Calista Okoronkwo is a popular Nigerian actress, model and a television personality.
She was born on 3rd December, the actual year not known, in Owerri, Imo State, in south eastern Nigeria. She gained recognition in a television drama series “Clinic Matters”. She hails from Imo State Nigeria.
Calista had her primary and secondary education in Owerri, Imo State. After obtaining her first and secondary school certificates respectively, she went to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in Enugu State where she bagged a bachelor’s degree in Economics. Since graduation, she has remained one of the fast growing and relevant Nollywood actresses in the movie industry.
Her Acting Career
Calista Okoronkwo made her journey into acting by joining Nollywood in 2010. Her first movie “College Girls” shot her to fame and recognition in Nollywood.
She became more prominent after starring in a popular television drama series “Clinic Matters”, a movie she acted as Nurse Titi. Her brilliant performance has sorted her out as one of the up-coming and most talked about actresses in the movie industry.
She is such a beautiful, creative, talented and gifted in acting and interpreting movie roles. She is also an actress who can accept any character or role assigned her by movie producers and directors in the industry.
Calista has featured in a number of movies, some of which include The Real Suspect, Efia The School Girl and College Boy, Azonto Babes, Today’s Women, Bigger Ladies and several others.
Her role in Clinic Matters earned her an award. In one of her interview with the Sun news, she revealed her displeasure over what she called an unpleasant assessment the public rates Nollywood actresses. According to Calista, not all Nigerian actresses are ‘runs girls’ who cannot make a good home.
She however concluded that no matter what people might say about female actresses in Nigeria, some have good names, who should as well command respect.
Her Net Worth
Calista Okoronkwo is rated one of the fast growing Nollywood actresses in Nigeria, highly talented and gifted with a net worth of about $70,000 dollars.