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Thursday, April 18, 2024

BREAKING NEWS: VETERAN NOLLYWOOD ACTRESS CYNTHIA OKEREKE IS DEAD.

Her death was announced by her colleague, Joseph Okechukwu, in a post on his verified Twitter handle on today.

Okechukwu wrote, “REST IN PEACE, Nwanyi oma. I’m shattered beyond words. The fact that I was about to pay for your flight ticket to come to finish what we started only to hear you went to be with Lord just last night is one of the toughest things I’ve ever had to deal with in recent times.

“I pray I’m able to recover from this shock. Life is really just a mist. One minute you have it, the next you don’t. For the more than 20 years that I’ve known you, you’ve been such an amazing, decent, and lovely soul to be around.

Cynthia Okereke’s Nollywood Career

Cynthia ventured into acting professionally in 1998 when she joined the Nigerian movie industry, popularly known as Nollywood. Her breakthrough came with her first notable role in the movie “King Jaja of Opobo,” which garnered the attention of several movie directors and producers in Nigeria.

Throughout her career, Cynthia Okereke had the opportunity to work with numerous Nollywood stars, including Eve Esin, Ngozi Ezeonu, Funke Akindele, Ebere Okaro, Chiwetalu Agu, Keneth Okonkwo, Chioma Chukwuka, John Okafor, Tana Adelana, and many more.

For her exceptional contributions to the film industry, Cynthia was nominated for the Best Supporting Actress category at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.

Cynthia Okereke was married with children. She was also blessed with grandchildren, adding joy to her family life

Cynthia Okereke built her net worth primarily through her acting career. She was estimated to have a net worth of $200,000, a testament to her success and accomplishments in Nollywood.

Here were some movies she acted before her death.

May her precious soul rest in perfect peace.

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