Award-winning Nollywood actress, Stephanie Linus, and her husband marked their 6th wedding anniversary together yesterday.
It can be remembered that they tied the knot in Paris in 2012 and they have a son together. The delightful actress went to her Instagram to mark their union.
Stephanie wrote this;
”Happy Wedding Anniversary to #mysoulmate. Thank you for filling my heart and our home with so much joy and laughter.
On this day you married me like a princess, I still remember how you stood gallantly like the Prince that you are, poised to sweep me off my feet. I’m eternally glad I chose right.
May our Father continually give us the Wisdom and Strength to be instruments of change to our world.
Love you with everything that is in me. #HWA”.
Stephanie Okereke was born in Ngor Okpala, Imo State. She is the sixth child of Chima and Mary Okereke’s eight children.
She finished both her primary and secondary education in Delta State. She then went ahead to study at the University of Calabar, in Cross River State, where she bagged a degree in English and Literary Studies.
She first acted in two Nollywood movies during when she was a teenager in 1997; Compromise and Waterloo.
During the year 2002, she contested for the Most beautiful girl in Nigeria beauty pageant, in which she made it to the 2nd place.
In the year 2003, Stephanie got two awards, out of the eight nominations she was being nominated for. she received ‘Best Actress – English’ and ‘Best Actress of the year in Reel 2003 Award’.
After she graduated from the New York Film Academy in 2007, she released her own movie ‘Through the Glass’, in which she was the movie director, scriptwriter, producer and actress. The film bagged different accolades in Africa Movie Academy Award and also a nomination for Best Screenplay in 2009.
In 2014, she released another movie, that was titled ‘Dry’ and again, where she served as a director, scriptwriter, producer, and actress which won many awards including the 12th Africa Movie Academy Awards and 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards best movie overall movie with the prize of a brand new car. In all, Stephanie Okereke has starred in over 90 movies.
In April 2005, on her way to the African Movie Academy Awards that was held in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria, she was involved in a fatal car accident that left her with several burns all over and a broken leg.
In April 2012, she walked down the aisle to her heartthrob, Linus Idahosa in Paris, France, at a private wedding ceremony that was attended by members of her family and scores of Nollywood actresses and actors. Their first son Maxwell Enosata Linus was born in October 2015.