Who is Fancy Acholonu?
Fancy Acholonu is a US-born, Nigerian actress, model, and jeweler. Fancy was born in Los Angeles, to Nigerian Igbo parents from Imo State in Southeastern Nigeria.
Fancy Acholonu is also famous for being the fiancée of Nollywood actor, Alex Ekubo. The couple announced their engagement on May 3, 2021.
Fancy Acholonu’s full name is Chigozie Fancy Acholonu.
Full data profile of Fancy Acholonu
|Full Name||Chigozie Fancy Acholonu|
|Age||30 years (estimated)|
|Date of Birth||1990|
|Parents||Mr and Mrs Acholonu|
|State of Origin||Imo State|
event coordinator, jeweler
Fancy Acholonu’s childhood and education
Fancy Acholonu was born in Los Angeles to Nigerian Igbo parents from Imo State. She is the third of six children.
Fancy Acholonu graduated from Downey High School, California, in 2008 and then proceeded to college. In 2012, she graduated from Los Angeles City College with a BSc. degree in Business Administration and Management.
She is also enrolled for a certification course in Event Management to become a certified event planner. Fancy Acholonu told Vovage LA that she plans to own an event company in the future.
Fancy Acholonu’s modelling career
Fancy Acholonu started her modeling career at the age of 16. She did both high fashion runways and commercials in her base, Los Angeles, and also in New York City. Fancy has also spent some time in Nigeria, working as a model.
Fancy owns a modeling and acting school called “The Fancy Kids” where she coaches young children aspiring to become models and actors.
Fancy Acholonu’s other businesses and companies
In addition to her modeling school, Fancy Acholonu has two other companies. One of them is a jewelry business called Zodiacaa.
Describing the company in an interview last year (2020), Fancy Acholonu said:
“Zodiacaa is a jewelry and accessories store for all things zodiac and astrology signs. It’s a store for everyone that has a zodiac sign which is everybody.”
The company first started as a jewelry brand but later expanded into apparel and accessories.
Today, Fancy Acholonu’s company, Zodiacaa, makes Zodiac sign apparel, iPhone cases, laptop cases, phone grips, T-shirts, etc., in addition to jewelry.
Fancy Acholonu as an actress
Fancy Acholonu has done some work as an actress. She appeared in an episode of the American comedy-drama series, Lethal Weapon, which ran for three seasons on Fox (2016 – 2019).
Some of Fancy Acholonu’s movies include:
- Lethal Weapon (2016)
- Running to Live, Living to Run (2015)
- Gina’s Journey: The Search for William Grimes (2017)
Fancy Acholonu and Alex Ekubo
Fancy Acholonu is currently engaged to Nollywood actor Alex Ekubo and the two have announced that their wedding is coming up in November this year. According to reports, the two dated for nearly five years before Alex proposed.
Fancy Acholonu’s net worth
Fancy Acholonu’s current net worth based on calculated earnings from her businesses and other income sources puts it at around $350,000 (over N150 million naira).
Fancy Acholonu’s Instagram and Twitter
She is also on Facebook as Ms Fancy Acholonu.