Esther Audu Biography
Esther Audu is a well-known Nigerian movie actress, entrepreneur, entertainer, and television personality.
She is popularly known for starring in the films Inikpi, Dinner (2016), Mystified (2017), and Order of the Ring (2013).
The Lagos-born actress and graduate of Business Management has been in the movie scene far back 2010, a path she started right from her teenage years during her secondary school days.
Esther, a trained business manager cum actress initially had the ambition to be a newscaster but eventually followed her area of passion which has turned to be a successful career for her.
|Full Name:||Esther James Audu|
|Date of Birth:||March 22, 1982|
|Place of Birth:||Ikeja, Lagos|
|State of Origin:||Kogi State|
|Occupation:||Actress, Entrepreneur, TV Personality|
Early Life and Education
Esther Audu was born as Esther James Audu on March 22, 1982, in Ikeja, Lagos, to Mr. James Audu, a retired military officer who spent the majority of his career in Lagos and lived at the Ikeja Military Cantonment where Audu was born, and her five other siblings.
Audu is the youngest of six children from Olamaboro in Kogi State, and she attended primary and junior secondary school in Lagos.
In 2002, their family relocated from Lagos to Abuja, where she completed her secondary school education before enrolling in Business Management at the University of Jos in Plateau State in 2006.
She graduated with a BA in Business Management in 2010.
Esther began her acting career in high school and stated that her dream was to be a newscaster. She was a member of the Drama and Literary clubs in secondary school, where she performed in stage plays.
However, in 1996, she was chosen to represent Nigeria at Kidafest in Ghana, and her passion for acting began to grow, and she abandoned her dream of becoming a newscaster.
She first appeared in a lead role in Ungodly Romance and Sins of Rachael in Jos by Alex Mouth, which she described as the first films that helped launch her career fully into Nollywood. She appeared in a movie called Fatal Mistake as a sub lead while she was still an undergraduate.
Audu has worked with many other notable personalities in the Nollywood film industry and they include Bimbo Ademoye, Mofe Duncan and Ejike Asiegbu.
- My Best Friend Betrayed Me
- Apartment 24
- When Love Finds You
- Finding Ray
- Burning Bridges
- Monster Under My Skin
- The Injury
- Going The Distance
- Sins of Rachael
- Fatal Mistake
- Behind a Smile
- Best Interest
- Two Hearts
- Royal Grace
- Judas Game
- Bachelors Hearts
- Return of The Ring
Esther Audu got married to her serial entrepreneur husband, Philip Ojire, who is a movie producer as well as the owner of Shirt Fever.
They have been happily married since 2016 and have a son named Ojire Chevaughn Chiyeme. she is now addressed as Esther Audu Ojire
Esther Audu Net Worth
Esther Audu has been doing well in her movie career. So far, she has amassed a net worth is about $300,000.