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June 16, 2024

Nollywood actress, Stella Ikwuegbu is dead

Nollywood actress, Stella Ikwuegbu is dead

Veteran Nollywood actress Stella Ikwuegbu is dead.

This was made known on Sunday by movie producer, Stanley Nwoko otherwise known as Stanley Ontop via his Instagram page.

He revealed that the actress passed away today, Sunday, June 16th, after battling with leg cancer.

Nwoko wrote: “Nollywood actress and veteran Mrs Stella Ikwuegbu is dead. The veteran actress left this world today after battling with leg cancer. Rest well, Madam Stella. Nollywood again. It’s well.”

The late actress began her career in 1990, appearing in numerous films such as ‘Spoiler,’ ‘Ukwa,’ ‘Sound of Love,’ ‘Holy Man,’ ‘Two Hearts,’ ‘Heart of Stone,’ and ‘Madam Koikoi,’ among others.

Hailing from Enugu, she was not only an actress but also a businesswoman.

A graduate of the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) in Enugu State, she launched her restaurant, ‘The Film Bar,’ on August 1.

The actress’ death comes barely five days after veteran Yoruba actor Dayo Adewunmi, aka Sule Suebebe, died at 68.