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Peggy Ovire: Biography, Education, Career, Relationship, Net Worth, Achievements and Controversy



By Balogun Kamilu Lekan


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Peggy Ovire Enoho, fondly called Peggy Ovire or Ego Oyibo, is a popular Nigerian actress, producer, model, entrepreneur, and TV personality.

She was born on October 21 1985. Peggy is 37 years old as of 2022.

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She has starred in several popular Nigerian movies with her unique acting style and ability to perfectly interpret any script. 

Peggy is an award-winning Nigerian actress, model, movie producer, entrepreneur and the CEO/Founder of the Peggy World Clothing Line.


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Ovire had her elementary education at Itire Nursery and Primary School in Surulere and her secondary education at AUD Secondary School, Surulere, Lagos State. 

She then proceeded to Ambrose Alli University, where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree i.n Banking and Finance.


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Before going full-time into acting, Ovire was a model. She participated in and won the Most Beautiful Girl On Campus ( DELSU) pageant in 2003 while at the University.

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She also won the Miss Tourism Delta State and Miss Galaxy International Nigeria 20O7. In another contest, she was second runner-up at the Most Beautiful Girl pageant in Nigeria in 2005

She went into acting in 2013 and was notable for her role in Best Of Enemies., a movie produced by Uche Nancy.

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She also featured in the fans’ favourite television series, Husbands Of Lagos. Some other Nollywood films she has featured include Playing With Heart, Marry Me Yes or No, Last Engagement, Grey, Fake Marriage, and so on.

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Additionally, Peggy is a movie producer. Some movies under her production are Emergency, followed sequentially by Ufuoma, Fool Me Once, The Other Woman,  and The Boy Is Mine, among others.


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Peggy is engaged to fellow Nollywood star Frederick Leonard, and they are slated to marry in November 2022

Net worth

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Peggy Ovire is reportedly worth $400,000. However, this cannot be independently verified by NewsWireNgr


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Selected filmography

  • A Long Night
  • Royal Switch
  • Game Changer
  • Husbands of Lagos
  • Playing with Heart
  • Marry Me Yes or No
  • The Apple of Discord
  • Last Engagement
  • Second Chances
  • Ghetto bred
  • Grey
  • Loving Ellen
  • 11th thought
  • A taste of grief
  • Long shadow
  • Hell proof
  • Baby boy
  • For better for trouble
  • Rising Sun
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  • Most Promising Actress of the Year (English) at the City People Entertainment Awards 
  • Nigeria Glam Award nominee for Glam Movie Producer of the Year 
  • Nominated at the City People Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress of the Year 


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In 2020, Peggy was caught in a controversy about her post on Igbo men being unromantic. She made a post on Instagram, which met with several clap backs from netizens.


The information in this article was curated from online sources. NewsWireNGR or its editorial team cannot independently verify all details.

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