Chika Ike fashion and lifestyle: Entertainment: Naija Tori News
Chika Nancy Ike is a popular Nigerian actress, television personality, producer, businesses woman, philanthropist and ex-model.
Before we proceed, let’s briefly talk about Chika Ike’s biography
Chika Ike’s biography
Please note; every information you find here concerning Chika’s biography is from her website chikaike.com
Born on Friday, November 8th 1985 to the well-known family of Ike and grew up in a close-knit family of eight in Lagos, Nigeria. She was brought up by her religious parents who did not fail to imbibe domain hard work and tolerance. Chika as a child was nicknamed by her nanny – Rebecca, Fancy Nancy because of her fanciful and funny character as a child. She was sometimes caught in her mum’s room wearing mums high heel shoes and mimicking her mother in front of the mirror, with heavy makeup on her face.
The famous actress was called a drama queen severally by her friends and peers while growing up. Owing to her discipline, she earned the position of senior prefect and her beauty always made her be crowned the most beautiful girl in her school. The covetous beauty started acting at age six in her local church and watched a lot of movies while growing up; this became the inception for inspiration and challenge to join the movie industry.
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Never backing down from challenges, she laced her shoes and stepped into the movies auditioning ground in 2004 where she was auditioned for a movie. Her hard work, patience and discipline helped her face and got prepared for most things in life, but needless to say; she was surprised and overwhelmed when called back four months later to pick up a script to do a role in a Nollywood movie. Even though the role was a minor one, she took it as a stepping stone to greater heights in her aspiring career as an actress and did it so well. This landed her another movie role, this time to play a major character.
Chika Ike’s as a philanthropist
Ike’s organized the foundation Help the Child which is intended for helping poor children. In 2012 she tossed a street party where she hosted over 3000 children, providing them and giving out toys, school bags and writing materials. Every year she organizes a major charity event for the children on the street, provides scholarships, and provides them with school writing materials
Nancy’s personal life
Chika Ike’s has been outspoken in abusive relationships, having been a victim of domestic violence. In 2013, she opened up about how she was domestically abused in her past marriage. She filed for divorce due to domestic violence in 2013. She eventually announced through her Facebook page that she’s “officially divorced”. This however did not go down well with some fans as they showered abuses on her.
Chika’s fashion line
Chika always has a passion for fashion since her early year on stage, her dream come to pass as she found her clothing line ‘Fancy Nancy’ and launched it in Abuja Nigeria in 2011. In 2014 Chika Ike officially launched her Production outfit Chika Ike Production with a Reality Tv Show called African Diva Reality Tv Show which is focused on empowering young African women. In 2015 she went ahead to Film Miss Teacher, a Movie produced and Written by her.
Chika Ike’s Awards and Nominations
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Chika’s has received several awards and nominations for her hard work, including the Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Upcoming Actress, 2008, and the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in 2009 for her performance in the movie ‘The assassin’
Chika has Received several Awards and Nominations for her performance and also for her humanitarian works awards like the African Youth Society Award for Best Role Model In Africa, City People Entertainment Award for best actress award, African Heritage Award for her contributions to the Youths in Africa, Donven Club Award for Best Actress, Un Ambassador for Peace, African Movie Academy Award for Best Upcoming Actress Nomination, African Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a supporting role Nomination to mention a few and she Recently honoured as the Humanitarian Celebrity of the year at the Lamodemag Green October event in 2016.
Chika Ike remains a highly visible and well-respected actress of her time, she is still striving to do more especially giving back to the society that has made her who she is today.
Chika Nancy Ike has proven time with her sterling performances on the big screen that she is now indeed an African sweetheart. Her journey so far has proven beyond doubts that “whatever you set your heart to d, you will achieve and the only limitation that we have is in our head The best years of her career is still to come
Chika Ike’s estimated net worth
Chika Ike is a Nollywood actress, entrepreneur and TV character. In 2014, Chika Ike spent millions of naira shopping in Turkey, Dubai and London, shopping in some of the most expensive designer’s shops and having a good time cruising in Yacht. Chika Ike is no doubt one of the wealthiest actresses in Nigeria. She is currently the UN Ambassador for expelled persons and also the brand ambassador for Bullet Energy Drink. She has one of the biggest cosmetic boutiques in Abuja the capital city of Nigeria which she called Fancy Nancy Collections. Chika Ike was born on 8th November 1985 in Onitsha, Anambra State in the southeastern part of Nigeria. She began her career as a model at the age of 16 years old before joining the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood professionally. She has an estimated net worth of $2 million making her the 10th prosperous actress in Nigeria.