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Chioma Chukwuka – Biography, Life And Other Fact You Need To Know

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Chioma Chukwuka – Biography, Life And Other Fact You Need To Know

Born on 12th March 1980, Chioma Chukwuka, known as Chioma Akpotha by virtue of marriage is a Nigerian actress and movie producer.

Background

Akpotha hails from Oraifite, Ekwusigo Local Government Area, Anambra State, Nigeria but was born in Lagos State

Education

Chioma Chukwuka completed her primary education at Onward Nursery and Primary School in Lagos State.

The actress proceeded to Federal Government Girls College in Onitsha, Anambra State for her secondary education.

After completing her secondary School Education, Chioma headed to Lagos State University, where she studied Banking and Finance.

Early career

Chioma Chukwuka had always dreamt of being on TV from her childhood even though her parents didn’t support her. They felt the industry was for loose girls.

However, not minding her parents’ opinion, the actress decided to work on accomplishing her dream.

in 1998, Mrs Akpotha had the opportunity to go for an audition. After the audition, she was chosen to play the role of little Skita in a movie and she did well in the movie.

Thus allowed her to take on other minor roles.

However, in 2000, the actress made her major acting role in the movie “The Apple” where she acted as an obstinate 17-year old who felt she was sufficiently matured for marriage.

Since then, she has been making waves in the industry and has starred in more than 350 Nollywood movies.

The actress has also advanced from being just an actress to a movie producer, and director.

As a film maker, Mrs Akpotha has produced/co-produced movies like Bended Knees, Cry of the Dead, Choked, Bird Watcher, For Want Of A Queen, In Your Dreams, Rain of LOVE, Dark Cloud

In January 2019, Chioma Chukwuka announced the launch of a capacity building platform called “Masterclass With Chioma”, where aspiring talents, especially actors, are taught by seasoned filmmakers, screenwriters, actors and other industry professionals on what it takes to make it in film, TV and theatre.

Personal life

Chioma Akpotha got married to Franklin Akpotha in 2006 and they are blessed with children.

Awards And Nominations

Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Award [2007]

Afro Hollywood award named her the Best Actress in a Leading Role [2010]

Nominated for the Brand Ambassador of the Year (Harpic) at the Exquisite Lady of the Year (ELOY) Awards [2012]

At the Exquisite Lady of the Year (ELOY) Awards, she was nominated for Film Actress of the Year [2013]

Best of Nollywood Awards nominated her for Best Lead Actress in an English Movie [2013]

On Bended Knees was nominated for Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards [2013]

Best Cinematography nominee at the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards [2013]

Best Actress nominee at the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards [2013]

Exquisite Lady of the Year (ELOY) Awards nominee for Brand Ambassador of the Year (Omo) [2014]

Africa Movie Academy Award nominee for Best Actress in a Leading Role [2014]

Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards nominee for Best Actress [2014]

Nollywood Movies Awards nominee for Best Lead Female [2014]

Nigeria Entertainment Awards nominee for Best Actress in a Lead Role [2014]

City People Entertainment Awards nominee for Best Actress of the Year (English) [2014]

Best Actress of the Year (English) at the City People Entertainment Awards [2015]

City People Entertainment Awards nominee for Best Actress of the Year (English) [2016]

Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards nominee for Best Actress in a Comedy [2017]

Ghana-Naija Awards nominee for Actress of the Year [2018]

Selected Filmography

The Apple

Three Musketeers

Handkerchief

Sunrise

The Final Clash

Disguise

Handsome

Real Love

Romantic Attraction

Foul Play

Unbroken Promise

Two Become One

Promise & Fail

Legacy

Home Sickness

Heavy Rain

Circle of Tears

War for War

Years of Tears

Sins of the Flesh

Second Adam

Sacred Tradition

Real Love 2

Real Love 3

Moment of Truth

Knowing You

Golden Moon

Azima

Fake Angel

Eagle’s Bride

The Bridesmaid

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

Games Men Play

End of Discussion

Desperate Ambition

Dead in Faith

Chinwe Okeke

Asunder

Ass on Fire

Death In Faith

Double Game

Red Soil

World Of Our Own

Wind Of Sorrow

Odum Na Akwaeke

The Throne Is Mine

Nne Ifedigo

Cry No More

On Bended Knees

Heart Of Gold

Warrior Sisters

Aziza

Warrior Sisters

Sabina Makosa

Magic Dragon

Unforgiven

Police On Duty

Village Commando

Nwaogo The House Maid

Agbaranze

Ezi Nwa Di Uko

Rain Of Hope

Chinasa My Love

Nwanyi Nnewi

Kamsi The Freedom Fighter

The Lioness

Amarachi

Coffin Business

Anelka

Udu Bundle

Rain Of Hope

Evil Coffin

Genesis Of Love

The Flute Boy

Marriage Crisis

Sister Maria

Akwaeke

Wives On Strike I

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 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

Tender Heart

Sound of Wisdom

Let Me Love You 1

Let Me Love You 2

Deeper Than Pain

Desperate Twins

In Love Again After Heartbreak 1

In Love Again After Heartbreak 2

My Drum of Love 1

My Drum of Love 2

Life After Marriage

Immortal Love 1

Immortal Love 2

Cause for Love 1

Cause for Love 2

Cause for Love 3

Cause for Love 4

Cause for Love 5

Cause for Love 6

The Ghost and the Tout

Lara & the Beat

Void

For Want Of A Queen

In Your Dreams

The Street Kid

Rain of LOVE

Dark Cloud

 

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