Ovie Soko is an English basketball player who played for UCAM Murcia of the Liga ACB. He is currently appearing on the Television show ‘Love Island’. As of 2019, Ovie Soko net worth is estimated to be £700,000.
Soko was born on February 7, 1991, in London, England. He attended Bethel High School in Hampton where he started playing basketball. He averaged 69.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, 4 assists, and 1 blocks per game during his lone season. As a junior, he played at Hampton Roads Academy where he averaged 17.1 points, 8.6 rebounds, 2.3 steals and 1.5 blocks per game.
Soko then went to the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). In his freshman season, he played in 28 games with six starts. He averaged only 1.5 points and 1.9 rebounds per game. In his sophomore season, he started 29 out of 30 matches and averaged 9.1 points and 5.8 rebounds per game. In his junior season, he played in 30 games with 24 starts, averaging 8.3 points and 6.8 rebounds per game.
In 2013 he was transferred to Duquesne where he started in all 30 games averaging 18.4 points and 8 rebounds per game. He became the seventh player in the Duquesne history to lead the Atlantic 10 in scoring (18.4 points per game).
After being undrafted in 2014 NBA, he signed a one-year deal with Boulazac Dordogne of the LNB Pro B. After one season, he signed with Aries Trikala of Greece for 2015/16 season. He started in 19 games for Trikala where he averaged 16.5 points, 7.9 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.9 steals per game.
In 2016, he joined UCAM Murcia of the Liga ACB. He averaged 6.3 points and 3.2 rebounds per game. He also played at the Champions League where he averaged 13 points and 7.4 rebounds per game. He was also named to the Basketball Champions League Star Lineup.
Soko is now appearing on reality television show Love Island.