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Ini Edo Biography

Iniobong Edo Ekim is one of the renown beautiful Nollywood actress, movie producer, philanthropist and a television personality. She is famous for her amazing beauty, determination and wide-ranging talents she portrays in movie acting.  Ini Edo is very famous when it comes to movie role interpretation and perfect acting. She has featured in many Nollywood movies playing diverse roles including romantic woman, high-class lady, a princess among others. She has featured in both action trail and romantic Nollywood films making her even more famous.  Apart from movie acting, the Nollywood queen has helped other actors and actresses in producing their movies and successfully making them available in the competitive market. She is a very beautiful, understanding and generous person.

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Ini Edo birthday and age

Ini Edo was born on 23rd April 1982 in Uyo village Akwa Ibom State located in the southern region of Nigeria. The onscreen queen grew up in Calabar located in the River State of Nigeria.  The Actress is currently 38 years of ag.

Ini Edo family (Parents and siblings)

She is the second born in the family of four. Ini’s brother is Oti Edo, and a sister Ukeme Edo. Our efforts in getting the details of the other sibling remained futile. Her father was a church elder while her mother was a primary teacher. Ini Edo holds both Nigerian citizenship and nationality.  Ini grew up in a strict family background that attributes to her hardworking, determination and respect in the industry. The family was not well of, and Ini Edo has struggled in life to make ends meet. She hails from a humble family and has hustled like any other person to attain the success she enjoys now. Ini was a stubborn child of the family at her tender age.

Ini Edo height and weight

Ini Edo is a very beautiful actress with a curvaceous body. She has an average body, and she measures 5 feet 3inches. She has slightly above average weight, but she has a well-maintained body that is attractive to male fans around the world. Her beauty is complemented by attractive black shiny eyes, black hair. She has millions of male followers and fans due to her amazing beauty.

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Ini Edo marriage and divorce

Ini Edo got married to the love of her life in the year 2008 in colourful traditional and white wedding ceremonies. Her Spouse was Philip Ehiagwina, an influential American based entrepreneur. This marriage only lasted for a few years until 2014, when the two divorced and parted ways. The marriage is believed to have developed complication and a series of issues that could not be resolved, leading to its unexpected crash in 2014. It was further rumoured that the Nollywood queen had snatched her husband from another Nollywood icon, Ruth Okoro, although the claims were not validated by either Ini or ex-husband. It is not clear if the marriage was blessed with the fruit of the womb or not.

Ini Edo children

Ini Edo had an unsuccessful marriage with her husband. She was not yet blessed with any child by the time the couple divorced in 2014, due to misunderstanding that could not be solved. There are no reports of Ini getting a child outside the wedding or after the divorce either.

Ini Edo Education

After successfully completing her primary education, Ini Edo was blessed to join Cornelius Connely College in Calabar where she pursued her secondary education and successfully acquire her West Africa Senior Secondary School Certificate. She fathered her education and pursued a Higher Diploma in Theater Arts at the University of Uyo, in hr hometown Akwa Iobm state in Nigeria. Ini Edo was not satisfied with her diploma level. She proceeded with additional education at the University of Calabar, where she pursued her Bachelor’s Degree in English. She relocated to the River State of Nigeria while she pursued her degree in education. It was after successful university education that the Nollywood star joined the famous Nigerian Movies Industry.

Ini Edo Career life

Ini Edo was not sure if she will make a professional fil acting as her career. However, she joined the Nollywood acting career when she starred inher first movie Thiock Madam in the year 2003. It was this movie that made her recognized and famous in the Nollywood industry. Ini gained much fame when she played a role in the Worlds Apart film alongside the famous actor Kenneth Okonkwo in the year 2004. She started getting larger roles in various movies after becoming a Nollywood star in the same year. Since then, Ini has featured in more than 250 movies playing different movie roles. Some of the popular movies that Edo has starred in include Worlds Apart, Only Love, Beautiful Faces, Lonely Hearts, Price of Fame, Games Men Play, Reloaded, Cold War, Living in Tears among others. She is known for her perfect role interpretation and acting in all her movies. She is also creative, gifted and beautiful actresses that have massive fans around Africa and Nigeria. The onscreen goddess has starred in movies alongside famous Nollywood legendary icons like Kenneth Okonkwo, Olu Jacobs, Jibola Dabo, Ebele Okaro, Chika Ike, Chach Eke among others. 

Ini Edo Movies

  • Chief Daddy
  • Married to the Enemy
  • My Father is Secretly in Love with Me
  • Live to Remember
  • Reloaded
  • Dames Men Play
  • Inale
  • Weekend Gateway
  • Lonely Heart
  • Knocking on Heaven’s Door
  • While You Slept
  • Worlds Apart
  • Eye of the Gods
  • Beautiful Faces
  • Ultimate Crisis
  • The Begotten
  • Sleek ladies
  • Last Game
  • Most Wanted Bachelor
  • Love Games
  • Native Son
  • Blind Kingdom
  • Breath Again
  • The patient
  • Power of beauty
  • Secret Fantasy
  • Silence of the Gods
  • Nowhere to Run To
  • War Games
  • Stolen Tomorrow
  • Desperate Need
  • Royal Package
  • Songs of Sorrow
  • Face of Beauty
  • Love& Marriage
  • Love Crimes Native Influence
  • The One I Trust
  • Security Risk
  • The King of Jungle
  • Eyes of Love
  • Legacy
  • I Swear
  • Behind the Melody
  • Royal Gift
  • A Dance for The Prince
  • Bride’s War
  • Tears in the Palace
  • Mad Sex
  • Slip of Fate
  • The Princes of My Life
  • At All Costs
  • Memories of the Heart
  • Royalty Apart
  • Darkness of Sorrow
  • Soul of Maiden
  • Blood Is Money
  • One Good Nation
  • My Precious Son

Ini Edo Awards and recognition

The beautiful Ini Edo has received many awards and honours in the course of her acting career. Her creativity, massive beauty and amazing talent have fetched her many awards, some of which are listed hereunder.

