Biography And Net Worth Of Ini Edo




Ini Edo was born into the family of 4 children in April 23,1982 in Ibibio, Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria.  She is a Nigerian actress. She began her movie career in the year 2000 and has featured in over 150 movies since that time.


In 2013, she featured as a judge for the Miss Black Africa Uk Pageant and was  appointed as the United Nations Habitat Youth Envoy in 2011 by The United Nations.

Her Educational Background

Ini Edo had her elementary education and Cornelius Connely College in Uyo for her secondary school. She thereafter went to the University of Uyo where she bagged a Diploma in Theatre Arts. She also had her bachelor’s degree at the University of Calabar in English Language.


In 2014, we learnt she got a scholarship to study law at National Open University of Nigeria.  Whether she has continued the law programme or not, is not yet known.

Her Career

Ini Edo started her acting career in the year 2000 with her debut in Thick Madam. In one of the audition, she attended, Ini Edo was singled out by a producer as star. But her real breakthrough was in 2004 when she acted in World Apart. Since then, she has featured in over 150 movies and regarded as one of the highest-paid actresses in Nigeria and Africa in general.

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Her Endorsement

Ini Edo has had deal with a number of giant organisations including:

  • GLO Brand Ambassador for ten years from 2006 to 2016
  • In 2010 she was named the Brand Ambassador of Noble Hair.
  • Ini Edo is also the Brand Ambassador of Slim Tea Nigeria and others.


Office Holder

Ini Edo was appointed Special Assistant to the Akwa Ibom State Governor on Culture And Tourism by the current Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel in 2016 and is currently holding the office till now.

She married to Philip Ehiagwina in 2008.



She has won many awards too numerous to mention. They include:

2009 Best of Nollywood Actress Leading Role (Yoruba)

2011 Best Actress in Zulu African Film Academy Awards

2011 Best Actress Indigenous Award

2012 Honorarium Appreciation Award

2013 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards

2013 Best Act Female(English) Cross River Movie Award


Ini Edo has a number of movies well over 150 to her credits. Some are:


The Bank Manager

The Bet

Cold War

Crying Angel

Desperate Need

Emotional Blackmail

I Want My Money

Last Picnic

Living in Tears

Living Without You

Men Do Cry

My Precious Son

One God One Nation

Fatal Seduction

The Greatest Sacrifice

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My Heart Your Home

Never Let Go

End of Do or Die Affair

Darkness of Sorrows

Final Sorrow

No Where to Run

Stolen Tomorrow

Sacrifice for Love

Silence of the Gods


Too Late to Claim

Total Control


War Game

11:45… Too Late

Pretty Angels

Red Light

Royal Package

Security Risk

Songs of Sorrow


Tears for Nancy


Eyes of Love

Faces of Beauty

Indecent Girl

Behind The Melody

Memories of The Heart

Royal Gift


Save The Last Dance

Battle For Bride

Caged Lovers

In The Cupboard


I Swear

Hunted Love

Anointed Queen and others.



Her Net Worth

Ini Edo’s net worth is well over $5 million dollars.



Updated: October 29, 2018 — 3:31 pm

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