Nollywood Actress, Stephanie Linus and Husband Mark Their 6th Wedding Anniversary
Award winning actress, Stephanie Linus and her hubby, celebrated their 6th wedding anniversary yesterday.
It can be recalled that the couple got married in Paris in 2012 and have a son together. The elated actress took to her IG page to celebrate their union.
”Happy Wedding Anniversary to #mysoulmate. Thank you for filling my heart and our home with so much joy and laughter.
On this day you married me like a princess, I still remember how you stood gallantly like the Prince that you are, poised to sweep me off my feet. I’m eternally glad I chose right.
May our Father continually give us the Wisdom and Strength to be instruments of change to our world.
Love you with everything that is in me. #HWA”.
Stephanie Okereke was born in Ngor Okpala, Imo State. She is the sixth child of Mary and Chima Okereke’s eight children.
She completed her primary and secondary education in Delta State. She studied at the University of Calabar, in Cross River State, where she graduated with a degree in English and Literary Studies.
She starred in two Nollywood movies during her teenage years in 1997; Compromise and Waterloo.
During the 2002 Most beautiful girl in Nigeria beauty pageant, she made it to the 2nd place.
A year later in 2003, Stephanie clinched two awards, out of the eight nominations she received, at the 2003 Reel Awards for ‘Best Actress – English’ and ‘Best Actress of the year 2003’.
After graduating from the New York Film Academy in 2007, she released the movie ‘Through the Glass’, in which she served as director, scriptwriter, producer and actress. The film received an Africa Movie Academy Award nomination for Best Screenplay in 2009.
In 2014, she release another movie, ‘Dry’ and again, served as a director, scriptwriter, producer, and actress which won many awards including the 12th Africa Movie Academy Awards and 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards best movie overall movie with the prize of a brand new car. In all, Stephanie Okereke has starred in over 90 movies.
In April 2005, on her way to the African Movie Academy Awards held in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria, Okereke was involved in a serious car accident that left her with burns all over and a broken leg.
In April 2012, she got married to her heartthrob, Linus Idahosa in Paris, France, at a private wedding ceremony that was attended by members of her family and scores of Nollywood actresses and actors. Their first son Maxwell Enosata Linus was born in October 2015.