Nigerian Actress Stephanie Okereke Linus Biography, Life History, Profile & Movies

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Updated On June 11, 2016 – Nollywood Actress Stephanie Okereke Linus Biography, Life History, Profile & Movies

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Stephanie Okereke Biography

Stephanie Onyekachi Okereke was born on the 2nd of October, 1980 in Imo state, Nigeria. She was the sixth of her family’s eight children. She had her primary and secondary education in Delta state before proceeding to the University of Calabar, Cross River state for her tertiary education. From the institution, she bagged a degree in English and literary studies.

Career

Stephanie Okereke started her acting career in 1997 as a teenager, when she featured in two Nollywood movies, “Compromise” and “Waterloo”. These two shot her into stardom as she got many acting contracts afterwards. To date, she has featured in over 90 Nollywood movies.

In order to improve on her skills, Stephanie Okereke enrolled at the New York Film Academy, from where she graduated in 2007.
During the 2002 edition of the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria beauty pageant, Stephanie Okereke finished as the first runner-up.

Stephanie Okereke Awards

In 2003, Stephanie Okereke received two awards at the 2003 Reel Awards for the best English actress and the overall best actress of the year 2003. In 2007, shortly after graduating from the New York Film Academy, she released her first movie, “Through the glass”, which she wrote, directed, produced, and featured in. The movie was nominated for the Best Screenplay award at the 2009 African Movie Academy Award. Other awards she has won include:

  • What a Year Award, for Best Actress (2003)
  • Afro-Dublin Award, for Outstanding Actress (2004)
  • Film Makers of Nigeria, Award for Excellence (2004)
  • African Movie Academy Award, nominated for the Best Actress in a leading role (2004)
  • Afro Hollywood Award, for Best Actress (2006)
  • African Movie Academy Award, nominated for Best Actress in a leading role (2009)
  • African Movie Academy Award, nominated for Best Actress in a leading role (2010)

Stephanie Okereke Movies

As stated earlier, Stephanie Okereke has featured in over 90 Nollywood movies. Notable among them are listed below:

2002

  • Pretender
  • Blind justice

2003

  • Aristos
  • Emotional crack
  • Genesis of love
  • Private sin
  • Queen sheba
  • The cross of love
  • Together as one

2004

  • Beautiful faces
  • Critical decision
  • Deep loss
  • Diamond lady
  • Dream lover
  • Benita
  • Eyes of the gods
  • In the name of love
  • Last girl standing
  • Magic moment
  • Mama-G in America
  • Miss Nigeria
  • More than a woman
  • My mother my marriage
  • Official romance
  • Promise and fail
  • Promise me forever
  • Right man for me
  • Sensational spy
  • Strength of a woman
  • To love again
  • Virgins night out
  • Working class lady

2005

  • A time to die
  • Days of bondage
  • Lucia
  • Guys on the line
  • Lonely hearts
  • Ola… the morning sun
  • Omalinze
  • Adaugo
  • Price of Ignorance
  • Princess of wealth
  • Royal battle
  • Street fame
  • Windfall
  • Woman on top

2006

  • Behind the plot
  • Daytime lovers
  • Efficacy
  • Shut in
  • Sitanda
  • The law students
  • The preacher
  • Upside down

2007

  • A time to love
  • Hope
  • Governor’s wife

2008

  • Mission to nowhere
  • Hidden treasure
  • Nadine
  • Through the glass
  • Ada

2009

  • Nnenda

And many other popular movies

Marital life

Stephanie Okereke husband is Linus Idahosa. The couple got married in April 2012 in Paris France. Relatives and many Nollywood stars were present at Stephanie Okereke wedding. For Latest news on Stephanie Okereke and Other Nollywood stars, visit http://naijagists.com/nollywoodgossip

52 thoughts on “Nigerian Actress Stephanie Okereke Linus Biography, Life History, Profile & Movies

  1. IT IS A NICE STORY TO HEAR DAT U GOT MARRIED DIS YR AND I’M SO PRIDE OF U AND AT DE SAME TIME I WHCH U HAPPY MARRIED LIFE AND HAPPY BIRTH DAY TO U AND UR HUSBAND,WISHING U LONG AND RICHES IN NAME OF DE FATHER ,SON AND HOLY SPIRIT AMEN.

