Ngozi Ezeonu is one Nollywood actress who has remained relevant and influential over the years in the Nigerian movie industry. She is often regarded as the Big Mummy of Nollywood because she has been in the industry for decades.
She always plays the role of a good mother, Royal Queen, Mother-in-law and Housewife in several Nollywood movies. She has been a star actress since she joined the Nigerian movie industry in 1993. She gained more popularity after starring in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Nneka the Pretty Serpent” a movie produced by Zeb Ejiro. In 2007, Ngozi Ezeonu received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the African Movie Academy Awards for Most Accomplished Actress in Nigeria. The actress won the Lifetime Achievement Award for the Most Accomplished Actress in Nigeria at the 2007 African Movie Academy Awards. She has often been described as one of the best actresses of her generation and also one of Nigeria’s most famous actresses.
Today, we bring you all you need to know about the famous Ngozi Ezeonu:
Real name Ngozi Ezeonu
Date of Birth 23 May 1965
Country of Origin Nigerian
Source of Wealth Actress
Net worth $700,000
Ngozi Ezeonu Biography
The Actress was born to Mr and Mrs D.O. Ikpelue on the 23rd of May in Ogbunike, Anambra State, Nigeria, in 1965. Being the only girl child of her parents, Ngozi Ezeonu lived with her parents her life from her primary school education to her secondary school education and then diploma. The top Nigerian actress in her walk of stardom took jobs to be able to fund her diploma, after which she practised journalism for some time before deciding acting is what she was passionate about.
She has taken on so many roles, which have earned her a spot in Nollywood and made her popular. In the year 2012, Ngozi came into the limelight after starring in the movie ‘Adesuwa’ which earned her the nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the 8th Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Ngozi Ezeonu Biography
She is a very private person when it comes to her family affairs, but it is known that she is married to Edwin, with whom she shares four children together and is doing well individually.
Ngozi Ezeonu Career
After getting her journalist Diploma, the Actress decided to practice journalism for some time. before joining the Nollywood movie industry in 1993. Her Acting prowess in the blockbuster movie “Living in Bondage” and more in the movie “Nneka the Pretty Serpent” gave her recognition in the movie industry and made her popular.
List of Ngozi Ezeonu Movies
She has featured in more than 200 Nollywood films that include:
The Powerful Baby
Amanda My Village Wife
Echoes of Love
The Agony of a Sister
Ngozi Ezeonu Awards
Ngozi Ezeonu is a woman of substance. she is known for being an actress, an entrepreneur and a humanitarian who has touched so many lives. She is undoubted a fine role, as outlined in the following awards and accomplishments:
Best Supporting Actress at African Movie Academy Awards.
Most Prominent Actress in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards
Best Actress in Supporting Role at Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Best Actress in Nigeria at the best of Nollywood Awards.
She received a national award from the Nigerian Federal Government as a member of the order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Ngozi Ezeonu Marriage
Despite being a star, Ngozi has kept her life private, including her marriage. It is known that she is married happily to a man called Edwin. The beautiful actress is happily married, and it is known that they have been married for decades. Ngozi Ezeonu is a family woman who would put her family before anything else and protect her image, which is another reason she is a role model to younger generations. Although there have been some separation rumours, they are still waxing stronger day by day.
Ngozi Ezeonu Children
The actress has been blessed with four children who are fast growing up to becoming Adults. Ngozi’s daughter Ogechukwu was born on September 5, studied at the Houdegbe North American University, and now works as a designer and Front-End developer. Her son by the name Chidera was born on April 30, and he attended DELSU.
Her other son is called Melveen, born on October 17 and attends Madonna University. Ngozi’s youngest daughter is quite young, hence the web’s lack of information about her.
Just recently, ezeonu’s daughter, who is as gorgeous as her mother, walked down the isle with the love of her life. The wedding was well attended by family and friends and Nollywood actors and actresses.
What Inspires Ngozi Ezeonu
To her, Ngozi’s acting career, ”acting is a form of evangelism through which…” She continues,”…I have been able to put across positive messages.’‘ By so doing, she believes she is paying her dues to the community. To Ngozi, acting is a medium through which she is giving back what life has given her in the form of fame, status and talents.
Ngozi Ezeonu Cars
Madam Nollywood has maintained her private life out of the public; on May 25, 2016, The Senior Pastor of Champions Royal Assembly, Kubwa, Abuja, Joshua Iginla, gave out 32 cars to selected people like Nollywood actors, including Ngozi Ezeonu, Ngozi received 2017 Toyota Camry.
Ngozi Ezeonu House
The actress lives with her family in Azu Ogbunike, Anambra state.
Ngozi Ezeonu Net Worth
Being a Veteran actress long in Nollywood and also an entrepreneur, Ngozi Ezeonu had managed to amass for herself an estimated net worth of $700,000 as one of the biggest Nollywood actresses in Nigeria.
Ngozi Ezeonu is a powerhouse in herself when it comes to Nollywood movies. With more than 217 credits to her name, she is a very influential figure in Nigeria and a broader audience on the African continent. With all that fame, she somehow manages to maintain a quiet life away from scandals that the media would be more than happy to report. She is a true legend and role model to aspiring actors and young girls.
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