Ugwu Lotachukwu Jacinta Obianuju Amelia (born 29 November 1989) is a Nigerian actress popularly known as Lota Chukwu. She gained popularity after starring in popular Nigerian TV series, Jenifa’s Diary, alongside Funke Akindele, Juliana Olayode, and Falz where she plays the role of “Kiki”, a friend of the lead character, Jenifa. She is also a yoga fitness enthusiast.
Early Life and Career
Lota was born in Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria but her childhood upbringing was mostly in Benin City. Lota is the last of four children of her parents. She studied Agricultural Economics and Extension Service at the University of Benin and subsequently acted at the Royal Arts Academy in Lagos, Nigeria.
I am the last of my parents’ four children. I was born into a Christian home and my parents ensured that we had a decent upbringing. Even though they were disciplinarians, they were not always strict. They made sure that we had a comfortable upbringing. Being a girl and the baby of the house, I had quite a lot of attention from my parents, and my older siblings treated me with care, but I was not a spoilt child. I spent most of my life in Benin, Edo State, until acting made me relocate to another city.
After I completed my post-elementary education, I studied agricultural economics and extension services at the University of Benin.
Before acting, Lota was a model and participated in the 2011 edition of The Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria representing Yobe State. She started her acting in 2011, but became popular after appearing on Jenifa’s Dairy, playing the role of Kiki. She has also starred in movies like The Royal Hibiscus Hotel, Falling, Fine Girl, The Arbitration, Dognapped.
Lota was featured as the lead character in Reminisce’s Ponmile video, as well as Aramide’s Why So Serious video. She was also on set in the movie The Inkblot.
In 2017, she announced the take off of her food show “Lota Takes”, a cooking and lifestyle show which shows Lota in her elements as a food and nature lover. The show has featured several Nigerian celebrities including Adekunle Gold, Tosin Ajibade, Aramide (musician) MC Galaxy.
In 2022, Lota Chukwu was cast in The Set Up 2.
Lota Chukwu is currently single and not in an open relationship for now. Lota Chukwu is also not married.
Lota Chukwu doesn’t have any child of her own.
Lota Chukwu’s net worth as of 2022 is estimated at around $650, 000 – $1 million.
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