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Kenneth Okonkwo Biography

Nollywood actor, Politician, Lawyer is a successful man. This article is to tell you about the biography of this wonderful man so has done many good things through his acting carrier.


Kenneth Okonwo personal history and education

Kenneth Okonwo was born in Enugu state, Nigeria of November 6, 1968. He obtained a degree in business administration from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. After his first degree, he went ahead to obtain another degree in Diplomacy and International law from the University of Lagos state. He also studied theology at bible school.

Kenneth Okonwo’s Career

A log of people are learning from Kenneth Okonwo, in 1992 after he played the lead role in nollywood movie called living on bondage, he became famous and known as Andy okeke, which is the name of the character he played in the movie.

In the popular movie, Andy okeke joined a secret cult and sacrificed his own wife in order to become wealthy, unfortunately for him, he had to suffer great repercussion for his actions as he became constantly haunted by the ghost of his wife. The movie was directed by Chris Obi Rapu and produced by Okechukwu Ogunjiofor. The film because very popular and in a high demand on the market.

While explaining his success, Kenneth Okonwo says that he achieved fame thanks to God’s grace. He is grateful almight for helping him to get to where he is now. He did not make any significant effort that can be credited for his success and did not even attend a theater school but, he always works with complete dedication.

Kenneth Okonwo has starred in over 200 Nollywood movies and has received honorable awards including the title of the best actor. At the moment Kenneth Okonwo is one of the most influential and wealthy people in Nollywood. His net worth has reached over $2m.

Kenneth Okonwo’s  Religion

In 1994, Kenneth Okonwo experienced a spiritual rebirth and started to rethink about his attitude towards religion. He says inner purity means much more to him than the material sphere of life now and he is grateful to the almighty God for his salvation.

He has come a long way in his decision to live a clean and responsible life; he has turned his back from frivolities, prays to God more and avoids temptation especially when it comes to women.

Despite the fact that Kenneth Okonwo has made a lot mistakes, just like everyone else, he insists that he has no regrets; if he ever did something wrong, the main point is that he must have enjoyed it at the time and got to learn something from it which make it not so bad.


Kenneth Okonwo Wife and children

Kenneth Okonwo’s first marriage to Ogechi Ezekiel took place in 2000. She is the daughter of Pastor Ezekiel who is the general overseer of Christian Pentecostal Mission International. They lived together as man and wife for 2 years and got divorced in 2002; their marriage was blessed with a son. The film industry was really shocked their separation at the time.

However, it did not take him to long to find love again; he got married some years later to Ifeoma Okonkwo.

Kenneth Okonwo met his current wife through his mother. She introduced Ifeoma to him because she saw he as the perfect lady to complement his personality and make a perfect wife for him. She didn’t want her son to have any problem in his personal life so, she wanted him to marry a woman who possessed the best characteristics. Kenneth Okonwo became interested after his mother described all the good qualities Ifeoma possessed, Kenneth Okonwo called her up, and their relationship developed naturally. Kenneth Okonwo was so polite and gentle that over time, shoe could not help but fall in love with Kenneth Okonwo. She is known to be respectable ladu and Kenneth Okonwo agrees that his mother made the right choice for him and he is very rateful for that.

The couple had their first child in 2016, 9 years after their wedding.

Talking about Kenneth Okonwo personal life, Kenneth Okonwo says he is not one of those men who go about deceiving their lovers. After he received spiritual enlightenment and concluded his first marriage, he has never had the desire to have love affairs with any other woman besides his lawful wife.

Kenneth Okonwo is surrounded with notorious attractive women who would like to flirt with him but, he would rather spend quality time with his family.

As for female fans, Kenneth Okonwo tries to be nice to them without giving them the impression that he is looking for something more.

We home that Kenneth Okonwo’s biography was interesting to you. Join us to wish the talented actor Kenneth Okonwo huge success in his career and happiness in life and marriage.


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