Ngozi Ezeonu Biography, Net Worth, Family & Children

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Ngozi Ezeonu neé Ikpelue is a veteran Nollywood actress. She was a journalist before her acting career started and she is particularly known for her maternal role “the Nollywood Mummy”. However, in the early days of her career, she played other roles. Ezeonu is remarkable and relatable to many as a fellow parent and an average Nigerian mother. She has stayed relevant in the movie industry for three decades. 

Ngozi Ezeonu Biography

Growing up

Ngozi Ezeonu was born on May 23, 1965, to Mr. and Mrs. D.O. Ikp. She is a native of Ogbunike, Anambra State, Nigeria. She is one of the two female children of her parents and she has five other male siblings.


Information about Ezeonu’s early education is unknown, however, she obtained a Diploma Degree in Journalism and later worked as a Journalist.


Ngozi Ezeonu’s first paying job or career was as a hairstylist before she got her diploma in journalism. She worked briefly as a journalist in Radio Lagos before she started her acting career. In 1993, she joined Nollywood based on the introduction of Zeb Ejiro a movie director, she got her debut role in the movie Nneka the Pretty Serpent, she did an amazing job as the supporting lead in the movie which only opened another door of opportunity for her as she got another role in the hit movie Glamour Girls and that was how her space in the limelight was forever earned. She has acted alongside talented Nollywood actors like Kenneth Okonkwo, Liz Benson, Pete Edochie, Gloria Anozie, Bob Manuel, Segun Arinze, etc.


The veteran actress won the Best Supporting Actress nomination at the 8th Africa Movie Academy Awards.

Ngozi Ezeonu Movies

Ezeonu has featured in over one hundred and fifty movies and some of them are;

  • Ada Vigilante
  • End of Ada Vigilante
  • Evil Project
  • Senseless
  • Best Honeymoon
  • Enslaved
  • Definition of Love  
  • End of a Princess
  • Glamour Girls – 1994
  • Nneka The Pretty Serpent – 1994   
  • I Swear – 2004
  • Occultic Kingdom – 2005
  • Abuja Top Ladies – 2006
  • The Love Doctor – 2007
  • Royal Grandmother 1 and 2 – 2007
  • Tears in My Eyes – 2008
  • Throne of Tears 1, 2, and 3 – 2008
  • My Darling Princess – 2008
  • Tears of a Prince – 2009
  • Sister Mary and Ossy – 2009
  • Stone Face – 2009  
  • Secret Shadows 1 and 2 – 2010
  • Wise In-Laws – 2010
  • A Private Storm – 2010
  • Adesuwa – 2012
  • Shattered Mirror – 2012
  • The Kings and Gods – 2012
  • Broken Engagement – 2013  
  • Palace War – 2014
  • Tears of a Virgin – 2014   
  • Luscious Lucy – 2016
  • Tears and Glory – 2017
  • Pretty Little Thing – 2017
  • Lion Heart – 2018
  • Seed of Destruction – 2019
  • Nkasi my flesh and blood
  • Prince Decision

Ngozi Ezeonu Family Photos

Ngozi Ezeonu has been married to Edwin Ezeonu for decades. The couples have four children all grown up. Like many people born in her generation, Ezeonu has no social media presence, and the few glimpses in her personal life have been through her children.

Ngozi Ezeonu family photos

Ngozi Ezeonu Net Worth

Ngozi Ezeonu is known to be among the most hardworking women in the Nigerian industry and it’s only fair that she got paid her worth. Her net worth is estimated to be $500,000.

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