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Yvonne Jegede Biography, True Life Story, Age, Family, Lifestyle And Net Worth

Yvonne Jegede Biography, True Life Story, Age, Family, Lifestyle And Net Worth

Yvonne Jegede Biography, True Life Story, Age, Family, Lifestyle And Net Worth



Yvonne Jegede is a popular Nollywood actress, producer, model and television personality. She was born on August 25, 1983 in Agenebode, a small village in Edo State, southern Nigeria. She is currently 38 years old. She is very beautiful, creative, gifted, skillful and talented in acting and interpreting film roles. She is very good at acting and fits into any character given to her by film directors.

As a child, Yvonne Jegede dreamed of becoming a supermodel. She was introduced to acting by a Nollywood film director Charles Novia. Yvonne Jegede rose to fame after making a cameo appearance in 2Face Idibia’s popular music video ‘African Queen’ alongside Annie Macaulay Idibia.

Yvonne Jegede originally comes from Agenebode, a small village in the state of Edo in southern Nigeria. She completed both her primary and secondary education in Lagos State in western Nigeria and received both her first school leaving certificate and her West African Senior School Certificate.

Yvonne Jegede entered the Nigerian film industry (Nollywood) in 2004 after completing her secondary education and starred in her first film Missing Angels. She rose to prominence in 2005 after appearing alongside Annie Macaulay Idibia in 2Face Idibia’s popular music video “African Queen.” In 2007 she took a break from acting to continue her studies at the University of Cyprus in Europe.

In 2015, Yvonne Jegede produced her first film, 3 is Company, in which she starred alongside top Nollywood stars. In late 2016, Yvonne Jegede appeared on the cover of the wedding issue of Genevieve Nnaji magazine in an Agatha Moreno wedding dress.

After completing her primary and secondary education in Lagos, Yvonne Jegede went to the University of Cyprus in Europe and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in International Relations. After graduating from the University of Cyprus in Europe, Yvonne Jegede returned to Nigeria in 2012 and continued to act in Nollywood films.


Yvonne Jegede has won multiple awards for her acting career, including Best Actress of the Year at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Most Promising Nollywood Actress in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards, and Best Supporting Actress at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Most Promising Act to Watch at the Golden Icon Movie Academy Awards. Yvonne Jegede is currently one of Nigeria’s richest and most influential actresses with an estimated net worth of $600,000.

Yvonne Jegede has acted in more than 150 Nollywood films including Missing Angels, 3 is Company, Okafor’s Law, Pot of Life, Gold Statue, Side Chic Squad, Single and Married, 10 Days in Sun City, The Silver Spoon, The Sassy One , Climax, Gone to America, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Forget Me Not, True Lies, Smile of Sweet Love, Two Hearts Connecting, Strange Affection, etc.

Her first film, 3 is Company, was released on March 3rdapprox July 2015, at Terra Kulture, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. Yvonne Jegede has appeared in 3 music videos such as African Queen by 2Face Idibia, Ego by Dijinee and Kokose by Sound Sultan. At 4th February 2017, Nollywood actress Yvonne Jegede married her longtime friend Olakunle Fawole.

Yvonne Jegede is considered one of the most sought-after actresses in Nigeria. She is always staring at romantic films and knows how to interpret her roles very well. She is indeed an interesting figure in the Nigerian film industry popularly known as Nollywood. She rose to fame after making her first cameo appearance in 2Face Idibia’s debut music video “African Queen” in 2005.


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