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Stephanie Okereke Linus: Nigerian Actress Who Has Won 20 Awards

aisha Published On Thu Jul 16 2020   Modified On Thu Jul 16 2020
Stephanie Okereke Linus: Nigerian Actress Who Has Won 20 Awards

Stephanie Okereke Linus is an actress, film director, and model well-recognized by her roles in 'Dry' as Dr. Zara, 'Through the Glass' as Ada, 'A Time to Love' as Hope, 'Boonville Redemption' as Doris, and so on.

Linus was born on October 2, 1982, in Ngor-Okpala, Nigeria, and has a star sign of Libra. Here are some more interesting facts about Stephanie Okereke Linus:

Net Worth: $3.5 million

'Daytime Lovers' actress Stephanie Okereke Linus has accumulated a whopping net worth of $3.5 million from her career as an actress, film director, and model. She is the executive producer, director, and writer of 'Dry' and 'Through the Glass'.

A picture of Stephanie Okereke Linus.
Stephanie Okereke Linus who is worth $3.5 million.
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Education & Alma Mater

Linus was raised in Delta State so she completed her primary and secondary education there. Then she joined the University of Calabar, in Cross River State from where she got her graduate degree in English and Literary Studies. She also got enrolled at New York Film Academy, where she got graduated in 2007.

Has Eight Siblings

The 'Doctor Bello' actress is blessed with eight siblings while she is the sixth child of Mary and Chima Okereke. However, all of her sibling's names are not revealed except for one whose name is Daniel Okereke. 

Husband: Linus Idahosa

Stephanie Okereke Linus is married to Linus Idahosa, a Businessperson since 2012, and is blessed with a child from their marriage. 

The pair got married in Paris, France by holding a private wedding ceremony which was attended by their family, close friends, and Nollywood actresses and actors. 

Stephanie Okereke Linus with her husband Linus Idahosa.
Stephanie Okereke Linus with her husband Linus Idahosa.
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Blessed With A Son

Linus and Idahosa first child Maxwell Enosata Linus was born in October 2015. The pair were very secretive about their children as they were keeping him away from the limelight and media. 

However, on the couple 8th wedding anniversary, Linus shared her child picture captioning "Maxwell sending his love!!!, Happy Anniversary Mummy and Daddy. Love You Loads! Prince Max!".

Stephanie Okereke Linus with her husband and their son.
Stephanie Okereke Linus with her husband and their son.
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Started Her Career Since 1997

Adaugo from 'Omalinze' was interested in acting since her childhood, and in 1997, she got the opportunity to act in two Nollywood movies; 'Compromise 2' and 'Waterloo'. 

Since then she has acted in more than a hundred movies, television series, short movies, and videos. Linus is best known for her works in 'Eye of the Gods', 'Governor's Wife', 'Gambling With Marriage', 'Magic Moment', 'Boonville Redemption', 'Miss Nigeria', 'Sitanda', and many more.

Has Won 20 Awards

The 'Lonely Heart' actress has been nominated for thirty-four awards and has won twenty awards throughout her career. She has won Truth Awards for Best Supporting Actress in Boonville Redemption and has won five different awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role. 

In 2015, she been nominated for fifteen awards in the movie 'Dry' and has won eight awards among them. 

A picture of Stephanie Okereke Linus.
A picture of Stephanie Okereke Linus.
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Body Measurement

Linus stands 5 feet 6 inches tall (170) while weighing around kg (145 lbs). She has black eyes with curly short black hair. 

Social Media Presence

As for her social media presence, Linus is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. He has gained around 1.5 million on Instagram with the username 'stephanielinus'. Likewise, he has gathered 407.6k followers on Twitter with the username 'StephanieLinus' and 5.6 million with the username 'StephanieOkerekeLinus'. 

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