Queen Nwokoye is a multi-award winning Nollywood actress, and known for acting Igbo movies. She is a beautiful actress known by her fans as The Darling of Nollywood. Queen Nwokoye is also an entrepreneur.
Queen Nwokoye was born on the 11th of August, 1982, into a strict catholic family, as the first child of four girls. She grew up in Enugu, but hails from Ihembosi in Ekwusigo local government area, Anambra State.
Queen Nwokoye attended Airforce Nursery and Primary School, the Independence Layout primary school, and Ekulu primary school, all in Enugu for her primary education. After her primary education, she proceeded to Queen’s College Enugu for her secondary education.
After secondary school, she went on to acquire a degree in Sociology and Anthropology at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State. Growing up was fun for her because, though her parents were strict, her sisters were always available to keep her company. Queen Nwokoye is married and blessed with three lovely children.
Her journey in the industry began in 2004 after she watched a movie where Stephanie Okereke was the main character. In other words, Stephanie Okereke inspired her to become a Nollywood actress. Her drive to becoming an actress, made her come to Lagos to join the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN). After she joined AGN, she started going for auditions until she landed her first role.
She came to limelight in 2014, with the movie – Ada Mbano. Thus far, Queen Nwokoye has featured in over 200 movies. She is also a recipient of several Nollywood awards.
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Queen Nwokoye has featured in many movies such as: Nna Men – 2004, His Majesty – 2004, Save The Baby – 2005, Back Drop – 2005, Speak The Word – 2006, My Girlfriend – 2006, The Last Supper – 2007, When You Are Mine – 2007, The Evil Queen – 2008, Temple of Justice – 2008, Prince of The Niger – 2009, Personal Desire – 2009, Makers of Justice – 2010, Mirror of Life – 2011, End of Mirror of Life – 2011, Nkwocha – 2012, Ekwonga – 2013, Ada Mbano – 2014, Chetanna – 2014, Blind Bartimus – 2015, Evil Coffin – 2016, Agaracha – 2016, New Educated Housewife – 2017, Excess Luggage – 2017, Love is Like Palmwine – 2017, One Ticket – 2019,
Awards and nominations of Queen Nwokoye includes:
- Nominee at the Best of Nollywood Awards for Best Supporting Actress in an English Movie – 2011
- Fresh Scandal Free Actress at the Best of Nollywood Awards – 2011
- Nollywood Movies Awards nominee for Best Actress in an Indigenous Movie (non-English speaking language) – 2012
- Nominee at the Best of Nollywood Awards for the Best Lead Actress in an English Movie – 2013
- Nollywood Movies Awards nominee for Best Indigenous Actress – 2014
- Africa Movie Academy Awards nominee for Best Actress in a Leading Role – 2015
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- Zulu African Film Academy Awards for Best Actor Indigenous (Female) – 2015
- Best of Nollywood Awards for the Best Actress in a Leading Role (Igbo) – 2015
- City People Entertainment Awards for Face of Nollywood Award (English) – 2016
- Abuja International Film Festival nominee for the Best Female Actress – 2017
- Nominee at the AMVC Awards for the Best Actress in a Comedy Movie/Tv series – 2018
- The face of Nollywood nominee – 2018
- Nelas Academy Awards for the Queen of Nollywood Awards – 2019
According to informationcradle.com, Queen Nwokoye’s net worth was estimated at $100 million in 2018.
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