Here is the full biography of actress, Yvonne Okoro. Yvonne Okoro has featured in several Ghanaian and Nigerian movies. However, a lot of people don’t actually know much about her. Well, good you’re here as I provide you with all there is to know about the screen goddess.
Check out the full Yvonne Okoro biography in the subsequent paragraphs.
She was born Chinyere Yvonne Okoro
Date of Birth
Yvonne was born on 25th November 1984
Born to a Nigerian father and Ghanaian making her half Ghanaian, half Nigerian.
Yvonne is the first child of her mother but fifth of her father.
Yvonne Okoro had her basic school education at Achimota Preparatory School, Lincoln Community School and Faith Montessori School. She then went to Mfantsiman Girls Secondary School in the Central region of Ghana for her secondary education.
After SHS, she furthered at the University of Ghana, Legon where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She didn’t end there as she went on to study Press Civilization, Drama and Marketing at the Universite de Nantes in France
Yvonne started her acting career right after senior high school in 2002 where she featured in the movie “Sticking to the Promise”. She has since gone on to feature in over 50 movies both in Ghana and Nigeria.
Movies she has featured in include Beyoncé: The President’s Daughter, The Game, Agony of Christ, Four Play, Ghana Must Go, Why Marry, Single Six, etc.
Apart from acting, Yvonne owns a company called Desamour Company Limited and has a transport business as well.
She has done a number of philanthropic works in the country. Notable amongst them is her donation to the maternity ward of Korle bu Teaching Hospital in 2020 and that of Black queens of Ghana in 2019 as they were preparing for the 2019 WAFA Tournament.
Some notable awards won by her include:
- Best Actress Award at the 2010 Ghana Movie Awards
- Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards 4×
- Distinguished Achievement Award in 2012 at the Nigeria Excellence Awards
Yvonne is unmarried at the time of putting this biography together neither do we know of her boyfriend. She has managed to keep her love life from the cameras over the years. The actress has stated in the past that she won’t be pressured into getting married although her younger sister is already married.
The actual net worth of the actress is not yet known. We will however update this article as and when such information is available to us.
Name: Chinyere Yvonne Okoro
Date of Birth: 25th November 1984
Nationality: Ghanaian/ Nigerian
Occupation: Actress, Entrepreneur
Husband: unmarried (as at 2022)
Alma mater: University of Ghana, Legon