Regina Chukwu Biography, Age, Husband, Net Worth, and Career

Regina Chukwu Biography, Age, Husband, Net Worth, and Career

Regina Chukwu (born on March 23, 1980) is a renowned Nigerian Nollywood actress, producer, and director best known for her roles in Yoruba films.

Who is Regina Chukwu?

Regina Chukwu is one of the many successful Nigerian actresses who leverage their talents and skills to advance their careers. Among other things, she is celebrated for her amazing acting skills and her rare ability to interpret every role she takes skillfully.

With years of acting experience, Regina now stands among the best you could trust for the best films, particularly in the Yoruba film sector.

Date of BirthMarch 23, 1980
Age42 Years, 9 Months, 12 Days
Place of BirthLagos
ProfessionMovie Actress
Net Worth$300,000

Early Life

Regina was (born on March 23, 1980), in Iyana Ipaja, Alimosho Local Government of Lagos state, South West Nigeria, but she is Igbo by tribe, and she hails from the city of Enugu in South East Nigeria.

Regina Chukwu Biography, Age, Husband, Net Worth, and Career

Although not much is known about her family, she has a younger sister who lives in Manchester with her family.


Regina had her secondary education at Alimosho Grammar School. After obtaining her senior secondary school certificate, she gained admission into Lagos State Polytechnic, where she studied and bagged a Diploma Degree in Business Administration.


Regina is today a celebrated actress, but she did not join the industry as one. She started as a makeup artist in 2003.

Working with different skilled movie producers and directors, Regina’s responsibilities include designing every character’s look, applying makeup products on actors’ faces and bodies, and using prosthetics to create unique makeup effects.

Regina Chukwu Biography, Age, Husband, Net Worth, and Career

Having come in contact with top actors and acting skills, her passion for the career began to build.

Deciding to pursue acting as a career, Regina Chukwu began featuring on television series such as Mike Adenuga’s television drama series “Super Story” and the famous Comedy series “Face to Face”. She also featured in the TV series “Family Ties” before taking her debut role in the Yoruba film Ogunsho. Her next feature film was another Yoruba film Idaro. These two movies shot her into the limelight and paved the way for her subsequent movie roles.

Although she is of Igbo origin, Regina has, over the years, acted in more Yoruba movies than she has in Igbo. One of the Yoruba movies that aided her rise to fame in the film industry is Ija Iya Meji, a 2017 movie that had her sharing the screen with other top Yoruba actors like Iyabo Ojo, Jumoke George, and Funsho Adeolu. She has also appeared in several English-speaking movies, and as expected, she did excellently well.

Personal Life

Regina is a single mother of two children. Looking at Regina, one would easily doubt that she has had her fair share of love stories. The thespian is a widow. She married her late husband in her early 20s and apparently lost him four years into their marriage.

Regina Chukwu Biography, Age, Husband, Net Worth, and Career

In her explanation of how she became a widow, the screen diva revealed that her husband died after a brief illness and that, as a young woman, she struggled to take care of her children and even to buy her husband’s medication.

Regina Chukwu Biography, Age, Husband, Net Worth, and Career

While marking the long years of her husband’s departure, Regina recalled her experience, saying it was the “most confused, painful, devastating, excruciating time of her life. But despite all the pains she has experienced over the years, the screen diva remains grateful for the gift of life and her kids. “I have done some things I am not proud of, but I am proud of how far I have come…,” She said.

Not much is known about Regina Chukwu’s husband, but from what we gather, his name is Mr Sunday Nwafor. The talented actress and filmmaker Regina Chukwu had challenging years after losing her husband. But then, their union was blessed with two children, and she has not failed to take up the responsibility of a father and a mother to her children.


Bachelor’s Eve
The Meeting
Games Men Play
Stronger Than Pain
Broken Tears
A Million Tears
Couple’s Award
Awolu at Awalu
Christmas Is Coming
Last Visit
Omo Iya Mi
Bridal Shower
Two Mothers
Family Ties


2019: Best of Nollywood Awards – Best Supporting Actress (Yoruba)

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Net Worth

Regina Chukwu is currently one of the richest and most influential actresses in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $300000 dollars.

How old is Regina Chukwu?

Regina Chukwu is 42 years of age (born on March 23, 1980)

When was Regina Chukwu born?

Regina Chukwu was born in Iyana Ipaja, Lagos State, Nigeria.

Which state is Regina Chukwu from?

Lagos State is a state in the Southwestern part of Nigeria. She was born on March 23rd, 1980 to the family of Mr and Mrs Chukwu.

Is Regina Chukwu Igbo?

Popular Yoruba actress, Regina Chukwu, is a first rate actress who knows her job even though she is an Igbo woman from Enugu State. Being Igbo has not in any way limited the types of roles she could take on as a Yoruba role interpreter

Who is Regina Chukwu’s daughter?

Chiamaka Nwafor

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