Afro Candy biography
She is the founder and CEO of Invisible Twins Productions LLC.
Full Name: Judith Chichi Okpara
Born: July 12, 1971
Birth Place: Umuduruebo Ugiri-ike, Ikeduru, Imo State, Nigeria
Famous as: Actress, director, model, producer, singer, songwriter
Spouse(s): Bolton Elumelu Mazagwu (div. 2007)
Biographical and educational career
Afro Candy was born in Umuduruebo Ugiri-ike, Ikeduru Local government area of Imo State.
As a teenager in high school, she was drawn to acting but lost interest after entering college.
She gained an associate degree in Office Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. In addition, she trained as a fireguard or security officer.
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Discovered by modeling agency King George Models, she was encouraged to pursue acting.
Afro Candy began her career in modeling and appeared in commercials for companies such as Coca-Cola, Nixoderm and Liberia GSM.
She ventured into television, where she played mainly minor roles. In 2004, she made her major film debut as Susan in the Obi Obinali directed film Dangerous Sisters.
Her other roles include Nneoma, a village girl in End of the game and Jezebel in Dwelling in Darkness and Sorrow.
As a musical artist, her first single “Somebody Help Me” was released in 2009 followed by her debut studio album which produced the popular hit “Ikebe Na Moni”. Also in 2011, she released the single “Voodoo-Juju Woman”.
Family and personal life
In 2005, she joined her husband in the United States with whom she had two children. After 2 years living there together, the couple separated.
Mazagwu has also starred in films such as Destructive Instinct, How Did I Get Here, Ordeal in Paradise, The Goose That Lays The Golden Eggs and has played small roles in various Hollywood movies.
Besides acting and singing, Mazagwu works as a practicing medical billing and coding specialist.
Film by Afro Candy
Dwelling in Darkness and Sorrow
Dangerous Sisters (2004)
The Real Player
End Of The Game (2004)
Heaven Must Shake
Beyond Green Pastures
Queen of Zamunda.