10 Real Facts About Ibinabo Fiberesima You Probably Didn’t Know

Ibinabo Fiberesima is one of the prominent actress in Nigeria. She has been in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood for over two decades. He always features in action thriller movies. So in this article I will be sharing with you 10 real facts about Nollywood famous actress Ibinabo Fiberesima that you probably didn’t know.

  1. Ibinabo Fiberesima is a famous Nollywood actress, ex-beauty queen, model, producer, businesswoman, television personality and the former National President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN). 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 directors and producers in Nigeria. She has been regarded as one of the highest paid actresses in Nigeria and also one of the most beautiful actress in Nigeria. She has been in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood for over two decades.

  2. Ibinabo Fiberesima was born on 13th January 1973 in Port Harcourt, River State in the south southern part of Nigeria to Dr. and Mrs. V.B. Fiberesima. She is currently 47 years old. Her father is from River State in south southern part of Nigeria while her mother is from Ireland in Europe. Ibinabo Fiberesima completed her primary school education in Port Harcourt, River State in the south southern part of Nigeria and obtained her First School Leaving Certificate. After completing her primary school education, Ibinabo Fiberesima proceeded to Federal Government Girls College, Bussa in Niger State in the northern part of Nigeria and obtained her West African Senior School Certificate. While still in secondary school she was actively involved in drama, stage play and performing arts.

  3. After completing her primary and secondary school education, Ibinabo Fiberesima proceeded to University of Ibadan in Oyo State in the south western part of Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in English Language and Literature. Ibinabo Fiberesima started her professional career as a model. In 1991 she participated in the Miss Nigeria beauty pageant hosted by Silverbird Television. She ended up as the first runner-up in the competition. Prior to the Miss Nigeria beauty pageant, Ibinabo Fiberesima have won the Miss Wonderland contest in 1990 and in that same year, she was the first runner-up at the Miss NUGA competition held at the University of Calabar in Cross River State, in the south southern part of Nigeria.

  4. In 1997, Ibinabo Fiberesima participated in the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) beauty pageant “Miss Nigeria” hosted by Silverbird Television and ended up as the first runner-up in the competition. That same year, which was in 1997, Ibinabo Fiberesima was crowned the winner of Miss Wonderful. In 1998, Ibinabo Fiberesima participated for the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) beauty pageant hosted by Silverbird Television again and emerged as the second runner-up in the competition.

  5. In 1997, Ibinabo Fiberesima joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood and acted in her first movies “Most Wanted” an action thriller movie directed by Teco Benson. The movie became a blockbuster in Nigeria and skyrocket her to fame. She has been described as one of the best performing actress in Nigeria and always known for featuring in romantic movies and action thriller movies. In 2012, she became the National President of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN).

  6. Ibinabo Fiberesima has acted in more than 300 Nollywood movies. Some of the movies she has acted include Most Wanted, The Ghost, St. Mary, The Twin Sword, Ladies Night, The Limit, Letters to a Stranger, 76, Rivers Between, A Night in the Philippines, Pastor’s Wife, and many more. She features mostly in action thriller movies and romantic movies alongside with several Nollywood celebrities. On 18th December 2014, Ibinabo Fiberesima got married to her university boy-friend Uche Benjamin Ugbuka, a businessman who is currently based in the United States of America and the marriage is blessed with lovely kids.

  7. In 2009, Ibinabo Fiberesima was charged for manslaughter and reckless driving after she accidentally killed a certain man named Giwa Suraj in 2006. On 16th March 2016, Ibinabo Fiberesima was removed as the National President of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) and was sentenced to 5 years imprisonment by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, Nigeria. On 7th April 2016, Ibinabo Fiberesima was granted bail after the payment of the sum of ₦2 million was granted on her behalf by a Court of Appeal in Lagos pending the determination of her appeal at the Supreme Court.

  8. Ibinabo Fiberesima in the cause of her acting career has won several movie awards in Nigeria and abroad. Some of the awards she has won include Most Prominent Actress in Nigeria at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Best Actress in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. She has also won the Best Actress in Drama at the Golden icon Movie Academy Awards. She has also won the Best Actress in Action Movie at the Best of Nollywood Awards. Ibinabo Fiberesima is a legend in Nollywood and has contributed immensely to the growth of Nollywood in Nigeria and rest of the world.

  9. Ibinabo Fiberesima has been in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood for over 28 years. She is always known for featuring in criminal roles in movies and regarded as one of the most rugged female actress in Nollywood. Ibinabo Fiberesima has been described by movie lovers as one of the most sought after Nollywood actress in Nigeria. She has attained a greater height in her career and now dinning with the bigger girls in the Nigerian Movie Industry popularly known as Nollywood. She is not just only talented; she is also gorgeous, beautiful, stylish and stunning. Aside from acting, she is also a philanthropist. She has a charitable organization which is aimed at providing for the less privilege and orphans.

  10. Ibinabo Fiberesima currently has an estimated net worth of over $2.2 million, 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. Ibinabo Fiberesima aside from acting is also an entrepreneur and has several businesses under her name. She has been described as one of the most beautiful actress in Nigeria. Her lovely smile and humble personality attracts her mostly to movie lovers all over the world. She is indeed a force to reckon with in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood.

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