Birth Name: Etinosa Idemudia
Stage Name: Etinosa Idemudia
Birth Date: March 9
Occupation(s): Actress, Producer, Engineer, Filmmaker
Years Active: 2016- Present
Net Worth: $300, 000
Etinosa Idemudia is an actress, producer, engineer, filmmaker who was born on March 9, in Warri, Delta state to Sylvester Idemudia, a retired group manager of Greenfield Refineries (NNPC Group), and Patricia Idemudia, a reverend and founder of Victory Group schools.
Etinosa began her primary education at Victory International School, Warri, and had her secondary education at Cambridge International School, Warri and Igbinedion Education Centre, Benin, Edo State.
After her secondary education, she proceeded to Covenant University where she bagged a degree in Computer Engineering. She also obtained a diploma in Performing Arts from the Royal Art Academy, Lagos.
Etinosa got married at the age of 22 but suffered from domestic violence in her marriage. She revealed in an interview with Broadway TV that comedy was an escape route for her after years of being tortured by her husband.
In 2013, upon discovering Instagram Videos, Etinosa began producing comedy skits, which she shared on the social media platform. The skits enjoyed rave reviews, bringing her relative success in the Nigerian entertainment industry, which culminated in her winning the award for Best Online Comic Act at the 2016 Scream Awards.
In 2016, Etinosa enrolled at the Royal Arts Academy, Lagos, Nigeria, where she obtained a Diploma in Performing Arts, after which she quit her engineering job to pursue a full-time career in entertainment.
Her first movie role was a minor cameo appearance in ‘A Little White Lie’ produced by Emem-Isong in 2016. Etinosa rose to prominence for her role as Amanda in the sitcom “Chairman”. Since then, she has gone on to feature in a number of notable Nollywood movies and television series including Alter Ego, Chairman, Corpershun, and Love in the Wrong Places. In 2017, she won the award for Best Actress at the 48 Hours Film Project for her performance in the short film Scheme
In 2018, she began producing her first feature film, The Washerman, which features several notable Nigerian entertainers and Nollywood actors including Sound Sultan, Ik Ogbonna, Mofe Duncan, Chris Okagbue, Jaywon, Sani Danja, Bryan Okwara, Frank Donga, Judith Audu, Sexy Steel, Stephen Damian, Mercy Isoyip and Etinosa herself. The release of the trailer for the movie built up massive anticipation for the release of the movie scheduled for the Summer of 2018.
2017 – 48 Hours Film Project, Best Actress (Scheme)
2016 – Scream Awards, Best Online Comic Act
Etinosa sparked controversy on the internet after she appeared nude on MC Galaxy’s live video on March 16, 2019.
A little White Lie
How to Die in An African Home
Love in the Wrong Places