREEDOM BANK, TRINITY, DESTINY, STATE OF THE HEART, HERO’S BRIDE, WAITING YEARS, THE GUIDE, CAJOLE, etc where she has played both lead and supporting roles.
Alex Okoroji has also played some of the best characters in popular Television Soap Operas and TV Series like HEAVEN’S GATE, US, WIVES N' CONCUBINES, RUSH, G.R.A WOMEN, TALES OF EVE, on terrestrial television and popularly remembered as the entitled 'Betty' in the popular TV Soap Opera 'SPIDER' and the feisty lawyer 'Susan' in MNET’S dazzling production 'TINSEL' on DSTV across Africa for three (3) Seasons.
As a premium voice actor, her voice has graced several Public Service Announcements (PSA), infomercials, commercials, recitals, animation and jingles for Radio and Television. She has written several scripts for TV Commercials, Documentaries, and award-winning Screenplays for Movies.
As the Creator of The NAKED PHILOSOPHY and an Advocate for EXPRESSION and Freedom, she is a Multi-Platform Ambassador for Transformation - known for her practical wisdom, straight talk, and ability to connect with any audience. She championed the movement for Raw & Honest Expression and uses The Naked Philosophy to help people strip down limited mindsets, promote FREEDOM while giving people a safe space to have a VOICE and embrace their authentic self. As a speaker, her fusion of real-life stories, humour, and conversational illustration allows her to engage with an audience at an intimate, intense, and inspiring level.
She was spotlighted as a 2015 Global Consciousness Raiser by American Citizen's Advocate - Joan Treppa, and won RB Magazine Writer of the Season (Spring 2015). Alex Okoroji was featured as a 2016 'Guardian Woman' on the front cover of the May 16 edition of "The Guardian" Newspaper. She served as an International contributor to several publications, including The Huffington Post and Newswire.
She holds Diplomas in Media Studies, in Creative Writing and in Acting and Performance. As well as Professional Certificates in Brand Management, Marketing and Communications, Communication Science and International Marketing Communications. She is an associate alumna of the Metropolitan School of Business & Management, UK, the International Business Management Institute, Berlin, the University of London and London Business School.
Dubbed the "Oprah of Africa" by many of her guests, and as mentioned in Brazilian National Daily Newspaper "Diario Industria & Comercio" in their 31 January 2018 Issue. Alex Okoroji is the host of a LIVE International Talk Radio Show - THE NAKED TALK w/ Alex Okoroji syndicated on 14 Digital Networks around the world with over 4.6 Million Listens collectively and 150 Hours plus of Unfiltered and Heart-Centered Conversations with Global icons, business leaders, entertainers and high-profile celebrity guests from around the world like – Lisa Nichols, Shawn Anderson, Phillip Galinsky, Tony Wrighton, OT Fagbenle, Joan Treppa, Mark Saxenmeyer, Ajit Nawalkha, Jeta Amata, Michael Modzelewski, Ellie Savoy, Richard Mofe Damijo, Segun Arinze, Joseph Benjamin, Stella Damasus, Kalu Ikeagwu, Elliot Katz, and American Superior Court Judge - Judge Michael Sage Hider and many more.
As a celebrated writer, she has contributed to several international publications and now serves as editor-in-chief of her own global magazine, BRAG!. She is also the author of 4 Books - The Naked Truth: Lies Stripped... (2015), Stripped Down Success for Creatives (2016), Uncovered!: The Naked Road from Timid Girl to Confident Woman (2018) and the International Best-Seller - I Bared My Chest (2017) a Global Anthology featuring 21 Unstoppable women from around the world.
A LITTLE MORE ABOUT ALEX
Alex Okoroji was born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria. She is the daughter of a Famous Nigerian Musician and former PMAN president Tony Okoroji and Fashion Designer Queen Mary Okoroji. Alex is the first child and has five younger siblings.
In the Filmmaker section of the Nigerian Encyclopedia, " Total Facts About Nigeria" - She is mentioned as one of the "beauties and beautiful things" about Nigeria. Alex is the first 'African Woman Living in Africa' to be spotlighted for women's wisdom on "Women Rock Project", listed in the "Actress category" along with Debbie Allen, Vidya Balan, Meghan Markle, Suzanne Somers, Drew Barrymore, Lady Gaga, Oprah Winfrey and celebrated for her contributions to empowering people around the globe with her NAKED philosophy.
