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Blossom Chukwujekwu Biography: Education, Career, Marriage, Awards, and Net Worth

Blossom Chukwujekwu is a talented Nigerian actor who has been doing well in the Nollywood movie industry. Due to his acting prowess, he received the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2015.

 

Early Life & Education

Blossom Chukwudi Echezona Chukwujekwu was born on the 4th of November, 1983, in  Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria, into the family of Dr I.E and Evangelist J.C Chukwujekwu. He is the older of the two male children in his family. He hails from Otolo, Nnewi North, in the state of Anambra, in southeast Nigeria. Blossom attended Greater Tomorrow Primary School and Greater Tomorrow Comprehensive College for his primary and secondary education respectively.

Blossom chose to pursue mass communications as his field of study for his tertiary education, spending a year there at the Enugu State University of Science and Technology. After a brief spell, he finished his education at the Benson Idahosa University in Benin City, Edo State. He served as the Association of Mass Communication Students’ (AMCOS) President for the 2007–2008 academic year while attending BIU. Additionally, he was an active participant in the well-known House of Theatre (H.O.T), where he portrayed the title role in the stage production of Godless: The Path to Dawn.

 

Career

After Blossom Chukwujekwu completed his tertiary education in 20118, he relocated to Lagos to fulfill his National Youth Service Corps requirements. He chose to remain in Lagos in order to pursue his acting passion. Following multiple interviews, Chukwujekwu was offered the lead role in the Nigerian soap opera series Portrait Of Passion in 2009. Alongside Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and Ramsey Nouah, he was cast in Vivian Ejike‘s Private Storm, his debut featured film, in the same year. Blossom was highlighted as one of the top 5 actors to watch out for in 2013 on Africa Magic’s Nollywood program. He ranked fourth on renowned Nollywood director Charles Novia‘s list of the year’s top actors.

Chukwujekwu’s breakthrough performance came in Flower Girl, which was released in 2012. When it was released, it received mainstream audiences in Nigeria, Ghana, and the United Kingdom, as well as in film festivals in the United States and Canada. Finding Mercy, Chukwujekwu’s follow-up significant movie, was one of the most eagerly awaited and successful films of 2013. The Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice 2015 Best Supporting Actor honor went to Chukwujekwu for his role as the violent and emotionally volatile “Moses.”  in the 2014 Knocking on Heaven’s Door movie.

 

Personal Life

Blossom Chukwujekwu and ex-wife Maureen Esisi

On December 19, 2015, Blossom Chukwujekwu and Maureen were united in traditional marriage. But after four years of being together, the couple decided to break up.

 

Blossom Chukwujekwu & new wife Winifred Akhuemokhan

He got engaged to his new wife, Ehinome in February 2022. The wedding took place at Loveworld Incorporated, also known as Christ Embassy.

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Selected Filmography

  • 2022 Nigerian Trade
  • 2022 Loving Amanda
  • 2022 Brother
  • 2022 The Rise of Igbinogun
  • 2022 All We Ever Wanted
  • 2022 Nightmare at Dusk
  • 2021 Day of Destiny
  • 2021 Come Alive
  • 2021 Love Unusual
  • 2021 De Wedding Gift
  • 2021 Downhill
  • 2021 Easy Gold
  • 2021 Sin
  • 2020 Who’s the Boss
  • 2020 Quam’s Money
  • 2020 Omo Ghetto: The Saga
  • 2020 Unroyal
  • 2020 Sanitation Day
  • 2019 Òlòtūré
  • 2019 Mad About You
  • 2019 The Millions
  • 2019 Let Karma
  • 2019 Makate Must Sell
  • 2019 Made in Heaven
  • 2019 Joba
  • 2019 Smoke Screen
  • 2019 Loving Daniella
  • 2019 The Big Fat Lie
  • 2019 Unfounded
  • 2019 Done with You
  • 2018 Castle & Castle
  • 2018 Black Rose
  • 2018 Dirty Dirtier
  • 2018 New Money
  • 2018 Memoirs of 4
  • 2018 Trace (III)
  • 2018 The Housewife
  • 2018 Castle & Castle
  • 2016 Okafor’s Law
  • 2015 The Visit
  • 2014 Forgetting June
  • 2013 Flower Girl
  • 2012 Valour
  • 2011 Fate
  • 2010 Dating Game
  • 2009 Private Storm

TV Series

  • 2021 Hope Springs Eternal
  • 2019 Malika – Warrior Queen Pilot
  • 2016 Shampaign
  • 2015 Desperate Housewives Africa
  • 2013 Festac Town
  • 2010 Bella’s Place
  • 2009 Portrait Of Passion

Awards and Nominations

Year Event Prize Result
2021 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actor Nominated
2020 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Supporting Actor–English Nominated
2019 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actor Nominated
2015 Golden Movie Awards Golden Actor In A Lead Role Nominated
2015 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards Best Supporting Actor Won
2014 Best Of Nollywood Awards Revelation Of The Year Nominated
2014 Golden Icons Academy Awards Most Promising Actor Nominated
2014 Golden Icons Academy Awards Best Lead Male Nominated
2014 Nollywood Movie Awards Best Rising Star Nominated
2013 Abuja International Film Festival Most Outstanding Male Actor Nominated
2013 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards Best New Actor Nominated
2013 Best Of Nollywood Awards Best Actor In A Lead Role Nominated

Net Worth

Blossom is one of the top-rated Nollywood stars. According to different sources online, he has an estimated net worth of $1.3 million.

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