In this piece, platinumpost.ng chronicles the biography, family, education, career and net worth of Chioma Chukwuka.
Chioma Chukwuka, also credited as Chioma Chukwuka Akpotha or Chioma Akpotha) is a Nigerian actress, director and movie producer.
In 2007, she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for “Best Actress in a leading role” for her performance in the movie “Sins of the flesh”, and the Afro Hollywood award for best actress in a lead role in 2010.
Chioma Chukwuka was born in Lagos State, on March 12, 1980. She hails from Oraifite in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State, Nigeria.
She is happily married to her handsome husband, Franklin Akpotha who is a businessman. The duo got married on the 26th of February, 2006.
Amazingly, just a year after, in 2007, she gave birth to a boy child and then a girl child some years later.
She completed her primary education at Onward Nursery and Primary School in Lagos State, and then proceeded to Federal Government Girls College in Onitsha, Anambra State for her secondary education.
Chioma then headed to Lagos State University, where she studied Banking and Finance.
Chioma Chukwuka’s acting career began with her debut in the movie “The Apple” in 2000. Chioma also acted in the film The Handkerchief in 2000.
In 2007 she received the “Best Actress in a Lead Role” award at the African Movie Academy Awards for the movie Sins of the Flesh.
She was also nominated for the African Movie Academy Award for “Best Actress” in the movie “Accident” in 2014.
With 20 years of experience, she has starred in more than 350 Nollywood movies, produced 6 movies and have many awards to her credit.
As a film maker, Chioma has produced/co-produced over 8 movies including the award-nominated blockbuster On Bended Knees. Chioma Chukwuka is also a public speaker and mentor.
In January 2019, she announced the launch of a capacity-building platform called Masterclass With Chioma, where aspiring talents, especially actors, are taught by seasoned filmmakers, screenwriters, actors and other industry professionals on what it takes to make it in the film, TV, and theatre industries.
Chioma Akpotha became the brand ambassador for Erisco Foods in November 2018.
Chioma Chukwuka has served as a brand ambassador for a number of Nigerian and international commercial brands, including Globacom Nigeria, a telecommunications company, Omo Detergent and Harpic Cleaner.
Chioma Chukwuka is right now one of the most extravagant and most compelling on-screen characters in Nigeria with an expected Net Worth of $1 million.
Chioma is one of the highly valued and industrious Nollywood celebrities and she has done so well for herself since joining the industry over two decades ago.