Elma Mbadiwe Biography, Age, Husband, Family, Net Worth, Instagram, Phone Number, State Of Origin, Photos, Movies, Far From Home

Elma Mbadiwe Biography: Age, Husband, Family, Net Worth, Instagram, Phone Number, State Of Origin, Photos, Movies

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Abizz Kenechukwu Mbadiwe (born January 28, 1988) is a versatile Nigerian actress and writer. 

A graduate of Redeemer’s UniversityElma Mbadiwe has appeared in several Nollywood feature films, short films, web series, and TV series.

She is professionally known as Elma Mbadiwe. She is famous for appearing in series like Far From Home, amongst others.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Abizz Kenechukwu Mbadiwe
Stage Name: Elma Mbadiwe
Born: 28 January 1988 (age 36 years old)
Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Imo State
Nationality: Nigerian
Height: 1.52 m
Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Mbadiwe
Siblings: N/A
Spouse: Mr. Aluko
Boyfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: N/A
Occupation: Actress • TV Personality
Net Worth: $400,000-$800,000

Early Life

Elma Mbadiwe was born Abizz Kenechukwu Mbadiwe on the 28th of January 1988. She was born in a private-run medical centre in Lagos City. She was birthed into the family of Mr. and Mrs. Mbadiwe

She is a Lagos-bred woman who spent her formative years residing in the commercial city. Although she has lived in the Southwest region all her life, Elma Mbadiwe is originally from the Southeast. She is an Igbo woman and speaks both Igbo and English languages fluently. She is an indigene of Imo State. 

Elma Mbadiwe is from an upper-middle-class family with strong traditional and moral values. Her parents worked hard to provide her with the good things in life, ensuring she received a quality education in her formative years. 


Elma Mbadiwe attended elite primary schools in Lagos State for her elementary education as a child. 

After that, she studied for her secondary education at a leading private-owned high school. Upon graduating from high school, she was admitted to the private Christian institution – Redeemer’s University

After four years of study, Elma Mbadiwe bagged a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication from the institution. 


After completing the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) program, Elma Mbadiwe began working in the media industry. She gained employment as a writer at Consolidated Media. The firm was the media house for SoundCity. As she advanced in her career, she became an associate producer in the production department of the media house. 

Although she had a thriving career in the media industry, Elma Mbadiwe still nursed her longtime ambition of becoming an actress. She aspired to become a Nollywood superstar. In her secondary and university days, she was an active member of the school’s Drama Society. 

Elma Mbadiwe finally decided to pursue her dream in 2016. She began auditioning for roles in films produced in Nigeria. She secured her first movie role in the 2016 film, The Audition. She played a supporting role in the movie.

Elma Mbadiwe got her big break when she was cast to play the lead role of Tallulah in the film – Unbroken. The film was a huge success for her career as it brought her to the limelight in the industry. She not only amassed fans because of the film but also began to get more challenging and high-paying acting roles. 

She played the role of Laraba in E.V.E, which brought her more fame. Africa Magic Productions is the Executive Producer of both Unbroken and E.V.EElma Mbadiwe is one of the casts of the 2022 Netflix original drama series Far From Home. She played the role of Carmen Wilmer-Willoughby. Her acting in Far From Home has shot her into the top ranking of Nollywood actors. 

Over the years, she has appeared in many films (feature films, short films, web series, and TV dramas) produced in Nollywood. She has carved a name for herself as one of the leading actresses in the Nigerian film industry. She was nominated for Best Upcoming Actress at the Best Of Nollywood Awards in 2018. Elma Mbadiwe has also worked as a screenwriter and has some short films and feature films. 


  • Far From Home
  • Rattle Snake: Ahanna Story
  • Finding Hubby
  • Bridges
  • Caught Up
  • Dysfunction 
  • Rekindle
  • We Don’t Live Here Anymore
  • Phases Season 2
  • In Line
  • Phases Season 1
  • Alter Ego
  • E.V.E
  • Unbroken
  • The Audition
  • Without You

Social Media

Because of her success as an actress, Elma Mbadiwe is a famous figure on social media. 

She currently has over 206k followers on Instagram, over 25.6k followers on Twitter and over 5.3k followers on Facebook. 

  • Instagram handle: @elmambadiweofficial
  • Facebook handle: Elma Mbadiwé Official
  • Twitter handle: @capt_elma

Personal Life

Elma Mbadiwe is currently 36 years old. She turned 36 on the 28th of January. To celebrate her new age, she hosted a private dinner party that her husband, family members, and close friends attended. 

Over the years, Elma Mbadiwe has been tight-lipped about her personal life. She is very private about her romantic relationships. She took the industry by surprise in 2023 when she had a name change. She now bears Elma Mbadiwe-Aluko. This new development shows that Elma Mbadiwe is now a married woman. Her husband’s name is Mr. Aluko.

However, she has been private about the identity of her husband. She has yet to post pictures of her husband and their wedding on her social media pages. But it is clear that Elma Mbadiwe is married to a Yoruba man, and the duo have probably been dating for years. 

Elma Mbadiwe is a gorgeous dark-skinned woman who is 5 feet tall and has a slender body build. She is one of the top twenty sexy actresses in the Nollywood industry. She currently resides in a mansion on Victoria Island. She is also known by the nickname – Captain Elma

Net Worth

Elma Mbadiwe is one of the most successful Nollywood industry actresses and has amassed an estimated net worth of $400,000 to $800,000 (USD).

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