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Kenneth Okonkwo Biography, Marriage, Wedding, Children, Wife and Movies

Kenneth Okonkwo Biography

Kenneth Okonkwo is a Nigerian actor, lawyer and politician who was born in Nsukka, Enugu State. He was born on 6 November 1968.

Kenneth Okonkwo Education

Kenneth Okonkwo graduated with a degree in Business Administration from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in Enugu State and later graduated with a Masters degree in International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Lagos, Akoka. Kenneth Okonkwo later went on to study Theology at the Bible School.

Kenneth Okonkwo Living in Bondage

Kenneth Okonkwo became popularly known as ‘Andy’ following his role in the age long film Living in Bondage, the movie that gave birth to Nollywood. The film portrays the story of a man, Andy, whose desperation for wealth leads him to join a secret cult, sacrifice his wife in exchange for wealth, gain enormous wealth as a reward, but who is afterwards haunted by the ghost of his dead wife.

The film was directed by Chris Obi Rapu, written by Kenneth Nnebue and Okechukwu Ogunjiofor, and produced by Okechukwu Ogunjiofor. Other stars cast in Living in Bondage include Kanayo O. Kanayo, Francis Agu, Okechukwu Ogunjiofor, and a host of others.

Kenneth Okonkwo is a Born Again Christian

Kenneth Okonkwo got saved in 1994. Narrating the story of his salvation Kenneth Okonkwo said:

“You know, when you think that material things, fame and fortune will make you happy and God deposited all these things in you, yet you are not happy, then, you just know that there is a vacuum. God must be interested in me. The story of my salvation is determined by the God Almighty. I just knew that truthfully without Him, I can’t do anything”.

Kenneth Okonkwo Age

He was born on 6 November 1968.

Kenneth Okonkwo Wife – Kenneth Okonkwo Marriage and Wedding

Kenneth Okonkwo’s first marriage was in the year 2000, to Ogechi Ezekiel, the only daughter of Pastor Ezekiel, General Overseer of Christian Pentecostal Mission International. Kenneth Okonkwo’s union to Ogechi lasted barely two years and it ended in 2002. The crashed marriage produced a son. News of the Kenneth Okonkwo divorce shook the movie industry as Kenneth had turned born again even before they got married.

However, Kenneth Okonkwo found love again and re-married in 2007 to his present wife, Ifeoma. The couple was married for nine years before they finally welcomed their first child together at the University of Maryland, St. Joseph Medical Centre in the United States of America, on Saturday, May 7, 2016.


Kenneth Okonkwo Children

His first marriage with Ogechi Ezekiel produced a son. For the second marriage, Kenneth Okonkwo and his wife Ifeoma Okonkwo had their first child on 7th May, 2016.

Kenneth Okonkwo Faithfulness in Marriage

Kenneth Okonkwo revealed that he is not like most men who cheat on their partners. According to the actor, between the time he became born again and the time he married his first wife, he never had carnal knowledge of any other woman, and neither did he ever cheated on his present wife.

Explaining how he escapes infidelity amidst all the attention from so many beautiful women who would throw themselves at him at no cost, Kenneth Okonkwo said: “If I’m in London and I feel so, I can fly in, see my babe and fly back to location (laughs). At times, I would be on location and after a while, I will scream, ‘Hey! Hey! I just have to go home. I don’t know how my body is feeling.’ I’m that straight forward. I will announce it in the public. And if I don’t run that time, something will happen”.

Kenneth Okonkwo Photo

Kenneth Okonkwo Photo

Kenneth Okonkwo Movies

  • Living in Bondage
  • Living in Bondage 2
  • Arusi-Iyi
  • Oganigwe
  • The Suitors
  • Holy Ghost Fire
  • Naomi
  • To Love a Thief
  • A Million Madness
  • Beyond Reason
  • Government House
  • Government House 2
  • Inheritance
  • My Desire
  • My Desire 2
  • Treasure
  • Treasure 2
  • World Apart
  • World Apart 2
  • End of Money
  • End of Money 2
  • Windfall
  • Windfall 2
  • Across the Rive
  • Across the River 2
  • Angel in Hell
  • Angel in Hell 2
  • Explosion 2: Now or Never
  • Explosion 3: Now or Never
  • Explosion: Now or Never
  • My Promise
  • My Promise 2
  • Sacred Blood
  • Sacred Blood 2
  • The Biggest Boy in Town
  • The Biggest Boy in Town 2
  • The Devil in Her
  • The Devil in Her 2
  • The Golden Fish
  • The Golden Fish 2
  • The Hard Solution
  • 666 (Beware the End Is at Hand)
  • 666 (Beware the End Is at Hand) 2
  • African Soldier
  • African Soldier 2
  • Divine Grace
  • Divine Grace 2
  • Greatness
  • Greatness 2
  • Sins of the Heart
  • Sins of the Heart 2
  • The Last Tradition
  • The Last Tradition 2
  • The Revelation
  • The Revelation 2
  • The Signs of End Time
  • The Signs of Endtime 2
  • The Trinity
  • The Trinity 2
  • Titanic Tussle
  • Titanic Tussle 2
  • Trumpet of Death
  • Trumpet of Death 2
  • Village Destroyers
  • Village Destroyers 2
  • Final Tussle
  • Kingdom of Men
  • Kingdom of Men 2
  • The Return of Ogidi
  • The Return of Ogidi 2
  • King of Kings
  • King of Kings 2
  • King of Kings 3
  • Heart of a Widow
  • Heart of a Widow 2
  • Royal King
  • Royal King 2
  • Weeping Soul
  • Weeping Soul 2
  • Heart of a Saint
  • Heart of a Saint 2
  • Just in Case

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