Afro Candy has her real full name as Judith Chichi Okpara Mazagwu. She is a popular Nollywood actress, movie producer and a singer.
She was born July 12th, 1971 in Umuduruebo Ugiri-Ike, Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State in south eastern Nigeria.
Afro Candy obtained an Associate degree in Office Administration and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management respectively.
She also trained as a fireguard and Security Officer.
Afro Candy began her career as a model, modeling for giant companies like Coca Cola, Nixodem and Liberia GSM.
She ventured into acting in 2004 and made her debut movie where she played the role of Susan in a movie, ‘Dangerous Sisters’, directed by Obi Obinali.
Candy has since starred in several Nollywood movies, some of which are:
• Dwelling in Darkness and Sorrow
• End of the Game
• The Real Player
• How Did I Get Here
• Ordeal in Paradise
• The Goose That Lays the Golden Eggs,
• My Experience
• Ghetto Crime
• Queen of Zamunda among numerous others.
Afro Candy is creative and highly talented Nollywood actress known for her brilliant delivery of roles in movies. She can fit into any character assigned her very well and most producers and directors in the industry prefer to feature her in most movies.
Candy is also a good singer. She released her first single, ‘Somebody Help Me’ in 2009. She has so far produced popular hits including ‘Ikebe Na Moni and Voodoo-Juju Woman’ and many others.
Candy is a social media personality with large followers on her instagram handle: @therealafrocandy, where she posts her dancing skills and mimicking her movies.
Her Personal Life
Afro Candy got married to Bolton Elumelu Mazagwu some years ago and had two children. The marriage however crashed the rock after two years as a result of their irreconcilable differences.
Her Net Worth
Afro Candy has remained prominent in the Nigerian movie industry, rated one of the richest and most influential with an estimated net worth of about $550,000 dollars.