Blossom Chukwujekwu, born Chukwudi Echezona Chukwujekwu is one of Nollywood’s finest actors. He made his professional acting debut in 2009 and he is currently one of the most loved movie stars.
Blossom was born on November 4, 1983 in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. He is a native of Otolo, Nnewi North in Anambra State, Southeast Nigeria. He attended Greater Tomorrow Primary School and Greater Tomorrow Comprehensive College both in Benin City, Edo State. For his tertiary education, Blossom opted to study Mass Communications at the Anambra State University of Science and Technology, where he spent a year. He completed his studies at the Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Edo State after a brief stint at the Enugu State University of Science and Technology. While in BIU, he was President of the Association of Mass Communication Students (AMCOS) in the 2007/2008 session. He was also an active member of the popular House of Theatre (H.O.T) where he played the lead in the stage drama, Godless: The path to dawn. Blossom maintains that playing Ukemu in Godless was his eureka moment. In July 2008 he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications from the Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Edo State. He moved to Lagos, Nigeria a few months after graduating to perform his National Youth Service Corps obligations.
In 2009, after several auditions, Chukwujekwu landed the lead role in the yet to be released Nigeria soap opera; Portrait Of Passion. That same year he was cast in his first feature film, Vivian Ejike’s Private Storm alongside Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and Ramsey Nouah. Blossom was profiled on Africa Magic’s Nollywood show, Jara, as one of the top 5 actors to watch out for in 2013. He was number 4 on ace Nollywood director, Charles Novia’s, list of the best actors of 2013, In 2012, Chukwujekwu landed a role in Flower Girl which was his breakout movie. Released in 2013, it achieved critical and commercial success in Nigeria, Ghana, the United Kingdom and film festivals in the USA and Canada. Chukwujekwu’s next block buster feature film, Finding Mercy, was one of the most anticipated and successful movies of 2013. It was the closing film at the African International Film Festival (AFRIFF 2013). In 2014 Knocking on Heaven’s Door opened in cinemas nationwide. He has featured in other notable Movies, TV dramas and series such as Tinsel, Shuga, My Mum and I, Taste of Love.
Blossom Chukwujekwu got married traditionally to his wife, Maureen, a fashion designer on the the 19 December 2015.
Blossom Chukwujekwu is the goodwill ambassador of HomeVida
Awards And Nominations
2013 Nominated For Best Of Nollywood Awards Best Actor In A Lead Role
2013 Nominated For Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards Best New Actor
2013 Nominated For Abuja International Film Festital Most Outstanding Male Actor
2014 Nollywood Movie Awards Best Rising Star
2014 Nollywood Movie Awards Best Lead Male
2014 Nominated For Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards Most Promising Actor
2014 Best Of Nollywood Awards Revelation Of The Year
2015 Won Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards Best Supporting Actor
2015 Golden Movie Awards Golden Actor In A Lead Role TBA