Erica Ngozi Nlewedim
Erica Ngozi Blessing Nlewedim
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Erica Ngozi Nlewedim
March 3, 1994
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Erica Ngozi Ugomma Blessing Nlewedi(Born on March 13, 1994) is a Nigerian actress, model and TV reality show star and the Chief Executive Officer of Beluxia Hair. She won the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria Girl in Nigeria Award in 2014 and was nominated as a housemate in Nigeria's popular TV reality show, Big Brother Naija (season 5) (Lock Down Edition).
Early life and education
Erica was born to the family of Eric Ike Nlewedim in Umuahia Abia state in the Eastern Region, Nigeria. She grew up in Lagos Nigeria. She graduated from Victory Grammar School, and proceeded to have a degree program with the Covenant University, where she graduated with Business Administration, and furthered her education at Met Film School in London.
Erica started her career with a passion for modeling while she ran her company Beluxia Hair. Her first modeling endorsement was with Natures Gentle Touch a cosmetic brand that deals with hair product, before proceeding to contest for the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MGBN) pageant representing Kogi state, she also earned the MBGN Miss Photogenic award.
In 2015 after graduating from Met Film School, she ventured into her career as an actress she played the leading role in Secrets and Scandals. She has played major roles in movie series such as Royal Castle and Being Farouka. She played a major in a nollywood romantic comedy movie Hire a Woman (film) where her character name was Nifemi. The movie featured notable Nigerians actor and actress such as Alexx Ekubo, Nancy Isime, Uzor Arukwe. She was also played a leading role in Made in Heaven series which featured top Nollywood stars such as Richard Mofe-Damijo, Toyin Abraham and Ayo Makun.
In 2020 Erica participated in 5th edition (Lockdown Edition) of the Big Brother Naija reality TV show. She was disqualified on September 6th, 2020. After her disqualification, a fundraising of hundred thousand U.S dollars ($100K) was set for her through GoFundMe, where her fans were able to donate fourteen thousand U.S dollars. Erica before leaving the house apologist to everybody she has offended, that it was out of emotional stress she is pass through, made her to react some ways.
She has secured endorsement deals from Aaron Cosmetics, Access Bank plc and Maltina.
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