Patience Ozokwor

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Updated: Nov 17, 2021

Birth Name: Patience Ozokwor

Stage Name: Mama G

Birth Date:  September 14, 1958

Genres: Comedy

Occupation(s): Actress, musician, fashion designer

Years Active: 1999–present


Personal life

Patience Ozokwor is an actress, musician, and fashion designer who was born on September 14, 1958, in the village of Amaobo, Ngwo, Enugu State in the southeastern part of Nigeria. She is known best for taking up the role of a 'Wicked Woman' in movies.


Ozokwor attended Abimbola Gibson Memorial School in Lagos for her secondary education. She later joined Methodist Girls School in Yaba but relocated back to Enugu due to a civil war in Nigeria at that time. After completing her high school education, she attended Afikpo Teachers Training College before proceeding to the Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu, where she obtained a degree in Fine and Applied Arts.


She rose to fame when she played a role in the 1999 movie 'Madam Authority'. Before starting as an actress, she was into radio drama. She took part in a soap opera by the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) titled Someone Cares.

She also played various intriguing roles in Amina and Odum films. Through this exposure, she was able to land various roles in Nollywood movies. Since the debut of her acting career in 1999, Patience has starred in over 250 movies.

Ozokwor was among the top 100 Nigerians honoured by the government to celebrate the amalgamation of the northern and southern protectorates in the year 2014.


She got married at age 19 but lost her husband in the year 2000. She is a mother to three biological children and five adopted ones who all bear her name.  


2014 - City People Movie Award, Best Actress of the Year

2014 - Africa Movie Academy Award, Best Actress in a Supporting role

2013 - 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards, Best Supporting Actress

2012 - 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards, Best Supporting Actress


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