Nigerian Celebrities Biography: Nse Ikpe Etim

Nse Ikpe Etim’s Biography


Nse Ikpe Etim was born in Akwa Ibom State on 21 October 1974. First of six children, Nse is a popular Nigerian actress who has made her marks in the Nigerian film industry. She has been acting since she was 18. Her breakout moment was in the family television series Inheritance. As a child, Etim was moving from one school to another owing to the nature of her father’s job; being one of the members of staff of the Central Bank of Nigeria, he was transferred from one region to the other. Whenever he moved, it was with her family. After her tertiary education, the Nollywood actress had to temporarily withdraw from acting in order to concentrate on other engagements. First, she worked briefly as a banker, then later she got involved in the fashion industry. When she returned, it was for good as she featured in the movie titled Reloaded which later became a hit and which indeed launched her to stardom. Since then Nse has become a celebrity, winning many awards and recognitions. In addition, she has featured in several popular movies such as Phone Swap, Black November, and Heaven’s Hell, to mention a few. When Etim is not acting, she watches Manchester United FC, her club, writes, cooks and plays scrabble. Etim is married to Clifford Sule and they live in London.


For her primary education, Nse Etim went to Awa Nursery School and Command Primary School in Kaduna State before going to Federal Government College both in Jos, Plateue State and Ilorin, Kwara State. She had her tertiary education at the University of Calabar, Crossriver State studying Theatre Arts.

Popular Roles: She mostly plays romantic roles in movies.

Breakout Movie including year released:

Reloaded (2008)

Popular Movies including year released:

  • Heaven’s Hell (2015)
  • Black  November (2012)
  • Phone Swap (2011)
  • Reloaded (2008)

Recent Movies including year released:

  • Fifty (2015)
  • Heaven’s Hell (2015)
  • The Green Eyed (2015)


  • (Best Actress in a Leading Role) 2009 5th Africa Movie Academy Awards
  • (Best Actress of the Year) 2010 Best of Nollywood Awards
  • (Best Actress in a Lead Role) 2011 Africa Movie Academy Awards
  • (Best Lead Actress) 2012 Nigeria Entertainment Awards
  • (Best Actress in a Supporting Role) 2012 ZAFAA Awards
  • (Actress of the Year) 2012 ELOY Awards
  • (Best Actress in a Supporting Role) 2012 Nollywood Movies Awards
  • (Beat Actress of the Year) 2013 City People Entertainment Awards
  • (Best Actress) 2013 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards

Controversies: So far, Nse Ikpe, the gorgeous Nollywood actress is not caught up in the web of any controversy.

Social Profiles:

  • Facebook: Nse Ikpe-Etim
  • Twitter: @NseIkpeEtim
  • Youtube:
  • Instagram: nseikpeetim
  • Snapchat


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