Destiny Etiko is one of the familiar faces you will come in contact with within the film industry. Classy, bold, and beautiful, Destiny Etiko has created a niche for herself in the industry, gaining popularity steadily with a fan base of over 647k likes on FaceBook, and 2.5M on Instagram.
She is an award-winning Nollywood actress, scriptwriter, model, and television personality. Today we at the hub of celebritiesupdates.net will love to brings you everything about Destiny Etiko Biography, Net Worth, Career, Relationship, and Photos in the movie industry.
Name: Destiny Etiko
Date of birth: 12 August 1994
Place of birth: Udi, Enugu State, Nigeria
Destiny Etiko age: 31 years
Marital status: Single
Destiny Etiko Biography
Destiny Etiko was born and raised in Udi, a popular town near Enugu, Enugu State, in Nigeria. She is the second child of the family, born on the 12th of August, 1989.
Destiny is from a family of five children, 3 males, and 2 females. Destiny lost her father Mr. John Etiko in May 2020. She attended Zik Avenue Primary School for both her nursery and primary education. Destiny Etiko then went on to attend Queens School in Enugu for her secondary education where she obtained her West Africa Senior School Certificate.
While still in secondary school, she registered in the Action Guild of Nigeria in Enugu state which was her first entrance into the Nollywood industry. From here, Destiny Etiko started attending movie auditions and playing minor roles in movies where her talent gradually came to light.
Upon completing her Secondary Education, Destiny Etiko moved to Awka to further her tertiary education at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka where she had a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts. She graduated in 2012.
Destiny Etiko Career
Destiny Etiko began her journey into acting while in secondary school. Having played minor roles in various movies; Destiny’s creative and phenomenal acting skills came to the fore when she took the lead role in “Idemili” an epic tragic movie that showcases ancient Igbo culture, mystics, and values which was directed by Ernest Obi, produced by Onye-Eze Productions.She became popular after that. She also won a couple of awards, including the Viewers’ Choice Award, an award in the category of Best New Actress, and the Golden Icon Movie Academy Award in the Best Actress in a Supporting Role category.
Ever since she had a ground-breaking breakthrough in this movie; her acting career has blossomed. She has gained more lead roles, which has made her a formidable force to reckon with in the industry.
Destiny Etiko has shared the screen with other famous Nollywood actors and actresses; the likes of Ernest Obi, Cynthia Okereke, Yul Edochie, Destiny Etiko, Patience Ozokwor, Eve Essien, and even the legendary Pete Edochie, etc.
When you look around, there are some actors and actresses that are not fine but there is something about them that makes them successful.”
Destiny Etiko movies As of today, she has starred in over 120 movies. Here are some of the best Destiny Etiko films you will undoubtedly like:
3 Days to Wed
Clap of Royalty
Fear of a Woman
Heart of Love
My Private Part
My Sister’s Love
Pains of the Orphan
Power of Royalty
Sunset of Love
Sound of Evil
Tears of Regret
The Prince & I
The Sacred Cowry
The Return of Ezendiala
The Hidden Sin
The Queen of Love
Woman of Power
Destiny Etiko Net Worth
Being a popular Nollywood actress, scriptwriter, television personality and a model, Destiny Etiko has gathered some real wealth to herself. Her net worth is estimated at $600,000
Destiny Etiko Marriage
The famous Destiny Etiko prioritizes her acting career more than relationships. Once bitten twice shy, Destiny does not want to go in the way of her mother who sacrificed her career to raise her family. According to her, she wants and would love a man who is able to accept her love and passion for acting. Currently, contrary to popular opinion, she is neither engaged nor married.
What Inspires Destiny Etiko
Destiny Etiko has tremendous love and respect for her mother. Her mum has been a strong pillar of encouragement and inspiration for acting. While her father, Mr. John Anonde Etiko opposed her career in acting, her mother wholeheartedly supported her daughter’s dream. Unfortunately, she lost her day on 15th May 2020.
In honour of her mother, Destiny Etiko purchased a house in Enugu for her mother in 2018. She wrote on her Instagram page in celebration of her mother; “In my own little way my BACKBONE….I give to you this little token as your birthday gift for all the love u have shown my siblings and I the future will be better age gracefully Sugar. HAPPY BIRTHDAY
Destiny Etiko Instagram
Destiny Etiko is one of the richest and most influential female actresses in the Nigerian Movie Industry, whose social media followers are over 2 million on her Instagram handle (@destinyetikoofficial)