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Ngozi Ezeonu is a renowned Nigerian actress who has appeared in numerous Nollywood films over the years. She has played several roles in movies, television series, and stage plays, winning several accolades and nominations in her acting career. Born on May 23, 1965, in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, Ngozi Ezeonu was raised in a Christian family. She gained prominence in the Nigerian movie industry in the early 2000s and has been an active member of the industry ever since.
Early Life and Education
Ngozi Ezeonu grew up in a Christian family in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, and had her elementary education in the state. She later obtained her secondary education certificate from the Federal Government Girls College, Onitsha, Anambra State. She then proceeded to the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication.
Ngozi Ezeonu started her acting career in the late 1990s. She appeared in her first movie titled “Nneka the Pretty Serpent” in 1994. She came into the limelight in the early 2000s, where she played lead roles in several Nollywood blockbusters such as “Glamour Girls,” “Against the Law,” “Living in Bondage,” and “Battle of Musanga,” among others. She has acted alongside famous actors such as Patience Ozokwor, Pete Edochie, Genevieve Nnaji, and Kanayo.O Kanayo, among others.
Ngozi Ezeonu has featured in over 300 Nollywood films and has played various roles in these movies. Some of her popular films include:
Ngozi Ezeonu is a devout Christian and has been married for over two decades. She is married to Edwin Ezeonu, and the union is blessed with four children. She is also known for her philanthropic activities, especially for her support for the less privileged in the society.
Cars and House
Ngozi Ezeonu is living a comfortable life, and she has a beautiful mansion in Lagos, Nigeria. She also owns several exotic cars, including a Range Rover Sport and a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon.
Ngozi Ezeonu is one of the richest actresses in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $2 million US dollars. In Nigerian currency, her net worth is about 770 million nairas. In Canadian dollars, she is worth almost $2.5 million CAD, while in Ghana cedi, she is valued at over 11 million. Her net worth in South African rand is over 26 million, while her worth in Ugandan shilling is over 7 billion. In the Indian rupee, her net worth is estimated to be over 147 crores.
Awards and Nominations
Ngozi Ezeonu has won several awards and nominations in her acting career. In 2012, she won the Best Actress in a Leading Role award at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) for her role in the movie “Adesua.” She has been nominated for several other awards, including the Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the AMAA in 2014, 2015, and 2017.
Ngozi Ezeonu has made significant contributions to the Nigerian entertainment industry. Her acting skills have won the hearts of many Nigerians, and she continues to inspire upcoming actors and actresses in the industry.