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Saturday, March 19, 2022

Happy 37th birthday Mary Nnenna Njoku

Happy 37th birthday Mary Nnenna Njoku was born on the 20th of March 1985  is a Nigerian actress and film producer, and Director General of the award-winning Lagos-based film house, ROK Studios, in Nigeria.

Mary Njoku, who is the sixth child in a family of 8, was born in Amuwo Odofin, Lagos, Nigeria. She is from Nsukka, Enugu State. She attended Amuwo Odofin High School, National College Bagada, and Navy own Secondary School. She holds a diploma in Computer Science. From 2010, Njoku attended Lagos State University where she studied for a degree in the English Language. In 2012, Njoku attended London Film Academy in the UK funded by her husband where she did a course on Producing.
Njoku joined the Nollywood industry in 2003, at the age of 17.

Njoku appeared in her first acting in the 2004 Nollywood movie titled 'Home Sickness'. She came to the limelight after featuring in the popular Nollywood blockbuster 'Blackberry Babes' in 2011.
Between 2011 and 2013, Njoku produced iROKtv, a YouTube platform that featured interviews with Nigerian celebrities, as well as coverage of Afrobeats and Nollywood events. In 2015, Njoku became Chief Content Officer at IROKO Partners. By March, she held her first world premiere for her film Thy Will Be Done at the BFI IMAX London, the first-ever Nollywood film premiere in IMAX.
In August 2018, Njoku produced the movie Nwanyioma, where her role required her to completely shave her head.

In August 2013, Njoku founded ROK Studios. Since its launch in 2013, ROK has produced over 540 films and 25 original TV series, including Festac Town, Single Ladies, Body language, Losing Control, and Husbands of Lagos. In 2016, Njoku launched ROK on Sky, a network airing across the UK.
Njoku also launched ROK on DSTV, a network airing across Africa, in the same year.

Mary Njoku married a British-born Nigerian entrepreneur, and African start-up investor, Jason Njoku, in Festac, Lagos on 18 August 2012, in front of family, friends, and colleagues. They welcomed their first son, Jason Obinna Njoku, on 30 July 2013, a second child Nwakaego Annabelle Njoku, was born on 24 August 2015 and they welcomed their third, Amber Nnenna Njoku on 4 August 2017

Wishing you the biggest slice of happiness today.

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