Full Biography And Net Worth Of Destiny Etiko
For lovers of Nollywood movies, the name, Destiny Etiko definitely rings a bell. Destiny is a curvy, beautiful, vivacious, and gifted Nigerian actress and is not new to the Nigerian screen. She is an actress, a scriptwriter, and a social media influencer.
She was brought to the limelight, after she started in the Igbo movie, Idemili. The biography of Destiny Etiko is an amazing read that will give you a glimpse into the bubbly nature of this gifted actress.
Birth and early life
The biography of Destiny Etiko definitely starts from her birth. She was born and christened Destiny Etiko, on the 12th of August 1989, in Udi Enugu State. She is the second child of five children, comprising three males and two females.
She attended Zik Avenue Primary School, to acquire her nursery and primary education. Afterward, her parents enrolled her in Queens school for her secondary education, where she obtained her West African Senior School Certificate. In 2012, she graduated from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, with a degree in Theatre Arts.
Not much is known about the relationship status of Destiny Etiko. She is however vocal about the kind of man she wants to be married to. She once said her husband has to love her acting career as she cannot leave her career to raise a family.
Destiny spoke about the sexual harassment that young women in Nollywood face, by make movie producers, in order to land roles. She is known to be a vehement opposer of sexual harassment, in Nollywood.
In 2019, she showed her gratitude to her mother for supporting her venture into acting, by buying her an apartment.
Destiny is also a lover of flashy cars. She is a proud owner of a 4matic Benz, which is worth over 20 million, and a Toyota Venza, worth about 12 million. She also bought a Toyota Spider for her mother.
The biography of Destiny Etiko will definitely have to contain her net worth. She is estimated to be worth about $650,000. She is one of the richest Nigerian actresses in Nollywood. Her source of wealth is from her acting, the awards she has won, and her endorsement deal. In 2019, Destiny was made brand ambassador, for Kesie Virgin Hair organization.
After her University education, Destiny delved into the Nigerian Entertainment sector as an actress. When asked about her inspiration, she said it was her mum, as she was previously an actress, but had to give her career up for the family. She also mentioned that she does not want to make the same mistake her mother made.
According to her, her mother gave her full blessings to her acting career, but her father had cold feet, as he was afraid it would interfere with her efficiency in raising a family when the time came.
Her father, Mr. John Anonde Etiko, unfortunately, died on the 15th of May 2020, leaving his family and Destiny, heartbroken. Still talking about her inspiration for acting, Destiny however did not divulge her mother’s name. She chose to keep it private.
Destiny is well known in Nollywood for her acting skills, vivacious nature, and curvy body. She entered into the Nigerian Movie Industry, in the year 2011, and registered with the Actors Guild of Nigeria. She was still a student at that time.
She played small roles in several Nollywood movies before she got the role in Idemili. She came to the limelight, following her role in the hit movie, Idemili. It also earned her a nomination as Best Promising Actress, in the City People Entertainment Awards. Following the Idemili role, she landed other roles as lead actress, in some other movies.
Destiny Etiko has acted alongside other prominent Nollywood Actors and Actresses like Ernest Obi, Cynthia Okereke, Yul Edochie, Patience Ozokwor, Eve Essien, Pete Edochie, Nkem Owoh, Chinwe Ntaluagu, Ngozi Ezeonu, John Okafor, Mercy Johnson, Ken Erics, Genevieve Nnaji, Zubby Michael, Tonto Dikeh and much more.
Some of the movies Destiny has featured in, and their year of the release includes
- The prince & I (2019)
- Heart of Love (2019)
- My sisters love (2019)
- Poor Billionaire (2019)
- Virgin goddess (2019)
- Queen of love (2019)
- The Sacred Cowry (2019)
- The Return of Ezendiala (2019)
- Barren Kingdom (2019)
- Pains of the Orphan (2019)
- Clap of Royalty (2019)
- The Hidden Sin (2019)
- Family Yoke (2019)
- King’s Word (2019)
- Sound of Evil (2019)
- My Private Part (2019)
- Power of Royalty (2019)
- Sunset of Love (2019)
- London Prince (2019)
- Woman of Power (2019)
- Tears of Regret (2018)
- Evil Seekers (2017)
- Fear of a Woman (2016)
- 3 Days to Wed (2016)
- The Storm (2016)
Other movies that Destiny Etiko has been cast in includes
- Black Xmas
- More Trouble
- After Wawa
- School Trouble
- Madam Tyson
- Fear of a woman
- Breaking Chains
- Saved By Love and
Awards and nominations
The biography of Destiny Etiko also contains her awards and nominations. In 2016, she won the City People Entertainment Awards, Most Promising Actress of the Year Award (English) category. Other awards to her name include Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for the Best New Actress Category, and Golden Icon Movie Academy Award for the Best Actress in a Supporting Role.
The biography of Destiny Etiko does not do enough justice to her person. She is known to be a relentlessly hard worker and very passionate about the things she believes in. She defied all odds and remained in Enugu State despite the norm of actors and actresses, migrating to Lagos State.
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The 31-year-old beauty has the world at her feet and is prepared to have it all for the taking. She has never been one to allow negativity to slow her down, but like a bull, keeps charging forward. She is very active on social media and has over one million followers, on her Instagram account.
Destiny is one actress that should be looked out for because she’s prepared to sweep Nigerians off their feet and leave an indelible mark in the sands of Nollywood history.