5 Interesting Things You Need To Know About Veteran Nollywood Actress, Ego Boyo

Veteran Nollywood Actress, Ego Boyo hits the big 50 today. The mother of 3 was famous for her role in the 90s TV series “Checkmate”. 

The drama series which usually aired on Thursdays was one which many families never wish to miss on their screens.

Here are other notable facts you need to know about the screen darling of the nineties, Ego Boyo.

1. Nwakego Boyo was born on September 6, 1968. She began her acting career in the 90s when she starred in the 1996 movie VIOLATED.

2. She was also the lead actress in Checkmate – a Nigerian television serial that ran from 1991 to 1994, created by Amaka Isaac-Ene and sponsored by Lever Brothers Nigeria.

3. Ego took a break from acting after she got married to Omamofe Boyo, Deputy Group Chief Executive of the Oando energy company. The union brought forth three kids.

4. In 2017, Boyo became the 60th President of the International Women’s society (IWS). The organization, which was founded in 1957 by a group of women in Lagos, has been involved in changing the lives of women and children for the past 60 years.

5. Boyo is also credited for producing a short film titled “A Hotel called Memory”. It was directed by Akin Omotoso and stars Nse Ikpe Etim.




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