Chioma Chukwuka Akpota is a popular Nollywood actress, television personality, singer, model, entrepreneur and a philanthropist.
She was born on the 12th of March 1980 in to a Christian family of Leonard Ndukaife Chukwuka and Grace Egoyibo Chukwuka in Oraifite Egwuigo Local Government Area of Anambra state.
Chioma had her primary and secondary education at Onward Nursery and primary school in Lagos state and Federal Government Girls College, Onitsha, Anambra State.
She later went to Lagos State University, Ojo to have a Bachelor’s degree in Banking and Finance.
Her Acting Career
Chioma Chukwuka made her entry into the Nigerian Movie Industry in the year 2000. She acted her first ever movie, “Handkerchief”, a movie that shot her to fame and recognition in Nollywood.
She has since acted over 150 movies some of which include Dead in Faith, asunder, Double Game, On Bended Kneels, Red Soil, Ezi Nwa Di Uko, Broken Vow, Dangerous Confession, The Unforeseen Truth, Birth Watcher, Village Champion, Reign of Truth, Heart of Ulimma, Genesis of Love, Evil Coffin among others.
Owing to her brilliant movies and her ability to avoid her name being scandalous in social media, she is known to avoid taking seductive or romantic roles in most Nollywood movies, a development that earned her Nollywood Virgin by movie lovers.
She is creative, skillful and exceptionally talented actress. She is good at interpreting movie roles and can as well accept any character given to her in most movies.
The actress is good and producers prefer her to play the good girl role because she acts to give acting real life situation.
She has also been involved in some movie production and has successfully co-produced and starred in hit movie “On Blended Kneels”.
Chioma Chukwuka has in her years of acting received several prestigious awards. They include:
- 2007 Best actress in a leading role at the African Movie Academy Awards.
- 2010 best actress in a leading role at Afro Hollywood Awards.
- 2010 African Film Awards U.K. for best actress in English Language.
- 2014 named a brand Ambassador of the year at ELOY Awards.
Her Personal Life
Chioma Chukwuka got married in 2006 to Franklin Akpotha and the marriage is blessed with three beautiful 3 children.
Chioma sees Kate Henshaw, Joke Silva and Ramsey Noah as her role models.
Her Net Worth
Chioma Chukwuka is a renowned Nollywood actress, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $2 million dollars.