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Patience Ozokwor (born September 14, 1958) is a musician, fashion designer, gospel singer and actress. She won the Best Supporting Actress award at the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards.[1][2][3][4] Ozokwor was among the 100 Nigerians honoured by the government to celebrate the amalgamation of the northern and southern protectorates in 2014.[5]

Patience Ozokwor
Chioma Toplis Rita Edochie and Patience Ozokwor.jpg
Ozokwor on set (first from the right, in a floral blouse)
Born September 14, 1958 (1958-09-14) (age 60)
Ngwo, Enugu State, Nigeria
Other names
  • Mama G
Occupation Actress, musician, fashion designer
Years active 1999—present

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Early lifeEdit

Ozokwor was born in the village of Amaobo, Ngwo, Enugu State, Nigeria, and attended Abimbola Gibson Memorial School in Lagos. Ozokwor had a passion for acting since she was at primary school, where she would act in different stage plays.[6] She later attended Institute of management and technology Enugu, where she obtained a degree in Fine and Applied Arts. Before starting as an actress, she was already a star before acting and first made it into radio drama. she took part in a soap opera by the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) titled Someone Cares. [7] She was married at age 19 [8] and has three biological children and five adopted ones who all bear her name.She lost her husband in the year 2000.[7]

VideographyEdit

Year Title Director Ref
2016 Agbomma As featured artiste Tchidi Chikere [9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Patience Ozorkwor Biography". informafrica.com. Retrieved 8 August 2014.
  2. ^ "When Patience Ozokwor stormed London for son's wedding". vanguardngr.com. Retrieved 8 August 2014.
  3. ^ "I Miss My Husband's Love And Companion" Patience Ozokwor". pulse.ng. Retrieved 8 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Patience Ozokwor reveals her real age & why she adopted 5 children". diamondcelebrities.com. Retrieved 8 August 2014.
  5. ^ "Jonathan decorates Obasanjo, Buhari, IBB, others with centenary awards". vanguardngr.com. Retrieved 7 October 2014.
  6. ^ [1]
  7. ^ a b "Patience Ozokwor (Mama Gee) – Biography, Late Husband, Children, Facts". BuzzNigeria - Famous People, Celebrity Bios, Updates and Trendy News. 2014-05-26. Retrieved 2018-05-23.
  8. ^ "Biography". Kevin Onuma for Inform Africa. 8 May 2012.
  9. ^ "Kcee Patience Ozorkwor, Chiwetalu Agu, star in singer's 'Agbomma' video". Pulse.com.gh. David Mawuli. Retrieved 8 February 2016.

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