[People Profile] All We Know About Nse Ikpe-Etim Biography, Networth, Career, Husband, Education

Nse Ikpe-Etim Biography, Networth, Career, Husband, Education

Who is Nse Ikpe-Etim?

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Nse Ikpe-Etim
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Ikpe-Etim in 2016
Nse Ikpe-Etim

21 October 1974 (age 48)

LagosLagos State, Nigeria
Citizenship Nigerian
Alma mater University of Calabar
Occupation Actress
Spouse Clifford Sule (m. 2013)
Awards 2014Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for Best Actress in a Drama.
Website http://www.nseikpeetim.com

Nse Ikpe-Etim (born 21 October 1974) is a Nigerian actress. She came into prominence in 2008 for her role in Reloaded. She was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 5th and 8th Africa Movie Academy Awards for her role in Reloaded and Mr. and Mrs., respectively. In 2014, she won the Best Actress in a Drama award at the 2014 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for playing “Nse” in Journey to Self. She made mentioned of not being ashamed of her inability to get pregnant.

Early life

Etim was born on 21 October 1974 in Lagos. Etim attended Awa Nursery School and Command Primary School in Kaduna State, from where she then furthered her studies at Louis College, Jos, and the Federal Government Colleges in Jos and Ilorin. She said that her family was often transferred to various regions of Nigeria due to her father’s career with the Central Bank of Nigeria. Etim got her first degree in Theater Arts from the University of Calabar.

Personal life

Etim is the first of six children. In an interview with Toolz, she stated that she’s had Caucasian Godparents. She married her childhood friend Clifford Sule on 14 February 2013 at a Lagos registry. A traditional wedding ceremony followed in her hometown in Akwa Ibom State and Lagos State, respectively, some months after the civil union. She currently resides in London with her husband, a senior lecturer at Middlesex University who frequents Nigeria for film engagements.[14][15][16]

On Friday March 20, 2020, she posted on her Instagram page that she had just returned from the United Kingdom, one of the most hit places by COVID-19, according to the Federal Ministry of Health. She however followed the directives of Nigeria Center for Disease Control(NCDC) to be self-isolated. She received support from colleagues such as Rita DominicChika IkeIyabo Ojo amongst others.

Social Media




Nse Ikpe-Etim Remove Her Womb?

Womb Removal

Nse Ikpe-Etim has disclosed that she had womb removal to preserve her life after learning she had adenomyosis. Adenomyosis is a gynecological medical disorder in which the uterus’s muscular wall is breached by the endometrium, the inner lining of the uterus (the myometrium).

The Nollywood star made this revelation while addressing an event called “Conversation with Nse” on Saturday in Lekki, Lagos. Mrs. Ikpe-Etim informed the audience that she received the disease’s diagnosis in 2016. She claimed that when the doctor told her that she would need to have her uterus removed in order to live a normal life, she sobbed. Her doctor informed her that she was unable to bear children.


At 18, Etim started acting on stage at the university. Her first television appearance was in the family soap Inheritance. After her graduation from university, she temporarily left the film industry to venture into other endeavors before making a comeback with Emem Isong’s Reloaded alongside Ramsey NouahRita DominicIni Edo and Desmond Elliot.

In December 2019, Nse Etim was featured in the Visual Collaborative Polaris catalogue, under the Supernova series for humanities, she was interviewed alongside people such as: William CouponBisila Bokoko, and Ade Adekola.

In 2020, she was in the cast of Quam’s Money which is a follow-up to the 2018 film New Money directed by Tope Oshin. The follow-up story follows what happens when a security guard (Quam) suddenly becomes a multi-millionaire. The new cast was led by Falz, Toni TonesJemima OsundeBlossom Chukwujekwu, and Nse Ikpe-Etim.

February 2021 however had her playing in the lead role alongside Richard Mofe-Damijo and Zainab Balogun in Seyi Babatope movie direction, Fine Wine


I became an actress to avoid marriage — Nse Ikpe-Etim

She is estimated to be worth


Year Film Role Notes
2003 Emotional Crack Associate Producer
Venom of Justice 2
2008 Reloaded with Ramsey NouahDesmond Elliot Rita DominicIni EdoUche Jombo & Stephanie Okereke
Nominated for Best actress in a leading role at the 5th Africa Movie Academy Awards
2010 Bursting Out with Genevieve NnajiSusan Peters & Majid Michel
Inale Ori with Caroline ChikezieHakeem Kae-Kazim & Ini Edo
2011 Guilty Pleasures with Ramsey NoahMajid MichelStephanie Okereke & Desmond Elliot
Memories of My Heart with Ramsey NoahIni EdoUche Jombo & Monalisa Chinda
Kiss and Tell Tena with Joseph BenjaminDesmond ElliotUche Jombo & Monalisa Chinda
Spellbound Mary with Joseph BenjaminDesmond ElliotUche Jombo & Chioma Chukwuka
2012 Phone Swap Mary with Wale Ojo, Joke Silva & Lydia Forson
Mr. and Mrs. Susan Abbah with Joseph Benjamin & Barbara Soky
The Meeting Bolarinwa with Rita DominicFemi JacobsKate HenshawJide Kosoko & Chinedu Ikedieze
Journey to Self Nse with Dakore Akande & Chris Attoh
Black November Lawyer with Mickey RourkeVivica FoxHakeem Kae-Kazim & Kim Basinger
2013 Broken Mariam Idoko with Kalu Ikeagwu & Bimbo Manuel
Blue Flames with Omoni Oboli & Kalu Ikeagwu
Hustlers with Chelsea Eze & Clarion Chukwura
2014 Devil in the Detail Helen Ofori with Adjetey Anang
The Green Eyed[25] with Kalu Ikeagwu and Tamara Eteimo
Tunnel with Femi Jacobs and Waje
In Between[26][27] with Pascal Amanfo
2015 The Visit Ajiri Shagaya with Blossom Chukwujekwu, and Femi Jacobs
Heaven’s Hell Alice Henshaw with Bimbo AkintolaOC Ukeje and Damilola Adegbite
Fifty Kate with Ireti DoyleOmoni Oboli, and Dakore Akande
2016 Stalker Kaylah with Jim Iyke, and Caroline Danjuma
A Trip to Jamaica with Ayo MakunFunke Akindele
2017 American Driver Nse Ikpe-Etim with Evan King, Jim Iyke, Anita Chris, Nse Ikpe Etim, Nadia BuariEmma NyraAyo Makun, Laura Heuston, McPc the Comedian, Michael Tula, Andie Raven
2020 Quam’s Money FalzToni TonesJemima OsundeBlossom Chukwujekwu and Nse Ikpe-Etim.
2021 Fine Wine with Richard Mofe-Damijo Belinda Effah and Zainab Balogun
King of Boys: The Return of the King[28] First Lady Jumoke Randle with Sola SobowaleToni TonesReminisce and Illbliss
2022 Glamour Girls Donna With Sharon OojaToke MakinwaJoselyn Dumas

