DESTINY ETIKO BIOGRAPHY
DESTINY ETIKO is a Nigerian Award-winning Nollywood actress, Model, and Brand Ambassador. Destiny Etiko is famous in the Nigerian movie industry. Her outstanding role in the movie Titel (Idemili.) where she portrays Ekemma in the movie. Her talent for acting earned her a nomination for Best Promising Actress at City People Entertainment Awards.
The film’s title was derived from Idemili, a town in Anambra State, which was directed by Ernest Obi and produced by Onye-Eze Productions.
Destiny Etiko‘s biography, age, career, parents, husband, and net worth were all discussed in this article. Let’s have a peek at her resume.
Real Name:Destiny Etiko
- Known as: Dramadoll
- Birth: Born 12 August 1989
- Gender: Female
- Birth Place: Enugu, Nigeria
- Age: age 32 years old
- State Of Origin:Enugu, Nigeria
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Source Of Income: actress, Model, and Brand Ambassador.
- Marriage: Not married
- Net Worth:US $1 million
- Religion: Christian
- Ethnicity: Black African
- Education: Nnamdi Azikiwe University
- Horoscope: unknown
- Father’s Name: Mr.John Anonde Etiko
- Mother’s Name: Mrs. Etiko
- Siblings: Sopuru Etiko
- Height: 1.7 m
- Weight: unknown
- Shoe Size: N/A
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Black
- Body Measurement: N/A
- Marital Status: Not married
- Children: 1
DESTINY ETIKO FAMILY,
The actress was born on August 12, 1994, in Udi in Enugu State in the heart of Nigeria. Destiny Etiko’s parents supported her throughout her early life into her adult life. She is the second born among Destiny Etiko’s siblings, who are four in number, three brothers, and one sister. She studied at Zik Avenue Primary School for both her nursery and primary education. She then joined the renowned Queens School for her secondary education.
The actress then moved to Anambra State, where she pursued her tertiary education at Nnamdi Azikiwe University and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theater Arts. The actress revealed that her mother inspired her to join the entertainment industry.
DESTINY ETIKO EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND (SCHOOL):
She was born and raised in Udi, the second child of a family of five children, three males, and two females. One of her brothers’ names is Sopuru Etiko.
Destiny Etiko received her nursery and basic education at Zik Avenue Primary School in Enugu State during her early years. She completed her secondary education at Queens School and received all required certificates. She completed her post-secondary education in Awka, Anambra.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in theatre arts from Nnamdi Azikiwe University in 2012. Before embarking on a career in acting, the gifted actress completed her studies in Nigeria. Destiny Etiko noted that her mother, who is following in her footsteps, inspired her to perform. Before declining media attention, Destiny
DESTINY ETIKO EARLY LIFE AND CAREER
Destiny Etiko stepped into the Nollywood industry in 2011 when she registered with the Actors Guild of Nigeria and began acting in movies. But her big break came in 2012 when she was cast in the movie, Idemili, playing the character Ekeneme.
The movie, an Ernest Obi production was what shot her into the limelight. She received a City People Entertainment nomination for the role.
Since then she has starred in several Nollywood movies. In 2016, she emerged as the winner of the City People Entertainment Award for Most Promising Actress (English).
Destiny Etiko said in an interview with Vanguard, a Nigerian newspaper, that she entered the Nigerian movie industry, also known as Nollywood, in 2011 after registering with the Actors Guild of Nigeria. She described her experience as difficult at the time because she had to balance her acting career with her school requirements. After all, she was still a student.
Destiny Etiko‘s career took off after she appeared in Ernest Obi‘s film Idemili, which was made in 2012 but did not hit theaters until 2014. Her performance in the film garnered her a nomination for the City People Entertainment Awards.
She had appeared in previous films before her involvement in Idemili, albeit she did not have a big role in any of them. Her performance in the film Idemili got her a nomination for the City People Entertainment Awards for Best Promising Actress.
She received more lead role possibilities from grace to grace, eventually becoming one of Nigeria’s most well-known actresses.
Unlike most actresses and actors who move to Lagos State to pursue their acting careers, Destiny Etiko has been residing in Enugu state, her home state, over the course of her acting career.
In 2019, she appreciated her mother for supporting her career by gifting her with an apartment building.
She has also revealed that she was once a victim of sexual harassment from movie producers.
On the 15th of May, 2020, Destiny Etiko‘s father passed away. He was buried on the 22nd of May, 2020.
DESTINY ETIKO’S NET WORTH
Destiny Etiko has accumulated an estimated net worth of US$1 million, making her one of Nigerian cinema’s wealthiest and most powerful actresses. DEF, which stands for Destiny Etiko Foundation, is the non-profit she started to help the needy.
DESTINY ETIKO LIFE/ RELATIONSHIP
The talented actress is currently single and has never been married. Not much is known about her present relationship status which she has chosen to keep a secret.
Destiny Etiko is not married and does not wear an engagement ring. Many people mistakenly imagined Destiny Etiko was married.
However, this is only a myth stemming from a character she did in the Nollywood film My Private Part, in which she chopped her hair to protest her husband’s death and the accusation that she killed him.
When it comes to marriage, Destiny Etiko says she wants to marry a man who understands her passion for performing. She went on to say that she is unwilling to give up her acting career for any reason, not even marriage or a man.
Many believe that Destiny Etiko‘s boyfriend is Success John. A man she purchased a car for in 2022. She also has a child named Anibueze Eucharia, which she adopted.
Destiny Etiko has acted in several Nollywood movies alongside actors like Pete Edochie, John Okafor, Patience Ozokwo, Ken Erics, Zubby Michael, and a vast of others.
DESTINY ETIKO MOVIES AND YEARS OF THEIR RELEASE
Destiny Etiko has shared screens with prominent Nollywood actors and actresses such as Ernest Obi, Cynthia Okereke, Yul Edochie, Destiny Etiko, Patience Ozokwor, and Eve Essien, and even the legendary Pete Edochie, the list goes on.
- The prince & I (2019)
- Heart of Love (2019)
- My sisters love (2019)
- Poor Billionaire (2019)
- Virgin goddess (2019)
- Queen of love (2019)
- The Sacred Cowry (2019)
- The Return of Ezendiala (2019)
- Barren Kingdom (2019)
- Pains of the Orphan (2019)
- Clap of Royalty (2019)
- The Hidden Sin (2019)
- Family Yoke (2019)
- King’s Word (2019)
- Sound of Evil (2019)
- My Private Part (2019) as Stella
- Power of Royalty (2019)
- Sunset of Love (2019)
- London Prince (2019)
- Woman of Power (2019)
- Tears of Regret (2018)
- Evil Seekers (2017)
- Fear of a Woman (2016)
- 3 Days to Wed (2016)
- The Storm (2016)
- Living in Poverty (2020)
- Hour of Victory (2020)
- Wrong turn (2021)
- Widows money (2022)
- Helpless marriage
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