Angela Okorie is one of the most renowned Nigerian movie actresses and entrepreneurs born to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Okorie in Cotonou, the Benin Republic on the 17th of August 1984.
Angela hails from Ishiagu in Ivo Local Government Area, Ebonyi State. Ebonyi State is a State in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria.
Quick facts about Angela Okorie
orn: 29 of October 1975
- Place of birth: Cotonou, Benin republic
- Occupation: Actress, singer, and entrepreneur.
- Sun sign: Scorpio
- Marital status: Married
- Children: 1
- Education: B. Sc in Theatre arts and business administration
- Country of origin: Nigeria
- Net worth: $850,000
- Awards: Best Supporting Actress
Angela Okorie Education
Information about her primary and secondary education isn’t much made available to the public. However, it is known that Angela studied at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration.
Angela Okorie Career
2009 was when Angela started her journey into Nollywood, after so many years of modeling for a soap company. Her first movie titled “Sincerity” also came in the same 2009, a movie produced and directed by Stanley Egbonini and Ifeanyi Ogbonna. The film features notable Nollywood actors such as Chigozie Atuanya, Nonso Diobi, Yemi Blaq, and Oge Okoye.
With reports from Pulse Nigeria, it was believed her fame came after she starred in Holy Serpent. Nollywood vanguard and Nations newspaper In 2014 described her as one of the “most sought after actresses” in Nollywood respectively.
Speaking about her passion for music, Okorie explained that she has written quite a umber of songs and hopes to release an album in no distant time. She described music as “a part of me”.
During one of her interviews, she mentioned Genevieve Nnaji as her role model in the Nollywood industry and the need for her to emulate her ways of not going nude to attain fame stating her mother’s displeasure as well as her cultural beliefs against such acts no matter what is involved.
Angela Okorie’s Net Worth
It is estimated that Angela’s net worth is around $850,000. This is owed to the fact that she is among the most popular and influential actresses in Nigeria.
Some of her income streams include movies, songwriting, being a brand influencer, and ambassador, and other personal investments.
Angela Okorie Award and Nomination
Angela Okorie has won numerous of awards. In addition, she has received various recognitions for humanitarian sacrifices.
Some of the awards she won include:
- Best Upcoming Actress
- Most Prominent Actress
- Best Actress in a Leading Role (AMVCA)
- Best Actress in a Supporting Role (AMAA)
Angela Okorie’s notable movies/music
- Sincerity (2009)
- Secret Code
- Heart of a Widow
- Holy Serpent (with Kenneth Okonkwo) (2011)
- Royal Vampire
- Palace of Vampire
Contact details of Angela Okorie
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