TG Omori Biography | Education | Career | Movie and Net Worth

In this TG Omori Biography, we will be talking about the renowned Nigerian Cinematographer; early life, career, education, controversy, movie, and net worth

TG Omori is a Nigerian Professional Filmmaker, Fashion Model, Cinematographer, and Music Video Director. He is very popular and known for directing excellent and visually appealing music videos. He has also been responsible for the directing of some Top-rated Music videos in Nigeria such as; Burna Boy’s Odogwu and Naira Marley’s “Am I a Yahoo boy”.

An Inspiration for the New Generation of Cinematographers who is now a Legend in the Nigerian Music industry and is rated among the Top Music Video Directors in Nigeria.

TG Omori Biography

Summary of TG Omori’s Biography

  • Full name: ThankGod Jesam
  • Stage name: TG Omori or Boy Director
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Agungi, Lagos state.
  • Place of Origin: Cross River state.
  • Place of Residence: Lekki Lagos, State
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Occupation: Video Director and Cinematographer
  • Net Worth: $1,000,000

TG Omori Early Life and Education.

TG Omori was born ThankGod Omori Jesam in Lagos state. He was born on 8th June and hails from Cross River state. His upbringing in Agungi, Lagos state, exposed him to the other side of the entertainment world which made him pursue a career in filmmaking.

There is no available information confirming the name of his primary school or names of family members

At the age of TG omori started by directing plays in the church. TG omori doesn’t come from a rich family. In fact, as young boy, he was advised by his father to become a waiter for a restaurant since nothing worked out for him.

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TG Omori became a young filmmaker in Nigeria upon graduation to take up video directing professionally. TG Omori attended Kuramo College before enrolling at the PEFTI Film Institute in Lagos State. With the Knowledge he gained from PEFTI Institute, he immersed himself in the world of Filmmaking; Learning editing and directing. and developed his style.

TG Omori Video Directing Career

TG Omori started directing when he was 15 years old, directing plays in church and school. That prompted him to develop his passion and pursue a career in video directing. He has worked in a production as a writer revealing he was a Writer and director at RedArkGroup, a multimedia platform providing Creative content development services.

Omori’s first Professional music video was “Respect a Woman” by Es Plus which was released in 2006. The video quickly established him in the Nigerian music video scene and he has since directed notable and award-winning videos.

Most of his directed videos have appeared on Summer 2019 Charts Count Down on MTV, Soundcity and Trace.

The music video “Totori” by Olamide & Wizkid which won the Viewers Choice Award at the 2020 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival was directed by TG Omori.

TG Omori directed the video for the controversial song by Naira Marley “Am I a Yahoo Boy”. Omori announced that he would be retiring from music video directing after he completed his current projects.

Behind-the-scene top-rated Video director TG Omori is also a fashion model. He walked the runway during the well-known Heineken Lagos Fashion Week event.

TG Omori Biography

List of Music Videos directed by TG Omori Biography;

Legendary Music Video director TG Omori has directed many notable and award-winning videos which include;

  • Naira Marley – Soap
  • Ycee – My Side
  • Olamide, Wizkid & I.D Cabasa – Totori
  • Naira Marley –  Soapy
  • Teni – Billionaire
  • Timaya – Stoopid
  • Wizkid & Blaq Jersey – Blow
  • Fireboy DML & D Smoke – King
  • Asake – Terminator
  • Reekado – Banks (feat. Fireboy DML)Ozumba Mbadiwe
  • Mayorkun (feat. Victony) – Holy Father
  • Asake – Sungba
  • Asake – Organise
  • Skales – Nobody to Somebody
  • Rema-  Are you there
  • Fireboy (feat. Asake) – Bandana
  • CKay (feat. ElGrande Toto) Love Nwantiti [North African remix]
  • Portable (feat. Olamide)    Zazoo Zehh
  • Phyno     Onyeuwa
  • Kcee        Cultural Vibes
  • Timaya (feat. BNXN)    Cold Outside
  • Cheque  Call Me Baby
  • Blaqbonez (feat. Joeboy)    Fendi
  • Zlatan (feat. BNXN)   – Alubarika
  • Falz – Girls
  • Fireboy –  Vibration
  • Fireboy – What if I say
  • Olamide – Pawon
  • Tekno – Skeletun
  • Tekno – Suru
  • Tekno (feat. Zlatan Ibile)  – Agege
  • Blaqbonez   – Shut Up
  • Victor AD – Kpokpo Didi
  • D’banj – Shy
  • Burna Boy – Odogwu
  • Oxlade  – Away
  • DJ Neptune, Joeboy & Mr Eazi  – Nobody
  • Joeboy – Call
  • Vector (feat. Davido)  – Comfort
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TG Omori Logo

TG Omori has an official Logo for his brand which he posted on his Twitter page which is the picture you see below;

TG Omori Biography


TG Omori Awards

  • Legendary Nigerian Music Director has been a recipient of awards and it will be listed below;
  • Best Music Video Director of the Year (City People Entertainment Awards)
  • Best Music Video Director of the Year (AFRIMMA)
  • Best Music Video Director of the Year (The Headies)

TG Omori Movies

Renowned Nigerian Video Director, ThankGod Omori shared a nostalgic video for his fans recounting his past struggles. He Revealed in 2013. He acted as a Police extra in the popular comedy series “Papa Ajasco” and earned N3,000 for his work.

TG Omori Recent Controversy

In a recent update, TG Omori revealed why he stopped shooting videos for Asake. Their cooperation started after the “Organise” music video which was shot in 2022.

Reliable sources confirm that Asake used another director for his recent music videos because “YOGA” which was shot by Boy director did not receive as much attention as his past videos.

In an Interview Zero Condition Podcast, TG Omori revealed he is on good terms with Olamide and has done 12 videos with him. He won’t take it personally because he loves it when artists try out new things.

In another development, TG Omori gave in to Portable’s demand after the constant daily attacks on social media.

Controversial street singer, Habeeb Okikiola aka Portable responded to the music video director TG Omori’s offer to shoot a video for him in an Instagram live.

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The video director requested the singer to send a song he would do a video but didn’t disclose whether it would be or not.

Portbale accusing him of not showing love again, playfully threatened him not to visit Lekki or Sango because they would fight if they met.

The Zazuu Star asked why the director was giving him attitude and TG Omori replied it was nothing personal.

TG Omori’s Net Worth

Boy Director is one of the highest-paid cinematographers in Nigeria whose net worth is estimated to be over $1,000,000. In fact he even charges as much as $1,000,000 with a discount of $50,000.

TG’s social media Handles

You can reach TG omori through;

Instagram: @boy_director

Twitter: @boy_director








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