Nse Ikpe-Etim

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Nse Ikpe-Etim
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in 2016
Born (1974-10-21) 21 October 1974 (age 42)
Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria
Citizenship Nigerian
Occupation Actress

Nse Ikpe-Etim (born 1974) is a Nigerian actress. She came into prominence in 2008 for her role in Reloaded. She was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 5th and 8th Africa Movie Academy Awards for her role in Reloaded and Mr. and Mrs. respectively.[1][2] In 2014, she won the Best Actress in a Drama award at the 2014 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for playing "Nse" in Journey to Self.

Early life[edit]

Etim was born on 21 of October 1974[3][better source needed] in Lagos.[4] Etim attended Awa Nursery School and Command Primary School in Kaduna State, from where she then furthered her studies at St Louis College, Jos and the Federal Government Colleges in Jos and Ilorin. She said that her family was often transferred to various regions of Nigeria due to her father's career with the Central Bank of Nigeria.[5] Etim got her first degree in Theater Arts from the University of Calabar.[6][7]

Personal life[edit]

Etim is the first of six children. In an interview with Toolz, she stated that she's had Caucasian Godparents.[8] She got married to her childhood friend Clifford Sule on February 14, 2013 at a Lagos registry.[9] A traditional wedding ceremony followed in her hometown in Akwa Ibom State and Lagos State respectively, some months after the civil union. She currently resides in London with her husband, a Senior Lecturer at Middlesex University who frequents Nigeria for film engagements.[10][11][12]

Career[edit]

At 18, Etim started acting on stage at the university. Her first television appearance was in the family soap Inheritance.[13] After her graduation from university she temporarily left the film industry to venture in other endeavours before making a comeback with Emem Isong's Reloaded alongside Ramsey Nouah, Rita Dominic,Ini Edo and Desmond Elliot.[14][15]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2003 Emotional Crack Associate Producer
Venom of Justice 2
2008 Reloaded with Ramsey Nouah, Desmond Elliot Rita Dominic ,Ini Edo ,Uche Jombo & Stephanie Okereke
Nominated for Best actress in a leading role at the 5th Africa Movie Academy Awards
2010 Bursting Out with Genevieve Nnaji, Susan Peters & Majid Michel
Inale Ori with Caroline Chikezie, Hakeem Kae-Kazim & Ini Edo
2011 Guilty Pleasures with Ramsey Noah, Majid Michel, Stephanie Okereke & Desmond Elliot
Memories of My Heart with Ramsey Noah, Ini Edo, Uche Jombo & Monalisa Chinda
Kiss and Tell Tena with Joseph Benjamin, Desmond Elliot, Uche Jombo & Monalisa Chinda
Spellbound Mary with Joseph Benjamin, Desmond Elliot, Uche Jombo & Chioma Chukwuka
2012 Phone Swap Mary with Wale Ojo, Joke Silva & Lydia Forson
Mr. and Mrs. Susan Abbah with Joseph Benjamin & Barbara Soky
The Meeting Bolarinwa with Rita Dominic, Femi Jacobs, Kate Henshaw, Jide Kosoko & Chinedu Ikedieze
Journey to Self Nse with Dakore Akande & Chris Attoh
Black November Lawyer with Mickey Rourke, Vivica Fox, Hakeem Kae-Kazim & Kim Basinger
2013 Broken Mariam Idoko with Kalu Ikeagwu & Bimbo Manuel
Blue Flames with Omoni Oboli & Kalu Ikeagwu
Hustlers with Chelsea Eze & Clarion Chukwura
2014 Devil in the Detail Helen Ofori with Adjetey Anang
The Green Eyed[16] with Kalu Ikeagwu and Tamara Eteimo
Tunnel with Femi Jacobs and Waje
In Between[17][18] with Pascal Amanfo
2015 The Visit Ajiri Shagaya with Blossom Chukwujekwu, and Femi Jacobs
Heaven's Hell Alice Henshaw with Bimbo Akintola, OC Ukeje and Damilola Adegbite
Fifty Kate with Ireti Doyle, Omoni Oboli and Dakore Akande
2016 Stalker Kaylah with Jim Iyke, and Caroline Danjuma
2017 American Driver Nse Ikpe-Etim with Evan King, Jim Iyke, Anita Chris, Nse Ikpe Etim, Nadia Buari, Emma Nyra, Ayo Makun, Laura Heuston, McPc the Comedian, Michael Tula, Andie Raven

