David Oyelowo Shirtless, Underwear, and Awards Update. Look who’s popularity rose to the heavens after we blogged about him in 2014. It’s David Oyelowo, of course, who’s performance as Dr. Martin Luther King in Selma propelled him to the top of the Hollywood celebrity list. It earned him several awards but, sadly, he was snubbed at the Oscars which did not even include him to the list of nominees.
Anyhoo, here’s the actor with two of his awards for Selma: the first one is from the NAACP Image Awards while the second is from the Palm Springs International Film Festival. His performance in the movie also earned him wins at the Black Reel Awards, the Santa Barbara Intl Film Festival, the Central Ohio Film Critics Association, the African-American Film Critics Association, and the Black Film Critics Circle Awards. It also earned him nominations from the Golden Globes, Critics Choice, and the Satellite Awards among others.
David also earned praise and recognition for his other performances. Specifically, he won a Critics Choice TV award for his performance in the TV series Nightingale and, for the same role, he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy, a Golden Globe, an NAACP Image Award, and a Satellite Award.
David Oyelowo Shirtless and Underwear Photos. And, here are photos of a shirtless David for the thirsty heaux among us. The first pic is from the 2015 movie Captive, the next ones may or may not be from the same movie.
David Oyelowo Shirtless, Wife, Ethnicity, Oscar Buzz for Selma (22 September 2014). Look whos’ rocking his white tank top shirt? It’s British actor David Oyelowo! This talented actor, who’s already got six acting awards to his name, is getting some Oscar buzz for his performance as Dr. Luther King in the upcoming civil war drama, Selma.
To date, Buzzfeed, Entertainment Weekly, and Hollywood Reporter are listing David as a Best Actor contender. Let’s keep our fingers crossed that they know what they are talking about.
Here’s another pic of David looking hot in his athletic shirt. Photos are courtesy of Anne Marie Fox. [Want more male celebrity tank top shirts?]
David Oyelowo Shirtless Photos. Want some shirtless photos of our British actor? Well, this is not entirely shirtless but is there such a thing as half-shirtless?
Here’s another one:
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David Oyelowo Ethnicity. For those who are wondering, David is of Nigerian descent. In fact, according to a 2005 Guardian article, he comes from a Nigerian royal family:
When David Oyelowo was little, his father would tell him he was a Nigerian prince. The six-year-old wasn’t falling for that one. “I thought, ‘We live on a council estate in Balham, there’s no way we’re from a royal family.’ This is the same man who told me that his tribal marks were from having fought a tiger, so excuse me for being sceptical.” But the young cynic was wrong. Soon he was taken back to live in Nigeria – and cows were sacrificed in his honour.
His dad asked him if he would like to take up his Nigerian heritage but he declined (“They would want me to marry lots of women and I don’t think my wife would be happy with that,” he jokes).
Speaking of David’s wife, here’s a photo of her and hubby during a red carpet appearance:
Like her husband, Jessica Oyelowo (born Jessica Watson) is also an actor. The couple have four children.
That’s it for now, fellow Famewatchers! We’ll update this post in January when and if David gets his Oscar nomination as suggested by Oscar prognosticators.
David Oyelowo Shirtless, Wife, Ethnicity, Oscar Buzz for Selma. Posted 22 September 2014. Last updated: September 14, 2023 at 7:11 am.