March 1, 2024

Biography

Yvonne Jegede is a Nigerians actress film producer, model, and television personality notable for producing 3 is a company She rose to prominence after she made a cameo appearance in the music video African queen by 2Face idibia alongside Annie Macaulay.

Early Life/Education

Yvonne Jegede was born in Agenebode Edo state , Nigeria on the 25th of August, 1983. She had her primary and secondary education in Lagos state Nigeria before proceeding to the University of Cyprus , where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in International Relations.

Career

Yvonne Jegede started her movie career in 2004 when she featured in the Nollywood movie missing Angels. Her first major camera debut came up in 2005 with her appearance in the now popular music video African Queen by 2face idibia. After her University education in 2012, she came back to Nollywood and starred in movies like Okafor’s Law, Single and Married, 10 Days in Sun City among others. In 2015, she produced her first movie 3 is Company where she starred as the lead character.In late 2016, she was the cover in the wedding edition of Genevieve Nnaji magazine.

Personal Life


On 1 November 2021, Yvonne Jegede, who is a single mother celebrated her Son, Xavier Jegede third birthday and she declared on her instagram page that life without her son is meaningless and that having him made her stronger. She also showered series of prayer and praises on her child.


Filmography

Silver spoon
Okafor’s law
A night chic Squad
Shot to kill
A night before
Just for Two
Love and Cancer
Rachel’s Diary
Unfinished Business
The Axis
My Best Friends Wedding

Awards

Best Actress of the Year at the Africa Magic
Viewers Choice Awards,
Nollywood Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards
Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Award
Most Promising Act to Watch at the Golden Icon Movie Academy Awards
Nigerian Fitness Icon (NFI) award in 2016

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