In this piece, platinumpost.ng chronicles the biography, family, education, career, net worth and assets of star actress Destiny Etiko.
Destiny Etiko is a Nigerian actress best known for her uniqueness while acting.
She steered into the Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood, in 2011, registering with the “Actors Guild of Nigeria.”
Destiny Etiko is one of the familiar faces you will come in contact with within the Nollywood film industry. Classy, bold, and beautiful, Destiny Etiko has created a niche for herself in the industry, gaining popularity steadily with a fan base of over 570k likes on FaceBook, and over 4.2M on Instagram.
Destiny’s creative and phenomenal acting skills came to the fore when she took the lead role in “Idemili” an epic tragic movie that showcases ancient Igbo culture, mystics, and values directed by Ernest Obi, produced by Onye-Eze Productions.
Ever since she had a ground-breaking breakthrough in this movie; her acting career has blossomed. She has gained more lead roles, which has made her a formidable force to reckon with in the industry.
Destiny Etiko remains one of the most generous and selfless actresses in the Nigerian movie industry.
Her goodwill towards the less privileged people has earned her so much love and affection from the masses.
Currently, the actress set up a non-profit organization in her name which is aimed basically at alleviating the miserable condition of people languishing in penury and destitution.
Destiny Etiko Foundation (DEF) on countless occasions have reached out to people in various localities in order to lend a helping hand in any little way.
Destiny Etiko alongside her crew members has visited schools, widows and poverty-stricken individuals in the interior parts of Nigeria and subsequently blessed them with items such as bags of rice, garri and so on.
There is no doubt that benevolent gestures like such bring about much love from people and blessings from God; little wonder they say ‘one good turn deserves another’.
Hence it is in her nature to show excessive love to the helpless, they reciprocate in the little way they can by continuously blowing her trumpet.
Destiny Etiko was born and raised in Udi, a popular town in Enugu, a southeastern geographical area of Nigeria occupied predominantly by the igbo people of Nigeria.
Destiny Etiko is born into a family of five having 3 brothers and a sister. She is the second child of the family, born on the 12th of August, 1989.
The famous Destiny Etiko prioritizes her acting career more than relationships.
Once bitten twice shy, Destiny does not want to go in the way of her mother who sacrificed her career to raise her family.
According to her, she wants and would love a man who is able to accept her love and passion for acting. Currently, contrary to popular opinion, she is neither engaged nor married.
Destiny had her primary and secondary school education at Zik Avenue Primary School and Queens School respectively in Enugu State.
Etiko received both her primary and secondary school education in Enugu State where she obtained her First School Leaving Certificate and the West African Senior School Certificate.
Etiko in bid to obtain a university degree relocated to Anambra state then applied to study Theater Arts in Nnamdi Azikiwe University located in Awka.
Etiko was accepted and granted admission and eventually graduated with a degree in Theater Arts in 2012.
Destiny Etiko had a passion for acting at a very young age; she wanted to follow in her mother’s footsteps who had to give up acting to raise her family.
While still in secondary school, she registered in the Action Guild of Nigeria in Enugu state which was her first entrance into the Nollywood industry.
From here, Destiny Etiko started attending movie auditions and playing minor roles in movies where her talent gradually came to the limelight.
Being a popular Nollywood actress, scriptwriter, television personality and model, Destiny Etiko has gathered some real wealth for herself. Her net worth is estimated at $600,000.
A woman of style and fashion, Destiny Etiko recently bought a new Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, which she tenderly named;” an extra baby added to my garage” on her Instagram page.
She is also the proud owner of a new Mercedes SUV which she got as a birthday gift in 2019.