Happy 55th Birthday To Nollywood Actress Ngozi Ezeonu

As Nollywood talented actress clocks 55 today, May 23, 2020, below are some interesting facts about her.

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Happy 55th Birthday To Nollywood Actress Ngozi Ezeonu
Ngozi Ezeonu

Ngozi Ezeonu (born Ngozi Ikpelue, May 23 1965) is a Nigerian actress and former journalist, notable for her maternal roles in Nollywood movies. In 2012, she starred in Adesuwa, a role that earned her the Best Supporting Actress nomination at the 8th Africa Movie Academy Awards.

Early life

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.


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.

Happy 55th Birthday To Nollywood Actress Ngozi Ezeonu


She has featured in more than 150 Nollywood films. Among them:

1. Glamour Girls
2. Shattered Mirror
3. The Pretty Serpent
4. Tears of a Prince
5. Cry of a Virgin
6. Abuja Top Ladies
7. Family Secret
8. The Confessor
9. The Kings and Gods
10. Zenith of Sacrifice
11. A Drop of Blood
12. Divided Kingdom
13. Diamond Kingdom
14. God of Justice

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