Meet 5 Female Nigerian Celebrities That Studied Engineering (Photos)

Engineering is a discipline where science and mathematics is applied to solve problems as they often figure out how things work and find practical uses for scientific discovery.

In the entertainment industry, we have some of our female Nigerian celebrities who studied Engineering in their various universities.

In this article, I will show you the names of 5 female Nigerian celebrities that studied Engineering.

1. Etinosa idemudia

Etinosa idemudia is a popular Nigerian actress, social media influencer, Instagram comedienne, writer and film maker known for her self produced movie “The Washerman”.

Etinosa was born in Warri, Delta state to Sylvester Idemudia, a retired group manager of Greenfield Refineries (NNPC Group) and Patricia Idemudia, a reverend and founder of Victory Group schools.

She had her primary education at Victory International School and secondary education at Cambridge international school, Warri and Igbinedion education center, Benin city, Edo state.

Eti as fondly called also obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Computer engineering from Covenant University and a diploma in Performing Arts from the Royal Art Academy, Lagos.

Etinosa already finished school before the age of 22 and started to work as an engineer in a multinational firm.

She owns a house in Port Harcourt and already possess what every lady could wished for.

No doubt, she’s beautiful and talented but there are still lots to know about her.

Etinosa Idemudia was first known for her online comedy skits before delving into acting.

She started her acting career in 2016 with her first role in the movie “A Little White Lie” as produced by Emem-Isong.

Etinosa rose to prominence for her role as Amanda in the sitcom “Chairman”. She has also starred in many movies and tv sries such as Alter Ego, Corpershun, Love in the wrong places and so on.

She also starred and made her debut as a film producer in 2018 with the movie “The Washerman” which features the likes of Sani Danja, Mofe Duncan, IK Ogbonna, Mercy Isoyip, Stephen Damian, Judith Audu, Bryan Okpara, Frank Donga and many others.

Aside acting, Etinosa is also content creator and had created content for the telecommunication giant MTN on their MTN comedy Plus Platform.

Etinosa got married at the age of 22 but that turned out to be one of the worst decision she has made. She had suffered from domestic violence in her marriage. She revealed in an interview with Broadway TV that comedy was an escape route for her after years of being tortured by her husband.

Etinosa has been heavily criticized for going nude on MC Galaxy Instagram live session on March 15, 2019. This had happened months after she had said that her husband threatened her life.

However, many had thought she was probably drunk and depressed when she did the act while some were of the opinion that it was a publicity stunt for her to be more famous.

Etinosa Idemudia had won numerous awards such as Best actress at 48 hours film project (2016) and Best Online comic act at Scream Awards (2016).

She has so far starred in several nollywood movies such as A Little White Lie, Ajuwaya, Adventures of Etinosa, Alter Ego, Losing Control, Mentally, Stormy Hearts, Chairman, Love in the wrong places.

2. Uche Jombo

Uche Jombo is a Nigerian actress, producer. She was born on December 28, 1979 in Abia State. She is a graduate of Mathematics and Statistics from the University of Calabar and Computer Programming Engineering from the Federal University of Technology, Minna.

Uche Jombo ventured into the Nigerian movie industry in 1999 in the movie Visa to Hell. As a screenwriter she has written and co-written several movies some of which include The Celebrity, Games Men Play, Girls in the Hood & A Time to Love. Jombo went on to produce films such as Nollywood Hustlers, Holding Hope and her work Damage which deals with the issue of domestic violence.

Over 200 nollywood film(s) acting credit to her name, sometimes credited as Uche Jumbo. Her 20 screen play credits of nollywood classics include Games Men Play, Lies Men Tell, Holding Hope, A Mother’s Fight, Unconditional, A Time to Love, Be My Wife, and Celebrity.

In 2008 she started executive production of her own films through her Uche Jombo studios production company. In 2012, she married Kenny Rodriguez and proceeded to directing in 2015 after the birth of her son Matthew. Her directing credits include Lost in Us, How I Saved My Marriage, and the nollywood box office true-life drama Heaven on My Mind.

3. Ada Ehi

Ada Ogochukwu Ehi, born 18 September 1987, simply known by her stage name Ada Ehi, is a Nigerian gospel singer, songwriter, recording and performing artist. She started her musical career at the age of 10 as a backup singer for child star, Tosin Jegede. Since she professionally started her music career under Loveworld Records in 2009, she has increasingly gained local and international popularity through her songs and music videos.

Ada Ehi is the daughter of Mabel and Victor Ndukuaba and was born on the 18th of September in 1987. She originated from Imo State, Nigeria. She also has three brothers and all of them grew up listening to a wide range of gospel recording. She came into the music scene when she was 10 years old starring as the backup singer to the child star “Tosin Jegede”. After this time, she went on to study Chemical & Polymer Engineering at the Lagos State University.

