Chidi Ihezie Okafor is a popular Nigerian actress, model, television personality and a gospel singer.
She was born on the 19th of September 1980 in Lagos. She hails from Obowo Council of Imo State in south eastern Nigeria.
Chidi Ihezie had her primary and secondary education in Lagos where she had her first and secondary school certificates respectively.
She later went to Oko Polytechnics in Anambra State where she bagged a National Diploma in Mass Communication.
Her Acting Career
Chidi Ihezie joined the Nigerian Movie Industry in 1993. She has since starred in several movies. She rose to limelight in the industry after featuring in hit movie “Billionaires Club” and My In-law. It was a movie she acted alongside the key celebrities of the industry like Pete Edochie, Nkem Owoh, Amaechi Munagor, Tony Umez, Clement Ohameze and other big stars.
She is beautiful, creative and highly gifted in acting and interpretation of movie roles and can as well accept any character assigned her in most Nollywood movies.
She is a prolific Nollywood actress with over 100 movies to her credit, some of which are:
• Battle of Indemnity
• Hard Movies
• The Final Clash
• My In-Law
• Violent Clash
• Billionaires Club and several others.
Chidi revealed that a movie “Living in Bondage” actually inspired her a great deal in making a career in acting.
She again opened up that her parents never supported her going to acting, but as fate would have it, things have a way of actualizing to fruitfulness. She concluded that she never regretted her chosen career.
Chidi Ihezie has in her years in the movie industry received recognitions. She was nominated for:
• Most promising actress in Nigeria at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
• Best actress in a supporting role at the African Movie Academy Awards
• Best actress in a leading role at the City People Entertainment Awards.
Her Personal Life
Chidi got married to her long time friend in 2003 and the union is blessed with beautiful children.
She revealed that her sudden disappearance in the movie industry was to enable her give birth and raise children.
Aside acting, she is also a gospel singer. She released a 10 tracker gospel album titled Limitless Jesus which is currently being aired freely on radio and television stations across Nigeria.
Her Net Worth
Chidi Ihezie is indeed a renowned Nollywood actress, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $200,000 dollars.