Theodora Ibekwe Oyebade is her real full name but widely and fondly called Theodora Ibekwe. She is a famous UK Nollywood actress, movie Producer and humanitarian known for the highly successful movie, ‘Shameful Deceit’.
She was born and raised in Edo State but originally hails from Owerri in Imo State, in south eastern Nigeria. Her date and year of birth are however not known.
Theodora had a Certificate in Education at Auchi Polytechnic, Edo State. She later studied Accounting at the University of Lagos.
After her University education, she moved to the UK to seek other opportunities and eventually made a career in acting profession.
Theodora began her journey into the entertainment world some years back and has made a big name for herself, thrilling her numerous fans.
Theodora founded the Miss Elegant International, a beauty pageant in 2009, which ultimately shot her to fame and recognition in the entertainment industry. Few years down the line, she took the pageant one step further with the Miss Elegant international TV show.
The TV show aired on the only African TV station at the time; BEN TV. Through this medium, she became a well-known promoter in the African-UK entertainment industry.
Theodora is also a good actress with impressive performances in several movies. No wonder, she got a lead role in a movie when incidentally, George, a renowned actor was casting for a new movie with Nollywood star, Jim Iyke.
Her outstanding performance led to her big break in movies and has since starred in other movies.
Theodora doubles as a movie producer. In February 2013, she took on her first role as a producer for the drama, ‘Shameful Deceit’.
The veteran entertainer is also an avid entrepreneur. She is the CEO of Starlywood, a competition-based talent show, aimed at discovering young black talents in the UK.
Theodora has won the hearts of top African celebrities like Fatima Jabbe, Ken Smart, Pauline Long, Dayo Olomu Clarion Chukwurah, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, John Utaka and many others for her brilliant promotion and consultancy on various entertainment projects across board.
The talented entertainer has also created Theodora PR, a media and consultancy PR firm for Black talents in the diaspora.
Theodora Ibekwe has received several awards and honours. She was notably honoured with BEFFTA Rising Star Awards among others.
The multi-award winner has also made several appearances on the cover of UK-African magazines.
Her Humanitarian Work
Theodora is a humanitarian. She has supported and helped raise funds for various charities and has received over 15 prestigious awards.
She has also spearheaded many events including pageants and movie premieres.
Recently, the multiple award-winning entertainer made the Face of ZAFAA (African Film Academy Awards) 2013-2014.
Her Personal Life
Theodora Ibekwe is happily married, though not much is known about her family affairs.
She has remained relentless, creating opportunities for herself in the UK-African entertainment industry.
Her Net Worth
Theodora Ibekwe has made a big name in the entertainment world with an estimated net worth of about $800,000 dollars.