She was born and raised in Anambra state. She hails from Anambra state in south eastern Nigerian.
Chinelo had her primary and secondary education in Anambra state where she obtained her first and secondary school certificates accordingly. She later went to the University have Bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts.
Her Acting Career
Chinelo Ndigwe made her entry into Nollywood in 1995. She acted her first movie “Ukwa” alongside the late Sam Loco Efe, Nkem Owoh, Rita Nzelu, Patience Ozokwor, Amaechi Munagor and others.
She became more famous after starring in a hit movie “Egg of Life”. The movie shot her to fame and recognition in Nollywood and endeared her to hearts of movie producers and directors in Nigeria.
Chinelo has acted over 100 movies, some of which include:
- Love from Above
- Royal Doom
- After Dawn
- My School Mother
- Faith in Christ
- Blood Stain
- Forever Yours
- Blood Stain in Bokodo
- Egg of Life
- Super Love
- Forgiveness among others.
Chinelo Ndigwe is such a beautiful, creative and highly talented actress. She is gifted in the interpretation of movie roles and she does it brilliantly. She can as well accept any character in most Nollywood movies.
She features alongside the key players in the industry like Nzeru Sylvanus, Onuoha Georgina, Ngozi Ezeonu, Osita Iheme, Chinedu Chikezie, Nkem Owoh and other top stars.
Chinelo Ndigwe in her years of acting has earned some nominations. They include:
- Nominee for most promising actress in Nigeria at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards
- Best actress in a supporting role at the African Movie Academy Awards.
Her Personal Life
Chinelo is happily married with beautiful children.
She has quitted acting for full time house wife responsibilities, to look after her husband and children.
Her Net Worth
Chinelo Ndigwe is indeed a renowned Nollywood actress, rated one of the richest and most gifted and most influential with a net worth of about $100,000 dollars.