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Film Result Ref
2009 5th Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Actress in a Leading role Reloaded Nominated
2009 Best of Nollywood Awards Revelation of the Year (female) Nominated
2010 2010 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Actress Film/Short Story Reloaded Won
2010 Best Of Nollywood Awards Best Actress in a Leading role Guilty Pleasures Nominated
2011 2011 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actress in a Lead role Mr. and Mrs. Won
2012 2012 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Lead Actress Nominated
8th Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Actress in a lead role Nominated
ZAFAA Awards[29][30] Best Actress in a supporting role Kiss and Tell Nominated
ELOY Awards[31] Actress of the Year Phone Swap Nominated
2012 Nollywood Movies Awards Best Actress in a Supporting role Kiss and Tell Won
2012 Best of Nollywood Awards Best lead Actress in an English Movie Phone Swap Won
Best Actress in a supporting role The Search Nominated
Best kiss in a film Spellbound Nominated
17th Africa Film Awards (Afro-Hollywood Awards)[32] Best Actress in a supporting role Nominated
2013 2013 Nollywood Movies Awards Best Actress in a Leading role Mr. and Mrs. Nominated
2013 City People Entertainment Awards[34][35] Best Actress of the Year Nominated
2013 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards[36][37] Best Actress Phone Swap Nominated
2013 Ghana Movie Awards[38][39] Best African Collaboration Purple Rose Nominated
2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Supporting Actress in a film Kiss & Tell Nominated
2014 2014 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards Best Actress in a Drama Journey to Self Won
2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Actress in a Lead Role Nominated
2014 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards Best Actress in a Lead Role Purple Rose Nominated
Viewers”s Choice female Nominated
2015 2015 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actress in a Leading Role (English) Stolen Water Won
Best Kiss in a Movie Nominated
2015 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards Best Actress Stalker Won
Best On-screen duo Nominated
2016 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards Best Actress TV Series/Drama The Visit Nominated
2016 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Lead Actress In A Film Nominated
12th Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Actress In A Leading Role Fifty Nominated
2022 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards Best Actress in A Comedy Quam’s Money Nominated

External References

  1. ^ Okporu, Rachel (9 April 2021). “‘This is sad’ Reactions as Nse Ikpe-Etim responds to a follower who asked why she sold her womb”Kemi Filani News. Retrieved 15 March 2022.
  2. ^ “AMAA Nominees and Winners 2009”African Movie Academy Award. Archived from the original on 5 April 2011. Retrieved 11 February 2012.
  3. ^ “Nse Ikpe Etim Biography on iMDb”. Retrieved 27 March 2014.
  4. ^ “I’m not ashamed of my inability to bear children – Actress Nse Ikpe-Etim”Punch Newspapers. 8 May 2022. Retrieved 4 August 2022.
  5. ^ “Nse Ikpe Etim: Facts You Need To Know About Nollywood Actress”. YeYePikin. Retrieved 7 March 2016.
  6. ^ Temitope (21 October 2021). “Actress, Nse Ikpe Etim celebrates at 47”Vanguard Allure. Retrieved 20 July 2022.
  7. ^ “Nse Ikpe Etim biography: career, age, movies, marriage”Nigerian Finder. 16 July 2022. Retrieved 17 July 2022.
  8. ^ “I wasn’t born to get married”. GistMania. 10 July 2012. Retrieved 27 March 2014.
  9. ^ “I wasn’t born to get married”. GistMania. 10 July 2012. Retrieved 27 March 2014.
  10. ^ “2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards”. NotJustOK. Retrieved 27 March 2014.
  11. ^ “Nse Ikpe Etim nominated for ZAFAA awards”. DailyTimes Nigeria. Retrieved 28 March 2014.
  12. ^ Toolz (18 May 2014). “NSE IKPE ETIM ON THE JUICE S02 E07”. Ndani TV. Archived from the original on 20 December 2021. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
  13. ^ “Nse Ikpe-Etim is now Mrs Clifford Sule”. 18 February 2013.
  14. ^ “Nse Ikpe Etim Husband’s 15year old son”. Retrieved 28 March 2014.
  15. ^ “Nse Ikpe Etim Trad Wedding to hold April 4th”. Retrieved 28 March 2014.

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