Esther Audu Biography: Age, Net Worth, Instagram, Spouse, Height, Wiki, Parents, Awards, Movies

April 6, 2024 0 Posted By Gift Nworie

 Esther Audu is a talented Nigerian actress who has made a name for herself in the entertainment industry. 

With her captivating performances in films such as Inikpi, Dinner (2016), Mystified (2017), and Order of the Ring (2013), she has gained a large following and become a household name in Nigeria. 

Her dedication, passion, and skill have made her one of the country’s most sought-after actresses.


  • Full Name: Esther Audu Ojire 
  • Stage Name: Esther Audu
  • Born: March 22, 1982 
  • Age: 41
  • Birthplace: Ikeja Cantonment, Lagos.
  • Nationality: Nigeria
  • Occupation: Nigeria Actress 
  • Height: 1.68 m
  • Parent: Mr. and Mrs James Audu 
  • Siblings: 5
  • Spouse: Philip Ojire
  • Children: Chevaughn Chiyeme Ojochegbe Ojire
  • Relationship: Marriage 
  • Net Worth: $500,000

Early Life And Education.

Esther Audu, the youngest of six siblings, was born on March 22, 1982, in Ikeja Cantonment, Lagos, Nigeria, to James Audu, a retired military officer, and his wife. Her family originally hails from Olamaboro in Kogi State but relocated to Abuja in 2002. Esther’s upbringing in a military family and diverse cultural background have influenced her career as an actress in the Nigerian film industry.

Esther Audu initially aspired to be a newscaster during her secondary school days. However, her participation in her school’s Drama and Literary Club and her representation of Nigeria at the Kidafest in Ghana in 1996 solidified her passion for acting, leading her to shift gears from newscasting. 

Her experience in the church drama group at the Redeemed at His Majesty parish in Abuja further honed her acting skills. Despite pursuing acting professionally, she also completed her university education, demonstrating her commitment to her passion and academic pursuits.


Esther Audu, a talented Nigerian actress, has carved a strong presence in the Nollywood film industry. Her passion for acting dates back to her secondary school days, when she actively participated in drama and literary clubs, honing her stage presence. 

Despite initially dreaming of becoming a newscaster, a defining moment came in 1996 when she represented Nigeria at Kidafest in Ghana, solidifying her desire to pursue acting. Her dedication and hard work have made her a well-known name in the Nigerian film industry, inspiring others to follow their dreams and passions.

Esther’s rise to prominence was marked by her captivating performances in several films, including “Inikpi,” “Dinner” (2016), “Mystified” (2017), and “Order of the Ring” (2013). These films showcased her versatility as an actress, allowing her to take on roles in various genres such as drama, romance, thrillers, and comedies. 

With her degree in Business Management from the University of Jos, Esther could balance her academic pursuits with her acting aspirations, further cementing her success in the film industry. Her early film appearances in “Ungodly Romance” and “Sins of Rachael” also played a significant role in launching her career.

Esther continues to be active in the industry, with recent appearances in films such as Lost in the Act (2023), Blind (2023), Anywhere But Home (2023), Oath Keepers (2022), and The Other Wife (2022). In addition to her successful acting career, Esther is also a devoted wife and mother, skillfully balancing her family life with her professional pursuits. Esther remains dedicated to her craft despite her busy schedule and consistently delivers high-quality performances in each role.

Awards and Nominations

  • City People Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress of the Year (English)

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @estherene
  • Facebook handle: @Esther Audu
  • Twitter handle: @estherene

Personal Life 

Esther Audu is a Nigerian actress known for her roles in Nollywood movies. She is married to Philip Ojire, a video director and entrepreneur, and they tied the knot in 2016. The couple has one son, Chevaughn Chiyeme Ojochegbe Ojire, born in 2019. 

Esther graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from the University of Jos in 2010. In an interview, Esther also mentioned enjoying cooking, traveling, listening to music, and watching movies in her free time. She is a talented actress, dedicated mother, wife, and businesswoman.


  • Lost in the Act (as Mandy)
  • Blind (as Chioma)
  • Sarah. Dera
  • Anywhere But Home (as Matilda)
  • Wild Card (TV Movie) (as Angelica, Audrey)
  • If Only
  • Double Perfect Plan (TV Movie) (as Erica)
  • False Hearted (as Anita)
  • Oath Keepers (as Sandra)
  • The Other Wife
  • Hired Bride
  • A Familiar Stranger (as Bridget)
  • Baby’s Day Out (as Shan)
  • A Few Feet Apart (as Carol)
  • Mother’s Wish
  • Unbroken
  • The Ghost and the Tout, Too
  • My Sister’s Secret
  • The Gift of Life
  • The Return of Crazy House
  • The Wedding Party 2
  • Kasanova
  • The Raging Storm
  • The Legend of Inikpi
  • Royal Hibiscus Hotel
  • My Name is Lucy
  • Chief Daddy
  • Elevator Baby
  • The Bling Lagosians
  • Mamba

Net Worth

Esther Audu is a famous Nigerian actress, entrepreneur, and television personality with an estimated net worth of $500,000.

 She has built a successful career in the entertainment industry and ventured into business, contributing to her impressive net Worth.

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