- Real Name: Christabel Ekeh
- Stage Name: Christabel
- Place of Birth: Accra
- Date of Birth: the 16 of October 1990
- State of Origin: Accra
- Nationality: Ghana
- Net Worth: $200,000
- Occupation: Actress
- Gender: Female
Hollywood, Bollywood, Nollywood. These are one of the most significant movie industry in the world, and they have impacted a great deal I the various countries they exist in.
They contribute to the creation of jobs for the thousands they recruit. Another big name that is rising really fast is Gollywood.
If you are wondering what the heck im talking about, well as Hollywood is for the U.S.A, Bollywood is for India, Nollywood is for Nigeria; Gollywood is for Ghana. Gollywood or Dhollywood.
It has its base in Accra, and like other movie industry have strived to bring unending entertainment to its audience. It has not only entertained its viewers, but it also served as a form of employment to people with the talent to entertain.
Among these people is Christabel Ekeh, one of the very beautiful faces you get to see on your Ghanian movies, and in this article, I would be talking more about her journey to stardom and how much she worths, while doing what she does best.
Who is Christabel Ekeh
Christabel is a Ghanian born from the noble family of Mr & Mrs. Emma Odoom Ekeh. Her father is a Nigerian, and her mother is a Ghanian.
She is a model, an actress, a television personality, and a philanthropist. Christabel was born on the 16 of October 1990 in Accra, Ghana, and she is currently 27 years old.
She completed her primary education in Accra, Ghana, where she obtained her First School Leaving Certificate. She then proceeded to St. Mary’s Senior high school in Accra Ghana and got herself a West African Senior School Certificate (WAEC).
She has always been drawn to life on the stage. So she enrolled in the University of Ghana to acquire the required knowledge needed for the building of her dream. There, she graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the Department of Theater Arts, and ever since, fell in love with the thrills of showbiz.
But, like for many, getting into the industry didn’t come easy and cheap for her. After her tertiary education, she joined the Ghanian movie industry and started attending movie audition, but she could only get minor roles In the movies.
Time was not on her side, and the bills had to be paid, so she diversified and joined the beauty pageant in 2008 and contested for Miss Malaika. As fortune was on her side, she emerged as the first runner up in the competition.
This turn of the event made her highly famous. Her new fame landed her the role of Efia in a popular Nollywood movie called “College Girls.” This was the beginning of her fame and brought her to limelight both in Ghana and In Nigeria.
Career and Achievements
Ever since her fame in the industry, Christabel had been in over 80 Ghollywood, and Nollywood movies, which include Corporate Love, College Girls, Ladies with Wings, Peeps, Waist Beads, Potomanto, Wrong Target, Beautiful Ruins, and the list could go on and on.
Due to her active life in the industry and her outstanding talent, she had been nominated for the Face of Ghana Movies at the City People Entertainment Awards.
Asides from nominations, Christabel had won for herself several awards like:
- The First Runner-up at Miss Malaika
- Face Ghana Movie Award
- The most promising actress in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards
- Best Actress in supporting role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award and the Most Promising actress in Ghana at the Africa Movie Academy.
Christabel has had her fair share of fortune and struggle, she might not make it to the ten most successful actress in Ghana, but she still is one of the most influential and riches Ghanaian actress with an estimated worth of $200,000 to her name.
Christabel remains one of the big shots in the Ghanaian movie industry.