All You Need To Know About Ngozi Ezeonu, Nollywood’s Favorite ‘Mother’

Ngozi Ezeonu is one of the best when it comes to playing the role of a Mother in Nollywood movies. The pretty and talented Actress was born on 23rd of May in 1965.

Here are other noteworthy facts about her.

Early Life and Education

She was born on 23th of May in 1965 to Mr. and Mrs. D.O. Ikpelue as an indigene of Ogbunike in Anambra State, Nigeria. She obtained a Diploma Degree in Journalism and worked as a Journalist for some time before she joined Nollywood in 1993.

Career

She featured in a supporting lead role in her first movie titled ‘Nneka, The Pretty Serpent’ in 1993. And thereafter had her breakthrough with the movie titled ‘Glamour Girls’. Since then, she has featured in over 150 movies.

Relationship

The pretty actress is married and she takes pride in being a mother of four children.

Controversy

In 2012-2013, Ngozi, known as a plus-sized woman lost weight tremendously and it got people worrying about her health and the press began to spread information that she was very sick. The actress debunked the rumors stating that she was always keen to lose weight and she brought herself to it.

Awards

In 2012, Ngozi was honored with a chieftaincy title of Ada-Ife (Daughter of Light) by HRM Eze Igwe CFN Ezerioha III, the Obi XVIII of Ihite-Owerri in Imo State.

In 2012, she won an award for the Best actress at the 8th ceremony of granting Films Academy Awards in Africa for her role in Adesuwa.

In 2016, the veteran actress bagged an honorary merited award from The 9ja Mentors.

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