  2. I luv u grl, nd am so,so happy 4 u 4rm d bottom of my hrt. I wish u all d bst in dis marriage, u shal b in dis marriage til in d evenin lyk my pipo wil say. U go grllll……..!!! U shal enjoy d fruit of dis particular weddin by d grace of God. Congra8.

  3. im so proud of u lady
    …congrts 4 da best talent u hve!!! ofcoz i appriciate…..! i wish oneday 2 becom lke u.happy marriage with ua husband.

  4. Hi Steph I still remember the first time I saw u it was a SA tv drama, I thought u were just beautiful. Congrats on ur marrige

  5. i like u steph, be remined ;i owez buy films u fecha,u r one of my best actoresses,tek care!

  6. She is splendid and i love her so much, she is my number one lady. Call me 07066083795. I can act

    • hello, Mrs Nwachukwu , it have been long I watched your movies I hope all is well with you and your family.
      please I am missing your movies and your beautiful face please try so that I will be seen it that you and God bless you

  7. my name is ogemdi chikezie,i will say dat u are a wonderful actress,i like watching ur films beacuse u make me happy when i watch ur films,i really want to act with u but the point is dat i have not seen u,i am in port harcourt now but our address is number 14 abochi close rumuigbo port harcourt,pls this is my number 08106890828,pls make out time and call me let me tell u more about myself,i want to show u the film i typed so dat u will tell me if the film is a good film,pls i want u to pls come with ur editor so dat he will read my film before i print it.from ur friend ogemdi

  8. I WAS WONDIN Y WE DNT AV MUCH CELEBRITY IN NGOR-OPALA BUT WIT NGOR OPALA HOP IS BUILT I LYK EVRY TIN ABT U ND I WIL LYK TO BE LYK U AM A BOY OF WHO AV A GRT PLAN FOR IS FUTURE I SING AND CAN ALSO ACT A LITTLE AM FRM NGOR OPALA IN UMU EZE ND MY MUM FRM UMOAYAGWU I BASE IN ABUJA I NID U HLP TO CLING WIT MY CAREER DIS IS MY NUMBER 08189746174 THANKS AM EXPECTIN UR CAL MA

  9. I remember you very well when you were in st. Brigid secondary school, ASABA .
    I still remember your immaculate school uniform ( green check) and always with handkerchief.
    I used to carry you from onitcha to ASABA, then as Asaba – onitcha bus driver way back in the mid 90’s.
    Even then, I knew you would go far in life.
    Am looking forward to a day I will meet you one on one as a driver that used to convey you from onitcha to ASABA.

    Ubaka Cyprian,
    Banker/real estate and property Mgt consultant
    08034042439

  10. I REMEMBER YOU VERY WELL WAY BACK I TIME WHEN I WAS A BUS DRIVER CONVEYING YOU FROM ONITCHA TO ASABA, THEN, YOU WERE ATTENDING ST. BRIGIDS SECONDARY SCHOOL ASABA IN THE MID 90,s.
    I STILL REMEMBER YOUR IMMACULATE UNIFORM AND HANDKERCHIEF THAT WAS ALMOST YOUR TRADE MARK. HOW TIME FLIES.
    AM LOOKING FORWARD TO A DAY I WILL MEET YOU AS YOUR FORMER CHOICE BUS DRIVER.

    UBAKA CYPRUIAN
    BANKER/REAL ESTATE AND PROPERTY MGT CONSULTANT.

  11. stephinee u re extremely beautiful i missed u ,their was a tym I saw a young lady who resembled u,both height, completion but b4 I approached her she drove off,have a happy married life my number is 08166748450

  12. Big sist I have been following you following on Instagram, Facebook and almost every where I could find you. Pls ma save a life bcos I know u can help me. God has bless you to be a blessing to others please help me fulfill my dreams and I will gr8ful to u ma. Here is my number 07032976494, 09098562559 pls pls do not avoid my request .

  13. Stephanie my beloved actress keep it up and stay blessed.love you so much baby.Wish to see you one day.Please this is my number +2330576004231

  14. I do not really like Nigeria movie that much, but the once that you appear on lt. I do enjoy it very well, may God bless you more. Am happy for you, and i wish to be like you, keep it up.

  15. God bless Stephanie okereke, God bless nollywood and God bless your marriage, I must say you are the only nollywood actress that I have ever dream of being like, I like every thing about you, the way u speak ,dresses and you height frick me the most, I wish you the best in life “””081****99

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