Ekenedilichukwu Cynthia Umenwa popularly known as Ekene Umenwa is a famous Nigerian actress, Comedian, Model, scriptwriter, and MC. She is one of the fast-rising actresses in Nollywood to watch out for, she is beautiful, charismatic, creative, and excellent at what she does. She has featured in several movies that would make one wonder if she just joined the industry a few years ago. Her exceptional acting has earned her millions of fans across the country.
Her career as a Model has soared as she has graced many fashion shows and also appeared in TV adverts and billboards.
Ekene can also be referred to as a business owner as she is the owner of Ekyevents Confectionary where she works as an event planner and baker. She is also a YouTuber, her YouTube channel is known as Palazzo Comedy where she uploads comedy skits known as Mama Ima. She has a large number of subscribers and also followers on Instagram, her Instagram handle is @angel_palazzo_
Ekene celebrates her birthday every 27th of August, her year of birth is unknown as the actress only shares tidbits of information about herself. Although judging by her looks Ekene is guessed to be in her late 20s. Ekene is from the Eastern part of Nigeria.
Ekene has other siblings whom she is always proud to show off on her social media accounts alongside her parents, it is easy to notice that the Umenwa’s are closely knitted and it is such a beautiful thing to see via Ekene’s social media.
Ekene fans know she is a learned woman but information about where and what she studied is unknown.
How Ekene’s Career Started.
Ekene’s career as an actress started in high school where she was a member of her school drama group, it was in this group she learned the basics of acting and realized her love for the craft. She made her way to Nollywood by auditioning for a role in the movie Terror in the Kingdom. Her impeccable performance opened doors for her as she has featured in several movies after that.
IMPORTANT LIFE EVENTS
Ekene is a woman blessed with many talents and her talent has certainly opened doors for her. She joined Nollywood a few years ago and in that time frame she has featured in a lot of movies, some of the said movies are listed below:
- Tears of Money
- Scared Virgin
- Terror in the Kingdom
- For My Mother’s Sake
- 5 Sisters
- The Last Widow
- Blind Choir
- Judy’s Agony
- King after King
- Bad Omen
- Tears for Money
- Birds of the Same Feathers
- Hunt For Destiny
- The Way of Love
- War of Princes
- The Coming
- Feast of Blood.
Her talents have been recognized and she is no more a newcomer in the industry. She has acted alongside popular actors in the industry, the likes of; Yul Edochie, Chika Ike, Stephen Emeka, Fredrick Leonard, Walter Anga, Chacha Eke, Jibola Dabo among others. Her career as a comedian has received tremendous acknowledgment through her thousands of Youtube subscribers.
Ekene’s Memorable Moments
One of the profound moments in Ekene’s life was when she was recognized by a fan. That moment meant a lot to her. It means her hard work is finally being acknowledged and she is somehow leaving her mark in the world.
The actress has not received any notable Awards yet her hard work has been noticed and she has received accolades for her hard work and zeal from her colleagues and fans. Fingers crossed and we are all cheering Ekene on in everything she does.
Ekene has amassed a considerable amount of wealth for herself over the years, the actress’s net worth is estimated to be $300,000 making her a wealthy woman in her own right.
Other Interesting Facts
Ekene is single and if she is dating anyone she has kept that part of her life well hidden from the prying eyes of the media. Whatever this talented woman wishes to do about her relationship status in the future we can only wish her all the best.