Chidi Ihezie Okafor popularly known as Chidi Ihezie is a famous Nollywood actress and a television personality. She is popularly known for her ability to cry in movies. She was born and bred in Lagos State in the south western part of Nigeria, where she completed both her primary school, secondary school and tertiary education and obtained both her First School Leaving Certificate, West African Senior School Certificate and Bachelor’s Degree.
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 Nigeria.
Chidi Ihezie is originally from Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria, but was born and bred in Lagos State in the south western part of Nigeria. In 1993, Chidi Ihezie joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) and rose to fame after acting in the Nollywood blockbuster movies “Billionaires Club” and “My In-law” which she starred alongside with Pete Edochie, Kanayo O Kanayo, Clem Ohameze, Nkem Owoh, Amaechi Muonagor and Tony Umez amongst others.
Chidi Ihezie is currently one of the most beautiful, most gifted, most skillful, most creative and most talented actresses in Nigeria. She knows how to interpret her roles very well and can fit in any character given to her by movie directors and producers in Nigeria. During an interview with the media, she stated that the movie “Living in Bondage” inspired her to join Nollywood.
In 2003, Chidi Ihezie got married to her long time boyfriend and the marriage is currently blessed with beautiful kids. She has been off camera for a very long time and focusing on her role as a house wife to her husband and a caring mother to her lovely kids.
Chidi Ihezie has acted in more than 100 Nollywood movies which include Billionaires Club, Violent Clash, My In-law, Authority, Battle of Indemnity, The Final Clash, Hard Moves, etc. During an interview with the media, she stated that her parents never supported her career of becoming an actress. She also stated that the reason she dump Nollywood and movie acting was to have more babies, take care of her husband and her lovely kids.
Chidi Ihezie in the cause of her career as an actress has been nominated for few awards which include Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards, Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award and Best Actress in a Leading Role at the City People Entertainment Awards.
Chidi Ihezie is currently one of the richest and most influential actress in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $200,000.