Biography of Patience Ozokwor (Mama Gee), Net Worth, Facts And All Movies
She remains the most influential Nollywood actress ever!. She’s fun to be with and the friend of all not withstanding you gender.
You won’t mention the top five Nollywood actress in the Nigeria Nollywood movie industry with the name Patience Ozokwor (Mama Gee), not in the list.
She’s simply a legend in the Nigeria movie industry and many are asking to know about the Biography of Patience Ozokwor (Mama Gee), Net Worth, Facts And All Movies.
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Normally most people see as to be wicked due to the role she usually play in Nollywood Movies. However, Mama G is not only an actress, she’s also a very good singer and a fashion designer who is definitely one of the best actresses in the country. Her real name is Patience Ozokwor.
It is worthy of note that the personality Mama G, isn’t same wicked woman, as Patience Ozokwor. But these two personalities are her attributes. Those who are close to her and family her members are testify that she isn’t the same personality she always portray in movies.
Full Biography of Patience Ozokwor
Patience Ozokwor was born on March 25, 1958, in Ngwo, Enugu State, Nigeria. She spent majority of her life there before relocating to Lagos where she attended the Abimbola Gibson Memorial School. Later on, she went on to attend the Women Training College.
She furthered her education, by attending the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu where she obtained a degree in Fine and Applied Arts. Following her graduation, she began teaching in a secondary school. After few years of teaching, she went into broadcasting where she worked with a radio station as a radio announcer and newscaster.
Prior to her introduction into Nollywood as an actress, Patience Ozokwor first made it into the radio drama. She was assisting school dropouts to futher their education and she also helped them develop entrepreneurial skills in different things.
A close look at her acting career, reveals she rose gently first by taking part in a commercials, followed by a soap opera on the National Television Authority (NTA), Someone Cares.
Due to her acting expertise, she was invited to act in a movie. In 1999, she was a part of the highly successful and popular movie, “Authority”. The movie made her very popular and soon she was acting lots of movies.
Is Patience Ozokwor still married?
The veteran actress got married at the age of 19 in a marriage arranged by her parents.
In a recent interview, she revealed that although she had many suitors at the time, her parents pressured her to get married at that early age for reasons she still won’t understand, she wondered if it was due to the influence of a polygamous family like the one in which she was born into.
Though the marriage was one she didn’t enjoy, she however, stayed in it. Her freedom came in 2000 after her her husband died. But, before his demise, her late husband had come to become her real companion. According to Patience, she keeps missing him even many years after his death.
So far, the actress has three biological children and five adopted ones who currently bear her name. Her son who is in the United States owns a record label and has a notch for the entertainment industry. She also has a daughter who loves acting alot but neither has made any attempt to join Nollywood. Both her son and daughter are now married.
According to Patience Ozokwor what she regrets the most in her life is not being allowed by her children to marry the man she really cared about after the death of her first husband.
All movies by Patience Ozokwor
Blood Sister (2003)
Alice, My First Lady (2014)
Mothers in Law
2 Rats (2003)
Chief Daddy (2018)
The End Is Near (2012)
Will of God
The Wedding Party 2 (2017)
Zonal Leader (2017)
The Devil in Her
After My Heart
Abuja Top Ladies
Lost in the Jungle
Strength to Strength
Unknown Facts about Mama G
1 She is now a Born-Again Christian/Preacher
The reported most-wicked woman in Nollywood is now repeated. In interviews, this movie star is fast to point out God as the backbone of her success. Explaining that all she achieved was by the Ggace of God. She’s a member of Dominion City Church, founded by Pastor David Ogbueli.
2 She now do gospel songs
Just like the Mama Gee in movies, Patience Ozokwor is a good singer. And that’s not everything that her voice can do; apart from making her that “wicked” Nollywood star, it has made her a formidable gospel artist with real fun. At the moment,, this Nollywood star is getting ready to release a second gospel album. It even gets more interesting when she points out that she has a dance crew that she’s currently paying bills for…Yes, the celebrated Rhema Entertainment Ministry dance crew… if you’ve heard about it, then be informed; Mama Gee is behind the scenes.
3 Currently a widow…
Sibce the death of her husband in 2000, Ozokwor has remained widow. By then, their last born child was already in the university.
4 She was shy to get to Nollywood
Before getting into the film industry, she did a commercial with Pete Eneh that moved Chief Zebrudaya and a number of other Nollywood directors, as well. It was then that she was asked to get into film, but she refused because (one) she felt the film industry would give her superfluous exposure and (two) she was extremely shy. After several attempts of failed persuasion, they eventually managed to pull her to Nollywood.
5 She did her first movie in 1998…
Patience Ozokwor first movie came in 1998. By then, she was already a national star in Nigeria. A year later, she did her second movie called “Authority” that propelled her to the limelight and made her the African-movie-icon that we all know today.
6 Patience has played a mother to virtually all popular actor in Nollywood, except for…
Patience has played different roles in over 200 Nollywood movies. Her role of a mother to virtually all popular actors in Nollywood —like Ini Edo, Van Vicker, Genevieve Nnaji, Ramsey Nouah, Rita Dominic, Kanayo O Kanayo, Oge Okoye and the rest–except for Pete Edochie and Olu Jacobs, who she playfully said refused to let her be their mother in a movie.
7 She has an adopted child…
Mama Gee has three biological children and adopted children. As explained by her children, she is a very caring and proud mother. She has a son who played for Enugu Rangers before moving to Turkey to play football. The son, Nduka Ozokwor, now plays for MKE Ankaragücü.
What is Patience Ozokwor net worth?
According to a reliable source, Patience Ozokwor is currently one of the richest & most influential actress in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $500,000. She accumulated her fortune from charge per movie and several endorsement.
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