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10 Nollywood Actresses From Ebonyi State (Photos)

1. Grace Amah

Grace Amah is a popular Nigerian actress, model and also a TV personality that was born on the 23rd of February 1986 in Lagos state, Nigeria.

She is from Ebunwana-etta, a small village in Ebonyi state in the south eastern part of Nigeria, but was born and bred in Lagos state.

Grace Amah completed her primary and secondary school education in Lagos state. She went to Yaba model primary school in Yaba, Lagos, where she obtained her first school leaving certificate.

Then for her secondary school education, she went to Stadium high school in Surulere, Lagos state and obtained her west African senior secondary certificate.

For her university education, she went to the university of Lagos and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in creative arts.

Grace Amah started her acting career in 1999 at Age 13 and featured in the movie “Chains” which was produced by Louis Isikaku.

She rose to fame for her role in the Nigerian blockbuster movie “Elastic heart” which was produced and directed by Teco Benson, she also featured in the Nigerian popular series “Super story (one bad apple)”.

Grace is a very versatile actress, she is beautiful, creative and is able to adapt to different roles given to her by producers and directors.

She is known for acting in both action and romantic roles with some other popular actors and actresses.

For a while after marriage and childbirth, she didn’t feature in any movies for a while, which is not surprising, since balancing family and an acting career can be stressful.

As Grace Amah is so talented, she gets a lot of movie roles. She is also a model and a TV personality.

Grace Amah has featured in over 150 movies, some of her movies are Elastic limit, Chains, Last wedding, Day of Atonement, Gangster, Paradise, Society Lady, Atlanta series, Super story (one bad apple).

2. Chita Agwu

Chita Agwu is a Nollywood actress who started acting in 2009.

She is from Ebonyi state located in south east Nigeria where she studied Mass Communication in Ebonyi State University. Her debut in the industry was around 2006 which she got a role through the help of her friend Oge Okoye. She is the brain behind Akanchawa, a programme that airs on DSTV.

She has featured in Make Me A Widow, Save The Widows,College Corpers and many others. Chita got married to Johnson Maduabuchi on October 25th at Umuobuna Uburu Ohaozara Local Government area of Ebonyi state.

3. Charity Awoke

Charity Awoke, born 17 October, 1993, is a fast rising Nigerian actress, philanthropist and former model and Managing Director at Jay Luxury Interiors. Since her Nollywood film debut in 2013, the fast rising actress has appeared in over 30 films, selling thousands of copies.

Charity who is of Ebonyi decent was born in Nnewi Anambra state. She grew up in a family of nine, Her parents, two brothers and four younger sisters. She had her secondary school education at Maria Regina Comprehensive Secondary School Nnewi before proceeding to Ebonyi state university to get a degree in English and literature.

Charity’s debut in acting was in 2013 when she was approached by two Nollywood producers in a cyber Cafe where she went to register her courses in 100 Level, they invited her for an audition and she was given the lead role in a movie which set the stage for a promising career in Nollywood. From 2013 to early 2016 She wasn’t focused because of school. After her graduation in 2016 She Went To Royal Arts Academy, a film school owned by prolific filmmaker Emem Isong to further horn her talent and that was when she started officially . She got her first big role in the series Crazy Lovely Cool ( CLC ) which was produced and Directed by Obi Emelonye in Conjunction with Trace Tv she stared alongside actors like Adestua Etomi, Enyinna Nwigwe, Uru Eke, Anthony Monjaro, Obi Okoli. She made a guest appearance in the Globacom TV series Professor Johnbull.

4. Diamond Adaeze Igwe

Diamond Adaeze Igwe is a Nollywood Actress from Ebonyi State. Since her early emergence on the movie scene in 2004, the Ebonyi State-born Computer Engineering graduate of Enugu State University of Technology (ESUT) has always been a fantasy to most producers and movie-buffs.

She is one of the talented nollywood actresses. She has starred in several nollywood movies.

5. Tracy and Treasure Daniels

Tracy and Treasure Daniels, popularly known as Golden girls, are Nollywood actresses, beauticians, models and movie porducers from Ebonyi State. They were born on October 21.

These two charming twins look so much alike that they are hardly identified from each other, and of course with their beauty, they’ve always known to appear on the cover of many magazines.

Tracy and Treasure’s acting career started out as both were at Hotel Presidential Enugu for a modelling shoot and on the process, Sir Lancelot Oduwa Imansuen who was in the same hotel called out that he would need some ladies that will play the role of actress (now evangelist) Eucharia Anunobi’s daughter’s in a movie titled “Last Burial”.

In an interview with Adaeze Amoz, Tracy had revealed the educational background as having obtained Social Works and Mass Communication from University of Nsukka and Enugu State University of Technology.

The twin actresses have also featured in over 200 movies which includes Twins Destiny, Love and Cash, Divided Secret, Holy Diamond, Hatred and many others.

6. Cynthia Shalom

Cynthia Shalom is a Nigerian actress and a movie producer. She takes pleasure in business since 2015 and has since featured in different Nollywood movies, the most prominent one is the popular TV series Tinsel.

