Yvonne Okoro is one of the most respected actress, television personality, movie producer, and model in the West African movie industry. She has worked hard to establish herself as a household name in both the Ghanaian and Nigerian Television screens. Her achievements can only be envied by many.
She knows how to follow her dreams, even when faced with negative criticism. Her ambitions could be seen as a young girl in preparatory school because she used to act on the school stage of Achimota Preparatory School with confidence. Her acting career began blossoming when she was given a significant role in the Beyoncé movie. She did not stop there but continued and became one of the best actresses in Ghana and Nigeria.
- Full name: Chinyere Yvonne Okoro
- Gender: Female
- Yvonne Okoro nationality: Ghanaian/Nigerian
- Yvonne Okoro age: 35
- Marital status: Single
- Career: Actress in Nollywood and Ghallywood
- Yvonne Okoro Instagram: @yvonneokoro
Yvonne Okoro biography
The actress was born on November 6, 1984 . She went to Achimota Preparatory School and Lincoln Community School in Accra, where she attained the first certificate. She got her high school education from Mfanstiman Girls High School. She then attended the University of Ghana, where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in English and Linguistics, after which she went to the University of Dep-Nantes in France to study Press civilization, Drama, and Marketing.
Career and awards
The cute television personality started her acting career at an early age. She is now one of the best actresses in both Ghana and Nigeria. Yvonne Okoro and John Dumelo, who are both top West African movie personalities, have been in several movies together. She has played significant roles in various movies that are highly watched, such as:
- The Return of Beyoncé
- Queen Lateefah
- Single and Searching
- Kiss and Tell
- The President’s Daughter
- Pool Party
- Single Six
- Desperate to Survive
- Why Marry
- Ghana Must Go and Many More
She has also been honored with a number of awards such as:
- Distinguished Achievement Award at the Nigeria Excellence Awards in 2012
- Four Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards
- Best Actress Award for Ghana Movie Awards
Apart from being an actress, the beauty is also a movie producer. You may have watched the contract movie by Yvonne Okoro, which she produced in 2012. The movie has received several nominations as well as won several awards including:
- Six nominations at the 9th Africa Movie Academy.
- Four awards at the 2014 Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Award.
Yvonne Okoro and family
Yvonne Okoro's mum is from Ghana while her father is Nigerian, but her family lives in Ghana. She is the firstborn to her mother but the fifth born to her father. She has two gorgeous biological sisters and three brothers. Her sisters are Elizabeth and Roseline Okoro, while her brothers are Martin, Raymond, and Kenneth Okoro. Her father is polygamous and has other siblings. The career and personal lives of Yvonne Okoro siblings are not in the public eye.
Yvonne Okoro boyfriend
The actress is single at this time. She denied dating rumors with Emmanuel Adebayor, a renowned international footballer, in an interview she did. When a Criss Waddle letter to Yvonne Okoro song was released, there were speculations that the two were in a relationship. However, they both denied the claims stating that they are just friends in a subsequent interview.
Yvonne Okoro pictures
The actress is indeed blessed. She is not only beautiful but brave, hardworking, smart, among other qualities. It is rare to find such a package. Here are a few photos of the Nigerian and Ghanaian actress.
The lovely actress looking gorgeous in a purple and black outfit.
Yvonne Okoro continues to dazzle many with her talent, character, and beauty. We can only wait to get the best from this West African beauty because that is what she is known for.