Racheal Okonkwo Biography
Racheal Okonkwo popularly known as Nkoli Nwa Nsukka, is a Nigerian film actress best known for a film by the same name. She is also a model, dancer and philanthropist. She hails from Ukpata in Uzo Uwani Local government area of Enugu State, located in South East, Nigeria.
She started acting in 2005 but due to lack of movie roles she switched career to dancing. She then joined Nollywood in 2007 playing very minor roles after registering with the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) Enugu Chapter at the National Museum in GRA, Enugu, Nigeria. In 2008, she played a supporting role to Ini Edo & Van Vicker in Royal War 2, alongside Patience Ozokwor in 2010 and alongside John Okafor in Open and Close 1 & 2. Her first major role and consequently her breakthrough movie came in 2014, where she played the lead character in Nkoli Nwa Nsukka as Nkoli.
Racheal Okonkwo Age
The actress was born on 26 May 1987 in Nigeria. She is 31 years old as of 2018.
Racheal Okonkwo Husband
Is Racheal Okonkwo Married? Racheal is currently not married but she has an interest in marriage someday. There were rumors that she was dating Ken Erics, a popular Nigerian actor. Rachael says that she will never sacrifice her career for marriage and she is sure that she will be able to combine family and movie acting. Racheal Okonkwo husband can be an actor as well, as she said in some interview.
However, she seems to be engaged. In March 2018, the Nollywood actress shared a photo of a hand with a ring on the ring finger on it and captioned it “someone said yes last night”. She has however not come out to talk about the whole situation.
Racheal Okonkwo as a Philanthropist
Rachael Okonkwo Children’s Easter Carnival
In her own special way of giving back to the society, Okonkwo hosts an annual carnival which aims at providing free gifts to kids and entertainment to the people. She says it enables her interact with her fans.
In 2015, Rachael hosted the first edition of the children’s Easter Carnival aimed at giving free gifts to kids during the Easter celebration in Enugu. In 2016, the second edition which was held in Onitsha had even more turnout as she was accompanied by fellow actors like Ken Erics among others to the event.
The 2017 edition which was held in her city of birth Nsukka was able to gather over 5000 people, featured even more celebrities like Angela Okorie, Nonso Diobi, Slowdog, Ken Erics, Eve Esin and supported by top brands enabled it to be an even bigger event than its predecessors.
Racheal Okonkwo Movies
- Royal War 2
- Open & Close
- Sister Esther
- Nkoli Nwa Nsukka
- Paw Paw the guitar boy
- Bloody War
- The Gods Anger
- Tears Of Betrayal
- Please leave my husband
- Local Prostitute
- Ijele the princess of fire
- Eno my calabar love
- Justify My Love
- Not My Child
- Vale of Tears
- University girls
- Zee World Madness
- Left Over
- Onwa Na South
- Arthur One Eye Amanda
- Teri Teri
Racheal Okonkwo Awards and Nominations
- Best Supporting Actress of the year (English)
- City People Entertainment Awards (2016) for Best Supporting Actress
- Karis Media Awards (2015) for Best Comic Actress of the Year
- City People Entertainment (2015) for Best Supporting Actress of the year (English)
Racheal Okonkwo Net Worth
The multi-talented Nigerian actress has an estimated net worth of $400,000.