BIRTH NAME : Ngozi Ezeonu
STAGE NAME : Ngozi Ezeonu
NET WORTH : $650,000
DATE OF BIRTH/AGE : Born 23rd May, 1955
PLACE OF BIRTH: Anambra State, Nigeria
STATE OF ORIGIN :
OCCUPATION : Nollywood actress
NATIONALITY : Nigerian
MARITAL STATUS/HUABSND : She is married toi Edwin
PARENTS : Mr. and Mrs. D.O. Ikpelue in Ogbunike
CHILDREN : She has four children
EDUCATION : She obtained a Diploma Degree in Journalism
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She is one of the the ‘Big Mamas’ who are still relevant and influential in the Nigerian movie industry today despite starting her acting career many years ago. She is a role model to up and coming actresses who has refused to get old irrespective of her age.
Ngozi Ezeonu is one of the most famous Nollywood actress, entrepreneur and a philanthropist. She was born on 23rd May, 1955 to Mr. and Mrs. D.O. Ikpelue in Ogbunike, Anambra State, Nigeria. The ever young woman is an idigene of Ogbunike, Anambra State, Nigeria. She was a journalist at first before she started her professional acting career and joined Nollywood.
Ngozi Ezeonu obtained a Diploma Degree in Journalism and worked as a Journalist after finishing her secondary school education. She once worked as a hair-stylist, before she did the diploma course in Journalism. Her hair-stylist job was the first paying job she got after finishing her secondary school education.
Acting Career : Joining Nollywood
The ever young Nollywood actress worked as a Journalist for some time before switching to the Nigeria movie industry (Nollywood) in 1993. She officially hit lime-light after starring in the blockbuster movie “Living in Bondage” a movie that gave Nollywood popularity. She gained massive attention when she starred in the blockbuster movie “Nneka the Pretty Serpent” a movie produced by Zeb Ejiro. In this movie, she was given a supporting lead role, this was how her break through came about.
Since the beginning of her career, she has successful featured in more than 150 movies which include Glamour Girls, Shattered Mirror, The Pretty Serpent, Family Secret Dry My Tears, Women of Faith, A Private Storm, About to Wed, Chimobi, Mother of Faith, Shattered Mirror, Jay Boy Obodo Oyibo’, ‘Suicide King’, Ego Mbute, In The Beginning, Love of a Daughter, Child of Pain, Royal Adventure to mention a few. She always play the role of queen in most of her movies and very careful when chosen a scripts because she doesn’t want to play in any movie that will tarnish her image and give the wrong impression to fans.
From observations, she is very choosy when it comes to scripts, because according to her, a lot of young ones look up to her and she wouldn’t want to do anything that will make them get disappointed in her. She also made it known that she can’t play nu.de in a movie, play romantic roles or play roles where they mishandle children.
Ngozi Ezeonu till date, is known as a disciplined woman, as well as mother figure in the Nigerian movie industry. Aside being a role model to many, she has also helped a lot of people and she is widely respected for her philanthropist work.
She is one of the most featured Nollywood actress and one of those few Nollywood actresses that are scandal free. She was featured in a 2012 movie titled Adesuwa, and the movie earned her Best Supporting Actress Award at Africa Movie Academy Awards. She reportedly started losing weight tremendously in year 2013 which made fans wonder what was really wrong with her. But she later said nothing was wrong with her because fans thought she had health problem
She has bagged many awards and earned several nominations. She has bagged awards like African Movie Awards such as Most Prominent Actress in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards, Best Actor in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards and Best Actress at the Africa Movie Academy Awards .
She has six other siblings. She is married to Edwin and blessed with four children. Ngozi has six other siblings. Ngozi Ezeonu’s daughter is a real beauty like her mum.