Peggy Ovire is an award-winning Nigerian actress, model, movie producer, and entrepreneur. She came to prominence for her role as Isioma in the television series Husbands of Lagos, where she also earned the nickname Ego Oyibo for her beauty. She has acted alongside Bolanle Ninalowo and Jennifer Eliogu.
She has participated in several beauty pageants across the country, having also emerged as the second runner-up at the Most Beautiful Girl pageant in Nigeria in 2005.
Aside from modeling and acting, she has proved to be a versatile personal, and talented producer at such. She’s notable for producing films like Ufuoma and Emergency.
|Peggy Ovire Enoho
|Date of Birth:
|October 21, 1985
|Place of Birth:
|Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria
|State of Origin:
|Ughelli, Delta State
Peggy Ovire Enoho was born on October 21, 1985, in Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria. She is originally a native of Ughelli in Delta State. She is the last child in a family of six children. She is from a Christian background and was raised by her parents alongside her 5 Siblings.
She went to Itire Nursery and Primary School for her primary education and AUD Secondary School for her secondary education. She proceeded to Delta State University and later switched to Ambrose Alli University where she obtained a bachelor’s in Banking and Finance.
Ovire started her career as a model where he took part and emerged winner of the Most Beautiful Girl on Campus at DELSU beauty pageant in 2003. She won the Miss Tourism Delta State and Miss Galaxy International Nigeria in 2007. She also emerged second runner-up at the Most Beautiful Girl pageant in Nigeria in 2005
She delved into acting in 2013 and got her first role in the movie Best of Enemies, produced by Uche Nancy.
She became known for her role as Isioma in the television series Husbands of Lagos, starring alongside the likes of Uche Odoputa, Kenneth Okolie, Susan Peters, Moyo Lawal, Mofe Duncan, Bisola Aiyeola, Rukky Sanda, Genny Uzoma, and so on. She also became part of the cast crew in Rising Sun alongside Ifeanyi Kalu.
She has starred in other films such as Royal Switch, Long shadow, A taste of grief, Rising sun, Baby boy, Loving Ellen, Marry Me Yes or No, Game Changer, Playing with Heart, Ghetto bred, Hell proof, Last Engagement, and many others.
She has also produced several films which include Fool Me Once, Ufuoma, Emergency, The Other Woman, The Boy is Mine and so on.
As an entrepreneur, she is the founder of the Peggy World Clothing Line.
Awards & Nominations
Ovire won the award for Most Promising Actress of the Year (English) at the 2015 City People Entertainment Awards.
She has been nominated for awards such as Nigeria Glam Award for Glam Movie Producer of the Year, and City People Movie Awards for Best Supporting Actress of the Year.
Peggy Ovire has been in a private relationship with the Nollywood actor Frederick Leonard and they eventually made their engagement known to the public in October 2022. The love birds made it known on Instagram in a lengthy post where Frederick Leonard wished her happy birthday and in return, Peggy acknowledged and showered praises on her husband.
Peggy does not have a child before she met Frederick, contrary to the rumor flying around.
Her husband, Frederick Leonard is an award-winning Nigerian actor known for his role in movies like Mr. Perfect, Tailor My Heart, A Better Family, Grey, Dirty Ambition and many more.
Peggy Ovire is active on social media. She has over 900k followers on Instagram, @peggyovire
Peggy Ovire earns her career as an actress and entrepreneur. She has an estimated net worth of $500,000.
Frequently asked questions
Below are some frequently asked questions about Peggy Ovire:
Who is Peggy Ovire?
Peggy Ovire is a Nigerian actress who became known for her role as Isioma in the TV series Husbands of Lagos.
How old is Peggy Ovire?
She was born on October 21, 1985
Where is Peggy Ovire from?
She is from Ughelli, Delta State.
Is Peggy Ovire married?
She is engaged to Frederick Leonard, a Nigerian actor and movie producer.
What is Peggy Ovire’s Net Worth?
Peggy Ovire has an estimated net worth of $500,000.