Full biography of actress Lota Chukwu (Kiki) and other facts about her

Who is Lota Chukwu?

Lota Chukwu is a popular Nigerian actress who has featured in over 80 movies.

Lota Chukwu made her acting debut in 2011 but she is mostly known for her role as ‘Kiki’ in the popular Funke Akindele’s comedy series – ‘Jenifa’s Diary’.

Lota Chukwu’s full name is Ugwu Lotachukwu Jacinta Obianuju Amelia. Asides from acting, Lota Chukwu is also a model, TV personality, blogger and yoga fitness enthusiast.

The young and versatile actress has made notable strides in the industry since the launch of her career in 2011.

Full data profile of Lota Chukwu

Full nameUgwu Lotachukwu Jacinta Obianuju Amelia
Age31 years old
GenderFemale
BirthdayNovember 29, 1989
State of originEnugu state
ParentsN/A
Height5’10 inches
Marital statusSingle
TribeIgbo
CareerActress, Model, TV host, Blogger

Lota Chukwu’s childhood

Lota Chukwu was born as the last child of four children on November 29, 1989, in Nsukka, Enugu state.

Although a native of Nsukka, Lota Chukwu grew up in Benin City.

The actress has described her childhood as fun. According to her, she was well taken care of and provided with everything she needed as the last child of the family, even though her parents were strict disciplinarians.

Lota Chukwu often mentions her mother as the greatest influencer of her life and she has attributed the success in her career to the support she receives from her family.

Lota Chukwu’s education

Lota Chukwu is a graduate of Agricultural Economics and Extension from the University of Benin.

She also studied Acting at the Royal Arts Academy in Lagos after discovering her passion for acting.

Lota Chukwu’s career

Lota Chukwu began her career as a model after she participated in the 2011 edition of the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria pageantry, representing Yobe State.

Lota Chukwu started acting in 2011 but came into the limelight after she joined the cast of Funke Akindele’s comedy series, ‘Jenifa’s Diary’ in 2014, playing the role of ‘Kiki’.

Lota Chukwu is also a yoga fitness enthusiast.

Lota Chukwu’s food show

Lota Chukwu launched a cooking and lifestyle show called ‘Lota Takes’ in 2017. The show started off strong, featuring popular celebrities like Adekunle Gold, Lateef Adedimeji, MC Galaxy, Bam Bam, and many others.

However, things died down after the first year of the show’s run.

Lota Chukwu in music videos

In 2017, Nollywood actress Lota Chukwu appeared in the music videos of two popular Nigerian singers – Reminisce’s ‘Ponmile’ and Aramide’s ‘Why So Serious’.

Lota Chukwu’s movies

Some of actress Lota Chukwu’s movies and TV shows include:

  • Fine girl (2016)
  • Spotlight (2016)
  • The Arbitration (2016)
  • The Royal Hibiscus Hotel (2017)
  • Dognapped (2017)
  • The Kinsman (2018)
  • Executioner (2019)
  • Deadly Instincts (2020)
  • When Life Happens (2020)
  • The Perfect Plan (2020)
  • This Lady Called Life (2020)
  • Wind Chaser (2020)
  • Falling (2020)

Lota Chukwu’s TV series

  • Jenifa’s Diary (2014 – 2018)
  • Spotlight (2015)
  • Lota Takes (2017)
  • Ajoche (2018)
  • Enakhe (2020)

Lota Chukwu’s awards and nominations

  • Film Revelation of the Year (Female) – Scream All Youth Awards – 2016 (Nominated)
  • Best New Actress of the Year (English) – City People Entertainment Awards – 2017 (Nominated)

Lota Chukwu’s relationship, marriage and husband

As of the time of writing this article, Nollywood actress Lota Chukwu is not married and does not have a husband.

Lota Chukwu’s net worth

Lota Chukwu has an estimated net worth of around N100 million naira.

Lota Chukwu on social media

Nollywood actress Lota Chukwu is active on Instagram as @thelotachukwu. Her Twitter handle is @TheLotaChukwu.

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