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Blossom Chukwujekwu: Age, Biography & Profile

Blossom Chukwujekwu: Age, Biography & Profile

Blossom Chukwujekwu: Age, Biography & Profile

Blossom Chukwujekwu is a popular nollywood actor, widely known for his excellent performance in movies. He made his professional acting debut in 2009. In 2015 he won the Best Supporting Actor Award at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. Blossom Chukwujekwu got married traditionally to his wife, Maureen, on 19 December 2015 and separated from her in September 2019.

EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION

Chukwudi Echezona Blossom Chukwujekwu was born on November 4, 1983 in Benin City, Edo State of Nigeria to Dr I.E and Evangelist J.C Chukwujekwu. Blossom Chukwujekwu is the first of two sons. He is a native of Otolo, Nnewi North in Anambra State, South east Nigeria.

He attended Greater Tomorrow Primary School and Greater Tomorrow Comprehensive College both in Benin City, Edo State. For his tertiary education, Blossom opted to study Mass Communications at the Anambra State University of Science and Technology. where he spent a year. He completed his studies at the Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Edo State after a brief stint at the Enugu State University of Science and Technology.

In July 2008 he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications from the Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Edo State. He moved to Lagos, a few months after graduating to perform his National Youth Service Corps obligations. Blossom stayed back in Lagos to pursue his acting ambitions.

CAREER

In 2009, after numerous auditions Chukwujekwu landed the lead role in the yet to be released Nigeria soap opera; Portrait Of Passion. That same year he was cast in his first feature film, Vivian Ejike’s Private Storm alongside Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and Ramsey Nouah. Blossom was profiled on Africa Magic’s Nollywood show, Jara, as one of the top 5 actors to watch out for in 2013. He was number 4 on ace Nollywood director, Charles Novia’s, list of the best actors of 2013.

In 2012 Chukwujekwu landed a role in Flower Girl which was his breakout movie. Released in 2013, it achieved critical and commercial success in Nigeria, Ghana, the United Kingdom and film festivals in the USA and Canada. Chukwujekwu’s next block buster feature film, Finding Mercy, was one of the most anticipated and successful movies of 2013. It was the closing film at the African International Film Festival (AFRIFF 2013). In 2014 Knocking on Heaven’s Door opened in cinemas nationwide on April 18. Chukwujekwu’s performance as the abusive and emotionally volatile “Moses” earned him the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice 2015 Best Supporting Actor award.

MOVIES HE HAS FEATURED IN;

  • Flower Girl
  • Finding Mercy
  • Knocking on Heaven’s Door
  • The Visit
  • A Place Called Happy
  • Ghana Must Go
  • Tinsel
  • Shuga,
  • CATWALQ
  • My Mum and I,
  • About to Wed and Married
  • Taste of Love.
  • Forgetting June
  • Falling
  • Catch. Er
  • Okafor’s law

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