Enugu is a state in southeast Nigeria that was created in 1991 from a portion of the previous Anambra State. It is frequently referred to as Enugu State to distinguish it from the city of Enugu. The name of the state is derived from Enugu, the largest metropolis and capital of the state.
Five Nollywood actresses that came out of it are listed below:
1. Racheal Okonkwo
Nkoli, also known as Nnenna Rachael Okonkwo, is a Nigerian actress. Actress Nwa Nsukka was born in Nigeria on May 26, 1987. She is from the well-known Enugu State town of Nsukka. The actress has starred in a number of Nollywood movies, including Small Chops, Royal War, and The Ghost and the Tout.
2. Uche Ogbodo
Nollywood producer and actress Uche Ogbodo was born on April 17, 1979. The second child in a five-child family from Enugu state, this exceptional light-skinned actress comes from the state. She has acted in movies like Mummy Why, The Laptop, Cruz 2, Royal Palace, and Stolen Vow.
3. Chizzy Alichi
Chigozie Actress Stephanie Alichi, also referred to as Chizzy Alichi, was born in Nigeria on December 23, 1993. She hails from Enugu East, a local government area in Enugu State in southeast Nigeria, specifically from Ezza Nkwubor Nike.
4. Destiny Etiko
From Udi, Enugu state, Nigeria, Destiny Etiko is a well-known Nollywood actress, filmmaker, brand ambassador, and Instagram influencer. Many people adore her beauty and sophistication, as well as her outstanding acting talent. In the numerous movies she has acted in, she comes across as bright.
5. Rita Nzelu
Rita Nzelu is a well-known model, television personality, actress, businesswoman, and philanthropist from Nollywood. She was raised and was born in the southeast Nigerian state of Enugu, where she also completed her primary, intermediate, and post-level education. She obtained her West African Senior School Certificate, First School Leaving Certificate, and Bachelor’s Degree.
Rita Nzelu entered the Nigerian film industry (also known as Nollywood) in 1990 and made her debut in the movie “Living in Bondage,” which contributed to Nollywood’s rise to fame. She shot to popularity when the movie “Living in Bondage” was a box office hit.