Anita Iseghohi

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Anita Iseghohi (born Anita Queen Uwagbale) is a Nigerian businesswoman and former beauty queen.[1]

Edo-native Iseghohi spent most of her early years in Lagos until she gained admission into Madonna University, Port Harcourt to study Accountancy.[2] As an undergraduate, Iseghohi was crowned Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2004, enabling her to take part in Miss Universe[3] and Miss World later in the year. At Miss World 2004 Anita placed among the top 15 semi-finalists and was named African Continental Queen of Beauty.[4] As MBGN, Iseghohi's platform was Environmental Pollution.

Iseghohi is married to businessman Tom Iseghohi, whom she met halfway through her reign as MBGN. Following a registry ceremony in America, the couple had a society wedding in Lagos in 2008, and are now the parents of two sons and one daughter.[5] In 2009, he was accused of embezzling from NITEL shareholders; the charges were later dropped.[6]

Iseghohi continued to study in America while running her businesses which include motherhood retail chain The Baby Store.[7][8][9] In May 2011, Iseghohi's baby store opened in the Chase Mall Chase Mall, along Ademola Adetokunbo street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.[10]


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Preceded by
Hayat Ahmed
Miss World Africa
Succeeded by
Nancy Sumari