Ebube Nwagbo might not be considered the best actress Nigeria has produced but her penchant for living up to expectations when saddled with movie scripts and is expected to breathe life into as an actress, has seen her remain a force to reckon with in the Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood.
In addition to her immense acting talent, Ebube’s beauty and physical endowments have left her with millions of male fans and admirers who would gladly sacrifice an eye to spend some quiet moment with the sexy actress.
In the last one decade, she has had her fair share of exciting moments and has however, also had to endure some turbulent phases but in all, Nwagbo remains one of the most vibrant actresses of her generation and this perhaps explains why she continues to bask in the euphoria of stardom, fame and the promising glow that comes when hard work meets determination and genuine talent.
So much might already be known about this actress but here are 10 striking things about Ebube that you probably didn’t know about her.
For her role in the new movie, Widows Cult, Ebube Nwagbo was paid a sum of N7m to shave her head.
She is the eldest child in a family of six.
She attended Federal Polytechnic, Oko and later Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka both in Anambra state where she got a degree in Mass Communication.
Ebube started acting in 2003 while she was still in school.
The first movie she was cast in was ‘Arrested By Love.’
As far as role models go, she considers Liz Benson, Joke Sylva and Julia Roberts her biggest role models within and outside Nigeria.
She once dated Kingsley of the defunct musical group, KC Presh.
She describes herself as a down to earth person. “I am very jovial and fun loving,” she added.
Asked to describe, her ideal man, she said: “First and foremost, he has to respect me and has to understand what I do because if he doesn't there are likely to be problems. He has to be God fearing too. Some people talk about love but love without respect is something else.”
If you’re one of those who want to know about her first love, here’s her story: “We met in my first year in school, second semester. We won the best couple on campus. We had this bond and everybody wanted to be like us. I got into the movie industry and it didn’t work out again. I really liked him. So far, I think that is the first relationship I had that I can really call a relationship. That is the first time I actually knew what love is. That is somebody I still think about today and there is no regrets.”
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