Ngozi Ezeonu is a veteran Nigerian actress and and an ex-journalist, widely known for playing maternal characters in Nollywood movies. In 2012, she starred in Adesuwa, a role that earned her the Best Supporting Actress nomination at the 8th Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Ngozi Ezeonu’s Biography
Ezeonu was given birth to in Owerri to parents Dennis and Ezenwanyi Ikpelue. Before she became prominently known as an actress, she studied Journalism at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism and worked for both Radio Lagos and Eko FM.
Although well known for her motherly roles, Ezeonu was originally cast as young single characters at the start of her career. In the year 1993, veteran film director Zeb Ejiro offered Ezeonu a supporting role as Nkechi, who was the antagonist’s best friend in the Igbo blockbuster “Nneka The Pretty Serpent”. This was followed by her role in 1994’s Glamour Girls as Thelma, a high society woman making a living as a noble court.
Before joining Nollywood in 1993, Ngozi Ezeonu studied Journalism for a short while. Zeb Ejiro introduced her into Nollywood in 2013 and gave her the oppurtunity to officially feature in her first movie which ws Nneka the pretty serpent in whic the roled played by her was lead supportive. This landed her yet another role which later became very prominent. Ngozi then went on to play a very decisive role in another Blockbuster movie ” Glamour girls” together with prominent actors like Liz Beson and Gloria Anozie. Ngozi has now featured in several Nollywood films since her debut in the “Glamour Girls”.
There were growing concerns amongst her fans as regards her excessive weight loss which was very conspicuous in the 2013, knowing how good looking and robust she was, then came the sudden emaciation with rumours everywhere. Some people likened the weight loss to some kind of illness, Always looking pale which wasn’t a good sign, but the Nigerian Nollywood actor made it known that it wasn’t any form of illness or what so ever, and went on to say that all these talks of illness are all fallacies, but many refused to believe so, and talks of her keeps arising whenever she featured in a movie during that period. Fans nationwide got a sigh of relief when a noticeable improvement was observed.
The number of movie the talented Nollywood actress has featured have grown significantly to over 170 movies. She will be always known as one of Nollywood’s best actress. Her movies are mostly rooted in culture and teaches life lessons about our own very culture and traditions. She has acted with top Nollywood actor in the likes of the veteran Pete Edochie, Chiwetalu and many others. This tells how productive the talented the Nigerian actress have been over the years that’s why she is obviously a gift to Nollywood, considering how influential she has been years past. Ngozi is a very simple woman with great respect and character who over the years have been watched closely by upcoming actresses who learn a lot from her. in other words, she his widely seen as one who the younger ones can learn and take corrections from.
Having said earlier about movies Ngozi has featured, we’ve come up with the list of movies she has starred in but just a few to mention;
Tears of a Prince, Cry of a Virgin, The Confessor, Abuja Top Ladies, Royal adventure, Child of pain, Family Secret, Bedevil// which was directed by Mayor Ofoegbu, Divided Kingdom, Zenith of Sacrifice, God of Justice, Chimobi, The Kings and Gods, Diamond, Kingdom, A Drop of Blood, in the beginning, A private storm, About to wed, Mother of Faith,
Ngozi Ezeonu’s Children
Ngozi is hapily married to Edwin Ezeonu, the couples have been married for 23 years now. they have four beautiful children( 2 boys and 2 girls) the first daughter is Ogeh followed by their second Chidera who is the first son of their family, Melvin the second male child of their family but the third child. and lastly the most beautiful in my opinion is the little princess Daniella who was born on the the 8th of April 2011.
How Old is Ngozi Ezeonu?
Ngozi was born on the 23rd of may 1965. The veteran actress will be celebrating her 56th birthday, with family, loved ones and friends nationwide on the 23rd of May 2022.
Ngozi Ezeonu’s Net Worth (2022) – $500,000
The Nigerian is notably one of the most influential in Nigeria with an estimated Net-worth of about $500,000 and with a number of exceptional eye catching movies that have received enormous sales, not excluding several endorsement deals and businesses as well.
Ngozi Ezeonu is one of the few Nigerian actresses that have left his foot print already in the Nigerian film industry, considering how influential she has been in recent years. Having said all of these, Ngozi Ezeonu’s personal life, career and so many other achievements in the past has made her so famous that he his widely known both in Nigeria and Africa.
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