Ngozi Ezeonu Biography: Age, Net Worth, Parents, Children, Films, Height, Spouse

Posted By Gift Nworie

In numerous Nollywood films, Ngozi Ezeonu, a prominent Nigerian actress and former journalist, has gained recognition for her remarkable portrayals of archetypal mother figures.

 Her talent and dedication to her craft were acknowledged in 2012 when she starred in the film Adesuwa, earning her a nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the esteemed 8th Africa Movie Academy Awards. 

This recognition further solidified Ezeonu’s status as a highly respected and acclaimed actress within the Nigerian film industry.


  • Full Name: Ngozi Ikpelue
  • Stage Name: Ngozi Ezeonu
  • Born: May 23, 1965
  • Age: 58 years old 
  • Birthplace: Imo, Owerri, Nigeria
  • Nationality: Nigeria
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Height: 5’6
  • Parents: Dennis and Ezenwanyi Ikpelue
  • Siblings: 6
  • Spouse: Edwin Ezeonu (divorced)
  • Children: 4
  • Relationship: divorce
  • Net Worth: $700,000

Early Life And Education

 Ngozi Ezeonu, also known as Ngozi Ikpelue, was born on May 23, 1965, in Imo, Owerri. Coming from Ogbunike in Anambra State, she was raised by her parents, Dennis and Ezenwanyi Ikpelue, alongside her six siblings.

 After completing her primary and secondary education in Owerri, Ngozi Ezeonu embarked on the exciting journey of pursuing her career as a hairstylist. With a passion for transforming people’s looks and enhancing their beauty, she worked diligently at a local spa, honing her skills and gaining valuable experience in hairstyling.


Recognized primarily for her exceptional performances in parental roles, Ezeonu’s acting journey initially revolved around portraying younger characters.

 Back in 1993, the renowned filmmaker Zeb Ejiro offered her a supporting role as Nkechi, the close companion of the antagonist, in the widely acclaimed Igbo film Nneka the Beautiful Serpent.

 Demonstrating her versatility, she then took on the role of Thelma, a mistress belonging to the upper echelons of society, in Glamour Girls the following year.

 Since starting her acting career, Ngozi Ezeonu, a highly regarded actor, has accumulated an impressive repertoire of over 200 acting credits. Despite the passage of time, she remains actively engaged in her profession to this very day.

 In response to the query regarding her current status, it can be confirmed that Ngozi Ezeonu, the renowned actress, is alive and thriving in her craft. 

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: nee denis (@officialngoziezeonu)
  • Twitter handle: ngoziezeonu (@ngoziezeonu1)
  • Facebook: Ngozi Ezeonu

Personal Life

The renowned actress Ngozi Ezeonu is not married. She went through a divorce from her ex-husband, Edwin Ezeonu, with whom she had faced numerous challenges in their marriage since 2013. The divorce was finalized in 2015 after legal proceedings at the Ikeja High Court.

 Ngozi Ezeonu and her ex-husband were blessed with a beautiful family of four children. Their children’s names are Ogechukwu Edwina, Chidera, Melveen, and an adorable unnamed daughter. Ngozi Ezeonu is 58 years of age.


  • Glamour Girls 
  • Nneka The Pretty Serpent   
  • I Swear 
  • Occultic Kingdom 
  • Abuja Top Ladies 
  • The Love Doctor 
  • Royal Grandmothers 1 and 2 
  • Palace War 
  • Tears of a Virgin   
  • Luscious Lucy 
  • Tears of the Innocent 
  • Zenith of Sacrifice 
  • Heritage 
  • Dusted Crown 
  • Crazy Princess 
  • On All Sides 
  • Run Away From Love 
  • If Trouble Comes 
  • Making a King 

Net Worth

 Ngozi Ezeonu, a prominent actress in the Nigerian film industry known as Nollywood, is reported to have an estimated net worth of approximately $700,000. 

With her impressive talent and contribution to the entertainment world, Ezeonu has undoubtedly established herself as a successful figure in the industry.

 Her hard work and dedication have paid off, allowing her to accumulate significant wealth throughout her career. As she continues to excel in her craft, it is expected that her net Worth will continue to grow.

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