Destiny Etiko Basic Information
|Date Of Birth/Age:
|12 August 1989 (34) Years Old
|Place of Birth:
|Nnamdi Azikiwe University
Destiny Etiko Biography
Etiko was born in the Igbo-dominated village of Di in the southeastern Nigerian state of Enugu. She completed her primary and secondary schooling in Enugu State, earning her West African Senior School and First School Leaving certificates. After that, Etiko moved to Anambra State to pursue a university education. She then applied to study theater arts at Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Awka. Etiko was admitted, given a place, and finally earned a theater arts degree.
Etiko’s career gained notoriety after she appeared in the 2014 release of Idemili, a film directed by Ernest Obi and produced in 2012. She was nominated for a City People Entertainment Award for her performance in the movie. Etiko had appeared in previous films before her part in the film Idemili. However, she did not play a significant role in any of them. Additionally, Etiko established a non-profit organization called the Destiny Etiko Foundation to enhance the lives of impoverished people.
John Anonde Etiko, the late father of Destiny Etiko, passed away on May 15, 2020. Mr. Etiko is a native of Eke in the Udi Local Government of the southeast Nigerian state of Enugu. The father of Destiny Etiko was not provided a specific year of birth, but it is speculated that he was born in 1950 and that, at the time of his passing, he was 70 years old. Before his death, Mr. John Etiko’s occupation was not widely known, although his actor daughter once disclosed that her father served as a company treasurer and headmaster.
Mrs. Eucharia Etiko is the mother of Destiny Etiko. She was a former Nigerian actress best known for appearing in films like Bless My Soul, Lion Finger, and Never End. Eucharia Etiko entered the film industry in 2004. Although she never got to play a prominent role, she significantly contributed to the industry’s development during her roughly three-and-a-half-year playing career.
Later, Eucharia gave up her work to focus on the family, and her husband, Mr. Etiko, created a store for her where she could simultaneously make sales and care for her family. Eucharia Etiko ensured that her daughter Destiny Etiko could follow in her footsteps even though she could not see further her acting career.
She was the second child born and raised in a family of five children, three boys, and two girls. But nothing about her siblings has been made public. Meanwhile, there have been rumors that Destiny Etiko’s sister is Jennifer Ibekwe. The assertions that Destiny and Jennifer are sisters are based on the belief that they share a striking likeness. Jennifer Ibekwe, like Destiny, is a Nollywood actress from Enugu State.
The 33-year-old, self-described Nollywood Dramadoll adopted Chinenye Eucharia Anibueze after witnessing her open display of affection and adoration for the actress during one of the actress’ visits to her hometown in Anambra State. The spotlight was shone on Chinenye Eucharia by her foster mother, Destiny Etiko, now a quickly rising actress. Chinenye fulfilled a lifelong desire by landing a part in the 2021 film “The Cab Ladies,” which marked the beginning of her acting career. The young actress has starred in several other Nollywood films, most of which were made by her thespian mother.
The actress has been presumed to be romantically linked with some famous actors in Nollywood, but there hasn’t been any verifiable information about Etiko’s relationship life. For all we know, she is single, maintaining a tunnel vision in her career.
Destiny Etiko has amassed significant money as a well-known Nollywood actress, screenwriter, television personality, and model. Estimates place her net worth at $600K.
Recently, she purchased a brand-new Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, which she affectionately referred to as “an extra baby added to my garage” on her Instagram page. Also, Destiny Etiko is the happy owner of a brand-new Mercedes SUV she received as a birthday present in 2019.
She bought a house in Enugu State on her 32nd birthday. Although the property’s price has not been disclosed, nearby real estate can fetch millions of dollars. She posted pictures of her most recent purchase on her verified Instagram page and said it was a birthday present for herself. However, online rumors abound that Tein Jack-Rich, a millionaire businessman, gave the woman the property as a gift after he supposedly gave her an SUV. Destiny Etiko hasn’t verified or disputed this yet.
One of the few talented actresses from Nigeria with strong filmography is Destiny Etiko. She has appeared in several films, including Virgin Goddess, Queen of Love, The Holy Cowry, The Return of Ezendiala, Woman of Power, Tears of Regret, Evil Seekers, Fear of a Woman, The Storm, Barren Kingdom, Pains of the Orphan, and Clap of Royalty. Others include King’s Word, The Hidden Sin, The Family Yoke, Sound of Evil, My Private Part, Power of Royalty, Sunset of Love, London Prince, My Private Part, and many others.
According to a story from 2021, Destiny Etiko managed to survive a car crash while heading home after attending Stanley Okoro’s funeral. But Etiko refuted the report last year, alleging it was an online fabrication.