Bennet Omalu Wiki, Wife, Family, Net Worth

By Ravi Lama | Published On: 16 Dec, 2018
Bennet Omalu Wiki, Wife, Family, Net Worth

If you guys have watched the American biographical sports drama film Concussion, then you probably might be familiar with the Forensic and neuropathologist Dr. Bennet. He inspired the producer of Concussion to produce the movie because of his noteworthy research and discovery.

Bennet discovered abnormal build-up of tau protein which is a severe sign of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy(CTE), which was found in dead NFL players.

Dr. Bennet Omalu's Wife & Family

Bennet Omalu has been relishing blissful moment with his family; his wife Prema Mutiso and their two children. The couple's relationship started as a friend. Later, Prema turned into a girlfriend and became his wife.

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Bennet's romance with his wife is not limited in the personal diary, but their flourishing romance can also be seen in the movie Concussion. In the movie, Will Smith portrayed the lead role of him whereas Gugu Mbatha-Raw had a short supporting role of his wife, Prema.

As per the plot of the movie, Bennet's blossoming relationship with his wife began as a girlfriend, and later the pair tied the nuptial knot. Since the release of the movie in November 2015, Bennet's fans were overwhelmed by his romantic chemistry with Prema and were wondering to know about their relationship at present.

Dr. Bennet Omalu poses for a photo with his wife, Prema Mutiso, & children, Ashly Omalu & Mark Omalu, at the premiere of "Concussion" (Photo:

During the premiere of the movie, Concussion, the fan-favorite couple stepped into the red carpet alongside their kids, daughter Ashly and son Mark at the AFI FEST on 10 November 2015. As of now, the family of four is cherishing their lifestyle keeping it behind the curtain.

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Net Worth & Salary

Bennet has been gathering the net worth as being the Forensic and neuropathologist. According to the record of the, an estimated salary of Physicians ranges between $196,380 and $208,000. Bennet earned the notoriety when discovered an abnormal build-up of tau protein which becomes the grim sign of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). Also, he discovered that CTE had been found in a large number of dead NFL players.

Before moving to the USA in 1994, he was working as a doctor in Nigeria.

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Bennet Omalu's Wiki

Bennet Omalu was born on 1 September 1968 in Anambra, Nigeria. Talking about his family, he was raised by his parents alongside his six siblings during the Nigerian Civil War. His dad, John Donatus Amaechi Omalu, who died on 5 May 2014, at the age of 91, was a mining engineer whereas his mother was a seamstress.

Bennet has held eight advanced degrees and board certifications. Just at the age of 16, Bennet went to the University of Nigeria in 1984. Later, he completed his graduation with MBBS degree in 1990. In 1994, Bennet went to the University of Washington - School of Medicine where he completed his graduation in 1995. After then, the neuropathologist attended Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine where he achieved an education in the respective field, as per the wiki.