Nollywood actress, Chika Ike has found love again
Chika Ike has found love again.
Three years after divorcing her ex-husband, Tony Ebireri, things are looking good for the Nollywood screen diva, who gushed recently about having found love again.
The actress’ marriage to Ebireri had come under heavy storm of accusations and counter accusations of infidelity, insubordination and domestic violence before it finally collapsed in 2013.
Today, the Anambra State-born movie star is all set to give marriage a second chance citing how beautiful the marriage institution is.
In an exclusive chat with Inside Nollywood, Chika talks glowingly about the special man in her life and plans for remarriage. “Marriage is a beautiful institution. I will never talk down on marriage because it’s something I still look forward to. It’s what every woman hopes for. Though, I’m focused on my career right now, I do have a very special person in my life,” she enthuses.
When pressed further to reveal the identity of the man that tickles her heart, Ike whose latest movie, Miss Teacher is making waves in the cinemas, refused further talk about him.
“Well, that’s all I can say about my relationship; I have a special someone. His profile doesn’t matter to you right now,” she quips.
But is Chika Ike a fulfilled woman despite her fame and fortune? Hear her: “Honestly, I am not fulfilled yet. There are certain things I haven’t achieved. Every day I wake up, I want to get to the zenith of my career, but it takes one step at a time. I am still hoping to achieve more which would eventually make me a fulfilled woman.”
Chika ‘Nancy’ Ike was born on November 8, 1985. She is a Nigerian actress, entrepreneur and CEO of Fancy Nancy Collections. She is also a philanthropist. She is a UN Ambassador, Refugee Ambassador for Displaced persons and founder of the Chika Ike (Help A Child) Foundation.
Chika ike is the brand Ambassador of Bullet Energy Drink. In regards to education, Chika is a Human Kinetics and Health Education graduate from the University of Lagos (UNILAG).
In 2005, she landed her first roles in the films Sweetlove and Bless the Child, directed by TChidi Chikere. She is a two-time African Movie Academy Award nominee. In 2006 she was nominated for best upcoming actress and in 2009 she was nominated for best supporting actress. Chika Ike was Honoured for her Humanitarian Work at the 2013 HOG Awards Icon of Hope.
Chika Ike was on Sunday December 15, 2013, honored with a Nollywood Fashion Icon of the Year award for Fancy Nancy Collections at the Cynosure Magazine Nigeria Fashion Recognition Awards 2013 which was held at Troy Lounge in Victoria Island, Lagos (Nigeria).