Nollywood Movie Actress Stephanie Linus Okereke Celebrates 41yr Old Birthday.
In the film industry for more than two decades, Stephanie Okereke Linus. In 1997, when Compromise 2 and Waterloo were released, she was a teen and acted in two Nollywood films.
Stephanie, who was born in Ngor Okpala, Imo state, on October 2nd, 1982, always wanted to be an actor. She was actively involved in the theatre community while still in secondary school, and after she graduated, she enrolled in the University of Calabar to study English and Literary Studies. She first started going to auditions at the university, where she eventually got her roles.
Compromise 2 and Waterloo, which won her awards for Best New Actress to Watch Out For and Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the African Movie Academy Awards and the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, respectively, helped her become recognized as one of the most promising actors in Nigeria.
A well-known model, Stephanie is also. In the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria beauty contest in 2002, she finished in second position.
Through the Looking Glass, in which Stephanie acted, produced, directed, and wrote the narrative, was her debut film, which was released in 2007. 2009’s African Academy Awards featured a nomination for the film’s Best Screenplay.
The Nigerian government recognized Stephanie in 2011 with a National Honour (Member of the Order of the Federal Republic, MFR), which is presented to a celebrity in Nigeria who has made a significant contribution to the economic development of the nation through entertainment.
The film Dry, in which Stephanie wrote, directed, produced, and acted, was released in 2014. The film received numerous honors, including the best overall film award at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards and the 12th Africa Movie Academy Awards, both of which came with a brand-new automobile as a reward.
In a secret wedding ceremony, Stephanie wed Linus Idahosa in Paris, France, in April 2012. Maxwell Enosata Linus, a son for the couple, was born in 2015.
Stephanie will always be our Woman Crush!
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