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Christabel Ekeh: "Sidechic Gang" & "Potomanto" Actress From Ghana

aisha Published On Sun Jun 28 2020   Modified On Sun Jun 28 2020
Christabel Ekeh: "Sidechic Gang" & "Potomanto" Actress From Ghana

Christabel Ekeh is an actress and model well-recognized by her roles in 'Potomanto' as Afia, 'Sidechic Gang' as Lady, Stalemate as Withney, and V Republic as Actress. She also was one of the participants at the beauty pageant, Miss Malaika Ghana 2008, where she secured the second position. 

Ekeh was born on October 16, 1990, in Accra, Ghana, and has a star sign of Libra. She was born to a Nigerian father and Ghanaian mother. Here are some more interesting facts about Ekeh:

Net Worth: $800,000

'Waist Beads' actress Christabel Ekeh has earned an estimated net worth of $800,000 from her career as an actress and model. 

Education & Alma Mater

Ekeh attended St. Mary's Senior High School where she studied theater arts and then joined West African Senior School. She then got enrolled at the University of Ghana from where she got her Bachelor's Degree.

Started Her Career Since 2012

After completing her education, Ekeh participated in various arts firms and gave auditions for several movies and series. As a result, she got many roles and appeared in numerous movies as a supporting actress in the beginning.

Later in 2012, Ekeh got her first debut role in the movie 'College Girls' where she was identified by a Nollywood producer, Ugochukwu Samue. 

Christabel Ekeh in the movie 'My Secondary School Lover'.
Christabel Ekeh in the movie 'My Secondary School Lover'.
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Then she got a chance to act in various movies like in 'State of Emergency', 'Beautiful Ruins', 'Sidechic Gang', 'Potomanto', 'Ladies with Wings', and so on. She has worked with actors like Martha Ankomah, Kalsum Sinare, Calista Okoronkwo, Luckie Lawson, and Chinenye Ayanna. 

Designer Clothes

'War Against Women' actress also has her clothing line named "Christabel Designs" where she also has a shop under the name. Ekeh sells clothes, bags, accessories, shoes, men clothes, undergarments, and so on. She also promotes her clothing line by wearing the outfits while going out, during interviews, and photoshoots.

Christabel Ekeh wearing her own designed clothes.
Christabel Ekeh wearing her own designed clothes.
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Fell In Love With Her Kidnapper

Ekeh has revealed that she fell in love with a rich and famous French descent guy, who taught her the true meaning of love. She met the guy in a very dramatic way as in their first meeting the guy kidnapped her and she fell in love with the kidnapper. Ekeh said she was bored and went somewhere while the guy just whisked her away.

At first, she was scared and then started to get curious and the second thing was she was in his house. Later, her then-boyfriend came to rescue her with the police but she went back with him on her own volition and it was then she realized she was in love. 

Was Facing Depression

'Deliver Us From Iva' actress released her nudes pictures that caused an uproar on social media. Ekeh said she was surprised by all the outrage from the Ghanaians expressed towards her as she was suffering from depression. 

Later, in an interview, Ekeh claimed she felt that she has committed more despicable acts than releasing her nudes. 

Picture of Christabel Ekeh who was facing depression.
Picture of Christabel Ekeh who was facing depression.
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She later made a statement saying "Why people see nudity as a big deal? If they know what have I done is worse than nudity so it is nothing…I felt it was nothing at all…". Ekeh later said that the way she felt was the past as the devil kept reminding her mistakes and then she went on a vacation with her boyfriend to escape her troubles. 

It was then she was recovering from depression and met Ged in Benin and since then she started to attend Church services frequently. 

Leaked Sex Tape

On February 22, 2017, Ekeh was on trending because of her leaked s** tape with John Dumelo, an actor, farmer, and politician. The two actors have also played some movies together like "Part of Me" and the drama film "Love or Something like That". 

Their video was leaked over several social media platforms where they have recorded themselves through a selfie angle while having s**. While many fans commented that the video is fake and was made from the scene of their upcoming movie.

Picture of John Dumelo with whom Christabel Ekeh's video was leaked.
Picture of John Dumelo with whom Christabel Ekeh's video was leaked.
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The 'Wrong Target' actress has been nominated for eight awards while she has won four awards throughout her career. She has won City People Entertainment Awards for 'Face of Ghana Movies', Africa Movies Academy Awards for 'Most promising Actress in Ghana', Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards for 'Best Supporting Actress', and Best of Nollywood Awards for 'Most Promising Actress in Nigeria'.

Body Measurement

Ekeh stands 5 feet 6 inches tall (cm) while weighing around (lbs). She has black eyes with black hair which she frequently changes to blonde, brown, grey, ash, light orange, and so on. 

Social Media Presence

As for her social media presence, Ekeh is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. She has gained around 592k followers on Instagram with the username 'newchristabelekeh'. Likewise, she has gathered 4,634 followers on twitter with the username 'christabelekeh' and 11,622 followers on Facebook with the username 'Christabel Ekeh'.

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