Ekene Umenwa is a Nigerian actress, Filmmaker, content creator and event planner who came to prominence for her role in the movie Black Choir.
Often called “Angel Palazzo” or “Jesus Last Born”, she has also featured in other movies such as Sacred Virgin, The Circle, and Love found me. She is also the CEO of Ekene Confectionary.
Born Ekenedilichukwu Umenwa Cynthia on August 27, 1991 in a Christian family to parents Mr Dozie Umenwa and Mrs Ugoamaka Umenwa. She is from Anambra state and Igbo by Tribe. Her siblings are Kate Martins and Somto Umenwa.
She obtained a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry at Ebonyi State University.
Ekene began acting in 2011 with a role in the movie King After Kings where she starred alongside Maureen Solomon and Kenneth Okonkwo.
She came to the limelight for her role in the movie “Black Choir”. She has starred in other movies such as Innocent Oath, Cab Ladies, Cry of a saint, The Circle, My decision, Love found me, Sacred Virgin and many others.
Aside acting, she is also into event planning, decoration and pastries. She is the CEO of Ekene Confectionary and the founder of Ekene Umenwa TV. She became a brand ambassador for the real estate company, Nze Venture Homes.
Ekene Umenwa announced her engagement on October 22, 2023. She got married to Ifeanyi Ogbodo Alex on November 4, 2023. Ifeanyi Ogbodo who is well known as Kleanson is a renowned filmmaker, realtor and entrepreneur. He is the CEO of Kleanson Concept and Kleanson House Empire and also the founder of first NollyTV YouTube channel.
Ekene Umenwa is active on social media. She is on Instagram @ekene_umenwa
Ekene Umenwa earns her career as an actress. She has an estimated net worth of $150,000.