Chioma Chukwuka

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Chioma Chukwuka Basic Information

Stage Name: Chioma Chukwuka
Real Name: Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha
Occupation: Actress, Director, and Producer
Date Of Birth/Age: 12 March 1980 (43 Years Old)
Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria
Gender: Female
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Married
  • Onward Nursery and Primary School, Lagos
  • Federal Government Girls College, Onitsha
  • Lagos State University
  • Pan Atlantic University’s School of Media and Communication
Height: 5Ft 6In
Net Worth: $1.2 Million

Chioma Chukwuka Biography

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On March 12, 1980, Chioma Chukwuka was born in Lagos State. She is from Oraifite, in the Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Nigeria’s Anambra State. At Onward Nursery and Primary School in Lagos State, she finished primary school. She then continued to the Federal Government Girls College in Onitsha, Anambra State, for her secondary education. The next stop for Chioma was Lagos State University, where she pursued a degree in banking and finance. Also, it is claimed that she attended the School of Media and Communication at Pan Atlantic University.

She began her acting career when she was young and has worked in the film industry for over twenty years. She was a singer and dancer before dedicating herself to the cinematography profession. However, she made her acting debut after appearing in “The Apple” in 2000. For her work in the film “Sins of the flesh,” she received the Africa Movie Academy Award for “Best Actress in a Leading Role” in 2007. In 2010, she received the Afro Hollywood Award for “Best Actress in a Leading Role.”


Chioma Chukwuka was born into the illustrious family of Chief Leonard Chukwuka and Mrs. Egoyibo Chukwuka. Out of the family’s five children, Chioma Chukwuka is the eldest. There are four siblings in her home.


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Her parents are Leonard Ndukaife Chukwuka and Grace Egoyibo Chukwuka, who supported her studies and inspired her career. On 22 May 2013, she lost her mother to the icy grip of death while her father still lives.


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In February 2006, Chioma Chukwuka married Franklyn Akpotha. There have been rumors of a divorce, but nothing concrete has been confirmed. The couple has been married for over 16 Years.


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Two sisters and two brothers make up the actress’s four siblings. Her brothers are Tochukwu Chukwuka and Chiagozie Chukwuka, while her sisters are Oge Alfred and Ify Chuks.


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Chioma is a private person and keeps her family away from the media and the prying eyes of the press. However, she is said to have two children. In 2007 she gave birth to a male, then a few years later, a girl.


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In 2000, Chioma Chukwuka made her acting debut in the film “The Apple.” Chioma appeared as a character in the 2000 movie The Handkerchief. She won “Best Actress in a Lead Role” at the African Cinema Academy Awards in 2007 for the film Sins of the Flesh. In 2014, she was also a nominee for “Best Actress” at the African Movie Academy Awards for the movie “Accident.” With 20 years of experience, she has appeared in over 350 Nollywood films and won numerous accolades. Chioma is a producer and co-producer of more than eight motion pictures, including the critically acclaimed movie “On Bended Knees.” Chioma Chukwuka also serves as a mentor and public speaker.

She introduced Masterclass With Chioma (MasterClassChioma.Com) in January 2019, a platform for building capacity where aspiring talent, particularly actors, can learn from seasoned filmmakers, screenwriters, actors, and other industry experts what it takes to succeed in the film, TV, and theater industries.

In November 2018, Chioma Akpotha was named the brand ambassador for Erisco Foods. Chioma Chukwuka has been a brand ambassador for several domestic and foreign corporations, including the telecoms firm Globacom Nigeria, Omo Detergent, and Harpic Cleaner. At the ELOY awards in 2014, Chioma Chukwuka was chosen as the brand ambassador of the year. It has been said that it’s practically impossible for superstars like herself to live a calm, scandal-free life, yet, the stunning actress has succeeded in keeping her personal life hidden from the media. Chioma Chukwuka has avoided media attention and online life controversy for her work. Her guilt-free film roles have earned her the nickname “Nollywood Virgin” among moviegoers. With more than 600 images posted on her Instagram account, Chioma has more than 6.1 million followers.

Net Worth

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Chioma is said to be worth an estimated $1.2 Million.


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Although private, Chioma has been spotted with a 2015 KIA Sportage, a Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, and a Toyota Highlander. Additionally, her Range Rover Sport was reportedly stolen.


Chioma is a private person, so images of her houses are found online, but it’s said that she owns homes in Asaba and Lagos State.


