Destiny Etiko is one of the prolific actress in Nigeria. She has been in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood for over a decade. She is very beautiful and knows how to interpret her role very well. So in this article I will be sharing with you 10 real facts about Nollywood famous actress Destiny Etiko that you probably didn’t know.
1. Destiny Etiko is a popular Nollywood actress, scriptwriter, television personality and a model. She has been regarded as one of the best performing actress in Nigeria and also one of the most beautiful actress in Nigeria known for her romantic, action and tragic roles in movies. She hails from Udi, a small town in Enugu State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. She is very beautiful, gifted, skillful, creative and talented in acting and interpretation of movie roles. She knows how to interpret her roles very well and can fit in any character given to her by movie producers and directors in Nigeria.
2. Destiny Etiko completed both her primary and secondary school education in the coal city of Enugu State in the south eastern part of Nigeria and obtained both her First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate. After completing her primary and secondary school education, Destiny Etiko relocated to Anambra State, Nigeria to complete her tertiary education. She completed her tertiary education at Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Awka, Anambra State and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts in 2012.
3. After completing her tertiary education, Destiny Etiko was enroll into the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in 2014 and completed her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in 2015. While still in secondary school she was actively involved in school drama, stage play and performing arts. While still in the university, she started acting in movies as a minor character. While still in secondary school, Destiny Etiko joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood after registering with the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) at their Enugu state office in National Museum, G.R.A, Enugu, Nigeria.
4. After registering with the Actors Guild of Nigeria as a professional actress, Destiny Etiko started attending movie auditions and was selected to feature in several movies. She started out with a minor character before upgrading to lead character till she became a mega super star. She has been described as one of the best outspoken actress in Nigeria, one of the best performing actress in Nigeria, one of the most talented actress and also one of the most beautiful actress in Nigeria.
5. In 2012, Destiny Etiko rose to prominence after starring in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Idemili” an epic tragic movie which was directed by Ernest Obi and features Nollywood stars like Pete Edochie, Patience Ozokwor, Uche Odoputa, Cynthia Okereke, Ernest Obi, Yul Edochie and Eve Esin. Her role in the movie brought her to limelight and made her a public figure. The movie won her an award for Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. The movie was directed by multiple awards winning movie director Ernest Obi and produced by Onye-Eze Productions. The location of the movie was Asaba and Enugu respectively.
6. In 2014, Destiny Etiko was nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the City People Entertainment Awards. In 2015, she was also nominated for Best Actress in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for her role in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Idemili” an epic tragic and horror movie. Destiny Etiko has acted in more than 130 Nollywood movies. Some of the movies she has acted include Idemili, Airline Babes, Black Xmas, After Wawa, More Trouble, School Trouble, Enuma, and many more. She is currently one of the most beautiful, most gifted, most skillful, most creative and most talented actresses in Nigeria. She can interpret her role very well and makes her performance look so real as if it was a real life situation.
7. Destiny Etiko is a force to reckon on in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood. She has created a niche for herself in the make belief industry and has attracted herself to prominent movie producers and directors in Nigeria, who features her consistently in their movies as a lead character and always pays her huge fees for her performances in movies. Destiny Etiko acts in both English and Igbo speaking movies and knows how to interpret her roles very well. She has acted alongside with several Nollywood top celebrities like Pete Edochie, Patience Ozokwor, Nkem Owoh, Chinwe Ntaluagu, Ngozi Ezeonu, John Okafor, Mercy Johnson, Ken Erics, Genevieve Nnaji, Yul Edochie, Zubby Michael, Tonto Dikeh and a host of other top Nollywood celebrities.
8. Destiny Etiko is very gifted in acting and interpretation of movie roles. She is very talented and has been regarded as one of Nollywood most fastest rising actress in Nigeria. Destiny Etiko in the cause of her acting career has won several awards and recognitions. Some of the awards she has won include Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards, Best New Actress at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Golden Icon Movie Academy Awards, Best Actress in Nigeria at the best of Nollywood Awards.
9. Destiny Etiko is currently single and has never been married. She kept her relationship and personal life secret and away from public eyes and media attention, that is why nobody knows who her real boyfriend is. Some people believe she is in a romantic relationship with Nollywood actor Zubby Michael, but that assumption cannot be verified because both Destiny Etiko and Zubby Michael have not made any public declaration. However, Zubby Michael is always spotted with Destiny Etiko in clubs, events and social gathering and both parties always share passionate kiss outside the camera which makes people to start suspecting that the two Nollywood stars are indeed in a romantic relationship.
10. Destiny Etiko currently has an estimated net worth of $650,000 making her one of the richest and most influential actress in Nigeria. She is also very popular on social media with more than a million followers on her official Instagram account and Facebook page. Destiny Etiko aside from acting is also a social media influencer, a YouTuber, a movie producer and a model. Destiny Etiko has been described as one of the most sought after actress in Nigeria and also one of the highest paid actress in Nigeria. Destiny Etiko is indeed a character to watch out for in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood.