Queen Nwokoye is a Nigerian actress. She is best known for starring as the lead character in a 2014 film titled Chetanna which earned her a “Best Actress” nomination at the 11th Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Queen Nwokoye is a famous Nollywood actress, model, entrepreneur, television personality and a philanthropist. She was born on 11th August 1982 in Lagos State in the western part of Nigeria into a Catholic family. She is currently 39 years old. Queen Nwokoye is an indigene of Ihembosi in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria.
Queen Nwokoye completed her primary school education in Enugu, Nigeria and obtained her First School Leaving Certificate. After completing her primary school education, Queen Nwokoye proceeded to Queens College in Enugu, Nigeria and obtained her West African Senior School Certificate.
After completing her secondary school education, Queen Nwokoye proceeded to Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and Anthropology.
Queen Nwokoye grew up with the ambition of becoming a lawyer. She later became passionate with acting while in school. In 2004, Queen Nwokoye joined the Nigeria movie industry (Nollywood) and acted in her first movie “Nna Me” a movie that brought her to limelight.
Queen Nwokoye has acted in more than 200 Nollywood movies which include Nna Men, His Majesty, The Girl is Mine, Odum Na Akwaeke, Security Risk, Adaure, Save The Baby, etc. Queen Nwokoye is best known for starring as the lead character in a 2014 popular film titled Chetanna.
Queen Nwokoye is currently married to Mr. Uzoma and the marriage is blessed with a set of twin boys. In 2014, Queen Nwokoye won the Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 11th Africa Movie Academy Awards.
In 2015, Queen Nwokoye won The Best Indigenous Female Actress of the Year at the ZAFAA African Film Academy Awards. In 2016, Queen Nwokoye won the Face of Nollywood at the City People Entertainment Awards.
Queen Nwokoye is very beautiful, creative and talented. She can fit in any role given to her by a movie director. Sometimes she plays comedy roles in movies, sometimes she play romantic roles in movies, sometimes she play action roles in movies and sometimes she play tragedy roles in movies.
Queen Nwokoye in the cause of her acting career has won several awards which include Best Actress of the Year at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards, Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Best of Nollywood Awards, Best Indigenous Female Actress of the Year at the ZAFAA African Film Academy Awards, Face of Nollywood at the City People Entertainment Awards and Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Nwokoye made her acting debut in 2004 (after her National Youth Service) in a movie titled: Nna Men ; and since then, she has starred in over two hundred home movies in the Nollywood. The beauty actress of vast credit actually confessed that she had wanted to further her education in Law before fate brought her to the acting scene. The screen star added that she gained the full support of her family when she started acted; which actually paved way for her outstanding performances in the acting ground.
However, Queen is well known for starring as the lead character in a 2014 film titled ‘Chetanna’. The Nigeria-born film actress featured in movies like: Nna Men (2004)- directed by Andy Chukwu; His Majesty (2004); The Girl is Mine (2004); Security Risk (2004); Save The Baby (2005); Back Drop (2005); Speak The Word (2006); My Girlfriend (2006); Last Kobo (2006). Others include: Lady of Faith (2006); Disco Dance (2006); Clash of Interest (2006); The Last Supper (2007) and When You Are Mine (2007).
She was also influential in other movies like: Angelic Bride (2008); Prince of The Niger (2009); Personal Desire (2009); League of Gentlemen (2009); Last Mogul of the League (2009); Jealous Friend (2009); Makers of Justice (2010); Mirror of Life (2011); End of Mirror of Life (2011). The screen star also played amazing roles in these movies: The Cabals (2007); Show Me Heaven (2007); Short of Time (2007); Sand in My Shoes (2007); Powerful Civilian (2007); Old Cargos (2007); My Everlasting Love (2007); Confidential Romance (2007); The Evil Queen (2008); Temple of Justice (2008); Onoja (2008); Heart of a Slave (2008). Her most difficult movie is ‘Adure’ and its sequel ‘Ada Mbano’. According to the Anambra state born actress, getting to speak the Imo State dialect in movie was so tasking.
Queen Nwokoye is currently one of the richest and most influential actress in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $800,000.
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Queen Nwokoye Personal Life
She is happily married to Imo State born Uzoma Nwokoye who is based in Johanessburg, South Africa. The couple is blessed with twin boys.