Iniobong Edo Ekim simply known as Ini Edo is a multiple award-winning Nollywood actress who began her film career in the year 2000, and has featured in more than 100 movies since her debut. She was born on the 23rd of April, 1982 in Akwa Ibom in Nigeria.
Here are 5 important facts about Ini Edo….
1. Ini Edo is the Highest paid Nollywood actress
Ini Edo is an actress, a model, a film producer, an entrepreneur, a philanthropist, and a television personality. Ini has been ranked among the highest-paid Nollywood actress in the industry. Ini is well known for featuring in romantic, dramatic, and action movies.
2. Ini Edo always wanted to act at an early age
Ini Edo was born in 1982 amongst four children. She is the second of four children. Ini Edo started her acting career at a very tender age. She has always wanted to be in the acting scene since she was young. She started acting at the University of Uyo where she studied theatre arts.
3. 2004 was her biggest year
Ini Edo rose to stardom in the year 2004 after she featured in a movie titled “World Apart”. She played alongside Kenneth Okonkwo and veteran actress Lis Benson. She won an award for “Most Promising Actress” for the role she played in worlds apart
4. Ini Edo is also an award-winning model
Aside from the acting, Ini Edo is also a model and a crowned queen. She was announced as one of the judges for the Miss Black Africa United Kingdom Beauty Pageant.
Best Actress in a Leading Role – Africa Movie Academy Awards
*Best Actress in Nigeria (English) – Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
*Promising Actress in Nigeria – Africa Movie Academy Awards
*Best Actress in Comedy – City People Entertainment Awards
*Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Exquisite Lady of the Year Award
*Best Outstanding Actress in Nigeria – Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
5. Ini Edo net worth is over $3 million
Ini Edo is one of the highest-paid Nollywood actresses and has an estimated net worth of over $ 3 million which makes her the richest actress in Nigeria so far.