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It would be impossible to include all of the outstanding actress’s roles in the more than 200 films she has been cast in, but some include The Apple, Three Musketeers, and Handkerchief, often referred to as her debut film. She made appearances in Sunrise and The Last Clash in 2002. She appeared in the 2003 films Disguise, Handsome, Real Love, and Romantic Attraction, and in the 2004 films Foul Play, Unbroken Promise, Two Become One, Promise & Fail, Legacy, Home Sickness, Heavy Rain, and Circle of Tears.

In addition to her roles in War for War, Years of Tears, Second Adam, Sacred Tradition, Real Love 2&3, Moment of Truth, Knowing You, Golden Moon, Azima, Fake Angel, Eagle’s Bride, and The Bridesmaid, Chukwuka won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in 2007 for her performance in Sins of the Flesh.

2006 saw her in Wisdom of the Gods, Zoza, Traumatized, Total Crisis, Tears in My Heart, Strange Love, Sound of Love, Serpent in Paradise, Saviour, The Saint, Royal Insult, Royal Doom, On My Wedding Day, Naked Sin, On My Wedding Day, Last Dance, Holy Family, the Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen directed Games Men Play, End Of Discussion, Desperate Ambition, Dead in Faith, Chinwe Okeke, Asunder, Ass on Fire, and Death In Faith.

She only appeared in Double Game in 2007, then Red Dirt, World Of Our Own, and Wind Of Sorrow were released in 2008. She starred in Odum Na Akwaeke in 2009 and The Throne Is Mine and Nne Ifedigo in 2011, respectively. She released Cry No More in 2012, and in the On Bended Knees movie, which she also co-produced, she appeared in 2013. She appeared in the heart of Gold, Warrior Sisters, Aziza, Warrior Sisters, Sabina Makosa, Magic Dragon, Unforgiven, Police on Duty, Village Commando, and Nwaogo The House Maid in 2014.

Agbaranze, Ezi Nwa Di Uko, Rain of Hope, Chinasa My Love, Nwanyi Nnewi, Kamsi, The Freedom Fighter, The Lioness, Amarachi, Coffin Business, Anelka, and Udu Bundle were among the many films with extensive casting in 2015. In addition to the much-discussed Women On Strike I, 2016 also featured the films Evil Coffin, Genesis Of Love, The Flute Boy, Marriage Crisis, Sister Maria, and Akwaeke.

Evil Culture, 2nd Coming Of Christ, Innocent Murderer,  My Mother, My Pain, All For Love, Heart of Ulimma, King Uremma, Reign Of Truth, God Of Liberation, My Mother, Jehovah’s Witness, Local Queen, Somto, Christmas Is Coming, Choked, Bird Watcher, Village Champion, The Unforeseen Truth, Dangerous Confession,  Innocent Murderer, The Tradition, Broken Vow, Beyond Trust, and  Tender Heart were all released in 2017.

2018 saw another long haul of movie casting, including Sound of Wisdom, Let Me Love You 1&2, Deeper Than Pain, Desperate Twins, In Love Again After Heartbreak 1&2,  My Drum of Love 1&2, Life After Marriage, Immortal Love 1&2, Cause For Love 1,2,3,4,5 and 6, The Ghost and the Tout, and Lara And The Beat.

2019 saw Void, For Want Of A Queen, In Your Dreams, The Street Kid, Rain of LOVE, and Dark Cloud, while 2020 saw her feature in Nneka The Pretty Serpent and Omo Ghetto: The Saga.

Popular Questions

Is Chioma Chukwuka still married?

Yes. She has been married to Franklyn Akpotha since February 2006, even though rumors of a divorce have circulated in the media. It hasn’t been confirmed, though.

When did Chioma Chukwuka get married?

26 February 2006

Does Chioma Chukwuka have a child?

Yes. She has Two Children

How old is Chioma Chukwuka's husband?

Information about Chioma’s family is scarce on the internet, and as such, her husband’s age isn’t known

How old is Chioma Chukwuka's daughter?

Not much is known about her daughter, and this includes her age too

Is Chioma Chukwuka married to Fredrick Leonard?

No. They are Industry buddies. Fredrick Leonard is Married to Peggy Ovire

Is Chioma Chukwuka related to Fredrick Leonard?

No. They are both Nollywood colleagues.

Is Chioma Chukwuka still acting?

Yes. She was recently featured in the 2020 movie Omo Ghetto which Starred a list of prominent cast, including Funke Akindele

Where is Chioma Chukwuka from?

She is from Oraifite, in the Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Nigeria’s Anambra State.

What is Chioma Chukwuka net worth?

She is estimated to be worth $1.2 Million

Who is Chioma Chukwuka's mother?

Grace Egoyibo Chukwuka. She died on 22 May 2013

Who is Chioma Chukwuka's father?

Leonard Ndukaife Chukwuka

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