Ebube Nwagbo is a well-known Nigerian actress, producer, and TV personality who has been featured in many Nollywood movies. She is mainly known for her beauty and interpretation of romantic roles in the movies she has appeared in. The 38 year-old actress has featured in over 150 Nigerian movies in her so far two-decade-long career. She has carved a niche in the celebrity world for herself, gaining respect from both fans and colleagues.
The Anambra-born actress who is also a model, philanthropist, and businesswoman has a hairline, clothing line, and an entertainment company that has allowed her to attain huge wealth. She has been seen excelling in the world of business as well as her other endeavors.
The Actress Was Born In Anambra State
The multi-talented actress was born on February 24, 1983, in her hometown of Umuchu in Anambra State, Southeastern Nigeria. Ebube Nwagbo was, however, raised in Warri, Delta State, by her parents. The actress is not an only child as she has five other siblings. The multi-talented businesswoman is the eldest among the six children born by her mother.
Though details of her parents and siblings remain undisclosed, she has three sisters and two brothers. The actress lost her mother to the terrifying hands of death in January 2021, which she announced to the public through her Instagram handle.
Ebube Nwagbo Studied Mass Communication In Nnamdi Azikiwe University
Ebube Nwagbo’s rise to the limelight is not just about her acting skills but also about the certificates that she has acquired so far. She completed her primary and secondary education in Warri, obtaining her First School Leaving Certificate and West African Examination Council certificate. With an early passion for acting, she displayed her talents in the school’s drama and art club in her primary and secondary school.
Being a person with a greater ambition, she enrolled at Federal Polytechnic Oko in Anambra State, where she obtained a National Diploma (OND) in mass communication. She went on to further her education at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, where she bagged a Bachelor’s degree in mass communication.
The Multi-talented Actress Ventured Into The Movie Industry at 20 Years
On completing her university education, Ebube Nwagbo joined Nollywood where she started attending movie auditions and bagging minor roles. She rose to the spotlight in the movie industry when she was cast in movies like Before my Eyes, Eyes of the Nun, and Arrested by Love. The following films made her gain more confidence and exposed her to various Nigerian directors and producers, ranking her among the most sought-after actresses.
Consequently, her exceptional acting skills have been able to speak for her in bagging more prominent roles. Recently, she has been ranked among the highest actresses because she has featured in over 150 movies since her movie debut. Ebube usually plays the roles of a submissive housewife, daughter-in-law, girlfriend, runs girl, palace maid, and royal princess among many others, all of which she interprets without stress. She has appeared in movies like The Widows Cult, I Will die For You, Not Yours, Ojuju Calabar, Against My Blood, and many more.
Her prowess in interpreting her movie roles has ranked her as one of the highest-paid actresses in Nollywood. She was paid an enormous amount for her role in the Widow’s Cult, where she had to shave her natural hair.
Awards She Has Received Over The Years
Awards and nominations are a part of the numerous ways people are commended for their excellence in performing a duty perfectly in a particular field. Ebube Nwagbo has built her shelve with the awards that she inked from her outstanding on-screen performances. The awards that she has taken home so far include:
- In 2015, she won the Best Comic Awards in Nigeria at Africa’s Magic Viewers Choice Awards for her outstanding acting skills in My Illiterate Wife.
- In 2011, Ebube Nwagbo was honored as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (MFR).
- Most Promising Actress In Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Award
- She inked an award as the best actress for the Year at the African Magic Viewers Choice Award
- Ebube won the Best Actress in a leading role at the Africa Movie Academic Awards
- Her excellence got her the Best Actress in a leading role at the Best of Nollywood Awards.
Ebube Nwagbo’s Accomplishments In Business
Most celebrities always look forward to promoting their brands following the fame they have already created for themselves. Some move over to the fashion world while others go into the beauty world, and so on. Ebube Nwagbo is no exception as she fully ventured into the beauty field. She launched her hairline known as PoshHair in 2012 – a 100% Brazillian virgin hairline that comes in curls and straight weaves of all sizes, colors, and lengths.
Asides from the hairline, she also launched an entertainment company, PoshWorld Production. With these her business ventures, she has acquired landed properties and enriched herself as well. The businesswoman is no doubt serving it hot in her investments as she launched her clothing line in 2018 called PoshedUp by Ebube Nwagbo. The brand, which inspires her daily looks, deals in pants, bodysuits, dresses, T-shirts, tops, kimonos, types of denim, shirts, and many other trendy fashion accessories. She revealed that her inspiration came from the many fashion shows she has seen, meeting people, and reading fashion-related books.
Ebube Nwagbo Has Been Linked To Numerous Men But is Officially Single
The actress has interpreted many movie roles that have had her feature in loved-up scenes. On one particular occasion, she had to wear a wedding dress which brought about rumors that she was married. Ebube denied those rumors, saying she has never been married. She further added that she wishes to find true love someday, someone that will love her and not her fame, just like every other woman would want to.
Ebube has fought tooth and nail to make sure that her private life has stayed away from the media. As a result, nobody knows for sure who she is dating. All that is reported are speculations and rumors. Some rumors have it that she had dated different Nigerian football stars like Kanu Nwankwo and Emmanuel Emenike. Others have linked her to the Limpopo crooner Kcee. Ebube has debunked all the rumors, stating that as a celebrity, stories are not bound to come up.