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Queen Nwokoye is a popular Nigerian actress known for her roles in the 2014 blockbuster Igbo language movies – ‘Ada Mbano’ and ‘Chetanna’.
Queen Nwokoye made her acting debut in 2004 after she finished her NYSC in the movie titled ‘Nna Men’. She has since then featured in over 300 movies.
Queen became a household name in the Nigerian film industry after starring as the lead character in two successful Igbo language films released in 2014 – ‘Ada Mbano’ and ‘Chetanna’.
‘Chetanna’ was screened at the World Igbo Festival of Arts in the US and earned Queen Nwokoye a nomination for Best Actress at the 11th Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2015.
Queen Nwokoye is a graduate of Sociology and Anthropology from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State. She was born on August 11, 1982, and is currently 39 years old.
According to Queen, she had wanted to further her education in Law before she found herself in the movie industry.
The ‘darling of Nollywood’ as she is fondly called is happily married. She is one of the few female Nigerian celebrities that has managed to keep their private life away from the public.
Queen Nwokoye’s marriage and wedding
Queen Nwokoye has been married since 2011. Because she always kept her private life out of the media, a lot of the actress’s fans often think she is still single.
Queen Nwokoye married her husband, Mr Oluchi Uzoma, in a secret wedding ceremony in 2011. The actress revealed she opted for a secret wedding to avoid the glam and paparazzi of the media.
She also revealed during an interview that she chose to keep her marital life private because her family is where she finds serenity and where she lives a life far away from the acting world.
Queen Nwokoye’s Husband, Mr Oluchi Uzoma
Queen Nwokoye’s husband, Mr Oluchi Uzoma is a businessman from Imo state who is based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Though there were speculations that he is a pastor, he is commonly known as a businessman.
The actress’ husband delved into politics in 2019, contesting for a seat in the Imo State House of Assembly under the All Progressive Congress (APC), but, unfortunately, he did not win.
Queen Nwokoye’s children
Because the actress does not share much about her family, the exact number of Queen Nwokoye’s children is not known. For now, it is only confirmed she has one daughter.
The actress gave birth to a baby girl on August 20, 2018. The news of the child’s birth was shared by her friend, Oma Nnadi.
Oma took to her social media page to congratulate Queen Nwokoye and her husband over the birth of their child. She also shared old pictures of when Queen still had her baby bump.
Queen Nwokoye’s daughter
Actress Queen Nwokoye’s daughter was born on August 20, 2018. Her name is Princess Oluchi and she is almost three years old.
Does Queen Nwokoye have twins?
Queen Nwokoye was speculated to have birthed twin boys as her first child, but an Instagram post of hers that came later suggested that the children were probably her nephews.
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