Etinosa : An Engineer Turned Actress

This article provides you with every detail as regards Etinosa’s transition to the entertainment industry.


  • Born on March 9, 1991
  • An alumnus of Covenant University, Ogun State
  • Estimated net worth of $300,000

Who Is Etinosa?

Etinosa Idemudia is a Nigerian actress and comedian, best known for her role as Akugbe in the ROK original series, Blood of Enogie. She is also popular for her online comedy skits, which she shares on her Instagram channel, featuring various Nollywood actors.


Personal Life (Early/recent)

Etinosa, full name Etinosa Idemudia, was born on March 9, 1991, in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. She was born into the family of Sylvester and Patricia Idemudia.

Her dad is a retired group general manager of NNPC Group, a greenfield refinery. While her mom is a reverend and founder of the Victory Group of Schools,

Etinosa spent her formative years in Benin City and did her primary schooling at Victory International School, Warri. She proceeded to Cambridge International School, Warri, for her secondary school and finished at the Igbinedion Education Centre, Benin, Edo State.

As regards her tertiary education, Etinosa Idemudia attended the University of Benin, where she studied computer engineering. After graduating, she began working as a planning engineer with Delattre Bezons Nigeria, a subsidiary of Entrepose Contracting.

Despite her engineering background, her passion for entertainment led her down a different path. Etinosa obtained diploma in performing arts at the Royal Arts Academy, Lagos, Nigeria in 2016.


Married twice, Etinosa is the mother of a baby girl named Ofure Izoduwa Christabel, born on December 25th. As of 2023, the sensational actress is single after being divorced from her second husband.


Before enrolling at the Royal Arts Academy, Etinosa had ventured into posting comedy skits on Instagram and her other social media handles. Her career as a comedian started in 2013 while she was still working as a planning engineer.

Her videos soon made waves, such that she was nominated for best online comic actor, which she later won. This happened at the Scream Awards in 2013. Realizing her God-given talents, the engineer proceeded to bag a diploma in performing arts in 2016.

Etinosa Idemudia’s breakthrough came when she appeared in the popular Nigerian TV series “Chairman,” which earned her widespread fame. Her ability to seamlessly switch between comedy and dramatic roles has made her a sought-after actress in the Nollywood industry.


Etinosa has since starred in several Nollywood films. This includes The Washerman (2018), Kambili: The Whole 30 Yards (2020), and The Razz Guy (2022).

In addition to her acting career, she’s also a successful social media influencer.  She shares her comedy skits, fashion photos, and personal thoughts on her social media handles. 

Over the years, Etinosa has continued to crave a beautiful name for herself. Her notable awards are as follows:

  • Best Online Comic Act in 2016.
  • Best Actress for the 48 Hours Film Project in 2016
  • Best Actress in a TV series (Africa) at the Hollywood and African Prestigious Awards in 2021.

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