Erica holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Covenant University in Ogun State. She also studied Acting for the Screen at Met Film School, London.
Her Acting Career
She began her acting career in 2015 with a leading role in ‘Secrets and Scandals’.
Erica Nlewedim participated in the 2014 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MGBN) Pageant where she quickly became a fan favourite and won the Most Photogenic Award.
Erica is a veteran commercial model, an ex-beauty queen making appearances in a number of billboards nationwide, modelling for top brands like Nature’s Gentle Touch, Zaron Cosmetics, Access Bank, Diamond Bank, Hollandia, Globacom, Jumia, Stanbic IBTC, 9-Mobile and Peak Milk.
The talented beauty Queen Erica revealed she has always been passionate about entertainment, beauty and business. “There’re scripts and different scenes in which you have to act, so I didn’t feel out of place my first time on a film production”.
Her Dream Role
Erica Nlewedim’s dream role would be to be the main character in an action movie and look up to veteran female action stars like Angelina Jolie and Charlize Theron.
Her Role Model
Erica cites Halle Berry as her role model because she’s one of the most successful black action stars. She is versatile and the first black woman to win an Oscar for best actress. In her words, “She’s very classy and even after so many years of acting, she’s still in great form and can still take on action roles in her fifties. I admire her a lot because she gave me a role model of my skin colour, we have very few black female action stars”.
Her Humanitarian Work
Erica set up a foundation known as Erica Nlewedim foundation in 2018. She revealed that her greatest joy and the biggest achievement of the foundation is feeding 1000 people during the Christmas holidays. She planned doing more in the near future.
On her view about Nollywood, she look forward to bigger budgets in our film productions and to make the Nigerian movie industry quality as good as Hollywood movies. Erica however advised up-coming actors to keep improving themselves, get acting lessons online and use every available opportunity to climb higher.
She concluded by advising them to be persistent and consistent and above all to trust in God.
Her Net Worth
Erica Nlewedim is currently making waves in the Nigerian entertainment industry, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $750,000 dollars.