Meet 5 Famous British Actresses That Are Igbo By Tribe (Photos)

1. Caroline Chikezie

Caroline Chikezie is a veteran British actress of Igbo descent. She is popular for her supporting role as Nasuada in the television series, Eragon, and for her leading role as Elaine Hardy in the film, Footballers’ Wives.

2. Phina Oruche

Oruche is a British actress and radio presenter. After making her breakthrough by winning a Screen Nations award for her role as Liberty Baker in the television series, Footballers’ Wives, she went on to appear in other English movies, Diagnosis Murder and The Forsaken.

Oruche is of Igbo descent.

3. Tracy Ifeachor

Tracy Ifeachor is a British actress. She is famous for her performances in the television series, The End of Time and Quantico.

Tracy is originally from the Igbo tribe of Nigeria.

4. Ashley Madekwe

Ashley Madekwe is a British actress of Igbo origin. She is well known for her portrayals of Bambi and Ashley Davenport in the television series, Secret Diary of a Call Girl and Revenge respectively.

5. Carmen Ejogo

Carmen Elizabeth Ejogo is a British actress and singer. Twenty eight years ago, she broke into the international entertainment scene as the host of the morning show, Saturday Disney. She is most notable for playing the character of Coretta Scott King in the critically acclaimed 2014 historical movie, Selma.

Carmen is biracial; her father is originally from the Igbo tribe of Nigeria, while her mother is from Scotland.