#WomanCrushWednesday: The Beautiful Lota Chukwu
Lota Chukwu originally ventured into entertainment after she contested for the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria crown in 2011. Her debut into her acting career was with a role was in the film “Fine Girl” produced by Uduak Isong while she got her big break in 2014 after starring in award-wining and popular Nigerian TV series, Jenifa’s Diary alongside Funke Akindele, Juliana Olayode, Falz where she plays the role of “Kiki” friend of the lead character, Jenifa.
Born Ugwu Lotachukwu Jacinta Obianuju Amelia on November 29, 1989 in Nsukka, Enugu state, the beautiful Nollywood actress and writer graduated from University of Benin with a degree in Agricultural Economics and Extension Services but then proceeded to enter the Royal Arts Academy to receive training rain in acting.
As an actress, she has featured in music videos and She has starred as the lead, sub lead and as a supporting cast in the following Africa Magic Original Films – Deadly Instincts; The Perfect Plan and Wind Chasers respectively. She played Sarah in Deadly Instincts, which was directed by Yemi Morafa.
In addition, she has acted in popular movies such as Dognapped, The Royal Hibiscus Hotel, and The Arbitration. In November 2017, she premiered a kitchen show titled ‘Lota Takes’.
When the 28 year old actress is not on set or cooking delicious meals, she is busy being a yoga fitness enthusiast. She refers to her 4 dogs as ‘her kids’ and her Toyota 2004 car named Andre as her boyfriend.
For her amazing acting talent, Lota Chukwu was nominated by City People Movie Award for Best New Actress of the Year (English) in 2017.