Patience Ozokwo: Biography, Education, Career, Marriage, Net Worth, Achievements and Controversy

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By Balogun Kamilu Lekan


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Patience Ozokwor famously known as Mama G, was born on September 14th, 1958. Currently, she is 64 years old(as of 2012).

Mama G is a singer and actress. She is famous for her role as a wicked woman in movies.


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Patience Ozokwo attended Abimbola Gibson Memorial School in Lagos before pursuing a Fine and Applied Arts degree at the Institute of Management and Technology, a popular polytechnic in Enugu.


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After graduation, Patience Ozokwo took to teaching. Her first job was a teaching job at WTC Secondary School in Enugu. A job she did for four years before opting for a broadcasting job with Nigerian Television Authority (NTA).

While at NTA, she was part of a soap opera by the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) titled “Someone Cares which gained public attention.

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Later, she was part of Chika Okpala’s crew for a commercial. Her role in the commercial caught the attention of Chief Zebrudaya and several other Nollywood directors, who ushered her into acting.

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Patience Ozokwo has since been a household face among movie lovers. She has had the opportunity to share the screen with top Nigerian actors like Pete Edochie, Chinedu Ikedieze, Sam Loco Efe, Osoufia, and Osita Iheme, amongst others.

She recently starred as Madam Pat in the Mo Abudu Netflix movie Chief Daddy (2018) and Chief Daddy 2: Going for Broke (2022).


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Mama G was married to late Emeka Ani. She got married to him as a teenager.

She is blessed with three children and several other adopted ones.


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Patience Ozokwo was a recipient of the Best Supporting Actress award in 2012 & 2013 at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.

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  • Ukwa
  • Terrible Sin
  • Mothering Sunday
  • Greedy Genius
  • Desperadoes
  • The Final Clash
  • Sunrise
  • Submission
  • Pretender
  • Old School
  • Miracle
  • Fire on the Mountain
  • Christian Marriage
  • Under Fire
  • The Storm is Over
  • The Cross of Love
  • Price of the Wicked
  • Mr. Trouble
  • Market Sellers
  • Forever Yours
  • Evil Woman
  • Cry No More
  • By His Grace
  • Blood Sister
  • Billionaires Club
  • 2 Rats
  • Police Woman
  • The Staff of Odo
  • My Mother My Marriage
  • My First Love
  • Mama G in America
  • Mama I Will Die for You
  • Heritage
  • Annabel
  • Women in Power
  • Ways of the Heart
  • Torn Apart
  • The Corridors of Power
  • Soul on Fire
  • Rings of Fire
  • Men at War
  • Ladies World
  • Good News
  • End of Dreams
  • Divided Kingdom
  • Dangerous Blood
  • Crying Angel
  • Winning Your Love
  • Total Crisis
  • The Humble Lion
  • The Devil in Her
  • The Final Days
  • Sweet Mama
  • Sacred Blood
  • Pounds and Dollars
  • Nowhere to Run
  • My Mother’s Decision
  • My Love My Sorrow
  • Unfinished Business
  • Will of God
  • Saved by Sin
  • Pride of a Woman
  • Love and Likeness
  • Lions Den
  • Kingdom Apart
  • Goddess of the Sun
  • Blood Apart
  • Area Mama
  • Stubborn Doctor
  • Strength to Strength
  • Indian Doctor
  • Heart of a Slave
  • Heaven After Hell
  • After My Heart
  • Act of Faith
  • Power of a Kiss
  • Open & Close
  • World of the Mind
  • The End is Near
  • My World
  • Bridge of Contract
  • Sin of a Woman
  • Cry of a Witch
  • To Rise Again
  • Idemili
  • Overseas
  • Chief Daddy
  • Don’t Get Mad Get Even
  • Scars of a Mother
  • Bad Comments
  • Chief Daddy 2
  • Be with me
  • Depths of Despair
  • The Ghost killer
  • Bad Comments
  • Knock out
  • Chief Daddy
  • Wedding party 2


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The veteran actress has been faced with controversy several times for her role as a wicked woman in movies. Most movie lovers judge her in real life by her roles in film. 


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