Chioma Chukwuka

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Chioma Chukwuka- Akpotha
Born (1980-03-12) March 12, 1980 (age 37)
Oraifite, Ekwusigo Local Government Area Anambra State, Nigeria
Occupation Actress
Spouse(s) Franklyn Akpotha( m.2006-present)

Chioma Chukwuka (born March 12, 1980) is a Nigerian actress. In 2007 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a leading role.And the Afro Hollywood award for best actress in a lead role in 2010.[1][2][3]

Early life[edit]

was born in Oraifite,Ekwusigo Local Government Area, Anambra State, Nigeria. She completed her primary education at Onward Nursery and Primary School in Lagos State, and then proceeded to Federal Government Girls College in Onitsha, Anambra State for her secondary education. She then headed to Lagos State University where she studied Banking and Finance.[4][5]


Chukwuka's acting career began with her participation in the film The Handkerchief in 2000.[6] In 2007 Chukwuka received the Best Actress in a Lead Role award at the African Movie Academy Awards for the movie Sins of the flesh. Chukwuka has starred in over 80 Nollywood movies.[7] Chioma co produced and starred in the award nominated blockbuster "On bended kneels".


Awards and nominations[edit]

Year2010 EventAfro Hollywood award Prizebest actress in a leading role Recipient chioma akpotha Result
2014 ELOY Awards[8] Brand Ambassador of the Year N/A Nominated


  1. ^ "Nominees & Winners of AMAA 2007 @ a glance". The African Movie Academy Awards. Archived from the original on 10 December 2007. Retrieved 11 September 2010. 
  2. ^ Coker, Onikepo (4 May 2007). "Africa Celebrates Film Industry at AMAA 2007". Mshale Newspaper. Minneapolis, USA: Mshale Communications. Archived from the original on 3 March 2012. Retrieved 5 September 2010. 
  3. ^ "AMAA Nominees and Winners 2007". African Film Academy. Retrieved 14 September 2010. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Glo Ambassadors - Chioma Chukwuka". Lagos, Nigeria: Globacom. Archived from the original on 26 September 2011. Retrieved 21 February 2011. 
  5. ^ Amatus, Azuh (14 June 2005). "Nigerian men are worth dying for –Nollywood star, Chioma Chukwuka". Lagos, Nigeria: Daily Sun. Archived from the original on 14 May 2007. Retrieved 12 September 2010. 
  6. ^ Salawu, Femi (17 July 2010). "Chioma Chukwuma- Akpotha". The Nation. Lagos, Nigeria: Vintage Press Limited. Retrieved 12 September 2010. [permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "Chioma Chukwuka - Filmography". Hollywood Upclose. Archived from the original on 17 January 2011. Retrieved 12 September 2010. 
  8. ^ "Seyi Shay, Toke Makinwa, Mo'Cheddah, DJ Cuppy, Others Nominated". Pulse Nigeria. Chinedu Adiele. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 

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