One of the best-known actresses in the Nollywood film industry, this Nigerian entertainer made her big-screen debut in the 2003 movie Thick Madam and, over the next ten years, appeared in close to 100 films, including Inale and I'll Take My Chances.
She studied theater at the University of Uyo and English at the University of Calabar.
In 2011, she became a Youth Envoy for the United Nations-Habitat program.
She and her two sisters and one brother grew up in Nigeria's southeastern Akwa Ibom state. In 2008, she married businessman Philip Ehiagwina. The couple divorced in 2014.
She and Hakeem Kae-Kazim were both in the cast of the 2010 musical movie Inale.