Born September 25, 1970, Ohafia, Abia State
Education Marketing, Lagos State University (LASU) Computer Science (Diploma)
Profession Actress, Film Producer
Active Years 2005,
Awards: Best Actress in Nigeria, Best actress in a lead role.
Joyce Kalu was born on September 25, 1970 in Ohafia, Abia state, southeastern Nigeria. The last child of a family of nine, she is now married and has State children. Kalu’s primary and secondary education took place in Abia state, Nigeria. Kalu is also a computer science graduate.
Joyce Kalu began her acting career in 2005. She became famous after starring in a Nollywood film Take me Home. She is also an entrepreneur. In 2018, Joyce Kalu starred opposite Rita Dominic, Enyinna Nwigwe and other Nollywood actors in the award-winning film Bound, produced by Lilian Afegbi. Bound won the 2018 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) for Best Indigenous Language, (Igbo).
Based on her involvement in the Nigerian film industry, community and charitable organizations, she was honored with the title of Head of Apunawu I of OhImage Abia State Community by Her Royal Paramount Ezieogo, Professor Uthe IE Imaga alongside the entire Ohafia monarchy. She obtained the holding of chef on January 1, 2016. Joyce Kalu received an honorary award from the Niger Delta Icon and Dynamic Awards (NDID) as the Most Influential Actress of the Year (2020).
Joyce is considered one of the richest Nigerian actresses. She is estimated to have a net worth of $85,000, including assets, salary, savings and investments. She derives its wealth mainly from Nigerian cinema and other investments she has ventured into so far.