Queen Nwokoye Biography
Queen Nwokoye, born August 11, 1982, is a popular Nigerian actress and television personality. She is best known for her role as the lead actress in the 2014 film Chetanna, for which she received a “Best Actress” nomination at the 11th Africa Movie Academy Awards. Queen Nwokoye is a renowned, multi-awarded Nigerian Nollywood actress, model, brand ambassador, entertainer, and movie producer.
|Real Name:||Queen Nwokoye|
|Date of Birth||August 11, 1982|
|Place of Birth:||Lagos|
|Occupation:||Actress and Entrepreneur|
|Net Worth||$500, 000|
Early Life and Education
Queen Nwokoye was born in Lagos on August 11, 1982, into the family of Mr. Nwokoye. She is from Ihembosi in Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra state. Queen Nwokoye was born into a family of seven children, including three boys and four girls.
Her parents were devout Catholics, and she was raised in a strict Catholic household. Her mother and maternal grandmother were both teachers.
Queen Nwokoye grew up in Lagos and is currently 39 years old. She attended Airforce Nursery and Primary School, the Independence Layout primary school, and Ekulu primary school, all in Enugu for her primary education before finishing her basic education at Queens College, Enugu.
She continued her education at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, where she studied Sociology and Anthropology.
In 2019, Queen Nwokoye lost her father and mother within 6 months. She was able to pull through the storm and face her life.
Her career in the industry began in 2004 after she saw a film in which Stephanie Okereke played the main character.
Stephanie Okereke, in other words, inspired her to become a Nollywood actress. Her desire to become an actress led her to Lagos, where she joined the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN).
She began attending auditions after joining AGN and eventually landed her first role.
After completing her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) program, she was cast in the film “Nna Men” in 2004. The film provided her with more opportunities in the industry.
Queen Nwokoye has appeared in over 150 films since the beginning of her career. The talented actress rose to prominence after appearing in the 2014 film “Ada Mbano,” directed by Kingsley Okereke, and “Chetanna,” directed by Ikechukwu Onyeka and produced by Chigozie Atuanya.
Queen stated in an interview that she was able to make it in the film industry because of her family’s unwavering support.
Queen Nwokoye has appeared in the following films between 2004 and 2019:
|Nna Men – 2004||His Majesty – 2004|
|The Girl is Mine – 2004||Security Risk – 2004|
|Save The Baby – 2005||Back Drop – 2005|
|Speak The Word – 2006||My Girlfriend – 2006|
|Last Kobo – 2006||Lady of Faith – 2006|
|Disco Dance – 2006||Clash of Interest – 2006|
|The Last Supper – 2007||When You Are Mine – 2007|
|The Cabals – 2007||Show Me Heaven – 2007|
|Short of Time – 2007||Sand in My Shoes – 2007|
|Powerful Civilian – 2007||Old Cargos – 2007|
|My Everlasting Love – 2007||Confidential Romance – 2007|
|The Evil Queen – 2008||Temple of Justice – 2008|
|Onoja – 2008||Heart of a Slave – 2008|
|Female Lion – 2008||Angelic Bride – 2008|
|Prince of The Niger – 2009||Personal Desire – 2009|
|League of Gentlemen – 2009||Last Mogul of the League – 2009|
|Jealous Friend – 2009||Makers of Justice – 2010|
|Mirror of Life – 2011||End of Mirror of Life – 2011|
|Nkwocha – 2012||Ekwonga – 2013|
|Ada Mbano – 2014||Chetanna – 2014|
|Blind Bartimus – 2015||Evil Coffin – 2016|
|Agaracha – 2016||New Educated Housewife – 2017|
|Excess Luggage – 2017||Behind The Wheels – 2017|
|Love is Like Palmwine – 2019||One Ticket – 2019|
|Twin Trouble – 2019|
Her most recent movies are:
- When the Music Fades (as Miss Jane) – 2022
- Love is Enough (as Oluchi) – 2022
- Money and Blood (Co – starring: Chacha Eke, Kanayo O. Kanayo)
Queen has been outstanding in Nollywood and her brilliance in executing roles in movies has thus won her several awards which include:
- Fresh Scandal Free Actress Award – Best of Nollywood Awards, 2011
- Best Indigenous Female Actress Award – Zulu African Film Academy Awards (ZAFAA), 2015
- Best Actress in a Leading Role (Igbo) – Best of Nollywood Awards, 2015
- The face of Nollywood Award – City People Entertainment Awards, 2016
- Nominee at the Best of Nollywood Awards for Best Supporting Actress in an English Movie – 2011
Queen Nwokoye Net Worth
Queen Nwokoye is a popular Nigerian actress and filmmaker with a net worth of around $500,000.
Queen Nwokoye is married to Pastor Oluchi Uzoma, an Imo State clergyman, politician, and South African-based businessman. Queen Nwokoye married Uzoma in a low-key ceremony in 2011.
The couple was first seen together in late 2014, during a New Year’s Eve cross-over night in South Africa. Queen’s marriage to Oluchi Uzoma produced three children: twin boys and a girl. Queen Nwokoye had her two sons in 2016 and a daughter in 2018.
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