Annie Macaulay–Idibia listen (born 13 November 1984) is a Nigerian model, presenter, and actress.[1][2] She was nominated in the "Best Supporting Actress" category at the 2009 Best of Nollywood Awards.[3]

Annie Macaulay–Idibia
Born (1984-11-13) 13 November 1984 (age 39)
Alma materUniversity of Lagos
Lagos State University
Years active2009–present
SpouseInnocent Idibia

Early life and education


Annie was born in Ibadan but is originally from Eket in Akwa Ibom State. She moved to Lagos State with her mother after the divorce of her parents. She holds a degree in Computer Science and Theatre Arts after completing undergraduate courses at Lagos State University and the University of Lagos respectively.[4]



Prior to the start of Macaulay–Idibia's acting career, she competed at the "Queen of All Nations Beauty Pageant" where she was placed as a runners-up. She went on to feature in a cameo appearance on the music video of 2face Idibia's "African Queen" song.[4]

Her Nollywood career came to the limelight for her role in the movies titled Pleasure and Crime and Blackberry Babes.[4] She expressed her excitement on being featured on the cover of the March issue for Glamour South Africa magazine.[5]

The Netflix African reality series Young, Famous & African, which premiered on 18 March 2022, included Macaulay-Idibia and her husband Innocent "2Baba" Idibia as well as other African personalities like Diamond Platnumz, Naked DJ, Nadia Nakai, Swanky Jerry, Andile Ncube, and Kayleigh Schwark.[6]

Selected filmography

  • First Family
  • Pleasure and Crime (2010) as Steph
  • White Chapel (2011) as Vivian
  • Eight (2015)
  • The Wanted Girl (2014) as Eva
  • Blackberry Babes (2011) as Kimberly
  • Return of Blackberry Babes
  • Estate Runs
  • Young, Famous & African
  • Unconditional[7]
  • Obiageli The Sex Machine
  • Morning After Dark (2014) as Servant
  • Beautiful Monster (2014) as Servant
  • Open Scar
  • Secret Lovers
  • Desires of Married Women
  • Love Across (2021) as Dichie
  • Almajiri (2022) as Hench Woman
  • Married But Feminist (2023) as Caro

Personal life


Macaulay–Idibia is married to 2face Idibia with whom she has two children. She gave birth to her 1st child, a daughter Isabel Idibia, in December 2008 and her second, Olivia Idibia on January 3, 2014.[8][9] She also owns a beauty salon in Atlanta called "BeOlive Hair Studio".[10]

Awards and nominations

Year Award ceremony Prize Result
2009 2009 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Supporting Actress Nominated
2016 African Entertainment Legend Awards Fast Rising Actress Won[11]


  1. ^ Osagie Alonge (10 February 2013). "'Red'y for Valentine': Annie Idibia covers TW Magazine". Nigerian Entertainment Today. Archived from the original on 17 March 2016. Retrieved 8 September 2015.
  2. ^ Osagie Alonge (11 June 2013). "Annie Macaulay-Idibia returns to acting". Nigerian Entertainment Today. Archived from the original on 16 March 2016. Retrieved 8 September 2015.
  3. ^ adesanya, dayo (14 October 2016). "Annie Macaulay–Idibia to headline October edition". Pulse Nigeria. Retrieved 25 July 2022.
  4. ^ a b c Nkechi Chima (27 July 2014). "I wept day I married Tuface–Annie Idibia". The Sun. Archived from the original on 19 September 2015. Retrieved 8 September 2015.
  5. ^ "I once lived with three brothers in one room apartment- Annie Idibia". Punch Newspapers. 24 February 2022. Retrieved 25 July 2022.
  6. ^ "2Baba, Annie Idibia, Star in Netflix's First African Reality Series – THISDAYLIVE". Retrieved 25 July 2022.
  7. ^ "Uche Jombo Produces New Movie 'Unconditional' Starring Dakore Akande & Annie Macaulay Idibia [WATCH THE TRAILER]". 21 September 2013. Archived from the original on 17 October 2015. Retrieved 9 September 2015.
  8. ^ Osagie Alonge (23 March 2013). "PHOTO: 2face, Annie Idibia and daughter spotted at Dubai wedding". Nigerian Entertainment Today. Archived from the original on 26 October 2015. Retrieved 9 September 2015.
  9. ^ "Annie & 2Face Idibia Celebrate Daughter Olivia on 1st Birthday [Photos]". Romance Meets Life. 3 January 2015. Retrieved 9 September 2015.
  10. ^ Juliet Gbemudu (18 August 2015). "Annie Idibia Opens Hair Saloon In Atlanta". 360Nobs. Retrieved 9 September 2015.
  11. ^ "Annie Idibia wins African Entertainment Legend Award". Nigeria Entertainment Today. 2 February 2016. Archived from the original on 2 February 2016. Retrieved 2 February 2016.