Who is Nkechi Blessing Sunday?
Nkechi Blessing Sunday is a Nigerian actress, producer, director, and screenwriter. She is the CEO of Nkechi Films Production and the founder of a Non-Governmental organization called NBS Foundation.
Nkechi Blessing Sunday has featured in over 80 Nollywood movies since the launch of her acting career in 2008.
Full data profile of Nkechi Blessing
|Full name||Nkechi Blessing Sunday|
|Age||32 years old|
|Birthday||14 February, 1989|
|Husband||Falegan Opeyemi David|
|Parents||Mrs Gloria Sunday (Mother)|
|State of origin||Abia state|
|Career||Actress, Producer, Director, Screenwriter|
Nkechi Blessing Sunday’s childhood and education
Nkechi Blessing was born on February 14, 1989, to Mrs. Gloria Sunday. The 32-year-old actress from Abia state was born and bred in Surulere, Lagos State.
Reports had it that the actress is the only daughter of her mother since she lost her brother to the cold hands of death in June 2017.
However, some other reports claimed that Nkechi Blessing has a sister named Jennifer Ijeoma Sunday, a brand ambassador and light-skinned model who recently did a topless photoshoot.
The actress often refers to her mother as her favourite person, however, there is no information about her father. Unfortunately, the actress lost her beloved mother on September 3, 2021, while preparing for the premiere of her movies in Lagos’s biggest theatres.
Nkechi Blessing Sunday’s education
Nkechi Blessing attended Olu Abiodun Nursery and Primary School in Lagos for her primary education before proceeding to Barachel Model College also in Lagos for her secondary education.
She then proceeded to Houdegbe North American University in Benin Republic where she bagged a degree in International Relations. She also did a six-month diploma programme in Theatre Arts at the Lagos State University, Ojo.
Nkechi Blessing Sunday’s career
Nkechi Blessing launched her career as an actress in 2008 after she featured in the movie ‘Omo Bewaji’ which served as a minor break for her. The movie was produced by her friend, Kemi Korede who cast her in the movie upon discovering her passion for acting.
Nkechi’s role in the movie prompted her meeting with Emeka Duru who gave her a supporting role in Emem Isong’s 2009 movie titled ‘Through The Fire’.
Her lead role in the 2012 movie ‘Kafila Omo Ibadan’ shot her into full prominence. The movie was produced by Temitope Bali whom she met in South Africa.
Nkechi Blessing made her productional debut movie titled ‘Omoge Lekki’ in 2015 starring herself alongside veteran Nollywood actor Yinka Quadri. The movie won her nomination for Nollywood’s New Bride at MAYA Awards in 2016 and she was also nominated for Revelation of the Year at Best of Nollywood Awards.
Some of her other productional credit include Fiditi, Church Girls, and Don which were all produced in 2018.
Nkechi Blessing Sunday was unveiled as one of the ambassadors of the Nigeria Carnival USA on February 1, 2017, at the second edition of the annual Nigerian music and comedy event in the USA.
The actress cum producer also co-hosted the 2020 edition of the African Entertainment Awards USA alongside American-based actor, Seun Sean Jimoh.
Nkechi Blessing’s movies
Some notable movies which the actress has featured in or produced include:
- Omo Bewaji (2008)
- Through The Fire (2009)
- Kafila Omo Ibadan (2012)
- Omoge Lekki (2015)
- Olori Amolegbe (2017)
- Alakada Reloaded (2017)
- The Ghost and the Tout (2018)
- Aje (2018)
- Ono Emi (2019)
- Ise Ori (2019)
- Fate of Alakada (2020)
- Tanwa Savage (2020)
- Breaded Life (2021)
Nkechi Blessing’s awards and nominations
- Nollywood’s New Bride – MAYA Awards (Nominated) (2016)
- Revelation of the Year – Best of Nollywood Awards (Nominated) (2016)
- Most Promising Actress of the Year – City People Movie Award (Won) (2018)
Nkechi Blessing Sunday’s relationship and marriage
Nkechi Blessing Sunday is one of the Nollywood actresses that has often been at the centre of relationship rumours and controversies. The actress has been rumoured to be romantically involved with different men in the entertainment industry without any confirmation.
Reports had it that she had an affair with American-based Nigerian actor Mike Adeyemi. It was even speculated that the actor is her baby daddy.
However, the actress announced her secret marriage to politician Falegan Opeyemi David in June 2021 while celebrating his birthday.
Before news of their secret marriage became public, Nkechi Blessing had always flaunted her politician boyfriend on her Instagram page without revealing his identity.
Rumours of separation
At one time, it was speculated on social media that Nkechi Blessing and her husband had separated after her heavily publicized “dirty fight” with Nigerian cross-dresser Bobrisky.
The rumours started after it was discovered that Falegan had unfollowed her on Instagram following the messy fight. The rumour got more intense after an anonymous social media blogger ‘cutie_julius‘ disclosed that the actress’s relationship with her political lover has allegedly hit the rocks.
However, the actress stunned the public in June 2021 after she announced that she and her political boyfriend had privately tied the knot in 2020.
About Nkechi Blessing’s politician husband, Falegan Opeyemi David
Falegan Opeyemi David is the boyfriend and now husband of Nollywood actress Nkechi Blessing Sunday. He is an Ekiti State-born politician, philanthropist, and entrepreneur.
He has business ventures scattered all across Nigeria and he was rumoured to be the sponsor of the actress’s recent Dubai trip. The politician seems to be a father of a young girl whom he usually flaunts on his IG page.
However, his marital status before his engagement to Nkechi Blessing is not publicly known.
Nkechi Blessing Sunday’s child
Nkechi Blessing has a son from a previous relationship. The boy is named King Elijah Success but he is popularly known as Novah Success on social media.
Nkechi Blessing Sunday announced the birth of her son in April 2019 without revealing the identity of her baby daddy. The boy who is over two years old has a popular Instagram page (@king_elijah_success) and has already bagged an ambassadorial deal with a Nigerian brand.
Nkechi Blessing’s net worth
Nkechi Blessing Sunday has an estimated net worth of about $300, 000 (around N200 million naira).
Nkechi Blessing on social media
Nkechi Blessing Sunday is active on Instagram as @nkechiblessingsunday. Her Twitter handle is @NkechiBlessingS.