Nnenna Rachael Okonkwo as known as Nkoli Nwa Nsukka and better known as Rachael Okonkwo is a renowned Nigerian movie actress, and dancer.
In this post, I will share with you Nnenna Okonkwo’s biography, early life, career, movies, and some other things you probably didn’t know about her.
Rachael Okonkwo Early Life
The renowned Nigerian movie actress, and dancer, Rachael was born in the late ’80s to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Okonkwo.
Born on May 26th, 1987, Rachael is a native of Ukpata in Ụzọ Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State; a State in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria.
She had her elementary and secondary school education in Enugu, where she obtained her First School Leaving Certificate and West African School Certificate.
Okonkwo joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood in 2007. Although she wanted to join before then she didn’t get movie roles so she ventured into dancing.
In 2014, Rachael rose to fame. ‘Nkoli Nwa Nsukka,’ an Igbo indigenous movie produced and directed by Mac Collins Chidebe brought her to the limelight. A movie that later became an indigenous blockbuster movie.
Rachael is also a philanthropist, she created a platform that can reach out to the poor and deprived in society.
Is Rachael Okonkwo Married
Currently, she is engaged and so might tie the knot soon.
Okonkwo has won many hearts and awards since she rose to fame. These are some of her awards;
° Best Indigenous Comedy Actress at City Peoples Entertainment Awards, 2014
° Nominated for Best Comedy Actress at Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award, 2016
Since she rose to fame, Rachael has featured in over 100 movies, among others including;
° University Girls
° Vale of Tears
° Not My Child
° Justify My Love
° The Ghost and the Tout
° Teri Teri
° Arthur One Eye
° Onwa Na South
° Left Over
° Zee World Madness
° Eno my calabar love
° Ijele the princess of fire
° Paw Paw the guitar boy
° Nkoli Nwa Nsukka
° Sister Esther
° Open & Close
° Royal War 2
° Local Prostitute
° Please leave my husband
° Tears Of Betrayal
° The Gods Anger
° Bloody War