She began her professional acting career on television when she "bumped into the consciousness of movie buffs with her superlative performance" in the maiden edition of the reality television show Amstel Malta Box Office (AMBO) in 2005 and featured in her first film "Calabar girl" in a supporting role alongside Annie Macaulay Idibia, Femi Brainard, Kunle Coker in 2005 and her first TV Soap Opera "Heavens Gate" in 2006.
As an actress, she has worked in soap operas, film, theatre and done voice acting. She has also featured in TV commercials, recorded PSA's & jingles for radio, voiced TV shows and appeared in several music videos, including Weird MC 2007 music video "Ready to Party".
Some of her selected acting credits include...
Calabar Girl (2005)
Freedom Bank (2007)
State of the Heart (2008)
Hero's Bride (2008)
Waiting Years (2009)
The Guide (2014)
Where she has played both lead and supporting roles. Alex has also played some of the best re-occurring characters in popular Nigerian television soap operas and series like...
Heavens Gate (2006)
Wives N' Concubines (2008)
G.R.A. Women (2009)
Tales of Eve (2013)
Tinsel (2008–2010) where she played the feisty lawyer "Susan" in M-Net Series multi-cam production on DStv across Africa for three seasons.
Spider (2009-2014) Notable for playing the character "Betty Umukoro"
She has worked on television as the host of the segment "Fitness at Your Finger Tips" (2008) on Africa Magic and was a presenter of the daytime program "Mega Vision" on Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) in (2008) and several other entertainment programs like "The Show TV" (2009), syndicated on cable and terrestrial channels. She produced a documentary titled "Tales of An Enigma" (2008) spotlighting the book "Copyright, Neighboring Rights and The New Millionaires..." written by her father, Tony Okoroji - highlighting the need for copyright education in Nigeria, among elites, middle-class and entertainers. Her documentary was directed by filmmaker, John Njamah.
As the star of her own show since 2014, she is achieving huge success on digital radio as host of The Naked Talk w/ Alex Okoroji- an International Syndicated Talk Radio Show broadcast live from inside Africa with over 4.6 million listens around the world. The show is streamed live into New York and automatically archived & distributed as Podcast across several other Digital Networks like Acast, PlayerFm, Stitcher Radio, TuneIn Radio, Castbox FM, Iheart Radio, Orange Radio, Zeno FM, Pod Africa, Radio Public, Apple Podcast, Pocket Cast, BlogTalk Radio and more.
The show features unscripted & unfiltered conversations with Global Icons, Business Leaders, Entertainers, Motivational Speakers, Authors, Life Coaches, Relationship Experts and Extra-ordinary Friends from around the world - as they strip themselves, their experiences and share their honest unfiltered thoughts. She has featured high profile and celebrity guests like American Citizen Advocate – Joan Treppa, Mark Saxenmeyer, Jeta Amata, Philip Galinsky, Tony Wrighton, Michael Modzelewski, Ellie Savoy, OT Fagbenle, Richard Mofe Damijo, Segun Arinze, Joseph Benjamin, Femi Branch, John Njamah, Stella Damasus, Kalu Ikeagwu, Elliot Katz.
As a thought leader and global connector spreading the naked philosophy and inspiring many from inside Africa, She is a noted international speaker, panelist, and key presenter at several digital conferences, media workshops, podcasts, and virtual summits around the world like the 2016 Amy Walkers Give Gratitude Summit, 2016 Women's Virtual Success Summit joining over 45 world-renowned business and industry experts from 7 countries in 6 continents, Idea Builder's Initiative–STOP campaign against gender violence, "Take A Leap" Twitter Conference featuring speakers from Australia, USA, UK and Nigeria in celebration of International Women's Day, the Dynamic Women Talk Radio International Roundtable and many more.
In 2015, Alex Okoroji was the National Coordinator of 4NL/4NN (4 New Lagos and 4 New Nigeria) a social pressure group and think-tank made up of entertainers and media celebrities advocating for new policies, a New Nigeria and educating the Youths on the importance of political involvement in the 2015 General Election. She led several public service awareness initiatives and produced TV Commercials.
