Patience Ozokwor: 5 Shocking Facts About The Nollywood Veteran

Known for her cunning, devious and evil roles in Nollywood movies, Patience Ozokwor a.k.a Mama G, has been at the forefront of Nollywood and it’s present success for decades.

Even though many people have transferred the aggression and dislike from watching her commit all sorts of evil acts onscreen to real life, believe me when I say there are things about Mama G that are not only inspiring and wonderful but will also change the perception of how you see the veteran actress.

She is a very caring mother and has an adopted child

After the death of her husband, Mama Gee adopted a child to add to her already existing three biological children. Her children never fail to point out just how caring she is to all four of them and how influential she has been to their lives and successes.

She’s a Musician and a Benefactor

It may interest you to know that Patience Ozokwor is both a born again and a very devout Christian. And asides from her using her voice to chant incantations in movies, Patience Ozokwor is actually a very good singer and a Gospel artiste. She has released 2 albums already and is even one of the behind-the-scenes benefactor of Rhema Entertainment Ministry Dance Crew.

She is a qualified teacher, fashion designer, and artist

Before taking a crack at Nollywood, Mama G was a teacher… and a qualified one at that. Having completed her training at Afikpo Teachers Training College. She also enrolled in IMT Enugu where she learned Fine and Applied Arts, and was also a Fashion Designer during her stay there.

Mama Gee was a star before Nollywood

During her training in Afikpo Teachers Training College, Mama G enrolled in a drama class and was acting Shakespeare’s Hamlet on stage. Other schools and students usually paid to watch the drama and this made Mama G popular among students in Afikpo.

She was initially shy to act movies onscreen

Patience Ozokwor did a commercial with Pete Eneh that interested a number of Nollywood directors. They approached her to enter the movie industry but she turned them down repeatedly because she believed that movies will give her superfluous exposure and she was extremely shy. Eventually, she was persuaded to act in her first movie in 1998, and that was the beginning of her long illustrious and multi-award winning career.

One thing is for sure, we are dying to see all the heinous acts she’s going to commit in The Wedding Party 2. Just imagine the ruckus and explosions that will happen from having Patience Ozokwor and Sola Sobowale in the same movie.

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