Peggy Ovire Onoho, widely known by her stage name as Peggy Ovire is a fast growing Nigerian actress, model, producer and television personality.
She was born on the 21st of October in Surulere Lagos State, the actual year of her birth not known. But she hails from Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State in south southern Nigeria. She is the last born in a family of six children.
Peggy Ovire had her primary and secondary education in Lagos state. After obtaining her usual primary and secondary school certificates respectively, she proceeded to Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma in Edo state where she bagged a Bachelor’s degree in Banking and Finance.
Her Acting Career
Peggy Ovire was a model and the 2006 beauty Queen, before joining Nollywood in 2013. She was popular in a television drama series “Husbands of Lagos”, movie that narrates five men living in Lagos all having women in their lives. The drama features top Nollywood stars like Kenneth Okolie, Yvonne Jegede, Uche Odoputa,Moyo Lawal, Mary Remmy Njoku, Susan Peters among others.
She is highly gifted in acting and interpretation of movie roles. She accepts any role or character in most movies and acts in most romantic movies alongside veteran Nollywood celebrities like Kenneth Okolie, Yvonne Jegede, Uche Odoputa, Mercy Johnson, Ken Erics, Moyo Lawal, Mary Remmy Njoku, Susan Peters among others.
Peggy Ovire has acted in over 70 Nollywood movies some of which include The Apple of Discord, Game Changer, Royal Switch, Playing with Heart, Last Engagement, Mary Me Yes or No, A Long Night, Troubled King, Best of Enemies and many others. She acts in most love movies.
She is also a producer and has produced a number of good movies such as Fool Once, Emergency, Game Changer just to mention a few.
Peggy Ovire revealed in an interview with the Punch Newspaper that she drew her inspiration from Angelina Jolie, owe much tributes to Frederick Leonard who she described as more of a brother to her because of his fatherly advice on the way to go in Nollywood. This reference was made by her because of the rumour that spread like wide fire in the bush that she was dating Leonard.
She again revealed that she actually wanted to be a doctor and make the family proud, but as fate would have it, it was the other way round. She is however grateful to God for the achievements she has had so far since joining Nollywood.
Her Net Worth
Peggy Ovire is one the successful Nigerian actresses rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $300,000 dollars.