10 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT CLARION CHUKWURA

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The Nollywood veteran actress, Clarion Chukwura was born as Clara Nneka Oluwatoyin Folashade Chukwurah on 24 July 1964 in Lagos, Nigeria. She studied Acting and Speech at the Department of Dramatic Arts of Obafemi Awolowo University. She is the mother of music video director Clarence Peters. She was the first Nigerian to win the Best Actress category at the 1982 FESPACO film festival in Burkina-Faso. She also won the Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 2014 Africa Movie Academy Awards. There is no doubt that the gorgeous 51-years-old Nollywood diva is definitely a name to be reckon with in the Nigerian entertainment industry.

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Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the Nigerian actress and humanitarian, Clarion Chukwura:

1. Clarion Chukwura was born as Clara Nneka Oluwatoyin Folashade Chukwurah on 24 July 1964 in Lagos, Nigeria.

2. She is the only daughter in a family of four siblings.

3. She hails from Anambra State.

4. She pursued her secondary education in Queen of the Rosary College.

5. She studied Acting and Speech at the Department of Dramatic Arts of Obafemi Awolowo University.

6. She was the first Nigerian to win the Best Actress category at the 1982 FESPACO film festival in Burkina-Faso.

7. She is the mother of music video director Clarence Peters.

8. She also won the Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 2014 Africa Movie Academy Awards.

9. She has worked with top prominent entertainment stars like Joke Silva, Pete Edochie, Desmond Elliot, Ini Edo and Ramsey Nouah to mention a few.

10. She also starred in the 1982 Nigerian drama film, Money Power alongside Shina Peters.

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