38-year-old Nigerian actress Ebube Nwagbo has become a well-known name in the Nigerian movie industry. She began her acting career at the age of 20 and has featured in numerous popular Nigerian movies, including Eyes of the Nun, Before My Eyes, Against My Blood. The highly creative and talented actress has been in the entertainment industry for almost two decades now. In addition to acting, she is also an illustrious businesswoman who has carved a niche for herself through other businesses she is involved in.
The Actress is From Anambra State
Ebube Nwagbo grew up in the city of Warri, Delta State but was born in Umuchu, Anambra state on the 24th day of February 1983. She is the first child in a family of six children. While details of her father are not known to the public, it is known that the actress had a very good relationship with her mother who passed away in 2021.
Ebube spent her younger years in Warri where she attended both her primary and secondary schools. After graduating from secondary school, she got admission to study at Federal Polytechnic Oko in Anambra State where she obtained a National Diploma (OND) in Mass Communication. She then proceeded to Nnamdi Azikiwe University and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in the same course.
The 38 Year Old Started Her Acting Career At The Age of 20 in 2003
Ebube Nwagbo may not have known how skilled she is in acting until she joined Nollywood in 2003. She first started by going for auditions and taking up very minor characters in movies. She was later able to land her first professional acting role in the 2003 film, Arrested by Love. She followed that up with appearances in projects like Before My Eyes (2008), and Eyes of the Nun (2009).
The three movies played a prominent role in launching Ebube into the limelight given her smart and intelligent performance in them. In the blockbuster movie, Arrested by Love, Ebube played the female lead role alongside Nollywood giant, Jim Iyke and that single exposure significantly impacted the young actress’s life. It boosted her confidence and helped her see the Nollywood industry as a home where she would unleash her acting skills.
Subsequently, Ebube’s brilliance continued to pave way for her to get bigger roles in movies. Today, she is admittedly an A-list actress in the Nollywood industry, having appeared in over 150 Nigerian movies. Some of her movies include:
- Widowed Love
- His Perfect Mistress
- My Boss Wife
- Divorce Scheme
- Midnight Love
- Love or Divorce
- A Chance at Marriage
- A Night To Remember
- A Royal Conspiracy
- Heaven in Love
- Kings Desire
- What I Do for Love
- Heaven in Hell
- The Botched Wedding
- Incomplete Love
- Marriage is Not by Force
- Black Love
- Dangerous Twin Sister
- A Day to Destiny
- Against My Wish
- Mad but Posh
- Closed Marriage
- What Men Want
- Pathetic Love
Ebube Nwagbo Has Become One Of The More Famous Actresses Out Of Nollywood
As earlier mentioned, the Nollywood talent is currently an A-list actress and so does no longer scuffle for prominence. She plays brilliant and creative roles in all her movies and has the ability to interpret diverse characters. Meanwhile, she is also one of the highest-paid actresses in the Nigerian movie industry who charges nothing less than two million naira to appear in a movie.
Reports have it that she was once paid a huge sum of seven million naira for the movie, Widow’s Cult, where she shaved her hair in order to act the role of a widow. Apart from the huge sum she was paid, this also shows the burning passion she has for acting and how much sacrifice she can make in order to achieve success and perfection in it.
The beautiful actress is a socialite who likes to communicate with her numerous fans on her social media platforms like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, etc. On her Instagram handle, she has almost 2M followers. She is one of the most influential actresses in Nigeria which has earned her so much love and admiration by many.
List of The Awards She Has Received
Awards are part of the ways to recognize and appreciate successful people for their works in a given field. So, being an admitted success in the Nigerian film industry, Ebube Nwagbo has gotten a few prestigious awards on her shelve to show for her brilliant works. They include:
- Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards
- Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.
- She won the Best Actress of the Year at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
- Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Best of Nollywood Awards
The Nollywood Star Runs A Few Succesful Businesses On The Side
Having attained a reasonable and successful height in her acting career, the distinguished actress decided to delve into a different stream of endeavor. Out of her love for fashion and looking good, she launched her hair salon business called PoshHair in 2012. Not long after, she announced yet again the launching of her entertainment company called PoshWorld Production.
Ebube Nwagbo is Not Married Despite The Many Rumors
Ebube Nwagbo keeps a low profile on her love life and has not shared any details on who she is currently dating. But typical of celebrity lifestyle, there is no privacy and everything one does is in the public arena. There have been rumors that the actress got married sometime when several pictures of her on a wedding gown were seen on several social media platforms. However, it later turned out that the wedding pictures were taken in one of her movies where she played the bride. Thus, Ebube is still single and has never gotten married in real life.
Nevertheless, she has been linked with some Nigerian celebrities like Emmanuel Emenike, Ogbonna Kanu, and popular pop singer KCee. The actress has, however, denied all the rumors in an interview with the media saying that as a celebrity, people will surely find ways and things to say in order to tarnish your image and bring you down.