Angela Okorie Biography
Angela Okorie is a Nigerian Nollywood actress who joined the movie industry in 2009, after a decade in modeling for a soap company. Her first movie was titled ‘Sincerity’, produced by Stanley Egbonini and directed by Ifeanyi Ogbonna.
Angela Okorie Age
She was born on August 17, 1986, in Cotonou, Benin Republic.
Angela Okorie Family
The actress was born Angela Ijeoma Okorie. She is the third child of five children, born and raised in Cotonou, Benin Republic.
Angela Okorie Education
She studied theatre arts at the University of Lagos. She also attended Lagos State University, studying public administration. She is a native of the Ishiagu in Ivo LGA in Ebonyi State.
Angela Okorie Relationship | Husband | Marriage
Okorie is married to Mr. Chukwuma Orizu. In a publication by the Dailypost newspaper, she explained that she usually makes a conscious effort to separate her family from the media. She also debunked rumors of a breakup in her marriage.
Angela Okorie Child
She has a son called Chamberlain Orizu who was born on 5th September 2011.
Angela Okorie Career
Okorie ventured into Nollywood in 2009, after a decade in modeling for a soap company. Her first movie was Sincerity in 2009. The film was produced and directed by Stanley Egbonini and Ifeanyi Ogbonna respectively and stars Chigozie Atuanya, Nonso Diobi, Yemi Blaq and Oge Okoye.
According to Pulse Nigeria, her break into the limelight came after she starred in the Holy Serpent. She has also stated her desire to record gospel music in the future. In 2014, she was described as one of the “most sought after actresses” in Nollywood by Vanguard newspaper, as well as a “popular actress” that interprets roles with ease by The Nation newspaper.
She also stated that she intends to go into film production. Speaking on her musical aspirations, she explained that she has written numerous songs and would release her album soon, describing music as something that has always been a part of her. In January 2014, she was documented to have acted in more than 80 film productions.
In 2015, she won the City People Entertainment Awards for Best Supporting Actress in an English film. In August 2014, she acted in more than 100 films since 2009. In a 2014 interview, she explained that her mother was not comfortable with her acting on religious grounds.
She also stated that she wouldn’t act nude irrespective of the fee, explaining that even her role models in the Nigerian industry, like Genevieve Nnaji, didn’t need to go unclad to become a star. She also cited her cultural beliefs as reasons for dressing conservatively in films
Angela Okorie Culture | Lesbianism
Speaking on lesbianism in Nigeria, she spoke on lesbianism explaining that she is against it, particularly because “Our culture forbids it. It is a sin and it is uncalled for. Why would a woman be romantically involved with another woman?”.
In a 2015 post, she downplayed the role of social media by men in relationships. Following the invitation of Apostle Suleman Johnson by the DSS, Okorie urged all Christians to support the clergyman because his views represented that of most of them.
Angela Okorie Awards
-Best Upcoming Act of the African Movie Academy Awards.
-Most Prominent Actress at the City People Entertainment Awards
-Best Supporting actress in English at the City People Entertainment Awards
Angela Okorie Nationality
His nationality is Nigerian.
Angela Okorie Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $600,000.
Angela Okorie Filmography | Movies
-Heart of a Widow
-Palace of Vampire
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