Collete Kosisochukwu Barbara is her real name, but widely called Collete Nwadike.
She is a popular Nigerian actress, tv series producer, model and Beauty Queen who emerged the first Black Queen Exquisite Face of the Universe 2015.
Collete was born April 6, 1991 in Markurdi, Benue state to Mr and Mrs Simon Angelina Nwadike. She hails from Nise in Awka-South Local Government Area of Anambra state. She is one of the seven children in a family.
She also grew up in Markurdi where she had her elementary education before moving to Lagos to complete her secondary education.
Collette attended different schools owing to the nature of her parent’s job. She had her primary education at God’s Heritage Nursery and Primary and Holy Ghost Nursery and primary school in Markurdi Benue state.
She went further to have her secondary school certificate at Anglican secondary school in Markurdi, Benue state and Caro secondary school in Olodi, Apapa, Lagos state.
She finally studied English and Literature at Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka in Anambra State.
Collette began her career as a model, featuring in numerous modeling contests.
She contested in different pageants such as Miss Global Nigeria and Miss Earth Nigeria where she was the runner-up.
Collete Nwadike later emerged winner of Miss Tourism Nigeria in 2014 after which she appointed a special adviser to governor of Anambra state, Chief Willie Obiano.
The beauty star represented Nigeria in Exquisite Face of the Universe 2015 which took place at Sao Tome and Principe involving over 50 contestants from different countries of the world. She emerged the victorious and was crowned the first Black Queen to have ever won the title.
Collete is also a good Nollywood actress with brilliant interpretation of roles in movies.
The talented Nollywood star has starred in numerous movies and television series, some of which are:
• Royal Mission
• Single’s Diary
• The Calabash
• African beauty among numerous others.
She has worked with top movie producers in Nigeria like Obi Emelonye, Ikechukwu Onyenka, Kasvid movies, Ndave David Njoku and many others.
Collette has also featured in various shows and top known fashion designers in Nigeria.
Collete is also an entrepreneur. She is the CEO of Screen Goddess Global Productions. She has so far used the platform to successfully complete a movie series titled, ‘African Beauty’.
Kocogirl as she is fondly called by her numerous fans, is versatile, highly creative, skillful and talented entertainer, thrilling her numerous fans across Nigeria.
Collete Nwadike is not yet married, but believed to be in a relationship which she has not disclosed to the public or social media.
Collete Nwadike is indeed a talented and influential Nigerian entertainer with an estimated net worth of about $400,000 dollars.