She is the first child of a family of three sons and two daughters. Conceived 18 March 1988, Cynthia Shalom lives around the Yoruba speaking tribe of Nigeria. She is originally from Ebonyi State.

After her primary and secondary education in Port Harcourt, she proceeded to have a degree in management from the University of Port Harcourt. The reality show Next Movie Star brought her into fame and good luck in 2015. Cynthia Shalom made her acting debut in Monalisa Chinda’s talk the show titled You and I with Monalisa being the host. In the year 2018, Shalom started her film production company tagged Cynthia Shalom productions.

7. Omalicha Elom

Omalicha Elom is a Nigerian actress and movie producer known for her work in the movie “Marriage Police”.

Omalicha originally hails from Ebonyi State.

She’s born into a family of 3 girls and 2 boys.

She also studied Political Science at National Open University.

Elom started acting professionally since 2011 and had starred in numerous movies such as; Selling Point, Friday Night, Princess of the Moon, Supreme Sacrifice, Hearts against love and so on.

Omalicha Elom first movie produced was “Marriage Police”.

8. Chinelo Ejianwu

Chinelo Ejianwu, also fondly called Nelly, is a popular Nollywood actress and entrepreneur known for her roles in movies, My Girlfriend Is a Witch (2017) and 11th Thought (2018) respectively.

She hails from Abakaliki Local Government Area of Ebonyi State in south eastern Nigeria.

Chinelo Ejianwu had her early education in Abakaliki and later at the Federal Government Girls College, Ibusa, Delta State.

Nelly went further to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO), Imo state.

Chinelo Ejianwu joined Nollywood some years back and has so far featured in notable Nollywood movies and television series like Gina and Friends and My Siblings & I and many others.

In 2017, Nelly played a lead role as “Grace” in the Nollywood movie titled My Girlfriend Is A Witch, directed by Chidi Anyanwu, produced and written by Uchenna Mbunabo. She starred alongside popular actor Stan Nze who cast as “Godwin” her boyfriend.

In 2018, Chinelo starred in the popular television series titled Gina and Friends, a television series that was very successful. The same movie earned her nomination at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) for Best Television Series.

In 2019, Nelly was nominated for Best Actor in a television series by the Scream Awards for her cast in the TV series, My Siblings & I. The award was won by Ameh Lucy for her cast in the TV series, Ajoche.

Chinelo Ejianwu is creative, skillful and highly talented Nollywood actress known for her brilliant interpretation of roles in movies. She can fit into any character assigned her and most producers and directors in the industry prefer to feature her in most movies.

Nelly has a large followers as fans who delight in watching her movies.

9. Angela Okorie

Angela Okorie is a Nigerian actress and ex model. She was born on 17th August 1986 in Cotonou, Benin Republic as the third child out of five children of her parents. Angela Okorie however, hails from Ishiagu in Ivo Local Government Area in Ebonyi State.

Angela Okorie had her primary and secondary in Benin Republic before returning to Nigeria. She then attended University of Lagos and Lagos State University where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts and Public Administration respectively.

Before joining the movie industry, Angela Okorie modeled for Orange Drugs Delta Soap for a decade. In 2009, she joined the Nigerian movie industry and acted her first movie, ‘Sincerity’ that year. However, she came to limelight after she starred in the movie, Holy Serpent.

Since then, Angela Okorie have starred in over a hundred movies among which include: Secret Code, Heart of a Widow, Forbidden Confession, Royal Vampire, Palace of Vampire, Beautiful Monster, Divorce Not Allowed, War Against Men, Uncomfortable Truth, Painted Lies etc. Aside acting, Angela has made the intentions of going into movie production and music as well.

In 2015, Angela won Best Supporting Actress at the City People Entertainment Awards.

Not much is known about her personal life as she prefers to keep it off the media. Nevertheless, she is said to be married to Chukwuma Orizu and together they have a son, Chamberlain. Recently, it was rumored that she remarried to one Nwele Michael Chukwudi aka Chuchu on 25th July 2020 after some photos were released online. However, Angela later opened up that the pictures are from her music video for her new song titled “Baby Chuchu”.

Angela Okorie is of no doubt is a successful actress in the Nigeria.

10. Chacha Eke

Charity Eke popularly known as Chacha Eke is a Nigerian actress from Ebonyi State. Her rise to fame came when she starred in the movie The End is Near.

Chacha was born in Ebonyi State, South Eastern Nigeria to a middle-class family. She had her basic education at ESUT Nursery & Primary School, Ebonyi State and completed her secondary school education at Our Lord Shepherd International School, Enugu. She holds a B.Sc degree certificate in Accountancy after graduating from Ebonyi State University.

She has starred in several nollywood movies such as The End is Near, Commander in Chief, Clap of Thunder, Two Hearts, Beach 24, Gift of Pain, A Cry for Justice, Jewels of the Sun, Bloody Carnival, Cleopatra, Dance For The Prince, Mirror of Life, Innocent Pain, Bridge of Contract, Palace of Sorrow, Secret Assassins, Royal Assassins.

Chacha Eke is the daughter of Ebonyi State Commissioner for Education, Professor John Eke. She is married to Austin Faani a movie director with whom she has a child.

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