In 2018, Alex Okoroji was invited to join other celebrities and celebrity Activists around the world like Serena Williams, Usain Bolt, Demi Moore, Richard Quest, Bono, WillIAm, Anil Kapoor, David Beckham on CNN Freedom Project - an annual global media campaign against modern-day slavery. She was featured on CNN International in 2018, 2019 and 2020. In March 2019, CNN Anchors, John Vause, and Rosemary Church introduced her and shared her #MyFreedomDay message on a 3-Day live TV broadcast.
In 2017, Alex Okoroji appeared as a celebrity guest on the 'Hot Seat' of the 13th season of Nigeria's No. 1 Television Game Show, "Who Wants To Be a Millionaire" and played alongside Tosin Ajirire, entertainment editor of The Sun Newspapers, to assist humanitarian founder, Dada Marquis raise money for The Dada Marquis Foundation. They won two million naira on the show - making it the highest celebrity win.
As the host of several high-profile events, she has presented & hosted red carpet events like the Nigerian Music Awards (NMA) in 2007, the Red Carpet at the Soundcity Music Video Awards (SMVA) in 2009 and was also the Official AMAA Red Carpet Co-Host alongside, Soundcity TV Popular VJ Adams at the 8th Africa Movie Academy Awards held at the Eko Hotel, Lagos in 2012.
In the year 2014 she was a presenter with fellow actor, Femi Brainard at the Coson Song Awards at the Grand Ballroom of Oriental Hotel, and the following year in May (2015) She co-anchored recitals at the prestigious "Coson Roll of Honor" with ace Nigerian TV broadcaster, Etoma Edu at the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) 5th Anniversary Celebration.
In 2017, she was Co-Host of the Qtaby Cruiz & Chillz Boat Event with Award-Winning Singer & Songwriter, Timi Dakolo. She also hosts book launches and summits. Alex is a well-known host both in virtual/digital and hybrid events.
Alex Okoroji is the author of the widely acclaimed self-help books...
The Naked Truth: Lies Stripped... (2015) - An intimate and relatable book, offering wisdom to those struggling to accept the TRUTH about who they really are and what they want out of love, life & re-invention of self, available on Amazon, Barnes N' Nobles, Kobo, Okada Books and many more retailers.
Stripped Down Success for Creatives (2016)—a book bundle that offers creatives, actionable principles and practical wisdom for achieving huge success.
Uncovered!: The Naked Road from Timid Girl to Confident Woman (2018) - a memoir about her personal journey to reinvention.
I Bared My Chest (2017) - a Global Anthology featuring 21 Unstoppable women from around the world.
Alex is the publisher of two magazines and serves as Editor-in-Chief of both publications...
BRAG! Magazine - a global online and print magazine celebrating brilliance and spotlighting experts, business leaders and influencers around the world
BRAG-DIVA magazine, a female vertical publication for powerful women (D)efining (V)alues (I)mpact and (A)ction.
She also publishes books through her company, The BRAG Media Company providing a hybrid independent author service for over 15 authors, publishing book titles like;
The Enemy Inside Me (2018) by Brandi L. Benson
Boldisms (2018) by Vaneese Johnson
Vision of Inspiration (2018) by Corey Hicks
Uncovered (2018) by Alex Okoroji
Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2018) by Victoria Nkong
40 Pearls of Wisdom (2019) by Kemi Ajetunmobi
Broken Graduate (2019) by TR Jamison
It's Okay to Feel Everything (2019) by Tracey Monique
When the Water Breaks (2019) by Dr Jackie Gilbert-Grant
MAD-HOUSE (2020) by Cresta Durojaiye
7 Ways to Change Your Life (2020) by Benjamin HR Scott Jr
Deciding to Soar 2 (2020) by SharRon Jamison
Breaking The Ties That Bind (2020) by Elaine Laster Womack
SMS to Teens and Adults (2021) by Chinwe Osuji
As a Creative Influencer, Alex Okoroji has collaborated with corporate brands like Webfluential, Fox Africa, Quaker Oats, Swiss Golden, Campari, Longrich UK and more...
Alex Okoroji is an active woman mentoring women's mentor on the Idea Builders Initiative Platform. She is also a Mentor on the Women Mentoring Hub and The Shine Mentoring Hub. Alex also coaches and consults on several international platforms like Clarity FM, ZEQR, Self Growth.com and has taught classes at the Centre for Law and Business (CLB) in Lagos, Nigeria.