BIOGRAPHY

Professional British Basketball player Ovie Soko started his career at college. He has gone on to play for teams such as Murcia and to represent his country, Great Britain.

Ovie captured the nation during his appearance on Love Island 2019 which saw him reach the final and his social following rocket. He shot to fame with his catchphrase “message” and was known for his words of wisdom throughout his time in the villa. Since leaving the villa Ovie has launched his hugely successful collaboration with ASOS and secured a position as a key correspondent for Sky Sports, filmed an ad with Diet Coke and appeared on Channel 4’s Bake off; for Stand Up To Cancer. Ovie has also been busy with the release of his book ‘You are dope’ which focuses on the positivities of life, and all it throws at you and in November 2020 he released his own documentary ‘Life After Reality TV’ on BBC 3 and BBC iplayer which follows the journey of Ovie’s busy life, maintaining his passion for basketball and navigating his way through this new world of reality he has found himself in.

Ovie has previously worked with brands and publications such as Vogue, The Guardian, North Face and Fila, Samsung, Just Eat, Paypal, Bumble, Lacoste, Walkers crisps, Depop and DFS.

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