8 amazing things you should know about Nollywood actress, Chioma Okafor

Chioma Okafor is a prominent Nigerian actress and model, best known for her roles in various film and television productions.

Here’s a closer look at her journey and achievements:

Early Life and Background

Chioma Okafor was born on November 10, 1994, in Anambra State, Nigeria, where she originally hails from.


She graduated from the prestigious Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, with a degree in Business Administration.

Acting Career Beginnings

-Okafor began her acting career in 2018 while still in college.


She has appeared in numerous movies and TV series, including “Getting Over Him,” “Almost a Virgin,” “Seducing Mr. Perfect,” “Africa Magic’s Brethren,” “House 31,” and more. She has also performed in stage shows such as “Hear Word!: Pidgin” and “OMG the Musical.”

Rise to Fame

Okafor gained significant recognition in 2019 when she starred in the Nigerian primetime family TV series “Superstory: Monica” alongside veteran actors Zack Orji, Tina Mba, Funsho Adeolu, Norbert Young, Yemi Solade, and Gloria Young.

Major Roles and Breakthrough

In 2021, she co-starred with Nigerian movie stars Chinedu Ikedieze and Osita Iheme in Netflix’s comedy “Aki and Pawpaw.” She also starred in the short film “Without You” and the Accelerate TV web series “Visa on Arrival.” That year, she was the runner-up in the Rita Dominic Acting Challenge and was listed as one of FILMONE Nigeria’s breakout actresses for her lead role in “Aki and Pawpaw.”

Awards and Recognition

In 2022, Okafor won the Nigeria Women Achievers Award for emerging actresses in the Nigerian film industry, celebrating her outstanding performance over the past year.

Recent Projects

In 2023, she starred in the remake of the Nigerian classic film “Domitila: The Sequel,” which highlights the dangers of sex work in Nigeria.

Chioma Okafor’s career trajectory showcases her talent and versatility, making her a rising star in the Nigerian entertainment industry.

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