Chika Nancy Ike popularly known as Chika Ike is a famous Nollywood actress, model, entrepreneur and a philanthropist. She is currently the United Nation ambassador. She was born on 8th November 1985 in Onitsha, Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. She is currently 32 years.
Chika Ike is currently the United Nations ambassador and the CEO of Fancy Nancy Collections. She began her career as a model at the age of 16 years old before joining the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood). After her primary and secondary school education, Chika Ike got admitted to University of Lagos in 2004 to run a 2-years diploma program in Human Kinetics and Health Education. She began acting in her local church drama at a very tender age of 6 years old.
In 2005, Chika Ike joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) and acted in her first movie “Sweet Love” which brought her to limelight. In 2006, she completed her diploma program in University of Lagos and went further to get a degree in human kinetics and health education in University of Lagos.
In 2005, she rose to fame after starring in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Bless the Child” which won her an award for Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the African Movie Academy Awards. Chika Ike has acted in more than 250 Nollywood movies which include Paradise, Mirror of Beauty, To Love a Stranger, Girls Cot Reloaded, Happy Ending, Bless the Child, Sweet Love, etc.
In 2014, Chika Ike graduated from the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles, California, United States of America where she studied film making. After graduating from film academy in New York, Chika Ike created and began hosting her reality television series known as “African Diva Reality TV Show”. After establishing her reality television series, Chika Ike went further to established her own film production company known as “Chika Ike Production” and produced her first cinema movie.
In 2011, Chika Ike founded her fashion line “Fancy Nancy” and launched it in Abuja, Nigeria. In 2012, Chika Ike threw a children street party where she hosted over 3000 children on the street, she fed them and gave gifts to them.
In 2015, Chika Ike collaborated with Rok Studios to produce movies like “Happy Ending” and “Stuck on You.” She has a charity foundation known as “Help the Child”. The non-governmental organization is aimed at helping less privilege children especially those on the street without anybody to accommodate them.
Chika Ike’s collection “Fancy Nancy” has a reputation for developing stylish, comfortable and fabulous fashion outfit and accessories such as jewelry, bags and shoes. Chika Ike has been outspoken on abusive relationships, having been a victim of domestic violence.
In 2013, she opened up about how she was domestically abused in her past marriage and filed for divorce due to domestic violence by her husband. Chika Ike has won several movie awards which include Best Actress of the Year at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards and Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the African Movie Academy Awards.
Chika Ike is currently one of the richest and most influential actress in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $1 million.