Ini Dima-Okojie

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Ini Dima-Okojie
Ini Dima-Okojie on 37 Questions on Ndanitv 2019.png
in 2019
Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria
Alma materCovenant University
Years active2014–present

Ini Dima-Okojie is a Nigerian actress.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Ini Dima-Okojie was born on 24 June[2] and raised in Lagos; she is of Edo descent. She obtained International Relations' degree from Covenant University, and went further to take an acting course at the New York Film Academy.[3][4]


Dima-Okojie resigned from her job in the finance industry to pursue a career in entertainment.[5] Her film career began in 2014 when she played "Feyisayo Pepple" in the television series, Taste of Love.[6] In 2016, she played "Hadiza Ahmed", in the film North East. In the film, she acted as an Islamic lady, who began a romantic relationship with a culturally different man, to the distaste of her father. For her role in the film, she was nominated for best actress in a supporting role at the 2017 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.[7] Within the same period, she also received another nomination for Most Promising actress at City People Movie Awards.[8]

She is also noted to have a strong fashion sense, with Pulse and other media outlets describing her as one of the most stylish celebrities in Nigeria.[6][9][5][10] In 2017, she was nominated for The Future Awards prize for acting.[11] She has cited Majid Michel and Richard Mofe-Damijo as her favourite Nollywood actors.[12][13] She was listed as one of the best seven Nollywood actresses for 2017 by Pulse.[14]



  1. ^ "Ini Dima-Okojie 'My husband is Chris Hemsworth'".
  2. ^ (2018-06-24). "Birthday Girl Ini Dima-Okojie spent her day with these Underserved Kids ?". BellaNaija. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  3. ^ "'Why I quit my banking job' – INI DIMA-OKOJIE".
  4. ^ "Acting is not easy – Ini Dima-Okojie". Punch. January 7, 2018. Retrieved 2018-07-04.
  5. ^ a b "STYLE FOCUS: Ini Dima-Okojie — fabulously chic and downright classy". Cable. June 19, 2017. Retrieved 2017-12-24.
  6. ^ a b Odion, Okoniofa (December 7, 2017). "Ini Dima-Okojie, the pretty, dashing actress". Pulse. Retrieved 2017-12-24.
  7. ^ admin (July 2017). "NEA 2017 full nomination list". Retrieved 2017-12-24.
  8. ^ reporter (September 8, 2017). "CITY PEOPLE RELEASES NOMINATION LIST FOR 2017 MOVIE AWARDS". Retrieved 2017-12-24.
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  10. ^ "Find Out 5 Things You Didn't Know about Ini Dima-Okojie!". BellaNaija. Retrieved 2017-12-28.
  11. ^ "Adekunle Gold, Tekno, Ini Dima Okojie, others nominated for Future Awards". The Nation. November 28, 2017. Retrieved 2017-12-24.
  12. ^ Izuzu, Chidumga (September 4, 2015). "My top 5 Nollywood actors [Video]". Pulse. Retrieved 2017-12-24.
  13. ^ "I'll keep working till my name is on everybody's lips". Pulse. August 15, 2015. Retrieved 2017-12-28.
  14. ^ Izuzu, Chidumga (December 12, 2017). "Top 7 Nollywood actresses of the year". Pulse. Retrieved 2017-12-30.
  15. ^ Odumade, Omotolani. "10 snazzy photos of Ini Dima-Okojie". Pulse. Retrieved 2017-12-28.
  16. ^ "Joke Silva, Oga Bello, Ini Dima-Okojie Star In Femi Odugbemi's "Battleground" -". Retrieved 23 March 2018.

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