Born Collete Kosisochukwu Barbara on April 6, 1991, popularly known as Collete Nwadike, is a Nigerian actress, tv series producer, model and beauty queen who emerged as the first black queen Exquisite Face of the Universe 2015, succeeding Miss Dominican republic, Susan Castano.
Collete is well known as the winner of Miss Tourism Nigeria 2014 and also became the Special adviser to the governor of Anambra state, Chief Willie Obiano.
Kocogirl as fondly called, is 5 feet 9 inches in height and an attractive body figure to compliment.
No doubt, she’s a beautiful model but her talent has also paved way for her in the Nigerian industry. Lets get to know more about her personal profile, background, career and more.
Early Life & Background
Collette who is originally a native of Nise in Awka-South local government Area in Anambra state was born in Markurdi, Benue state to Mr & Mrs Simon Angelina Nwadike.
She is the last daughter and the second to the last child in a family of 7 children. She has five sisters and a brother.
She also grew up in Markurdi where she had her elementary education before moving to Lagos to complete her secondary education.
Collette attended God’s Heritage Nursery and Primary (1993 – 1995) and Holy Ghost Nursery and primary school (2000) in Markurdi Benue state for her primary education.
She attended Anglican secondary school in Markurdi, Benue state from 2001 to 2006 and completed her secondary education at Caro secondary school in Olodi, Apapa, Lagos state. She later studied English and Literature at Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka.
Nwadike once revealed in an interview that her love for reading books inspires her to study English Language and Literature.
Prior to fame, Collete has auditioned and participated in numerous modeling contests. She also featured in various shows had worked with well known fashion designers in Nigeria.
She contested in different pageant such as Miss Global Nigeria and Miss Earth Nigeria where she was the runner-up.
Collete Nwadike later emerged winner of Miss Tourism Nigeria in 2014 after which she became a special adviser to governor of Anambra state, Chief Willie Obiano.
Collete represented Nigeria in Exquisite Face of the Universe 2015 which took place at Sao Tome and Principe and emerged as first black queen to ever win the title.
Collete is a Nollywood actress who has worked with several veteran film producer such as Obi Emelonye, Ikechukwu Onyenka, Kasvid movies, Ndave David Njoku and so on.
Collete Nwadike has starred in numerous movies and television series such as Royal Mission, Chase, Single’s Diary, African beauty, to mention a few.
Social Media Profile
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