Charity Eke, popularly referred to as Chacha Eke Faani, is a talented Nigerian actress from Ebonyi State. Her rise to fame came when she starred in the year 2012 drama film, titled ‘The End is Near”.
Charity Eke popularly known as Chacha Eke is a famous Nollywood actress, model, television personality and a philanthropist. She is known worldwide for her ability to cry in movies. She was born on 1st May 1993 in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State in the south eastern part of Nigeria to a working class family. She is currently 28 years old.
She grew up in Abakaliki, Enugu and Asaba respectively. Chacha Eke is the daughter of Professor John Eke who is the Ebonyi State Commissioner for Education. She attended ESUT Nursery and Primary School in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria and obtained her First School Leaving Certificate.
After completing her primary school education, Chacha Eke proceeded to Our Lord Shepherd International School in Enugu State, Nigeria and obtained her West African Senior School Certificate.
After completing her secondary school education, Chacha Eke proceeded to Ebonyi State University in Abakaliki and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy.
In 2009, Chacha Eke joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) when she partakes for the Miss Nollywood Talent Hunt Show, an acting competition held in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria. After the competition, Chacha Eke started attending movie audition and began acting as a minor character in movies.
In 2012, Chacha Eke rose to fame after acting in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “The End is Near” a movie that brought her to limelight. Chacha Eke is known worldwide for her ability to cry in movies. She always acts in tragic movies and love to cry in movie.
Chacha Eke is currently one of the most talented young actresses in Nollywood. She knows how to interpret her role very well and can fit in any role given to her by a movie director. It was also reported that it was Austin Faani, one of Nigerian finest movie editor and director that connected her to top movie producers and directors in Nollywood.
Chacha Eke is currently married to her long time boyfriend Austin Faani who happens to be a professional Nollywood movie director, producer and editor. The marriage is blessed with Four beautiful kids. Chacha Eke is currently based in Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria with her family.
Chacha Eke has acted in more than 150 Nollywood movies which include The End is Near, Clap of Thunder, Two Hearts, Gift of Pain, A Cry for Justice, etc. She is currently one of the most gifted and most talented actresses in Nigeria. She is known for acting mostly in tragedy and sorrowful movies.
Chacha Eke in the cause of her acting career has won several awards which include Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards, Best Actress of the Year at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Most Prominent Actress in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards.
Chacha eke has been stared in over 150 movie since she begins her career in the movie industry 2009, some of Chacha Eke’s movies are:
The End is Near , Commander in Chief , Clap of Thunder , Two Hearts , Beach 24 , Gift of Pain , A Cry for Justice , Jewels of the Sun , Bloody Carnival , Cleopatra , Dance For The Prince , Mirror of Life , Innocent Pain , Bridge of Contract , Palace of Sorrow , Secret Assassins , Royal Assassins , The Promise , Valley of Tears , Village Love , Weeping Angel , Rosa my Village Love , My Rising Sun , My Sweet Love , Secret Palace Mission , Stubborn Beans , Bitter Heart , Shame to Bad People , Beauty of the gods , Pure Heart , Rope of Blood , Hand of Destiny , Lucy , Sound of Ikoro , Omalicha , Bread of Sorrow , Basket of Sorrow , Festival of Sorrow , Kamsi the , Freedom Fighte , Pot of Riches , Girls at War , Crossing the Battle Line , Money Works With Blood , Happy Never After , Who Took My Husband , Roasted Alive , Song of Love , My Only Inheritance , Royal First lady , Beyond Beauty , After the Altar , Bloody Campus , Princess’s Revenge , Bondage , ’’My Last Blood’’
Chacha Eke is currently one of the richest and most influential actress in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $700,000.
More Real Facts About Chacha Eke You Probably Didn’t Know
In October 2020, Chacha Eke made a which she shared on social media.
In the video, she claimed her marriage crashed due to domestic violence.
However, she renounced her claims later saying that she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder.