As a child Bucci already knew what he wanted to dedicate is life to. So he amassed as much knowledge as he could in order to achieve his dreams.
After school, he ventured into the world of presentation making his first appearance on air as a presenter at Multi-Mesh Broadcasting Company, owners of Love FM 104.5 Abuja. He was one of their first OAP's and he co-anchored the Morning Show, and then anchored another show 'Abuja on the Move' for 5 years. His meticulous work ethics gained him recognition and he was assigned to host a TV program called 'RISING STARS' which he did for 2 years intermittently with his Love FM position.
He is one of the pioneers of the spellbinding TV Magazine program, which centers on the invigorating Abuja Lifestyle, it airs on Africa Independent Television (A.I.T).
Bucci alongside a group of entrepreneurs pioneered the Garki Gazette Abuja Newspaper, where he worked as a correspondent as well as the content developer.
The passion to become an actor was still burning in him, remembering well how he excelled while in school and even won an Award for Best Actor, Theater Arts, University of Abuja in 2007. In 2012 he made up his mind to chase this dream and make it a reality. He audition and was selected to be part of the reality show 'Spirited Actor' a competition with actors from all over Africa, after they were selected from their various countries they were taken to the United States where they took part in series of trainings and Bucci emerged as one of the top 5 contestants to represent Nigeria.
In 2013, he met with renewed Nigerian Comedian AY (Ayo Makun), the meeting landed him a prominent role in the TV series AY;s CRIB. This debuted Bucci's transition into the Nollywood industry and he has been doing amazingly well! he has since featured in several movies and TV series like: Bambitious, Tinsel, Relationshits, From Dark, I said I do, Written in the Stars, Being Mrs. Elliot, Breaking Ranks, Lunchtime, Heroes, Living Arrangements, just to mention but a few.
When he is not entertaining. He is involved in charity work with African Rural Community Development Initiative (ARCDI), a Charity Organization in Abuja, whose sole aim is to donate books and other products to schools that experience financial crisis.
He debuted his fashion career when he became the brand ambassador for the On's & Tol's Fashion Line. He is currently the brand ambassador for House of Aquadi.
He was recently nominated Best Lead actor and Best Upcoming Actor at the Annual Africa Film/Music Awards & Festival (AAFMF) 2015 awards, you can view and vote via: http://www.aafmf.com/Vote---Film.html
Bucci is a uniquely talented, confident, dependable, charming, witty, risk taker, eloquent and magnanimous young man.
He believes what makes him stand out as an actor is his ability to absorb the characters he portrays, placing himself in the character's shoes and interpreting the roles as though he is the one experiencing what the character is going through. And also his patient nature, eloquent, discipline, and the fact that he also push beyond his limit when interpreting roles in order to grasp the attention of the viewers and keep them transfixed, in other words his ability to carry the viewer/s along when acting is paramount. He says he also owes his drive to his unwavering spiritual beliefs, stating that God is his prime driving force and tries to live in that accord.
He loves to travel, research interesting topics, studying movie roles, researching fashion trends for men to improve his style, and also to have in-depth thinking on new business ventures for investment purposes.
Languages Spoken: Igbo, French and Nigerian Pidgin English.
You can find Bucci Franklin on Facebook via: https://www.facebook.com/bucci.franklin
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