Nigerian Celebrity Biography: Yvonne Jegede

Yvonne Jegede

Biography of Yvonne Jegede



Yvonne Jegede is a Nigerian actress and filmmaker. She is gorgeous, talented and energetic. In fact, these traits are the reasons fans always want to see her feature in every movie. Born on August 25, 1983 in Edo State, the Nollywood actress became an actress after being encouraged by Charles Novia. Though her ambition as a child was to become a model, Yvonne Jegede’s acting prowess is so thrilling to many movie lovers that they feel she is cut out for nothing but acting. Perhaps the Nollywood beauty was not interested really in acting until after her appearance in Tuface Idibia’s popular music video titled ‘African Queen’. Ever since then, the actress has appeared in several Nollywood movies including Missing Angels and Okafor’s Law. Her own movie titled 3 is Company was premiered in Lagos on July 3, 2015. Besides her acting career, Yvonne is a regular face in music videos of Nigerian most popular singers. She has featured in Djionee’s “Ego” and Sound Sultan’s “Kokose”.

Education: Yvonne Jegede studied International Relations in Cyprus.

Popular Roles: Her roles in movies are usually full of empathy and draw emotions from viewers.

Breakout Movies: Missing Angel (2004)

Yvonne Jegede

Popular Movies:

  • Italian Deal (2008)
  • Sister’s Love (2008)
  • Attitude (2015)
  • Missing Angel (2004)
  • Under the Sky (2006)

Recent Movies:

Okafor’s Law (2016)

Just for Two (2016)

Fusion (2016)

Red Flag (2017)

Awards: N/A


Around July 2016, Yvonne Jegede suddenly became inspired and went on to write a post on her twitter page. The post was about marriage. It read “If you can’t see yourself submitting TOTALLY to your husband, please leave him for the woman who would. You can go ahead and submit to yourself and marry yourself.” The post soon went viral sparking up many different reactions from fans.

Social Profile:

  • Facebook: YVONNE JEGEDE
  • Twitter: @YvonneJegede
  • Instagram: @yvonnejegede
  • YouTube: N/A
  • Website: N/A