Ebele Okaro Onyiuke (born 19 January 1964) best known or called Ebele Okaro is a Nigerian actress and film producer, who was born in London, United Kingdom.
Ebele Okaro was born on 19 January 1964 in London and raised in the Nigerian state of Enugu. She began acting while attending the Santa Maria Primary School and continued while at Nsukka’s Queen of the Holy Rosary Secondary School. After beginning studies of Education at the University of Calabar, Okaro found her passion for the dramatic arts won out and she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts. Her mother was a full-time television producer and her father was an engineer who had great interest in arts and literature.
After her graduation, Okaro served her National Youth Service at the Nigerian Television Authority, where she took up opportunities for television appearances. However, with declines in the Nigerian movie industry, she took up a job working in an embassy in Lagos and later in a bank before being able to return to acting.
In 2014, Okaro produced and acted in Musical Whispers, a movie that advocates for loving care for children with autism. It features other prominent Nigerian actors and actresses, most notably Chioma Chukwuka and Kalu Ikeagwu.
She has become known as the “Mama of Nollywood” and has earned the respect of both fans and colleagues.
In 2017, her performance in 4-1 Love won Okaro the African Magic Viewers Choice Award for Best Supporting Actress. She was nominated for her role in the movie ‘Smash’ at the 2020 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards for Best Actress in a Comedy (Movie/TV Series).
Ebele Okaro Net Worth
Ebele Okaro’s net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be $300, 000.
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