Full Name: Ngozi Ikpelue
Born: 23 May 1965
Birth place: Ogbunike
Famous as: Actress
Education: Nigerian Institute of Journalism
Children: Chidera Ezeonu
Movies: A Private Storm, Tears of a Prince, Occultic Kingdom, Abuja Top Ladies, Lionheart
Nominations: Nollywood Movies Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Parents: D.O Ikpelue, Ezenwanyi Joy Nonyelum Ikpelue
Biographical and educational history
Ogbunike-native Ezeonu, was born in Owerri to Dennis and Ezenwanyi Ikpelue. Prior to finding fame as an actress, she studied Journalism at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism and worked for Radio Lagos and Eko FM.
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Although best known for her maternal roles, Ezeonu was originally cast as young single characters at the start of her career.
In 1993, veteran film director Zeb Ejiro offered Ezeonu a supporting role as Nkechi, the antagonist’s best friend in the Igbo blockbuster Nneka The Pretty Serpent.
This was followed by her role in 1994’s Glamour Girls as Thelma, a high society woman making a living as a courtesan.
She has since featured in more than 150 Nollywood films.
In 2012, she starred in Adesuwa, a role that earned her the Best Supporting Actress nomination at the 8th Africa Movie Academy Awards.
ong>Film by Ngozi Ezeonu
The Pretty Serpent
Tears of a Prince
Cry of a Virgin
Abuja Top Ladies
The Kings and Gods
Zenith of Sacrifice
A Drop of Blood
God of Justice