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Yvonne Okoro Biography and net worth

Who is Yvonne Okoro? Yvonne Okoro is a Ghanaian-Nigerian actress, TV host, philanthropist, film producer, and entrepreneur. She is the host of “Dinning With Braggarts,” a cooking and entertainment talk show on Desamour TV.

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She co-owns Desamour Company Limited, a production company in sales, marketing, and distribution of Films, Television Shows, with her sister Roseline Ngozi Okereke Okoro. Yvonne is best known for her roles in Ghanaian movies like “Beyonce,” and “The President’s Daughter.” She has also appeared in Nigerian films such as “Ghana Must Go.”

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Profile Summary of Yvonne Okoro

Full name: Yvonne Chinyere Okereke Okoro
Date of Birth: November 25, 1984
Age: 39 years old
Nationality: Ghanaian-Nigerian
Hometown: Amankalu Alayi, Abia State, Nigeria, and Enyan Abaasa, Central Region, Ghana.
Tribe: Igbo (Nigeria) & Fante (Ghana).
Instagram: @yvonneokoro
Twitter: @yvonneokoro

Early life

Yvonne Okoro was born in Accra, Ghana, on November 25, 1984, to a Ghanaian mother and a Nigerian father. In Ghana, Yvonne comes from Enyan Abaasa in the Central Region, and in Nigeria, she comes from Amankalu Alayi in Abia State. The actress grew up in Accra. She has nine siblings, and She is 39 years old.

Parents

Mr. Okereke Okoro, the father of Yvonne Okoro, is an Igbo man from Amankalu Alayi in Abia State, Nigeria. He was a farmer, but now he is a real estate developer and also in the oil business. He has two Ghanaian wives and ten children. Yvonne’s mother is the second wife of Okereke. She is a mother with four children. She is a Businesswoman who is into everything decor.

Siblings

She has nine (9) siblings. However, out of the nine, six are her stepsiblings. Yvonne’s mum gave birth to four children, two boys, and two girls, for her dad, and her stepmother, thus her father’s first wife, gave birth to six children. The award-winning actress is the first child on her mother’s side but the fifth child on her father’s side.

Education

She started schooling at Faith Montessori and went to Achimota Preparatory School and Lincoln Community School, where she finished junior high. These are all schools in Ghana. Yvonne had her high school education at Mfantsiman Girls’ Senior High School in the Central Region of Ghana. From there, she enrolled at the University of Ghana, Legon, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 2008, and then proceeded to Université de Nantes in France in 2009 to study French Civilization and Culture.

Husband

Yvonne Okoro is not married. A few years ago, three were rumors that she was about to get married to an Igbo billionaire, but she came out to debunk the rumors.

Boyfriend

She has a boyfriend.

Children

According to reports on the internet, She has a daughter, who she gave birth to in 2022.

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Career

Yvonne Okoro showed a desire to be an actress after completing junior high school. She made her first appearance as an actress in “Sticking to the Promise,” a 2002 film produced by Theo Akatugba, a Nigerian movie producer, just after completing high school. She also played a cameo role in the Ghanaian hit series Tentacles.

However, She became popular in Ghana after starring in Beyonce and the Return of Beyonce. She played the role of Ciara in the movie, and since then, she has starred in over hundred and fifty films. She also owns a production company, and Desamour, her Production house’s maiden movie, is “Contract.”

Yvonne is the first Ghanaian actress to be interviewed on BBC Focus on Africa and the first to appear on the radio breakfast show Newsday on BBC radio as one of the fast-rising entrepreneurs’ in Ghana. In addition to acting and filmmaking, Yvonne Okoro started a career on TV as a host.

She introduced her own cooking show dubbed Dinning With Braggarts on Desamour TV, which saw the likes of Nana Aba Anamoah, the Late Jerry John Rawlings, Medikal, and Fella Makafui showcase their culinary skills.

Movies

• Desperate To Survive, 3-Some, Best friends, The Game, Adams Applés, 4play Reloaded, Forbidden City, Single Six, I Broke My Heart, Contract, Crime, Like Cotton Twines, No Apologies, Bed of Roses, Please Marry Me, Why Marry?, Beyonce, Rebecca, The President’s Daughter, Ghana Must Go, Sticking to the Promise, Pool Party, Royal Battle, The Return of Beyonce, Mother’s Love, Queen Lateefah, Agony of Christ, Le Hotelier, Blood is Thick.

Productions

• Contract (2012 Film).

Awards

• Best Actress in a Leading Role (4 Play) – Ghana Movie Awards 2010.
• Honorary Award – Nigeria Excellence Awards 2012.
• Glitz Style Influencer of the Year (Special Award) – Glitz Style Awards 2019.

Nominations

• Best Actress in a Lead Role (Why Marry) – Ghana Movie Awards 2011.
• Best Actress in a Leading Role – African Movie Academy Awards 2011 & 2012.
• Best Actress in a Lead Role (3 Some) – Ghana Movie Awards 2012.
• Best Actress in a Lead Role (Contract) – Ghana Movie Awards 2013.
• Favorite Actress – Ghana Movie Awards 2014.
• Actress in a Supporting Role – Golden Movie Awards 2016.
• Favorite Actress – Ghana Movie Awards 2019.

Philanthropy

Yvonne Okoro is one person who does a lot of charity work. Over the years, she has done a lot of philanthropic work, including donating a cash amount of $10,000 to the Black Queens, paying the bills of patients at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, donating a cash amount of $2,600 towards the purchase of a School desk for students, and then feeding children on the streets of Accra.

Businesses

She co-owns Desamour Company Limited. The company is located in East Legon, Accra, and was established in 2012. She also has a transport service company, a real estate company, and a catering business.

House and Cars

She owns a mansion in East Legon, Accra. She drives a Mercedes Benz C Class.

Net worth

She has an estimated net worth of $2.8 million.

FAQs about Yvonne Okoro

• How old is Yvonne Okoro?
She is 39 years old as of 2023.

• Is Yvonne Okoro a Ghanaian?
She is a Ghanaian Nigerian, her father is a Nigerian, and her mother is a Ghanaian.

• where does Yvonne Okoro come from?
She comes from Amankalu Alayi, Abia State, Nigeria, and Enyan Abaasa, in the Central Region of Ghana.

• Is Yvonne Okoro married?
Yvonne is not married.

• Is Yvonne Okoro a Nigerian or Ghanaian?
She is a Ghanaian and a Nigerian because her father is a Nigerian and her mother is a Ghanaian.

• which state in Nigeria is Yvonne Okoro from?
She is from Abia State.

• how many siblings does Yvonne Okoro have?
She has nine (9) siblings.

• Is Yvonne Okoro a Lawyer?
She is not a Lawyer.

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