10 Real Facts About Yvonne Okoro You Probably Didn’t Know

Yvonne Okoro is one of the most promising actress in Ghana. She is from Igbo origin of Abia State in the south eastern part of Nigeria and has been in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood for over a decade. So in this article I will be sharing with you 10 real facts about Ghanaian/Nigerian famous actress Yvonne Okoro that you probably didn’t know.

  1. Chinyere Yvonne Okoro popularly known as Yvonne Okoro is a famous Ghanaian/Nigerian actress, model, television personality and a philanthropist. She is popularly known for playing romantic roles in movies. She is very beautiful, gifted, skillful, creative and talented in acting and interpretation of movie roles. She knows how to interpret her roles very well and can fit in any character given to her by movie directors and producers in Ghana and Nigeria respectively.

  2. Yvonne Okoro was born on 6th November 1984 in Accra, Ghana to a Nigerian father and a Ghanaian mother. She is currently 35 years old. Her father is from Abia State in the south eastern part of Nigeria while her mother is from Accra the capital city of Ghana. Yvonne Okoro is of mixed lineage of both Ghana and Nigeria and therefore calls herself an African woman.

  3. She is a native of Amankalu Alayi, a small village in Abia State in the south eastern part of Nigeria but was born and bred in Accra, the capital city of Ghana. She is the first child of her mother and the fifth child of her father, because her father married many women. From a very young age Yvonne Okoro has started showing the desire to become an actress. She started with her local church and school and was an active member of both her school and church dramatic club.

  4. She attended Achimota Preparatory School in Accra, Ghana for her elementary school. After which she went to Lincoln Community School in Accra, Ghana and obtained her first school leaving certificate. After completing her primary school education Yvonne Okoro proceeded further to Faith Montessori School in Accra, Ghana for her secondary school education. She completed her secondary school education at Mfanstiman Girls Senior High School in Accra, Ghana and obtained her West African Senior School Certificate.

  5. After completing her primary and secondary school education, Yvonne Okoro proceeded to University of Ghana in Accra and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in English and Linguistics. She later went further to University De-Nantes in France to study Press Civilization, Drama and Marketing.

  6. In 2002, Yvonne Okoro joined the Ghanaian movie industry popularly known Ghallywood professional and acted in her movie “Sticking to the Promise” a movie that was produced by Theo Akatugba. In 2010, she received the Best Actress Award at the Ghana Movie Awards and four awards at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.

  7. In 2011, Yvonne Okoro was nominated for Best Actress of the Year at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards. In 2012, Yvonne Okoro was nominated for Best Actress in Ghana at the African Movie Academy Awards.

  8. In 2012, Yvonne Okoro was honored with a Distinguished Achievement Award at the Nigeria Excellence Awards. She has acted in more than 150 Nollywood and Ghanaian movies. Some of the movies she has acted include Queen Lateefah, Kiss and Tell, The Return of Beyonce, Single and Searching, The President’s Daughter, and many more. Yvonne Okoro is currently married with beautiful kids.

  9. In 2007, Yvonne Okoro was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and in 2010, she won the Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. She has acted in several Nollywood and Ghanaian movies. She always features in romantic movies alongside with Jim Iyke, Van Vickers, Desmond Elliot, Majid Michel, John Dumelo, Ramsey Noah, Frank Artus, Ken Erics, Prince David Osei and other top Ghallywood and Nollywood stars.

  10. Yvonne Okoro is very beautiful and currently one of the richest and most influential actress in Ghana with an estimated net worth of over $850, 000. Aside from acting, Yvonne Okoro is also a model and very popular on social media. She has more than a million followers on her official Instagram handle and Facebook page and has been regarded as one of the most beautiful actress in Ghana. Yvonne Okoro is one of the most sought after actress in Nollywood and can interpret her role and character very well.

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