Ebele Okaro Onyiuke widely and famously addressed as Ebele Okaro is a Nigerian actress, producer, entrepreneur and television personality.
She was born on the 19th of January 1964 in London to a Catholic family. The father was an engineer and mother a veteran television producer. She had her up-bringing in Nsukka in Enugu state.
Ebele had her education at Santa Maria primary school in Nsukka and Queen of the Holy Rosary Secondary school in Nsukka. After successfully obtaining her first and secondary school certificates respectively, she furthered her education into the University of Calabar, Cross River State.
Ebele was given admission to the University of Calabar to read Education but ended up reading Theatre Arts owing to her strong passion for acting. Since graduation, she has since been very active and relevant to the movie industry.
Her Acting Career
Ebele Okaro made her entry into the Nigerian Movie Industry in 1996 after working briefly in an Embassy in Lagos and later as a banker.
She went into full time acting and has since acted a number of Nollywood movies including the 2014 ‘Musical Whispers’. It was a movie that identifies with children living with autism. The same movie featured the big stars in the industry like Kalu Ikeagwu, Chioma Chukwuka and others.
She is creative, skillful and exceptionally talented Nollywood actress. She knows how to interpret movie roles and can as well accept any character assigned her by movie producers. She is known to play the roles of caring mother in most movies.
In 2017, Ebele Okaro acted a hit movie “4-1 Love”, a movie that earned her an award for best supporting actress in a drama at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
Some of her other movies include:
- Shallow Waters
- 30 Days
- Red Light
- The Powerful Babies
- Road to Yesterday
- 4-1 Love
- Moving Fingers
- Third Eye
Ebele Okaro in her years of acting received several prestigious awards. They include:
- Best actress in a leading role at the African Movie Academy Awards.
- Most prominent actress in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards.
- Best supporting actress in a drama at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
- Best actress in Indigenous Drama (Igbo) at the City People Entertainment Awards.
Her Personal Life
Ebele Okaro got married to his lovely husband Onyiuke and the marriage is blessed with fine children. She is one of the very few Nollywood actresses free from scandal.
She is a lover of African fabrics.
Her Net Worth
Ebele Okaro is a renowned Nollywood actress, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $500,000 dollars.