Ini Edo Biography

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    Iniobong Edo Ekim (born 23 April 1982) professionally known as Ini Edo is a Nigerian actress, model, and brand ambassador.

    Ini Edo originally hails from Ibibio, in Akwa Ibom state located in the south-south part of Nigeria. She obtained a diploma in Theater Arts from the University of Uyo. She later enrolled at the University of Calabar where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in the English language.

    Real Facts About Ini Edo

    • Full Name: Iniobong Edo Ekim
    • Stage Name: Ini Edo
    • Born: 23 April 1982
    • Age: 40 Years Old (in 2022)
    • Place Of Birth: Akwa Ibom, State
    • State Of Origin: Akwa Ibom, State
    • Nationality: Nigerian
    • Religion: Christianity
    • Spouse: Philip Ehiagwina (2008–2014)
    • Occupation: Actress
    • Networth: $5 Million

    Ini Edo Early Life & Education

    Ini Edo was born on 23 April 1982 in the city of Akwa Ibom state located in the south-south part of Nigeria, and she is an Ibibio by the tribe.

    Ini Edo was born and brought up by devoted Christian parents. Her father was a church elder while her mother was a teacher, she is the second child from a family of five children three girls, and one boy.

    She had her secondary school education at  Cornelia Connely College in Uyo, Nigeria. She graduated from the University of Uyo where she got a Diploma in Theatre Arts.

    She also completed her bachelor’s degree program at the University of Calabar where she studied English In 2014 she got a scholarship to study law at the National Open University of Nigeria.

    Ini Edo Career

    Edo began her film career in 2000 and has featured in more than 100 movies since her debut. In 2013, Ini Edo was a judge for the Miss Black Africa UK Pageant. In 2014, Miss Ini Edo was appointed by the United Nations as a United Nations Habitat Youth Envoy.

    Ini Edo, however, in 2017, made it clear that only hard work, delight, and dedication can get one to the top in the Nollywood industry as there are many distractions. But she encouraged that with determination, one would get there.

    Ini Edo Filmography

    • Men Do Cry
    • Last Picnic
    • Pretty Angels
    • One God One Nation
    • My Precious Son
    • I Swear
    • Love Crimes
    • Royalty Apart
    • Never Let Go
    • Not Yours
    • Negative Influence
    • Red Light
    • Security Risk
    • Darkness of Sorrow
    • Unforeseen
    • Tears of Nancy
    • Power of Beauty

    Ini Edo Net Worth

    Ini Edo is one of the highest-paid actresses in the Nollywood movie industry. She has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

    Nwede Chinedu Mishach Popularly known as Rechibee is a Nigerian Content Editor and an Entertainment reporter at Wakadaily. He is a passionate journalist with a core interest in Special reports, Biography, and music journalism.

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