Olga Syahputra

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Olga Syahputra
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Yoga Syahputra

(1983-02-08)8 February 1983
Died27 March 2015(2015-03-27) (aged 32)
Cause of death Meningitis
Nationality Indonesian
  • Actor
  • comedian
  • singer
  • television presenter
Years active2003–2015
Parent(s)Nur Rahman
Website Website

Yoga Syahputra, better known as Olga Syahputra, (8 February 1983 – 27 March 2015) was an Indonesian actor, comedian, singer, and television presenter.


Early life

Olga Syahputra was born on 8 February 1983 in Jakarta. He is the eldest of seven brothers of Nur Rachman and Nurshida. Olga's youngest brother, Billy Syahputra, is also a comedian and actor. [1]

Jakarta Special Capital Region in Indonesia

Jakarta, officially the Special Capital Region of Jakarta, is the current capital and largest city of Indonesia. Located on the northwest coast of the world's most populous island, Java, it is the centre of economics, culture and politics of Indonesia, with a population of 10,075,310 as of 2014. Jakarta metropolitan area has an area of 6,392 square kilometers, which is known as Jabodetabek. It is the world's second largest urban agglomeration with a population of 30,214,303 as of 2010. Jakarta is predicted to reach 35.6 million people by 2030 to become the world's biggest megacity. Jakarta's business opportunities, as well as its potential to offer a higher standard of living, attract migrants from across the Indonesian archipelago, combining many communities and cultures.

Billy Syahputra is an Indonesian actor, presenter, and comedian. Syahputra had garnered fame for appeared on the Trans TV television show Yuk Keep Smile.


Syahputra was seen in numerous Indonesian TV programs, especially during the annual Ramadhan festival. He was offered a role in the movie Lenong Bocah. The role required him to take advanced training in Padang-Java [ clarification needed ] at the Sanggar Ananda owned by Aditya Gumay. Without money, Olga sold a refrigerator to pay for classes. A friend, Bertrand Antolin, later purchased a new refrigerator for him. [2]

Java island of Indonesia

Java is an island of Indonesia, bordered by the Indian Ocean on the south and the Java Sea on the north. With a population of over 141 million or 145 million, Java is the home to 56.7 percent of the Indonesian population and is the world's most populous island. The Indonesian capital city, Jakarta, is located on its northwestern coast. Much of Indonesian history took place on Java. It was the centre of powerful Hindu-Buddhist empires, the Islamic sultanates, and the core of the colonial Dutch East Indies. Java was also the center of the Indonesian struggle for independence during the 1930s and 1940s. Java dominates Indonesia politically, economically and culturally. Four of Indonesia's eight UNESCO world heritage sites are located in Java: Ujung Kulon National Park, Borobudur Temple, Prambanan Temple, and Sangiran Early Man Site.

He began to get roles in soap operas, including Kawin Gantung and Si Yoyo . He then became a presenter for Ngidam on SCTV paired with Jeremy Thomas. Olga appeared in Jangan Cium Gue, followed by Extravaganza ABG in 2005. By this time, Olga was becoming well known in Indonesia. His breakout year was 2007 when he appeared with Indra Bekti and Indy Barends at the Ceriwis on Trans TV. [3]

SCTV (Indonesia) Indonesian television station

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Jeremy Thomas British film producer

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Extravaganza is a two-hour comedy variety show taped in Jakarta, Indonesia, which has been broadcast by Trans TV on Saturday and Monday night since its debut on May 30, 2004 until November 28, 2009. At the time, it's the most popular comedy variety show in Indonesia.

In 2008, Olga became a TV presenter of music events on Dahsyat , a morning show on RCTI. His co-presenter since March 2011 was Jessica Iskandar. [4] Olga won the award for Favorite Music/Variety Show Presenter and Favorite Comedian in 2009 Panasonic Awards and 2010 Panasonic Awards. He also starred in such movies as Skandal Cinta Babi Ngepet and Mau Lagi (released as Cintaku Selamanya). [ citation needed ]


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Olga was reprimanded by the Indonesian Broadcasting Commission (KPI) for off-color remarks he made while hosting the music show Dahsyat on RCTI on May 1, 2009. [5] [6]

Personal life

Olga was a friend of the actor and presenter Raffi Ahmad and brother of Billy Syahputra. He opened a boutique with his sister, Reny Nurman, named "Rumah Olga Syahputra" located in South Jakarta.

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South Jakarta Administrative city in Jakarta, Indonesia

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In April 2014, Olga Syahputra had meningitis. He was treated at Pondok Indah Hospital and in Germany, before returning to Singapore for more treatment. [7]


Syahputra died of meningitis in Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore, on 27 March 2015. He was 32 years old. [8] [9]



2009"Hancur Hatiku"Non-album single Big Indie Nagaswara
2010"Jangan Ganggu Aku Lagi"



2004Tina Toon dan Lenong Bocah The MovieHimselfCameo
2008Susahnya Jadi PerawanHimselfCameo
2008Mau Lagi?The Boys
2008Mas Suka, Masukin Aja-Besar Kecil It's OkaySissy
2011Pacar Hantu PerawanYoga
2012 Kung Fu Pocong Perawan BohlamLead role
2013 Taman Lawang ChyntiaLead role
2014Olga & Billy Lost in SingaporeOlgaLead role
2015Warisan OlgaOlgaLead role


2003–2004Senandung Masa Puber Trans TV
2003–2006Si Yoyo RCTI
2004–2005Kawin Gantung SCTV
2007Doo Bee Doo RCTI
2008Mr. OlgaOlgaLead role RCTI
2009Tarzan CilikOlga RCTI

Comedy shows

  • Jangan Cium Gue
  • Extravaganza ABG
  • New Prime Time
  • Saatnya Kita Sahur
  • Opera Van Java
  • OKB
  • Seger Bener
  • Sinden Gosip
  • Wayang On Stage
  • Pesbukers (ANTV)
  • Waktunya Kita Sahur (Trans TV)
  • Wayang Bandel (Trans TV)
  • Yuk Kita Sahur/Yuk Keep Smile/YKS (Trans TV)
  • Campur - Campur (ANTV)

Variety, talk and game shows

  • Ngidam (SCTV)
  • Ceriwis (Trans TV)
  • Akhirnya Datang Juga (Trans TV)
  • Gong Show (Trans TV)
  • Dahsyat (RCTI)
  • Dangdut Never Dies (TPI)
  • OMG (ANTV)
  • Online (Trans TV)
  • Piala Dunia Tawa (TPI)
  • Apa Ini Apa Itu (RCTI)
  • Catatan Si Olga (ANTV)
  • Target Operasi (RCTI)
  • Korslet (Trans TV)
  • Family Minute to Win It Indonesia (Shine TV)

Awards and nominations

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