Clarion Chukwura Biography
Clarion Chukwura, born Clara Nneka Oluwatoyin Folashade Chukwurah is a Nigerian actress and humanitarian. She was born on 24 July 1964 as the only daughter in a family of four. She is from Anambra State. She is the mother of music video director Clarence Peters.
She pursued her secondary education in Queen of the Rosary College then studied Acting and Speech at the Department of Dramatic Arts of Obafemi Awolowo University. She was recognized as a United Nations peace ambassador for her charity work across Africa. She was the first Nigerian to win the Best Actress category at the 1982 FESPACO film festival in Burkina-Faso.
She became a star when I was 18 years old with her first movie, Ola Balogun’s Money Power that was released in 1982. She was an undergraduate at the University of Ife in 1984 with the first nationwide soap opera, Mirror in the Sun, she became a household name. She did her first Nollywood movie in 1994 at the age of 30.
Clarion Chukwura Marriage – Clarion Chukwura Husband
Clarion walked out of the marriage in December 2003 when she got a divorce. She was married to Abiola. She then has been remarried to Femi Oduneye since February 2004.
Clarion Chukwura Movies
- Fiery Force
- Money Power
- Farewell to Babylon
Clarion Chukwura Awards
- Best Actress of the Year at All Africa Film Festival, Ougadagodou, Burkina Faso
- Afro-Hollywood Best Actress Award for Glamour Girls
- THEMA Best supporting actress (yoruba) award
- Lebatino Film Festival, Mexico award for best actress
- Africa Cinema Award
- Reel Award for Best Actress
- Africa Movie Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role