Esther Audu is a renowned Nigerian actress who has made waves in Nollywood, the Nigerian film industry. Born in 1989, she has been active in the industry since 2011 and has appeared in numerous films and TV series.
Early Life and Education
Esther Audu was born in Ibaji, Kogi State, Nigeria. She is the third child and the only daughter in her family. Her father was a civil servant, while her mother was a trader. Esther grew up in a middle-class family and attended her elementary and secondary school in Kogi State before proceeding to the Lagos State University (LASU) where she obtained a degree in Creative Arts.
Esther’s passion for acting started from childhood, and in 2011, she started her career in Nollywood. Since then, she has appeared in numerous films and TV series. Some of her notable roles include “Burning Bridges,” “Tears in Heaven,” “Maduka’s Daughters,” “The Crossroads,” “The State,” and “Two Brides and a Baby.” Esther also produces and directs her films. Her works include “Oriki,” “Yawa,” and “Therapy.”
Here are some of the films Esther Audu has appeared in:
- The Birth
- Two Brides and a Baby
- Weeping Soul
- Beyond Disability
- The Price
- Maduka’s Daughters
- The Hidden Sin
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Esther Audu is active on social media; here are some of her social media accounts:
Esther Audu is married to Philip Ojire. They got married in 2016 and share a son. Esther is also a devout Christian and is passionate about charity work.
Cars and House
Esther Audu owns a Toyota Corolla and a Lexus SUV. She also recently acquired a multi-million naira mansion in Lagos state which brought an end to her renting days.
Esther Audu’s net worth is estimated to be around $300,000 in US dollars, which is equivalent to 115,500,000 Nigerian Naira, 1,236,000 Canadian Dollars, 1,405,000 Ghana Cedi, 30,570,000 Kenyan Shilling, 3,966,000 South Africa Rand, 1,085,500 Uganda Shilling and 22,200,000 Indian Rupee.
Awards and Nominations
Esther Audu has been nominated for and won several awards in her career. In 2015, she won the Best Actress in Leading Role at the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards and was also nominated for Best Actress in Drama/TV series at the Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Award (AMVCA) the same year.
In 2017, she won the Best Actress in Drama/TV series at the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) for her role in the film “A Soldier’s Story.”
Esther Audu is a talented actress who has made a name for herself in the Nigerian film industry. She is a role model to many young aspiring actors and has created a niche for herself in the industry.