Lota was born in Nsukka, Enugu State, date and year of her birth not known, but she had her childhood upbringing mostly in Benin City. She is the last of four children of her parents.
Lota Chukwu is a graduate of Agricultural Economics and Extension Service at the University of Benin. She also graduated in Acting at the Royal Arts Academy in Lagos.
Her Acting Career
Lota began her career as a model and participated in the 2011 edition of Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria representing Yobe State.
She started her acting, professionally in 2014. Lota was shot to fame and recognition in Nollywood after starring in popular Nigerian TV Series, Jenifa’s Diary alongside Funke Akindele, Juliana Olayode, Falz where she plays the role of “Kiki”, a friend of the lead character, Jenifa.
She has also starred in several movies like:
• The Royal Hibiscus Hotel
• Fine Girl
• The Arbitration
• The Perfect Plan
• Wind Chasers
• Deadly Instincts among others.
Lota was featured as the lead character in Reminisce’s Ponmile Video as well as Aramide’s Why So Serious video.
Lota is creative, skillful and highly talented Nollywood actress, known to perform brilliant roles in movies. She can as well fit into any character given to her and she does it very well.
She is also a yoga fitness enthusiast.
In 2017, Lota Chukwu announced the take off of her food show “Lota Takes”, a cooking and lifestyle show which shows Lota in her elements as a food and nature lover.
The show has the cast of several Nigerian celebrities like Adekunle Gold, Tosin Ajibade, Aramide (musician) MC Galaxy among other top stars.
Awards And Nominations
Lota Chukwu has received handsome nominations in the course of her acting career. They are:
• 2016 nominee for Film Revelation of the year (Female) at Scream All Youth Awards.
• 2017 Best New Actress of the year (English) at the City People Entertainment Awards.
Her Net Worth
Lota Chukwu is indeed one of the Nollywood celebrated actresses, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $200,000 dollars.