CLOSE-UP: Meet Patience Ozokwor, Veteran Actress & Evangelist Who Turns 62 Today

CLOSE-UP: Meet Patience Ozokwor, Veteran Actress & Evangelist Who Turns 62 Today

Veteran Nollywood actress, Patience Ozokwor A.K.A Mama G turns 62 today.

Mama G has been perceived to be a 'wicked' person because of her role in movies but in reality, she has been described as a caring and loving person by close friends and associates.

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So who is Patience Ozokwo?

  1. Patience Ozokwor A.K.A Mama G, is a Nigerian musician, fashion designer, gospel singer, actress, and evangelist.
  2. She was born on 14 September 1958 in the village of Amaobo, Ngwo in present-day Enugu State, Nigeria.
  3. Mama G attended Abimbola Gibson Memorial School in Lagos and did her tertiary studies at the Institute of management and technology Enugu, where she obtained a degree in fine and applied arts.
  4. Mama G was already a star before acting and first made it into a radio drama where she took part in a soap opera by the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) titled Someone Cares And in 1999, she became a household name after featuring in the blockbuster movie, Living in Bondage.
  5. She was known to be a devious woman because of her roles in Nollywood but in reality, she is a kind-hearted soul.
  6. She was married at age 19 and has three biological children and five adopted ones who all bear her name. She lost her husband in the year 2000.
  7. She won the Best Supporting Actress 2012 & 2013 award at the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards and was among 100 Nigerians honored by the government to celebrate the amalgamation of the northern and southern protectorates in 2014.
  8. Aside from being an actress, Mama G is also known for her humanitarian work. She established a school where she trains young girls in the art of hairdressing and skin therapy.
  9. Her turning point came a few years ago when she played down full time acting and became an evangelist.
  10. Patience Ozokwor 's net worth is estimated at N350 million. She is ranked as the 19th richest actress in Nigeria
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