Nollywood actress, Nnenna Rachael Okonkwo, popularly known by many as Nkoli Nwa Nsukka, took to her Instagram page to release some stunning -birthday photos
Rachael Okonkwo who hails from Ukpata in Uzo Uwani Local government area of Enugu State, started acting while she was a child, but due to lack of movie roles she switched career to dancing.
She joined Nollywood fully in 2007 playing very minor roles. In 2008, she played a Supporting role to Ini Edo and Van Vicker in Royal War 2, also in 2010 alongside Patience Ozokwor and John Okafor in Open and Close 1&2.
Her first major role and consequently her breakthrough movie came in 2014, where she played the lead character in Nkoli Nwa Nsukka as Nkoli.
In 2014, Rachael Okonkwo won the Best Indigenous Comedy Actress at the City People Entertainment Awards. In 2016, she was nominated for Best Comedy Actress of the Year at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for her role as Nkoli in the movie “Nkoli Nwa Nsukka” produced and directed by Mac Collins Chidebe.
Her role in the movie “Nkoli Nwa Nsukka” also won her an award for Best Indigenous Comedy Actress at the African Movie Academy Awards. However, there has been rumor on social media that the beautiful and talented actress was dating Nollywood movie producer
and director Mac Collins Chidebe, after which another rumor skyrocket on social media that she was dating Nollywood famous actor Ken
Erics, but during an interview with the media she debunks all the allegations and stated there are just business partners and professionals in the entertainment industry.