Chioma Okafor graduated from the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, with a degree in Business Administration. She started acting professionally in 2017 but got her first major role in 2018 in “Getting Over Him” alongside Majid Michel, Maltida obaseki, directed by Desmond Elliot and produced by Uduak Isong. Chioma recently squeezed some time off her busy schedule for a quick chat with Nollywood Post. Enjoy.

When did you realize you loved acting? How did you start? 

I loved acting when I was 7 years old I watched a movie , can’t remember the title but I remember the theme song “sister Mary sister Mary Onye Chukwu tare manu ahh…..”

I started acting professionally in 2017 after attending an acting school.

What is Chioma Okafor working on currently?

Currently on #AmRiona an Africa magic telenovela you can watch it every weekdays by 8pm or Showmax app to binge watch it. I Still have other projects on showing on Rok TV /Iroko app,  Showmax, Africa magic showcase, YouTube.

Are you attending or attended any  training to help perfect you delivery?

Yes I attended, and it made me better

How do you get into character or memorize your lines?

I simply become the character & it becomes easier 

What was your first movie role like? Did you love it?

Yes! A cinema movie directed by Desmond Eliot produced by (Closer Pictures) Uduak Isong

Which of the roles you’ve played is your favourite? And Which was your hardest?

Loved them all No hardest, None had ones for now

What is your dream role?

Being on platforms such as HBO, Disney , Netflix

Who are your favourite actors? And What do you love about them? 

Taraji P. Henson and Viola Davis 

Favourite movies and shows? 

Greys Anatomy, The Walking dead, How to Get Away With Murder, Suits, When They See Us .

Tell us a fun fact about yourself 

I sing too

If you were given a huge budget and asked to make a classic, what genre would it be?

Action

What’s do you like most about Nollywood? 

Impacting lives through our storytelling 

What are your hopes for the industry?

For a better tomorrow 

What’s your advice to younger and emerging actors?

Be yourself!

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