In this article I will be sharing with you 10 Nollywood actresses with chieftaincy titles. Every celebrity dream is to become a master of their own craft and art and also to gain recognition from her people at the end of the day. For sure it is a big deal when these celebrities are recognized and bestowed with chieftaincy titles by traditional monarchs and rulers. Again it is even more appreciated when these celebrities are honored in their own hometowns.
Today we will be looking at 10 Female Nollywood actresses that have been conferred with chieftaincy titles in Nigeria. Here are some of your favorite females Nollywood celebrities who have become chiefs in different towns in Nigeria. So therefore after a careful study and research I present to you 10 Nollywood actresses with chieftaincy titles.
1. Tonto Dikeh
Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh is conferred with a chieftaincy title. She was crowned as the ”Adadioranmma 1 of Nollywood” in her hometown of Ikwerre tribe in River State in the south southern part of Nigeria. Tonto Dikeh has starred in movies like Garden of Love and Terror, Dangerous Child, Pleasure and Crime, Love my Way, Men in Love, Palace Maid, The Bride is Mine, Sisters on Fire, Royal Apart, and many more.
2. Genevieve Nnaji
Nollywood star actress Genevieve Nnaji received the title of Eze Ada 1 of Amuzu Nweafor in her hometown in Mbaise, Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. Genevieve Nnaji has starred in movies like Most Wanted, Ijé, Last Party, Ijele, Mark of the Beast, Blood Sisters, Iron Heart, True Love, and many more.
3. Rachael Okonkwo
Nollywood beautiful actress Rachael Okonkwo was conferred with chieftaincy title as Ugo Oma Ndi Igbo I of Nsukka in her hometown of Nsukka, Enugu State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. Rachael Okonkwo has starred in movies like Nkoli Nwa Nsukka, Royal War, Ekaette Goes to School, White Ladies, Open & Close, Sister Esther, Paw Paw the Guitar Boy, Bloody War, Ogidi, and many more.
4. Ini Edo
Nollywood star actress Ini Edo received a chieftaincy title by the traditional ruler of Egbonike Kingdom in Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. The beautiful Nollywood actress was honored as a result of her excellent interpretation of movie roles that project Igbo traditions to the world. Ini Edo has starred in movies like World Apart, Thick Madam, Royal Gift, Blind Kingdom, Ghetto Queen, Power of Beauty, and many more.
5. Ngozi Ezeonu
Beautiful Nollywood star actress Ngozi Ezeonu has been conferred with a chieftaincy title as the “Ezenwanyi Ndigbo Na Nollywood” which literally means “queen mother of practitioners of Igbo stock in Nollywood”. The title was conferred on her by the Igbo Film Forum (IFF) and Ohanaeze Ndigbo Nollywood (ONN). Ngozi Ezeonu has starred in movies like Living in Bondage, Glamour Girls, Shattered Mirror, Nneka The Pretty Serpent, Family Secret and many more.
6. Chika Ike
Nollywood star actress Chika Ike was given the title of Akwa Ugo 1 of Amoli Kingdom of Enugu State in the south eastern part of Nigeria for her contribution to the growth and development of the Igbo culture and Igbo land. She was conferred the title by the traditional ruler of Amoli Kingdom of Enugu State. Chika Ike has starred in movies like Paradise, Mirror of Beauty, To Love a Stranger, Girls Cot Reloaded, Happy Ending, Bless the Child, Sweet Love, and many more.
7. Oge Okoye
Nollywood beautiful star actress Oge Okoye was given the title of Igolo Nwanyi 1 of Amoli kingdom in Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. She was conferred the title by the traditional ruler of Amoli Kingdom of Enugu State for her contribution to the growth of Igbo culture. Oge Okoye has starred in movies like Spanner, Black Bra, War Game, The Snake Girl, Beyond Passion, Blood Sister, Blackberry Babes, Crazy Passion, Desperate Love, and many more.
8. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
Beautiful Nollywood star actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde was honored in her hometown by the Paramount Ruler of Ondo Kingdom, Oba Kiladejo for her contribution to the growth of Nollywood in Nigeria and rest of the world. She was also decorated with the title by the Ondo State Governor Mimiko. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde has starred in movies like Games Women Play, Blood Sisters, All My Life, Last Wedding, Venom of Justice, Mortal Inheritance, and many more.
9. Patience Ozokwor
Talented Nollywood star actress Patience Ozokwor was honored in 2011 as she was conferred a chieftaincy title as Ada Eji Eje Mba 1 of Ngwo from the people of her town in Enugu State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. She was honored because of her humanitarian service and philanthropic gesture in her community. Patience Ozokwor has starred in movies like Living in Bondage, My Sweet Mother, Aguba, Witches, Atinga, The Coven, Idemili, The Calabash, Old School and many more.
10. Joyce Kalu
Nollywood beautiful actress Joyce Kalu was honored in her hometown with a chieftaincy title of Apunanwu 1 of Ohafia kingdom in Abia State in the south eastern part of Nigeria by his Royal Highness Ezieogo Imaga and the entire Ohafia council of elders. She was honored for her contribution to the growth of Igbo culture around the world. Joyce Kalu has starred in movies like Throne of Glory, Crippled Kingdom, Gallant Mama, Super Women, Wife Material, Insecure Question, and many more.