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Actress, Ebele Okaro: Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Net Worth and Source of Wealth




Nigeria’s legendary Nollywood Actress, Ebele Okaro Onyiuke is not just an actress, she is also a film producer.

Early Life          

Ebele Okaro She began acting while attending the Santa Maria Primary School and continued while at Nsukka‘s Queen of the Holy Rosary Secondary School. Initially she began studies in education at the University of CalabarCross River State, but later found out that her passion for the dramatic arts won out and she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts.


Ebele Okaro ‘s mother was a television producer and her father, an engineerwho also have great interest in arts and literature.


Ebele Okaro was born on 19 January 1964 in London and raised in Enugu, Nigeria


She has kept her children away from the preying eyes of the public.


Ebele Okaro is married into the Onyiuke family.


Ebele Okaro studied at Santa Maria Primary School and Nsukka‘s Queen of the Holy Rosary Secondary School. Proceeded to theUniversity of CalabarCross River State where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts.


After graduation from university, Okaro served her National Youth Service at the Nigerian Television Authority, where she made some television appearances.

 However, after the Youth Service, she worked with an embassy in Lagos and later in a bank before returning to acting in the Nigerian movie industry (known as Nollywood).


In 2014, Okaro produced and acted in Musical Whispers, a movie that advocates for loving care for children with autism.

It features other prominent Nigerian actors, most notably Chioma Chukwuka and Kalu Ikeagwu

She has become known as the “Mama of Nollywood” and has earned the respect of both fans and colleagues. 

Below are some of the movies Ebele Okaro has featured in

  • Eziza
  • Moving Fingers
  • Red Light
  • Shallow Waters
  • Third Eye
  • Hostages (1996)
  • 30 Days (2006)
  • Bambitious (2014)
  • Chetanna (2014)
  • Musical Whispers (2014)
  • 4-1-Love (2015)
  • The Powerful Babies (2015)
  • Road to Yesterday (2015)

Source of wealth





Net Worth

Ebele Okaro is currently one of the  most influential Nollywood actresses with an estimated net worth of $550,000.


In 2017, her performance in 4-1 Love won her the Best Supporting Actress at the African Magic Viewers Choice Award. She played the role of Uju’s Mother in the movie.

Her other awards include Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards, Most Prominent Actress in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards and Best Actress in Indigenous Drama (Igbo) at the City People.


Okaro has managed to stay away from controversies.


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