[People Profile] All We Know About Patience Ozokwor Biography, Career, Net Worth, Spouse, Filmography

Patience Ozokwor Biography, Career, Net Worth, Spouse, Filmography[People Profile] All We Know About Patience Ozokwor Biography, Career, Net Worth, Spouse, Controversy


Patience Ozokwor (born 14 September 1958) Also known under the last name Mama G, is a well-known Nigerian singer, designer of clothes, gospel artist, and actress.

She has previously been awarded her Best Supporting Actress 2012 and 2013 awards in the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards.

The late Patience Ogokwor was one of the most prestigious 100 Nigerians honored by the government to commemorate the union of the Northern and Southern protectorates in 2014.


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Early Life & Education

Patience Ozokwor was born in the village of Amaobo, Ngwo in present-day Enugu State, Nigeria. She was a student at the Abimbola Gibson Memorial school located in Lagos. At 67 her birth date was the 14th of September 1958.

She’s always had a passion for acting when she was in primary school, and would perform in various stage plays. She then went to at the Institute of management and technology Enugu and graduated with an applied arts and fine arts degree.

Before becoming an actor, she had been an actor before she first became a radio drama. She appeared in the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) soap opera called “Someone Cares”.

Patience Ozokwor was married at 19 and had three biological children as well as five adopted ones that all have her name. Her husband died in 2000.

She admitted to her greatest regret of not having the ability to get married to the person of her dreams and her children stopping her from getting married again after losing her husband.


Patience Ozokwor began acting at a young age, but not as an actress in Nollywood however. She began reading books in her early years. Most importantly, her uncle bought and read her novels even though she didn’t understand what she was reading.

It didn’t end here. Ozokwor was later a member of later joined the Takwa Bay Children’s Club. In the club, she was able to mix and mingled with other children and was exposed to more. Additionally, it exposed her to the world of Literature and in truth, shaped her acting abilities.

Patience Ozokwor worked as an announcer for the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, Enugu. Prior to that, she was a teacher for four years.

As a do-it-yourselfer, when the FRCN was shut down, Patience strategized. She turned into petty trading. While at FRCN she was involved actively in radio theatres as well as other entertainment events in the media.

When she was trading, Patience met with Chika Okpala, who gave her an important role in the commercial. She actually played her part so well that Chika was left to think. In all likelihood, she wasn’t selected for auditions, which is enough to justify her performance.

Another time, Patience is featured in a soap opera called “someone cares.” Later she was offered the first film role that put her in the spotlight. Indeed, her skills when playing the role of “Someone cares” gave her the recognition she deserves.

She gained fame following her role in the film “Authority” in 1999. The film naturally was her second film.


Personal Life


The well-known actor Patience Ozokworgot got married at the age of 19 in a formal marriage to the late man she married Emeka Anni.

She claims that despite the fact that there were many bidders for her during the period, her parents pressured her to marry at a young age due to unspecified reasons. it could be due to the influences of a family with polyandry like the one she was born with.

Although the marriage was not going as planned for the couple, they continued to stay within it. In 2000, her husband passed away. In the years prior to his death, Patience Ozokwor‘s late husband had become her real friend. Based on the late Patience Ozokwor she is still looking for him even after his passing.

The most famous and adored entertainment star has 3 biological kids and five adopted children who have her name. Her son, who is in the U.S is a musician with a label and a love for the entertainment business.

Also, she has her daughter, who is interested in the industry however neither of them has completed any effort to get into Nollywood. Both of her children have been married for a while.


  • Ukwa (1995)
  • Terrible Sin (2001)
  • Mothering Sunday (2001)
  • Greedy Genius (2001)
  • Desperadoes (2001)
  • The Final Clash (2002)
  • Sunrise (2002)
  • Submission (2002)
  • Pretender (2002)
  • Old School (2002)
  • Miracle (2002)
  • Fire on the Mountain (2002)
  • Christian Marriage (2002)
  • Under Fire (2003)
  • The Storm is Over (2003)
  • The Cross of Love (2003)
  • Private Sin (2003)
  • Price of the Wicked
  • Mr. Trouble (2003)
  • Market Sellers (2003)
  • Forever Yours (2003)
  • Evil Woman (2003)
  • Cry No More (2003)
  • By His Grace (2003)
  • Blood Sister (2003)
  • Billionaires Club (2003)
  • 2 Rats (2003)
  • Police Woman (2004)
  • The Staff of Odo (2004)
  • My Mother My Marriage (2004)
  • My First Love (2004)
  • Mama G in America (2004)
  • Mama I Will Die for You (2004)
  • Heritage (2004)
  • Annabel (2004)
  • Women in Power (2005)
  • Ways of the Heart (2005)
  • Torn Apart (2005)
  • The Corridors of Power (2005)
  • Soul on Fire (2005)
  • Rings of Fire (2005)
  • Men at War (2005)
  • Ladies World (2005)
  • Good News (2005)
  • End of Dreams (2005)
  • Divided Kingdom (2005)
  • Dangerous Blood (2005)
  • Crying Angel (2005)
  • Winning Your Love (2006)
  • Total Crisis (2006)
  • The Humble Lion (2006)
  • The Devil in Her (2006)
  • The Final Days (2006)
  • Sweet Mama (2006)
  • Sacred Blood (2006)
  • Pounds and Dollars (2006)
  • Nowhere to Run (2006)
  • My Mother’s Decision (2006)
  • My Love My Sorrow (2006)
  • Unfinished Business (2007)
  • Will of God (2007)
  • Saved by Sin (2007)
  • Pride of a Woman (2007)
  • Love and Likeness (2007)
  • Lions Den (2007)
  • Kingdom Apart (2007)
  • Goddess of the Sun (2007)
  • Blood Apart (2007)
  • Area Mama (2007)
  • Stubborn Doctor (2008)
  • Strength to Strength (2008)
  • Indian Doctor (2008)
  • Heart of a Slave (2008)
  • Heaven After Hell (2008)
  • After My Heart (2008)
  • Act of Faith (2008)
  • Power of a Kiss (2010)
  • Open & Close (2011)
  • World of the Mind (2012)
  • The End is Near (2012)
  • My World (2012)
  • Bridge of Contract (2012)
  • Sin of a Woman (2013)
  • Cry of a Witch (2013)
  • To Rise Again (2014)
  • Idemili (2014)
  • Overseas (2015)
  • Chief Daddy (2018)
  • Don’t Get Mad Get Even (2019)
  • Scars of a Mother (2020)
  • Bad Comments (2020).


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Social Media

  • Instagram: @patienceozokwo
  • Twitter: @OfficialMamaG


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