Ivie Okujaye is a Nigerian actress, producer, scriptwriter and singer who rose to fame after emerging as the winer of the Amstel Malta Box Office reality TV show in 2009.
The talented actress who was born on 16th May 1987, is sometimes called the Little Genevieve as people identifies her with a striking resemblance with the Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji.
Ivie Okujaye was born on the 16th of May 1987, in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. Her father hails from Delta State, while her mother hails from Edo State. She is the last of her parents’ five children. Ivie grew up in Benin but relocated to Abuja at the age of ten.
Ivie went to primary school at Our Ladies of Apostle Private School, while she had her secondary education at Queen’s College, Lagos. After obtaining her WAEC certificate, she proceeded to the University of Abuja to obtain a degree in Economics.
Ivie Okujaye is married to Ezie Egbo, and they are blessed with two lovely daughters.
Ivie’s parents initially wanted her to study medicine because there are several medical practitioners in her family. Ivie came into the Nigerian entertainment industry through the Amstel Malta Box Office (AMBO) platform. Since her entrance into the industry, she has continually worked hard to stay relevant in the industry.
Her first role as an actress was in the movie, Alero’s Symphony, where she acted with a popular R&B singer, Faze. In 2014, she produced her debut movie, Make a Move. This movie was successful and highly accepted that it earned her awards. Since then, she has been acting and producing movies that make a difference and impact lives.
2011 – 2017
7 Inch Curve
Alero’s Symphony – 2011
Kamara’s Tree – 2013
How She left my Brother – 2013
The Volunteers – 2013
The Black Silhouette – 2014
Burning Bridges – 2014
Dowry – 2014
Make a Move – 2014
Hotel Majestic – 2015
Fifth Floor – 2017
Just Once – 2017
Pocket for Eight – 2017
Slow Country – 2017
2018 – 2020
Jilted – 2018
Underrated – 2018
Kuvana The Movie – 2018
Green – 2018
Good Turn – 2018
Unspeakable – 2018
Fantastic Numbers – 2018
Acid Test – 2019
Grey Area – 2019
Least Expected – 2019
Not So Long A Letter – 2019
Fading – 2019
Emotional Baggage – 2019
Escape – 2019
If I am President – 2019
Twin Flames – 2020
Awards And Nominations
Most Promising Actress nominee at the Best of Nollywood Awards – 2010
Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Young Actor – 2012
Trailblazer Award at the Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards (AMVCA) – 2013
Nollywood Movie Award for Best Rising Star (Female) – 2014
Best Actress in a leading role nominee at the Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards – 2014
The Future Awards Africa Prize in Entertainment nominee – 2014
Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Best of Nollywood (BON) Awards – 2014
City People Movie Award nominee for Best New Actress of the Year (English) – 2014
Late Ambassador Segun Olusola NBMA nominee for Actress of the Year – 2016
Nigeria Entertainment Award nominee for Best Actress – 2017
City People Movie Award nominee for Best Actress of the Year (English) – 2018
Nominated at the City People Movie Award for Best Actress of the Year (English) – 2019
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