Yvonne Okoro Biography
Chinyere Yvonne Nelson, born November 25, 1984, better known as Yvvone Okoro, is a popular Ghanaian actress, film producer, director and model. She came into the spotlight after playing a lead role in 2016 movie Ghana Must Go. Yvonne Okoro has starred in numerous Ghanaian and Nollywood films and won City People Entertainment Award.
|Full Name:||Chinyere Yvonne Nelson,|
|Date of Birth:||November 25, 1984|
|Place of Birth:||Tamela, Ghana|
|State of Origin:||Southeast State|
Early Life and Education
Yvonne Okoro was born to a Nigerian father and a Ghanaian mother. Yvonne Okoro is of mixed ancestry.
As the first child of her mother and the fifth sibling overall. She expressed a desire to become an actress at a young age.
Following her time at Achimota Preparatory School, she attended Lincoln Community School before transferring to Faith Montessori School.
She completed her education at Mfantsiman Girls Secondary School before enrolling at the University of Ghana in Legon to complete a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Linguistics.
She then attended the Universite de Nantes in France to study marketing, drama, and press civilization.
Yvonne Okoro began her career in 2002 after completing her high school education and made her screen debut in the movie “STICKING TO THE PROMISE”, a movie produced by Theo Akatugba.
She was also nominated for a part in the role in the hottest movie series “Tentacles”, where she played a cameo role for the same producer and for Blank Media Concept.
Actress Yvonne Okoro received the African Viewers’ Choice four times. In 2014, she received the City People Entertainment Award for the Face of Ghana.
In the year 2016, she was awarded the best city people movie award actress for the year in Ghana.
Yvonne Okoro came from a family of five siblings, which are: Roseline Okoro, Kenneth Okoro, Raymond Okoro, and Martin Okoro.
She has never been rumored to have a boyfriend, a husband or a spouse, nor have children.
Yvonne donated to the Black Queen of Ghana in 2019, ahead of the WAFA tournament.
In 2020, she donated to Karle Teaching Hospitals’ Maternity ward.
Yvvone Okoro is a talented Ghanaian-Nigerian actress with an estimated net worth of $500,000.
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