All about Fidelity Bank CEO Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe’s marriage, husband, kids

Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe and her husband.

Who is Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe?

Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe is a Nigerian banker. She is the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Bank Plc. Onyeali-Ikpe is the first woman to hold the position of CEO since the bank’s inception. She was appointed as Fidelity Bank CEO in January 2021 and was preceded by Nnamdi John Okonkwo. In 2023, the Global Banking and Finance Awards honored Nneka as the “Best Banking CEO” of the year.  

Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe’s full name is Nneka Chinwe Onyeali-Ikpe. She was born on July 28, 1964, in Lagos, Nigeria, and is currently 59 years old.

About Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe’s parents

Although Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe was born in Lagos, her parents are Igbos from Anambra State. According to reports, her father is the late Chief Onwuka Efobi from Nnokwa, Idemili South in Anambra State. Nneka’s father was reportedly a senior officer of the Central Bank of Nigeria.

Onyeali-Ikpe’s mother also held a senior position at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, reports say.

About Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe’s siblings

Information about Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe’s siblings is currently scarce in the media. In fact, it is unclear whether the Fidelity Bank CEO has any siblings.

Dr. Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe.

About Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe’s educational background

Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe attended Federal Government Girls’ College, Owerri. After which she bagged a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Nneka also holds a Master of Law from Kings College, London. 

In 2023, the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, awarded her an honorary doctorate in Business Administration. While accepting the award, the Fidelity Bank CEO dedicated it to her husband and children. Onyeali-Ikpe completed a Diploma program in Organizational Leadership at Said Business School, Oxford University, UK. 

About Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe’s marriage and wedding

As of the time of publishing this article, Fidelity Bank CEO Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe is married to her husband, Dr. Ken Onyeali-Ikpe. The couple has been married for decades and is blessed with two children.

Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe and Dr. Ken Onyeali-Ikpe have been married for decades.

Who is Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe’s husband – Dr. Ken Onyeali-Ikpe?

Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe’s husband Dr. Ken Onyeali-Ikpe is a leader in Marketing, Branding, and Consumer Consulting. He is the immediate past Group CEO of Insight Redefini Group. Ken Onyeali-Ikpe holds a Ph.D. in Development Economics from the Academy of Sciences, School of African Studies, Moscow, Russia. 

Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe’s husband was born in 1962 and is currently 62 years old. In 2022, he marked his 60th birthday anniversary in Lagos. Top Nigerian politicians such as Mr. Peter Obi and the First Lady of Ogun State attended the event. 

Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe’s husband, Dr. Ken Onyeali-Ikpe, is a marketing expert.

About Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe’s marriage to Ken Onyeali-Ikpe

The exact timeline of Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe’s marriage to Ken Onyeali-Ikpe remains unclear because the couple keeps their relationship private. However, their union seems to be growing stronger.

About Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe’s children

Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe has two children, a son, and a daughter, with her husband Dr. Ken Onyeali-Ikpe. However, her kids’ full details are currently unknown.

DNB Stories Africa gathered that Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe’s son is already an adult and is successful in his field.

Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe, her husband Dr. Ken Onyeali-Ikpe, and their kids pictured at Ken’s 60th birthday celebration in 2022.
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Azeezat Adeniji is an English Language student from Nigeria. She enjoys reading, writing and trying new recipes.

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