Chinedu Ikedieze’s Wife: All You Need to Know

Chinedu Ikedieze is an actor in the Nollywood movie industry with over two decades of experience in dramatic arts. Chinedu Ikedieze has contributed immensely to the Nollywood movie industry featuring in about 200 films, earning him vast distinction. In 2011, the actor married Nneoma Hope Nwajah.

Chinedu Ikedieze's Wife

This is all you need to know about Chinedu Ikedieze’s wife, Nneoma Hope Nwajah:

  • Early Life and Education

Nneoma Hope Nwajah is originally from the Obolo community in Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State. Nneoma Nwajah obtained primary school and secondary school education thereby earning First School Leaving Certificate and Senior Secondary Certificate Examination respectively. Thereon, Nneoma Nwajah proceeded to the Enugu State University, Enugu State. At the Enugu State University, Nneoma Nwajah pursued an undergraduate Bachelor’s degree programme in Mass Communication. With the completion of eight semesters and the fulfillment of the required academic requirements, Nneoma obtained a Mass of Communication Bachelor’s degree. Thereafter, Nneoma participated in the one-year mandatory National Youth Service Corps programme.

  • Career

After graduation, Nneoma enrolled in a fashion institute where she received essential training on the creation of functional and aesthetically-pleasing costumes for consumers. Upon mastery of the craft, Nneoma fancied the prospect of employing her knowledge in the movie industry as a costume director. Thus, Nneoma Nwajah’s foray into the role of the role a costume director in the Nollywood movie industry sufficed. Nneoma Nwajah applied her proficiency in styling, knowledge of contemporary fashion and clothing design,  and in-depth expertness in all aspects of garment production in her role as costume director in various movie production sets. In 2008, on the set of one of her costume directing gigs, Chinedu Ikedieze met Nneoma Nwajah for the first time.

  • Marriage and Family Life

Nneoma Nwajah and Chinedu Ikedieze met on a movie production set in 2008. Shortly after, the fashion designer cum costume director and Chinedu Ikedieze started dating. The duo courted for three years before deciding on their marriage in 2011. On November 26, 2011, Chinedu Ikedieze and his family and colleagues were at Nneoma Nwajah’s hometown in Imo State for the traditional marriage. The traditional marriage ceremony was held on the grounds of Saint Theresa Catholic Church Primary School, Obolo in Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State. Two weeks after the traditional marriage rites at Isiala Mbano Local Government Area in Imo State, the actor, Chinedu Ikedieze and Nneoma performed a church wedding at the Abundant Grace Parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Ogba, Ikeja, Lagos State. The white wedding ceremony witnessed an enormous crowd of well-wishers and celebrities in attendance.

The couple has been married for over a decade. The couple lives in Lagos State.

  • Who is Chinedu Ikedieze?

  • Early Life and Education

Chinedu Ikedieze was born in Bende in Abia State on December 12, 1977. He possesses a diminutive physique. He received both primary and secondary school education in the commercial hub, Aba, in Abia State. He then proceeded to a polytechnic to study Theatre Arts. He obtained Ordinary National Diploma, OND, and Higher National Diploma in Theatre Arts. Later on, he went on to pursue a degree in Mass Communication from the Institute of Management Technology in Enugu State. In 2004, Chinedu Ikedieze enrolled at the Film Academy in a bid to hone his acting skill.

  • Career

Chinedu Ikedieze ventured into acting after graduating from the Institute of Management Technology. He began acting featuring in small roles, such as the 1998 film, Evil Men. In the early 2000s, Chinedu Ikedieze started featuring more in films, taking on minor roles. However, it was the 2002 film, Aki Na Ukwa, alongside another diminutive actor, Osita Iheme, that shot these actors to the limelight. The twosome, Chinedu Ikedieze and Osita Iheme possessed such chemistry in Aki Na Ukwa which led to several of them being featured together in several other Nollywood videos, such as Okwu Na Uka, Aka Gum, Tom and Jerry, Pipiro, 2 rats and a host of others. Chinedu Ikedieze’s other films he has starred in include; The Catechist, Spanner, U General One Good Turn, Across the Niger, among others. He features in the television soap opera, The Johnsons, playing the Efe Tobore character.

Chinedu Ikedieze is also an entrepreneur with investments in several ventures.

  • Awards and Recognition

Chinedu Ikedieze has immensely contributed to the Nollywood industry with accolades to his name. He won the Lifetime Achievement Award awarded by African Movie Academy Awards in 2007. Also, Chinedu Ikedieze received the Order of the Federal Republic honour as conferred by former President GoodLuck Jonathan.

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