Ini Edo Net Worth: Ini Edo who has a net worth of $4 million dollar, is a Nigerian actress, and a script writer. She began her film career in 2000, and has featured in more than 100 movies since her debut.
In 2013, she was a judge for the Miss Black Africa UK Pageant. In 2014, Ms. Edo was appointed by the United Nations as a United Nations Habitat Youth Envoy.
On this post we will be discussing Ini Edo Net Worth, Biography, career and achievement so far as a renowned Nollywood actress.
Ini Edo Biography.
Ini Edo is an Ibibio from Akwa Ibom state in the south-south part of Nigeria, not far from Calabar. Her mother was a teacher, and her father a church elder. She had a strict upbringing, the second of four children, three girls, one boy. She attended Cornelius Connely College in Uyo. She graduated from the University of Uyo where she got a Diploma in Theatre Arts.
Ini Edo Net worth And Biography
She also completed her bachelor’s degree program at the University of Calabar where she studied English. In 2014 she got a scholarship to study law at National Open University of Nigeria.
Ini Edo personal Life
In 2008 Ini Edo got married to Nigeria base American Philip Ehiagwina and in September 2014 they divorced .There were allegations and accusations of domestic violence.
Her acting career started in 2003 with her debut in Thick Madam. She was discovered by a producer at the audition she attended. Her breakthrough came in 2004 when she acted in World Apart. She has appeared in over 100 films;
she is currently one of the highest-paid and most influential actresses in Nigeria and Africa in general.
Ini Edo Role In World Apart
World Apart is a romantic comedy movie that raised Ini Edo to stardom. It starred Ini Edo as a village girl, named Ulima. It featured Kenneth Okonkwo as Prince Promise, Hilda Dokubo; Rhoda, Liz Benson; Queen Mirabel, and Laz Ekwema as King Idoto, e.t.c. It was directed by Tchidi Ebere.
Ini Edo Net worth And Biography
In the movie, Ulima the village girl is taken to the city to live and help her uncle. Initially, the whole city looked too amazing to her. Along the line, she fell in love with Prince Promise, but the Queen was against her as a daughter-in-law.
However, Prince Promise transformed Ulima and afterwards, took her to the Queen. This time, he introduced her as an ambassador’s daughter. The Queen joyfully accepted her, not-knowing it is the same girl she rejected. Eventually, the Prince revealed Ulima’s true identity and this left the mother no choice than to apologise for her initial refusal of the union.
Endorsement Deals & Politics
In 2006, Ini Edo became a brand ambassador to Globacom and the deal lasted for 10 years. Also, she signed a deal with Chivita, a popular Juice manufacturing company to be the face of the brand.
Ini Edo is an ambassador for Slim Tea Nigeria. She also signed a deal with Noble Hair in 2010.
In 2013, She was appointed a Judge for the Miss Black Africa United Kingdom Beauty Pageant.
Ini Edo Political Appointment
Since 2016, Ini Edo holds the office of the Special Assistant to the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Gov. Udom Gabriel Emmanuel on Culture, Entertainment and Tourism.
Ini Edo Awards
- Best Actress Leading Role, Best Nollywood Awards, 2009
- Best Actress Indigenous, Zulu African Film Academy Awards, 2011
- Honorarium Appreciation Award, Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards, 2012
- Best Act Female (English), Cross River Movie Award, 2013
- Female Viewers Choice, Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards, 2013
- Best Supporting Actress, Nollywood and African Film Critics Award (NAFCA), 2013
- Best Actress – Africa Collaboration, Ghana Movie Award, 2015
Ini Edo Net worth
Ini Edo is currently one of the richest and most influential actress in Nigeria, With an estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars.
Ini Edo Films
Ini Edo is a producer and she has produced films like: Heaven on my mind, Knocking on heaven’s door, Echoes of Love, Memories of my heart and many more. She has also acted in the following films: