10 Famous Nollywood Actresses From Ebonyi State (Photos)

Ebonyi State is a state in the southeastern Nigeria. It is inhabited and populated primarily by Igbo. Its capital and largest city is Abakaliki. It is one of the six states created in 1996 by the Abacha government. Ebonyi was created from parts of both Enugu State and Abia State.

In this article, I will be sharing with you 10 famous Nollywood Actresses from the iconic state.

1. Grace Amah

Grace Amah is a veteran nollywood actress.

She was born on 23rd February 1986 in Lagos State, although she is originally from Ebuwanna Etta in Ebonyi state. She is a graduate of University of Lagos.

Grace Amah has featured in over 150 nollywood movies. Some of her movies include Last Wedding (2004), Gangster Paradise (2001) and Society Lady (2003).

2. Chita Agwu Johnson

Chita Agwu Johnson is a popular Nollywood actress and movie producer.

Chita Agwu Johnson hails from Ebonyi State in the South eastern Nigeria.

Chita Agwu Johnson had her primary and secondary education in Ebonyi sate. She later went to Ebonyi State University where she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Mass Communication. After graduation, Chita Agwu ventured into the Nigeria movie industry.

She joined the Nollywood movie industry in 2009.

Chita Agwu is known for her perfect skills in interpreting movies and has since starred in several movies, some of which include The Bet, Brewed By The Gods, Perfect Wife, Crossed, Truth and Tidings, Thrive, Make Me A Widow, Save The Widows, College Corpers.

Chita Agwu got married in 2014 to her Malaysia-based boyfriend, Johnson Maduabuchi.

3. Charity Awoke

Awoke Charity, born 17 October 1993, is a Nollywood actress. Her acting career spans over five years, while appearing alongside most of Nollywood ace actors.

She has acquired Bachelor's degree in English and Literary Studies from Ebonyi State University. Charity hails from Ebonyi state.

She has starred in several nollywood movies, notable of which include Marriage (2017), and Different Worlds (2019).

4. Diamond Adaeze Igwe

Diamond Adaeze Igwe is a Nollywood actress from Ebonyi state.

She debuted into the film industry in 2004 when starred in the movie, Government House. She is one of Nigerian’s most sought-after actresses.

5. Tracy and Treasure Daniels

Tracy and Treasure Daniels are Nigerian identical twin actresses, models and movie producers.

They hail from Ebonyi State. The duo studied Social Works and Mass Communication from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and Enugu State University of Science and Technology respectively.

They ventured into acting when they met a veteran Nollywood movie director, Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen.

They went to the audition hall and got auditioned as Eucharia Anunobi’s daughters. Their brilliant performance got them their first movie roles in the movie, Last Burial. The twin actresses became popular and got roles in subsequent movies.

They have so far starred in several Nollywood movies, some of which include Twins Destiny, Love and Cash, Divided Secret, Holy Diamond, Ocean Girls, After Darkness, The Girl I Love, Last Kidney, My Sweat, and Hatred.

Tracy and Treasure Daniels are not yet married, but they don’t flaunt their private affairs in the public and social media. They are identical twins, who have so many things in common.

6. Cynthia Shalom

Cynthia Chioma Shalom is a nollywood actress.

She is originally from Ebonyi State. She is a graduate of Management of the University Of Port Harcourt.

She has worked with famous movie directors such as Lancelot Imasuen, Blessing Egbe, Chico Ejiro, Ugezu. J. Ugezu, David Uro, Abbey Osho, Ubong Bassey, One soul and others.

7. Omalicha Elom

Omalicha Elom is a Nigerian actress from Ebonyi State.

She studied Political Science from National Open University, Nigeria.

In 2011, she made debut into nollywood when she featured in the movie, Marriage Police.

She has been acting since 2011 and has unique acting skills that appeal to all. She is one of the fastest rising Nigerian actresses to watch out for.

She has featured in many nollywood movies such as Occultic dancers, Seven Books of Moses, Black Day, Tears for riches, Face Off, Supreme sacrifice, Hearts against love, Friday Night, Selling Point, Princess of the moon, etc.

8. Chinelo Ejianwu

Chinelo Ejianwu is a Nigerian actress, biochemist, and entrepreneur.

She was born on May 28, 1993. Ejianwu hails from Abakaliki local government area of Ebonyi State.

She attended Federal Government Girls College, Ibusa, Delta State for her secondary education. She also obtained a degree in Biochemistry from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State.

Chinelo Ejianwu started her acting career in 2010 with a role in the soap opera, Dear Mother.

She took a break from acting to focus on her education and came back fully in 2017.

Chinelo Ejianwu got nominated for Best Actor in a Television Series at Scream Awards.

9. Angela Okorie

Angela Ijeoma Okorie is a Nigerian actress, musician, songwriter, singer, and entrepreneur.

Angela was born on 17th August 1984 in Cotonou, Benin Republic.

Angela is a native of Ishiagu in Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

She bagged a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Lagos.

Okorie joined the Nigerian movie industry in 2009.

Later, she rose to prominence when she featured in the Nollywood movie, Holy Serpent.

Since her acting career, Angela has featured in over 100 nollywood movies, some of which include Heart of a Widow, Secret Code, Sincerity, Royal Vampire, Holy Serpent, Palace of Vampire.

10. Chacha Eke

Chacha Eke Faani, born May 1st, 1993, is a popular Nigerian actress.

She hails from Abarigwe Umuogude Osha Mbgo in Ohaukwu local government area of Ebonyi state, Nigeria. Charity was raised in Ebonyi State by her parents. Her father, Professor John Eke, is the Commissioner for Education.

She attended ESUT Nursery and Primary School. She relocated to Enugu state where she had her secondary school education at Our Lord Shepherd International School. She then returned to Ebonyi where she bagged a degree in Accountancy from Ebonyi State University.

Chacha started acting in November 2009 through the platform of Miss Nollywood Talent Hunt which she was one of the contestants.

She has featured in a couple of movies such as Bank Job, Queen's Desire, Cleopatra, Kings Secret, Mirror Of Life, Fulton Mansion, Models, Dance For The Prince, Clap Of Thunder, Console My Son, Tears Of The Innocent, Sorrows Of The Orphan, Gift Of Pain, Live To Die, Professional Lady, Moving Past, Bloody Carnival, and Rope Of Blood.

Eke is currently one of the most talented young actresses in Nollywood. She knows how to interpret her role very well and can fit in any role given to her by a movie director.

Chacha is married to Austin Faani, a movie director. They got married in 2013, and they are currently blessed with children.

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