She gained recognition for her role as Penny Lane in Almost Famous. She starred in many successful films since, including How to Loose a Guy in 10 Days and You, Me and Dupree.
She decided to begin her acting career straight out of high school rather than attend NYU.
One of the best-known actresses in the Nollywood film industry, this Nigerian entertainer made her big-screen debut in the 2003 movie Thick Madam and, over the next ten years, appeared in close to 100 films, including Inale and I’ll Take My Chances.
She studied theater at the University of Uyo and English at the University of Calabar.