Nigerian Celebrity Biography: Annie Idibia

Biography of Annie Idibia

Biography of Annie Idibia


Annie Idibia, the popular Nigerian model, presenter and actress, was born Annie Macaulay on 13 November, 1984 in Ibadan, Oyo State. She hails from Eket in Akwam Ibom State. Annie found herself living in Lagos when her divorced mother moved there after the separation. Due to her parents’ divorce, Annie and her siblings had a tough childhood. Immediately after her secondary education, the young Annie worked as a sales girl in a boutique. She also did two other jobs before gaining admission into the University. Even as an undergraduate, Annie Idibia had to support her struggling family by working part-time. She was 18 at the time. Despite her challenges as a young girl in secondary school, Annie never let go her passion for acting. While in secondary school, she attended several auditions for acting and modeling. Luckily, she got a modeling contract for which she was paid as little as N2000. She later earned up to N5000 though. But the screen beauty was hungry for more. As a university student, Annie Idibia took part in movie auditions and won some roles. But what made her popular was her participation in the Queen of All Nations Beauty Pageant in which she came second runner-up. This helped Annie make her debut into Nollywood. She has since gone on to feature in several movies alongside famous Nigerian movie stars. Annie Idibia is the CEO of a beauty salon located in Atlanta, BeOlive Hair Studio. She is married to the multi-award winning singer, Tuface Idibia.

Education: After bagging a BSc in Computer Science from Lagos State University, Annie Idibia proceeded to the University of Lagos where she studied Theatre Arts.

Popular Roles: Her popular role was in her breakout movies titled Pleasure and Crime.

Breakout Movies:

  • Blackberry Babes
  • Pleasure and Crime

Popular Movies:

  • Blackberry Babes
  • Estate Runs
  • Morning After Dark
  • Return of Blackberry Babes


Recent Movies:

  • Alakada Reloaded (2017)
  • Royal Bed (2017)
  • Queen of the Estate (2017)
  • The Royal Wedding (2017)


  • (Nominated Best Supporting Actress) Best Nollywood Awards, 2009
  • (Fast Rising Actress) African Entertainment Awards, 2016


Sometime ago, there was a lot of reactions from fans of Annie Idibia when different pictures of 2face Idibia cuddling Pero Adeniyi, his babymama, surfaced online. Many people had started to suspect that 2face was cheating on her wife. In short, several others had expected this to escalate into a very serious issue between the couple. But Annie treated the matter with maturity by issuing a statement saying that none of what people were saying about the pictures was her business, that she was at that moment focused on God, her children and her career.

Social Profile:

  • Facebook: Annie Macaulay Idibia
  • Twitter: @AnnieMacaulay1
  • Instagram: @annieidibia1
  • YouTube: N/A
  • Website: N/A