During her schooling, she joined Believer’s Loveworld Campus Fellowship and later Christ Embassy Choir where she grew steadily until she became a member of the Christ Embassy Presidential Choir. After this time, she moved on to Loveworld Records in the year 2009.

This was her leverage and mode of entry into the International scene. She is an active member of the music ministry in Christ Embassy and has then performed at many tours and programs hosted by the church in America, Europe, and many different African countries.

In November 2009, she released her first album titled “Undenied”. This was followed by a two-disc album in November 2013 and was titled “Lifted & So Fly”. Her third studio album was released in October 2017. It stayed on the top of music charts for several weeks and got the No.1 spot on iTunes on the same day of release.

According to her, she met her husband in church during one of her rehearsal sessions while still in school. They shortly became friends and finally tied the knot in 2008 before joining the Loveworld Records the following year. Ada Ehi husband is Ehi Moses and the couple is blessed with two children.

4. Tonto Dikeh

Tonto Charity Dikeh is a Nigerian actress widely popular and famous for her roles in Nollywood films. She is one of the most familiar faces in other countries that enjoy Nollywood films as much as Nigeria does.

Tonto is thirty-six years old as at 2021 and hails from Port Harcourt in Nigeria. She was born on 9th June in 1985. Her family comprises four siblings and her father and step-family following the passing of her mother when she was three years old.

Tonto is an alumnus of Rivers State University of Science and Technology where she pursued an Engineering program.

As a career woman, Tonto wears many hats as an actress, musical artist, and model. She has written songs like ‘Hi’, ‘Jeje’ and was for a period of time signed with D’banj’s DB Records. She has also been featured in musical videos and currently signed to Poko Entertainment.

Her acting career in Nollywood took off after her role in the movie ‘Dirty Secret’ made her the talk of town. She played the role of a lady of nontraditional nature in her parts in adult scenes portrayed in the movie. This attention was a necessary part of her career as she began showing up in more movies and getting a bigger fan base. She has since then featured and starred in movies and films including ‘Guardian Angel’. ‘Rush Hour’. ‘Battle of the Queens’ and ‘Throne of War’.

Tonto was married to her son’s father, Churchill Oladuni between 2015 and 2017. She is a humanitarian and philanthropist committed to supporting the underprivileged in society through The Tonto Dikeh Foundation.

5. Chizzy Alichi

Chigozie Alichi Mbah also known as Chizzy Alichi was born in Enugu state on 23rd December 1989.

She hails from the Ezza Nkwubor Nike in Enugu East LGA, Enugu state, a state in Nigeria predominantly occupied by the Igbos. As of 2020, She is 31 years old and she is the last child of the 3 children of her parents.

She had her primary and secondary school education in the same state and proceeded to Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) where she graduated with a degree in Agricultural Engineering in 2014. During her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) program, she was posted to a village in Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State, Umunya village.The beautiful actress is married to Chike Ugochukwu Mbah, an Enugu state man she got married to in December 2019, changing her name from Chigozie Stephanie Alichi to Chizzy Alichi.

Chizzy joined the movie industry after her education at ESUT, she enlisted as an actress at the Actors Guild of Nigeria and signed up for auditions. her first movie role was in a 2010 movie titled “Magic Money” which featured top stars such as Mercy Johnson and Bob-Manuel Udokwu. Her career was more established with the role she played in a 2016 movie titled “Akara Oku” which means “Hot Akara” directed by Yul Edochie. She played the role of “Akara Oku” an “akara” seller, in the movie. Chizzy’s uncommon acting skill and talent have kept her relevant and successful in the industry. She rose to fame after starring in a 2011 movie, Drop of Blood, which was directed by Ernest Obi and featured the likes of Ngozi Ezeonu, Patience Ozokwor, Mike Ezuruonye, Chigozie Atuanya, Camilla Mberekpe, Dagunro, Emeka Ani, and Lizzy Onuwaje. The drop of Blood movie was about two women who lost their husbands six months apart after a mysterious illness. They are forced to look for a solution after the mysterious illness takes the life of their children. The movie placed Chizzy as a nominee for the Best New Actress of the Year (English) award at the City Peoples Entertainment Award In 2014, Chizzy featured in Flavour N’abania’s music video, gaining more popularity than before but causing fans to think she had something with Flavour N’abania. She has featured in several Nollywood movies which include Throne of Glory, Blind Marriage, My Only Love, Egovin My Love, Wives Drama, Do Good Nwakpaka, My Story, Power of Madness, Point & Kill, Tears of Victory, Power in The palace, Obudu The Evil Shrine, Tekno In The Village, Little Oath, Beautiful Mmege, The King’s Wealth, Teri Teri, Virgin Justice, Fada Fada, Financial Woman, Ajebo America, Akara Oku, Vanity, Attitude, Idemmili.

Chizzy won the Next Rated Actress Of The Year award at the Nigeria Achievers Award in 2017. She also took home the Most Promising Actress award at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. She won the Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.

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