Angel Onyinyechi Unigwe (born 27 June 2005) best known as Angel Unigwe, is a Nigerian actress, model, and presenter who has also featured in popular television commercials.
Unigwe was born on 27th June 2005 in Lagos, Nigeria. The actress is hails from Owerri, Imo State. She was born into a household that loves entertainment. Her elder sister popularly known as Princess Chizzi is also an actress, a model, and a big TV personality while Unigwe’s twin brother is also a child actor just like her sister.
The 2005-born actress has completed her primary school education and she is currently in the next phase of her education getting a high school diploma. She is currently living with her parents and siblings in the Lekki area of Lagos state while she goes to school.
Introduced to the movie industry by her mum, Unigwe started as a child actor making her debut in 2015 after taking up roles in ‘Alison’s Stand,’ a popular Nigerian television series; and since then she has continued to warm the hearts of film audiences’. Unigwe’s publicist is Nigerian journalist Obaji Akpet.
Unigwe has played several dominant roles in no fewer than 30 films produced in Nigeria, an industry adjudged to be the second-largest in the world after Bollywood. Some of the films Unigwe has featured in include ‘Woe man’, ‘Everything in Between’ series, ‘Middle of nowhere,’ ‘Light in the Dark,’ ‘Three Thieves,’ ‘Ajoche,’ ‘King of boys,’ ‘Code Wilo,’ ‘Mute,’ ‘Bereaved: Pains of Aliyah,’ ‘My Siblings and I,’ ‘Zuriel’s Diary,’ ‘City Crimes,’ ‘Bobo A Rats Tale,’ ‘Nigerian trade,’ ‘Ten years Married: Mirage,’ ‘Freedah,’ among others.
In 2018, Unigwe starred in Light in The Dark, a movie produced and directed by Ekene Som Mekwunye that was released on 25 January the following year featuring Joke Silva, Rita Dominic, Kalu Ikeagwu, Ngozi Nwosu, Saidi Balogun, Kiki Omeili, Nonso Odogwu, Big Mickey and Prince Unigwe among a host of others.
In 2019, Unigwe played Fuwe in “Three Thieves”, written by the trio Sammy Egbemawei, Abba Makama, and Africa Ukoh. The movie released to the cinema in Nigeria on 4 October had Babtunwa Aderinokun and Uche Okocha as the Executive Producer and producer respectively.
In 2021 Unigwe starred in the television series “The Olive,” released in May 2021 directed by Yemi Morafa and produced by Esse Akwawa and Chidinma Igbokweuche.
Nominations and awards
Unigwe has enjoyed several nominations and won numerous awards including the Child Actor of the Year 2019 at the Intellects Giant Award; carted home Best Young/Promising Actor on 27 October 2019, at the 2019 edition of the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA); Best Child Actress in a Movie at 2021 Best of Nollywood (BON) award for her role in ‘Strain’.
On 20 May 2023, Unigwe was announced the winner of the Trailblazer Award at the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards.
Parents and family
Angel Unigwe’s parents are Mr and Mrs Unigwe. Her parents are of Igbo origin. She comes from a Christian home.
She’s popular, but I’m sure most people may not know her. She’s one of the most beautiful child actress in the Nollywood Industry. She was introduced into acting by her mother. Her mother manages her and her siblings, who are also actors. Her mother is the CEO of 5 Starz Talent Ville, which is located in Lekki, Lagos State, Nigeria.
Angel was born on the 27th of June, 2005 in Imo State. She’s a native of Imo State, and currently lives with parents in Lekki, Lagos State.
Angel was born into a household full of talented individuals. Princess Chizy Unigwe, her elder sister is also an actress, a TV personality, and a model while her twin brother Buchi is also an actor in the Nollywood industry.
Much information is not yet known about her father.
A lot of you might not know, but Angel has a brother, whose name is Prince Buchi Unigwe. He’s also an award winning child actor, model, brand ambassador and brand influencer.
The siblings of Angel Unigwe are all actors. Her elder sister, Princess Chizzi Unigwe, is also an award winning actress. You can see that acting runs through their ‘bloodline’.
Still young and focusing on her career, Angel Unigwe is currently not dating or in any relationship for now. She is also not yet married.
Angel Unigwe has an estimated net worth of around $150, 000 – $500, 000.
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