  • Best Actress Leading Role in 2009, at Best of Nollywood Awards.
  • Best Actress Indigenous in 2011 at Zulu African Film Academy Awards
  • Best Actress in Leading Role, Female Viewers Choice and Honorium Appreciation Award in 2012 at Golden Icon Academy Movie Awards.
  • Female Viewers Choice in 2013 at Golden Icon Academy Movie Awards.
  • Best Actress Leading Role, Best Comedic Role, and Best Actress Viewer’s Choice in 2014 at Golden Icon Academy Movie Awards.
  • Best Actress in Nigeria in 2015 at Golden Icon Academy Movie Awards.
  • Best Actress Africa Collaboration in 2015, Ghana Movies Awards
  • Best Actress in comedy in 2016 at Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards
  • Best Actress Tv series in 2016 at Nigeria Entertainment awards
  • Best Actress 2018 at ZAFAA Global Awards.
  • In 2013, Ini Edo was elected the judge for Miss Black Africa United Kingdom Beauty Pageant.
  • In 2016, the Nollywood star was appointed the assistant to the Akwa Ibonm State Governor on Culture and Tourism docket.

Ini Edo Nominations

In the course of her acting career, Ini Edo was nominated for the following awards although she failed to clinch them.

  • Best Actress in Leading Role and Female Viewers Choice in 2012 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards
  • Best Actress in Leading Role, Best Comedic Act and Best Actress Viewers Choice in 2014 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards
  • Best Actress and Female Viewers Choice in 2015 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards
  • Best Actress in Comedy in 2015 Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards
  • Best Actress in Leading Role in 2015 Africa Movie Academy Awards
  • Best Actress TV Series in 2016 Nigerian Entertainment Awards

Ini Edo Model

Ini Edo was appointed by the United Nations as the United Nations Habitat Youth Envoy. She was also the GLO brand ambassador between 2006 and 2016, a deal that has fetched her millions of Naira. Ini entered a deal with Noble hair brand ambassador in the year 2010. Recently, Edo is the brand ambassador of Slim Tea Nigeria, a deal that is fetching her some good coffers.

Ini Edo’s Net Worth

Ini Edo has been in the Nollywood industry for several years. She is one of the highly paid actresses in Nigeria. She has also struck lucrative deals with multi-billion companies as their brand ambassador. This makes her wealthy and influential. She is estimated to be worth $1.2 million, making her very powerful and rich Nollywood actress in Nigeria. She owns a multi-million house in Lekki, Lagos, estimated at 70 million Naira.

Ini Edo Wiki

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  • Full Name: Iniobong Edo Ekim
  • Famous as: Ini Edo
  • Gender: Female
  • Age: 38 years
  • Date of Birth: 23rd April 1982
  • Place of Birth: Uyo village Akwa Ibom State
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Citizenship: Nigerian
  • Race: Black
  • Body Height: 5 feet 3inches
  • Body Weight: Unknown
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Skin Color: Light black
  • Parents: Unknown
  • Siblings: three; Oti, Ukeme and one unknown.
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Marital Status: Divorced
  • Spouse: Unavailable
  • Children: None
  • Education: University of Uyo
  • Profession: Theater Arts
  • Occupation: Nollywood actress and producer
  • Salary: Under Review
  • Net Worth: $1.2 million                               

Ini Edo Clubbing

Ini Edo loves clubbing so much, and she is happy about it. She likes hanging around with friends in clubs to enjoy life and the sweat of her labour. Whenever she finds any opportunity, she would prefer hanging around in clubs with friends rather than staying in her house with family.

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Frequently asked questions about Ini Edo

Who is Ini Edo?

Ini Edo is one of the renown beautiful Nollywood actress, movie producer, philanthropist and a television personality.

How old is Ini Edo?

Ini Edo was born on 23rd April 1982 in Uyo village Akwa Ibom State located in the southern region of Nigeria. She is currently 38 years as of 2020.

Is Ini Edo married?

Ini Edo is currently single as a divorced woman. She was once married to Philip Ehiagwina, an influential American based entrepreneur, who she divorced in 2014, after a series of unresolved differences and misunderstanding.

How tall is Ini Edo?

Ini Edo has an average body, and she measures 5 feet 3inches.

How Much does Ini Edo earn?

Ini Edo is one of the scarce and highly paid Nollywood Actresses in Nigeria. She makes a good fortune for playing a movie role. However, the exact value for her salary is still under review, and details shall be availed once it is accessible.

How much does Ini Edo worth?

Ini Edo is rated as one of the richest and influential Nollywood actresses. As of 2020, she is rated to be worth $1.2 million making her rich and powerful.

Is Ini Edo dead or alive?

Ini Edo is still alive and in good health. There are no reports that purpoting that she is dead or endangered.

Where is Ini Edo now?

Ini Edo is still active in Nollywood movie acting and production. There are no reports linking her to the resignation of her lovely career.


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