Ini Edo

Iniobong Edo Ekim born on April 19, 1982 hails from Akwa Ibom. Popularly known as Ini Edo, she is among the top actresses in Nollywood ( the Nigerian film industry). Her very first film was “Thick Madam” (2003). She has featured in over a 100 films, just 30 in 2007 alone.

Although she loves acting, has acted since she was a child in church and at school, and even though she studied theatre arts at the University of Uyo, she did not see herself becoming an actress! She was thinking of going into law or television. Nollywood at that point had not yet taken off. But one thing led to another and she found herself acting in a film. Both she and others were pleased with how well she did.

Well, her father was not so pleased, not at first. He wanted her to get her degree first. And besides, she was just 19 at the time, a young woman. To become a film actress meant going to a city far away where she knew no one. He was afraid people would take advantage of her. But it all turned out well in the end: a film director saw her talent and took her under his wing and looked out for her like a father. And she did get her degree too, from the University of Calabar, though it was not easy to balance acting with her studies.

Some actresses feel like they have to sleep with the producer to get ahead. She thinks that does not work in the long run, not as well as hard work and talent. Men came on to her all the time when she was single, but she did not let them turn her head: she knew what they all were after.

In November 2008 she got married to Philip Ehiagwina, a businessman. Nollywood actress Rita Dominic came to the wedding. Edo had a second wedding in February 2009 in America, in Houston, Texas, where her husband is based.

Their relationship had been in the newspapers: not just because Edo is one of those people that newspapers like to write things about, true and untrue, but also because Ehiagwina had already been married, to Ruth Okoro, a Nigerian-American model and actress. Okoro made his leaving her for Edo ugly and public, both of them saying terrible things about each other. If Okoro is to be believed, Ehiagwina is a heartless, untrustworthy character.

Ini Edo is an Ibibio from Akwa Ibom state in the south-east, 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 graduated from the University of Uyo where she got a Diploma in Theatre Arts. She also completed her Bachelors Degree program at the University of Calabar where she studied English.

Ini Edo’s acting career started in year 2000. She was uncovered by a producer at an audition she attended; impressed by Ini’s performance, he gave her a new role in his movie. Ini gave the role her best and since then, it’s been one movie role to the other until she climbed the ladder of success.

After working her way to the Top-List in Nollywood with over sixty movies to her credit, Ini Edo has proven to be one of the popular and talented actresses in Nollywood. Apart from her acting career, she’s also participate in charitable trust, despite her busy work schedule, she carves out time and energy to visit and assist the less fortunate in the society.

Ini Edo recently confirmed that she is definitely pregnant. It should be recalled that rumours of the actress being pregnant went viral some months ago.

In a recent interview she had with E24-7 the actress finally confirms it, said, “Yes, I am pregnant. I have become a real woman.”

It is really the time to celebrate these actresses of standard as they expect their new creatures coming to this world.

Filmography

  • Royal gift
  • Blind Kingdom
  • Native Son
  • Reloaded
  • Sleek ladies
  • Ghetto Queen
  • Power of Beauty
  • Political Control
  • Ass on Fire
  • Breath Again
  • Fatal Seduction
  • Games Men Play
  • Girls Cot
  • The Greatest Sacrifice
  • Married to the Enemy
  • My Heart Your Home
  • No Where to Run
  • Price of Fame
  • Sacrifice for Love
  • Secret Fantasy
  • Silence of the Gods
  • Supremacy
  • Too Late to Claim
  • Total Control
  • Traumatised
  • War Game
  • 11:45... Too Late
  • The Bank Manager
  • The Begotten
  • The Bet
  • Cold War
  • Crying Angel
  • Desperate Billionaire
  • Desperate Need
  • Emotional Blackmail
  • I Want My Money
  • Last Game
  • Last Picnic
  • Living in Tears
  • Living Without You
  • Lonely Hearts
  • Men Do Cry
  • My Precious Son
  • One God One Nation
  • Only Love
  • Pretty Angels
  • Red Light
  • Royal Package
  • Security Risk
  • Songs of Sorrow
  • Stronghold
  • Tears for Nancy
  • Ultimate Crisis
  • Unforeseen
  • Beautiful Faces
  • Eye of the Gods
  • Eyes of Love
  • Faces of Beauty
  • Indecent Girl
  • Indulgence
  • I Swear
  • Legacy
  • Love Crime
  • Love & Marriage
  • Negative Influence
  • Not Yours!
  • World Apart
  • The One I Trust
  • Sisters On Fire
  • Royalty Apart
  • Never Let Go
  • End of Do or Die Affair
  • Darkness of Sorrows
  • Final Sorrow
  • Behind The Melody
  • Memories of The Heart
  • Royal Gift
  • Dangerous
  • Save The Last Dance
  • Battle For Bride
  • Caged Lovers
  • In The Cupboard
  • Hunted Love
  • Anointed Queen
  • A Dance For The Prince
  • Bride's War
  • Tears In The Palace
  • Slip of Fate
  • At All Cost
  • Mad Sex
  • The Princess of My Life

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