Stephanie Linus born Stephanie Onyekachi Okereke; is a Nigerian actress, film maker and model. The Nollwood star have gotten several awards and also nominations for her work as an actress, Which also includes the 2003 Reel Award for Best Actress, the 2006 Afro Hollywood Award for Best Actress, and she also got three nominations for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2005, 2009 and 2010 respectively. Stephanie was also the runner up for the most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria beauty pageant of 2002. In 2011, she was honoured by the Nigerian government with a national honour of Member of the Order of the Federal Republic, MFR.
Stephanie Okereke Linus Biography
Stephanie Okereke was born in Ngor Okpala a town in, Imo State. She is presently the sixth child of Mary and Chima Okereke’s eight children. She had her primary & secondary school education in Delta State. She studied at the University of Calabar, in Cross River State, where she graduated with a degree in English and Literary Studies.
While she was still an adolescent in the year 1997, she starred in two Nollywood movies; Compromise 2 and Waterloo. During the 2002 when the Most beautiful girl in Nigeria beauty pageant was held , Okereke reached 2nd place. A year later in 2003, Okereke won two awards, out of the eight nominations she received, at the 2003 Reel Awards for ‘Best Actress – English’ and ‘Best Actress of the year 2003’. After graduating from the new york Film Academy in 2007, Okereke released the movie Through the glass which she served as director, scriptwriter, producer and actress. The film had gotten an Africa Movie Academy Award nomination for Best Screenplay in 2009. In 2014, she released another movie, Dry and again served as a director, scriptwriter, producer, and actress which won many awards including 12th Africa Movie Academy Awards and 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards best movie overall movie with the prize of a spanking new car. .
In April 2005, on her thanks to the African Movie Academy Awards held in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria, Okereke was involved in a very serious car accident that left her with burns everywhere and a broken leg.
In April 2012 Okereke married Linus Idahosa in Paris, France, at a non-public wedding that was attended by members of her family and numerous Nollywood actresses and actors. Their first son and only son Maxwell Enosata Linus was born in October 2015.
Stephanie Okereke Linus Husband
Actress Stephanie Okereke Linus and her husband Linus Idahosa are celebrating their 8th anniversary today April 21, and also the former actress released a rare photo of her son to mark the occasion.
Idahosa and Stephanie both welcomed their first child, whose name is Maxwell Enosata Linus who was born recently in October 2015.
Stephanie shared a photo of 4-year-old Maxwell and wrote: “Maxwell sending his love!!! Happy anniversary Mummy and Daddy. Love you loads! Prince Max.”
This beautiful actress is also the sixth child out of eight children. Among her siblings is Chioma Okereke, a gospel musician popularly known for her song ” Lord you are”.
In fact, The lady’s got an exquisite voice. you ought to hear this track and listen to for yourself.
Also among her siblings is Sandra Okereke who like her sister is also an actress, albeit, not as popular. Another of her sibling who seems to possess been in the limelight is Daniel Okereke; he was involved in a rape scandal in 2014.
Stephanie Okereke Linus Movies
Okereke has starred in over 90 movies which we have listed below, but just a few to mention;
Pretender, Blind Justice, Aristos, Emotional Cracks, Genesis of love, Private Sin, Queen Sheba, The Cross of love, Together as one,Beautiful Faces, Critical Decision, Deep Loss, Diamond Lady: The Business Woman, Dream Lover, Eyes of the Gods, in the name of love, Last Girl Standing.
Stephanie Okereke Linus Age
Okereke was born on the 2nd of October 1982. The Nollywood star is currently 39 years old. She celebrated widely with family, friends colleagues and fans nationwide.
Stephanie Okwere Linus’ Net-worth – $ 3,500,000
The Nigerian actress is one of the most influential in Nigeria with an estimated Net-worth of about N 3.5 Million dollars and with a number of exceptional eye catching movies that have received enormous sales.
Stephanie Linus is one of the few Nigerian actresses that have left her foot print already in the Nigerian film industry, considering how influential she has been in recent years. Having said all of these, Stephanie Linus’ 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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