Chacha Eke is a famous Nollywood actress known for her ability to cry in movies. she is very talented while acting and knows how to interpret her role very well. Charity Eke Faani popularly known as Chacha Eke is a famous Nollywood actress, model and a television personality. She is known worldwide for her ability to cry in movies.
She was born on 1st May 1993 in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State in the south eastern part of Nigeria to a working class family. She is currently 26 years old. Chacha Eke is the daughter of Professor John Eke who was the former Ebonyi State Commissioner for Education.
She grew up in Abakaliki, Enugu and Asaba respectively both in the south eastern part of Nigeria. She attended ESUT Nursery and Primary School in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria and obtained her First School Leaving Certificate.
After completing her primary school education, Chacha Eke proceeded to Our Lord Shepherd International School in the coal city of Enugu State, Nigeria and obtained her West African Senior School Certificate.
Chacha Eke joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) in 2009, after taking part in the Miss Nollywood Talent Hunt Show, an acting competition which was held in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria. After the competition, Chacha Eke started attending movie audition and began acting as a minor character in movies.
After completing her secondary school education in Enugu, Chacha Eke proceeded to Ebonyi State University in Abakaliki and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy with good grades. While still in school, she was actively involved in drama and performing arts.
Chacha Eke was introduced into the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) by her husband Austin Faani, one of Nigerian finest movie editor and director, who connected her with top movie producers and directors in Nollywood. She is currently married to her long time boyfriend Austin Faani who happens to be a professional Nollywood movie director, producer and editor. The marriage is blessed with two beautiful kids. Chacha Eke is currently based in Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria with her family.
Chacha Eke rose to fame in 2012, after acting in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “The End is Near” a movie that brought her to limelight and made her a public figure. Chacha Eke is also known worldwide for her ability to cry in movies. She always acts in tragic movies and cry often in movies. In 2013, the movie “The End is Near” won the award for Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards, Best Actress of the Year at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards and Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Chacha Eke currently has an estimated net worth of over $800,000, making her one of the most successful and most accomplished actress in Nigeria.
Chacha Eke has acted in over 160 Nollywood movies. Some of the movies she has acted include The End is Near, Clap of Thunder, Two Hearts, Gift of Pain, A Cry for Justice, amongst others. She is currently one of the most gifted and most talented actresses in Nigeria. She cries the most in movies and known for acting mostly in tragedy and sorrowful movies.