She was born on June 27, 2009 in Owerri, Imo state. She is from Imo State in south eastern Nigeria.
Onyi is coming from an amazingly talented family that has made a big name in Nollywood, featuring Princess Chizzi Unigwe an elder sister and talented actress, model and On Air personality, Buch Unigwe, a brother and an award-winning Nollywood teenage actor.
Angel Onyi has completed her primary education and currently doing her secondary school education in one of the reputable schools in Lekki, Lagos state.
Her Acting Career
Angel Onyi started her career after her brilliant role in a television series, “Alison’s Stand” released in 2015. She has since starred in several movies endearing the hearts of numerous fans across Nigeria.
Some of her Nollywood movies include:
• A Mother’s Love
• Tender Lies
• Three Thieves
• Full House
• Aliya’s Pain among others.
The teenage Nollywood star is creative, skillful and exceptionally talented with good interpretation of roles in movies. She takes teenage roles in most movies and has good command of English.
The on-screen teenage star has featured with top Nollywood celebrities like Ken Erics, Zubby Michael, Regina Daniels, Mercy Johnson, Queen Nwokoye, Ebele Okaro, Jim Iyke, Ngozi Ezeonu and many other top stars.
Angel Onyi Unigwe and her siblings have their work managed by 5 Starz Talent Ville, a movie production company owned by their mother and based in Lekki, Lagos.
Awards and Nominations
Angel Onyi Unigwe has in her short years in the movie industry won awards. They include:
• Best Child Model at the 2014 edition of Nigerian Model Achievers Awards.
• Best Child Actor of the year at the Intellect Giant Awards.
• Best Child Actress at the 2015 Best of Nollywood Awards.
• Nominee for Best Young Promising Actress at the 2020 edition of Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, held in Eko Hotel and Suites in Victoria Island, Lagos.
Her Net Worth
Angel Onyi Unigwe is presently a fast growing Nollywood superstar, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $60,000 dollars.