Mama G has her real name as Patience Ozokwor. She is a renowned Nollywood actress, television personality, entrepreneur and a philanthropist.
She was born September 14, 1958 in Amaobo Ngwo village in Enugu State in the south eastern Nigeria. She is also skillful in music, fashion designing and gospel songs.
Mama G attended Abimbola Gibson Memorial School in Lagos.
She later attended Institute of Management and Technology Enugu, where she bagged a degree in Fine and Applied Arts.
Her Acting Career
Mama G began her acting dated back to her days in the primary school, when she used to acts stage plays and dramas.
She was a radio drama presenter and later took part in a popular Soap Opera by the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) titled ‘Someone Cares’.
Mama G joined Nollywood professionally in 1998 and was shot to fame and recognition in the industry after her role in a hit movie, “Living In Bondage”. She became a regular face to Nollywood movie lovers and admirers in Nigeria and across the world.
Mama G has made several appearances in the Nigerian movie industry, some of which include:
• Living In Bondage
• The Coven
• The Calabash
• Old School
• My Sweet Mother
• Aginga among other numerous movies.
The on-screen Nollywood superstar is known for her good and brilliant interpretation of roles in movies. She plays the role of a mother, wicked woman in most movies which make many to refer to her as evil. Mama G is truly a good and an amiable woman in real life.
Mama G has had several endorsement deals with giant companies including Globacom Nigeria and many others.
Awards and Nominations
Mama G has in her years in the movie industry won several awards notably as:
• Best Supporting Actress at the 10th edition of African Movie Academy Awards and several nominations at the African Movie Academy Awards.
Mama G was among the 100 Nigerians who received honour from the Federal government of Nigeria to celebrate the amalgamation of the northern and southern protectorates in 2014 under former President Goodluck Jonathan.
Her Humanitarian Work
Mama G as part of her giving back to the society set up a training school in fashion designing aimed at training female dropouts to have training and start their business of their own. This laudable achievement earned her the position of a Personal Assistant to the wife of the Local Government Chairman in her area in Enugu State.
Her Personal Life
Mama G got married at an early age of 19 and has three biological children and five adopted ones who we learnt, all bear her name. Sadly, she lost her husband in the year 2000.
Her Net Worth
Mama G is indeed one of the pioneers and strong pillars of Nollywood, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth about $700,000 dollars.
Her Early life