Queen Nwokoye, born 11 August 1982 is a Nigerian actress. She is best known for starring as the lead character in a 2014 film titled Chetanna which earned her a “Best Actress” nomination at the 11th Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Nwokoye was born in Lagos State into a Catholic family, but she hails from Ovim in Isuikwuato Local Government of Abia State Nigeria She started her Education at Air Force primary school. She completed her secondary school education at Queen’s College, Enugu before she proceeded to Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra state where she studied sociology and anthropology.
During her time in university, Nwokoye competed in several pageants, including Miss Royal Crown, Miss Nigeria, and Miss Eastern Campus, winning the latter. Although, she grew up with the ambition of becoming a lawyer.
Since making her acting debut in 2004 in a film titled Nna Men, Nwokoye has gone on to star in several Nigerian films, winning awards and earning nominations.