Chika ‘Nancy’ Ike is a very talented Nigerian actress, producer, and a television personality. She was once a model. Over time, Chika grew to become a successful business woman and philanthropist.
The beautiful Nollywood actress was born on November 8, 1985, in Onitsha, Anambra state of Nigeria. She started acting in church plays at the age of six. Chika later began her career as a model at age 16, just after graduating from secondary school.
Chika Ike started her acting career in 2005. The first movie she featured in was ‘Sweet Love’, where she played a minor character in the movie. The same year, Chika Ike starred in a movie ‘Bless the Child’, this was the movie was that saw her first major role and brought her to the limelight. Since then, Chika has played many major roles in more than 100 Nollywood movies. Some of her top movies she featured in include The Prince and the Princess, To Love a Stranger, Anointed Queen, Paradise, Girls Got Reloaded, Mirror of Beauty, Yes We Will, and Happy Ending.
The movie, Mirror of Beauty, was shown in Cineworld and Odeon cinemas across the U.K in 2007.The same movie was selected and screened at the Cannes film festival in, sometime in 2008.
The actress founded Chika Ike Production Company in 2014. She later released her first movie “Miss Teacher”, followed by her reality TV game show “African Diva Reality TV Show” -she is the host, executive producer, and a member of the judging panel. The first season of the show was showed on Dstv, while the second season was showed on AIT, in 2015. Chika has also worked with the Rok Studios to produce movies like Stuck on You and Happy Ending.
In 2014, the Nollywood actress enrolled in the University of Lagos (UNILAG) for a two-year diploma program in human kinetics and health education. She completed the program in 2006, earning a certificate in the course. Chika proceeded for a degree in human kinetics and health education at the same institution, UNILAG in 2014; she graduated from the New York Film Academy, Los Angeles, California, USA. She studied film-making while in the academy.
Chika ike instagram
As an influential individual in the entertainment industry in Nigeria, Chika Ike has a lot of fans. Her Instagram page has more than 3.8 million followers. The beautiful actress’s Instagram handler is @chikaike. You can also view her Instagram page directly by using this link: www.instagram.com/chikaike.
Chika ike husband
Chika was once married to Tony Eberiri, their union lasted for 7 only years (from 2006 to 2013). Why did the marriage crashed? It came to the notice of the Nollywood star’s fans that Chika Ike is to divorce Tony in July 2013. The Abuja High Court declared her marriage invalid after gathering several allegations toward Tony Eberiri. Tony Eberiri, her ex-husband warned her in advance not to publish garbage about him on social media, but she wouldn’t listen. She revealed him as her husband eventually. The actress went further to also broadcast the details of their violent relationship. She claimed Tony was the cause of their divorce.
Tony made it clear that Chika was also guilty in the marital issue, and how she did everything possible to destroy their union. He also stated that Chika Ike accused him of beating her severely, leading to her loss of pregnancy. Tony called her story a rude fiction.
Chika Ike has spoken on abusive relationships. She has been a victim of domestic violence. The actress opened up about how she was domestically abused in her past marriage (which ended in 2013). She claimed that the severe domestic violence led her to file for divorce.
Chika ike biography
Her full name is Chika Nancy Ike, but popularly called as Chika Ike. Chika is a famous Nollywood actress, model, a philanthropist and an entrepreneur. She is also the current ambassador for the United Nations. Chika Ike was born on 8 November 1985 in Onitsha, Anambra State – in the south eastern part of Nigeria.
The Nollywood actress is the CEO of Fancy Nancy Collections. She began her modeling career when she was just 16 years old before. She later joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood). Chika Ike got admitted into University of Lagos in 2004 to study for a two-year diploma program in Human Kinetics and Health Education, after her secondary school education. She started acting in her local church drama at a very tender age of 6.
Chika ike daughter
We have not yet heard that Child Ike has a child. Although the actress founded an NGO foundation in 2011. The name of her foundation is Help a Child. It was established to empower kids from all walks of life, especially kids on the street, who are less privileged. She is such a generous philanthropist.