Blossom Chukwujekwu

Blossom Chukwujekwu Biography / Profile

Chukwudi Echezona Chukwujekwu (popularly known as Blossom Chukwujekwu) was born on November 4th, 1983 in Benin City, Edo state, Nigeria to Dr I.E and Evangelist J.C Chukwujekwu of Otolo, Nnewi North local government area of Anambra State. 

Blossom Chukwujekwu Age

Blossom Chukwujekwu is 36 years old.

Blossom Chukwujekwu Early Life

The first of his parent's two sons, Blossom attended Greater Tomorrow Primary School and Greater Tomorrow Comprehensive College both in Benin City, Edo State. He studied Mass Communication at the Benson Idahosa University (BIU). While in BIU, he was President of the Association of Mass Communication Students (AMCOS) in the 2007/2008 session. He was also an active member of the popular House of Theatre (H.O.T) where he played the lead in the stage drama, Godless: The path to dawn, which is the University's most successful theatre presentation till date. 

During an interview with the media, Blossom stated that playing the role of Ukemu in the stage drama “Godless” was his greatest moment and the inspiration from that drama gave him the urge to become a professional actor in his career. A few months later, after graduating from the university, he moved to Lagos, Nigeria to perform his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) obligations.  After completing his national youth service, Blossom decided to stay back in Lagos to pursue his acting ambition.

Blossom Chukwujekwu Career

Blossom earned his acting debut playing the lead in the 2009 soap opera, Portrait of Passion, and has since been on a steady rise. His first feature movie was Vivian Ejike's Private Storm starring Ramsey Noauh and Omotola Jalade Ekeinde. In 2012, he landed another lead role in a blockbuster movie “Flower Girl” which was his major breakout movie. That same year in 2012, he was profiled on African Magic's popular Nollywood show, Jara, as one of the top 5 actors to watch out for in 2013. He was number 4 on ace Nollywood director, Charles Novia's list of the best actors of 2013. In 2014, his blockbuster movie “Knocking on Heaven’s Door” opened in cinemas nationwide on April 18th, 2014. 

Blossom has featured in more than 80 Nollywood movies some of which include Flower Girl, Finding Mercy, Knocking on Heaven’s Door, The Visit, A Place Called Happy and Ghana Must Go alongside with popular Ghanaian actress Yvonne Okoro. He has also featured in a handful of television dramas and series some of which include Tinsel, Shuga, My Mum and I, About to Wed and Married. He played the lead role of Kelechi Pepple in Nigeria’s first indigenous Telenovella “Taste of Love” in 2015. 

Blossom Chukwujekwu Personal Life

On December 19th, 2015, Blossom got married traditionally to his long time girlfriend, Maureen.

Blossom Chukwujekwu Awards

Blossom has both won and been nominated for several awards. A few worth mentioning include;

  • In 2013, he was nominated for Best Actor in a Lead Role at the Best of Nollywood Awards. That same in 2013, he was nominated for Best New Actor at the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards. Also in 2013, he was also nominated for Most Outstanding Male actor at the Abuja International Film Festival. 

  • In 2014, he was nominated for Best Rising Star at the Nollywood Movie Awards. That same in 2014, he was nominated for Best Lead Male Actor at the Nollywood Movie Awards.

  • In 2014, he was also nominated for Most Promising Actor at the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards. That same in 2014, he waw nominated for Revelation of the Year at the Best of Nollywood Awards.

  • In 2015, Blossom Chukwujekwu won the Best Supporting Actor at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. That same year in 2015, he won the Golden Actor in a Lead Role at the Golden Movie Awards.

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