Cynthia ventured into acting professionally in 1998 when she joined the Nigerian movie industry, popularly known as Nollywood. Her breakthrough came with her first notable role in the movie “King Jaja of Opobo,” which garnered the attention of several movie directors and producers in Nigeria.
|Date of Birth:||April 20, 1960|
|State of Origin:||Enugu State|
Cynthia Okereke Biography
Cynthia Okereke, born on April 20, 1960, is a Nigerian actress hailing from Enugu State. She belongs to the Igbo tribe in Nigeria.
Cynthia Okereke Age
She is 63 years old.
Cynthia Okereke Career
Cynthia joined the Nigerian film industry, also known as Nollywood In 1998, and began performing professionally. Her breakthrough came with her first prominent performance in the film “King Jaja of Opobo,” which caught the interest of several Nigerian film producers and directors.
She received more acclaim for her role as Sofia in the film “Osofia in London,” which she shared with Nkem Owoh. The movie was filmed in several Nigerian sites in addition to London. Since then, Cynthia has acted in more than 50 Nollywood films, such as “Hidden Tears,” “Sound of Love,” “Coronation,” “Second Burial,” “Lion Finger,” “Second Chance,” and many others.
Eve Esin, Ngozi Ezeonu, Funke Akindele, Ebere Okaro, Chiwetalu Agu, Keneth Okonkwo, Chioma Chukwuka, John Okafor, Tana Adelana, and several other Nollywood celebrities have given Cynthia Okereke the chance to collaborate with them during her career.
Cynthia received a nomination for the Africa Movie Academy Awards’ Best Supporting Actress category in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the film industry.
Cynthia Okereke Personal Life
Cynthia Okereke is married and has kids. Her family life is made more enjoyable by the grandchildren she has been blessed with.
Cynthia Okereke Net Worth
Cynthia Okereke had an estimated net worth of $100,000. Her acting career has played a major role in the development of her financial position.
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