BIRTH NAME: Destiny Etiko
NET WORTH : She has an estimated net worth of $200,000
DATE OF BIRTH/AGE : Born August 12, 1994
PLACE OF BIRTH: in Udi, Enugu, Nigeria
STATE OF ORIGIN : Enugu State
OCCUPATION : Nollywood actress, scriptwriter, television personality and a model
NATIONALITY : Nigerian
MARITAL STATUS/HUSBAND : Not married but currently dating
EDUCATION : She completed her primary and secondary education in Enugu, She attended Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka in Anambra State where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts In 2012
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Destiny Etiko is a curvy, ravishing, gifted and top notch Nigeria Nigerian actress . She is one of the most celebrated and respected Nigeria Nollywood actress with a huge number of followers in social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Destiny Etiko is best known for her role in the hit movie, ‘Idemili.’ She rose to stardom after acting in several Nollywood films and receiving a nomination for ‘Best Promising Actress’ at ‘City People Entertainment Awards’ for her role in ‘Idemili.’ This nomination opened more opportunities for her in the Nigeria movie industry as she got movie roles from top Nigeria producers.
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Within the shortest possible time, Destiny Etiko career saw a rise and rise , the more acting opportunities she got became her short cut to becoming one of the most successful Nigerian actresses in Nigeria today. Destiny Etiko is a multiple award winning movie actress who has couple of awards, including the ‘Viewers’ Choice Award’ and ‘Golden Icon Movie Academy Award.’ She is a bold and hard working woman who doesn’t shy away from any movie role given to her, she is a true hustler who believes in herself and have the gift and ability to interpret any movie role she is given.
Early Life and Background
Destiny Etiko was born on August 12, 1994, in Udi, Enugu, Nigeria. She originally hail from Udi, a small town in Enugu State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. She is from a family of five children where she is the second child, three boys and two girls.
Destiny Etiko completed her primary and secondary education in Enugu and obtained both her First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate. After completing her formal and high school education, she later relocated to Awka, Anambra in southeastern Nigeria to complete further education.
She attended Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka in Anambra State, Nigeria where she obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts In 2012. She did her mandatory one year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in 2015 before focusing on her professional acting career.
According to her biography, she drew inspiration from her actress mother and decided to follow in her footsteps. She officially joined Nollywood in 2011 the Nigerian film industry after registering with the ‘Actors Guild of Nigeria. Prior to gaining massive recognition, she had played minor roles in several films before landing her breakthrough role in the movie, ‘Idemili.’
Career and Breakthrough
Destiny Etiko rose to fame in year 2012 after starring in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Idemili” a movie that shot her to limelight/stardom. “Idemili” is one of the most popular Nollywood movies of all time and it was directed by multiple awards winning movie director Ernest Obi and produced by Onye-Eze Productions. The movie featured some big guns in the Nigeria movie industry including Ernest Obi, Cynthia Okereke, Yul Edochie, Destiny Etiko, Patience Ozokwor, Eve Essien and Pete Edochie.
The beautiful and curvy actress was nominated for Best Promising Actress in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards for her exceptional role in the movie “Idemili”
There is no doubt about that, Destiny Etiko is currently one of the most popular and richest actresses in Nollywood. She has featured alongside famous Nigerian stars like Mercy Johnson, Patience Ozokwor, Chinwe Ntaluagu, John Okafor, Yul Edochie, Zubby Michael, Tonto Dikeh and Ken Erics to mention a few. Destiny Etiko is a force to reckon on in the Nigerian creative industry.
She has forged a part and niche for herself in the make belief industry and she has attracted herself to prominent movie producers and directors in Nigeria, who always want to feature her in their movies . She has won a couple of awards like ‘Golden Icon Movie Academy Award’ under the ‘Best Actress in a Supporting Role’ category and ‘Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Award’ under the category ‘Best New Actress’.
Destiny is a hard working, bold, confident and outspoken woman who doesn’t care about what people say about her but she prefer to always say the truth about any thing. The screen goddess was brave enough to admit that she too, was once victimized in one of her recent interviews. She clearly stated that she doesn’t want to repeat the mistakes of her mother, who sacrificed her acting career to take care of her family.
She revealed that she wants to marry a man who can understand her passion for acting. She is not ready to give up on her career for any reason not even any man can make her leave acting. She presently put nothing above her acting career, she vow to compromise anything that will distract her from her career.
She made it known that she receives ample support from her mother, though her father didn’t support her choice of career . But today, she is doing very well in her career and we know her family is going to be very proud of her.