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Film Result
2009 5th Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Actress in a Leading role Reloaded Nominated
2009 Best of Nollywood Awards Revelation of the Year (female) Nominated
2010 2010 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Actress Film/Short Story Reloaded Won
2010 Best Of Nollywood Awards Best Actress in a Leading role Guilty Pleasures Nominated
2011 2011 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actress in a Lead role Mr. and Mrs. Won
2012 2012 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Lead Actress Nominated
8th Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Actress in a lead role Nominated
ZAFAA Awards [19][20] Best Actress in a supporting role Kiss and Tell Nominated
The Eloy Awards [21] Actress of the Year Phone Swap Nominated
2012 Nollywood Movies Awards Best Actress in a Supporting role Kiss and Tell Won
2012 Best of Nollywood Awards Best lead Actress in an English Movie Phone Swap Won
Best Actress in a supporting role The Search Nominated
Best kiss in a film Spellbound Nominated
17th Africa Film Awards (Afro-Hollywood Awards)[22] Best Actress in a supporting role[23] Nominated
2013 2013 Nollywood Movies Awards Best Actress in a Leading role Mr. and Mrs. Nominated
2013 City People Entertainment Awards[24][25] Best Actress of the Year Nominated
2013 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards [26][27] Best Actress Phone Swap Nominated
2013 Ghana Movie Awards [28][29] Best African Collaboration Purple Rose Nominated
2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best supporting Actress in a film Kiss & Tell Nominated
2014 2014 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards Best actress in a Drama Journey to Self Won
2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Actress in a Lead Role Nominated
2014 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards Best Actress in a Lead Role Purple Rose Nominated
Viewers's Choice female Nominated
2015 2015 Best of Nollywood Awards Best actress in a Leading role (English) Stolen Water Won
Best Kiss in a Movie Nominated
2015 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards Best Actress Stalker Won
Best On-screen duo Nominated
2016 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards Best Actress TV Series/Drama The Visit Nominated
2016 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Lead Actress In A Film Nominated
12th Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Actress In A Leading Role Fifty Nominated

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Nse Ikpe Etim Biography on iMDb". Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Nse Ikpe Etim: Facts You Need To Know About Nollywood Actress". YeYePikin. Retrieved 7 March 2016. 
  4. ^ "I wasn't born to get married". GistMania. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "I wasn't born to get married". GistMania. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  6. ^ "2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards". NotJustOK. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  7. ^ "Nse Ikpe Etim nominated for ZAFAA awards". DailyTimes Nigeria. Retrieved 28 March 2014. 
  8. ^ Toolz (18 May 2014). "NSE IKPE ETIM ON THE JUICE S02 E07". Ndani TV. Retrieved 26 April 2015. 
  9. ^ "Nse Ikpe-Etim is now Mrs Clifford Sule". 
  10. ^ "Nse Ikpe Etim Husband's 15year old son". Retrieved 28 March 2014. 
  11. ^ "Nse Ikpe Etim Trad Wedding to hold April 4th". Retrieved 28 March 2014. 
  12. ^ "Nse Ikpe Etim is now Mrs Clifford Sule". Gistus. Retrieved 28 March 2014. 
  13. ^ "An Interview with Nollywood IT Girl Nse Ikpe Etim". Bella Naija. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  14. ^ "2012 Eloy Award Nominees". Bella Naija. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  15. ^ "2012 Nigeria Entertainment Awards". Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  16. ^ "The Green Eyed". Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  17. ^ "In Between". irokotv.com. Retrieved 9 September 2014. 
  18. ^ "Nse Ikpe Etim Gives Up Her Life In Service To Humanity In IN BETWEEN". blog.irokotv.com. Retrieved 9 September 2014. 
  19. ^ "Full list of ZAFAA Award 2012 nominees". Retrieved 28 March 2014. 
  20. ^ "ZAFAA Award 2012 winners". Retrieved 28 March 2014. 
  21. ^ "2012 Eloy Awards Nominees". BellaNaija. Retrieved 30 March 2014. 
  22. ^ "2012 Afro Hollywood Awards Winners". Vanguard Newspaper. Retrieved 8 April 2014. 
  23. ^ "17th Africa film Awards". DailyTimes. Retrieved 8 April 2014. 
  24. ^ "full list of 2013 city people award nominees". Jaguda. Retrieved 28 March 2014. 
  25. ^ "List of Nominees for City People Awards". Nollywood by Mindspace. Retrieved 28 March 2014. 
  26. ^ "2013 GIAMA nominees". Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  27. ^ "Golden Icons Academy Awards 2013 nominees". Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  28. ^ "2013 Ghana Movie Awards". Ghana Movie Awards. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  29. ^ "Ghana Movie Awards nominees". Retrieved 27 March 2014. 

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