The success story of ROK studios will not be complete without having to mention its founder actress Mary Njoku. Over the years, she has proven to be a creative and hardworking actress whose efforts have paid off. Her ingenuity is an inspiration to many and we can't help but feature a post here on Naijauto to reveal some cool facts about her. Without further ado, we present to you actress and film producer Mary Njoku net worth, cars, houses, and more.
1. Who is Mary Njoku?
Mary Remmy Njoku is an actress, film producer, and entrepreneur. She is the founder of ROK TV channels and the Director of Rok Film Studios Nigeria, which was acquired in 2019 by French TV company Canal. She is also the Chief Content Officer at IROKO Tv, an online media distribution firm with the largest catalogue of Nollywood content in the world. Mary Njoku is one of the most successful actresses in Nollywood, thanks to the support of her husband Jason Njoku.
Believe it or not, Mary Njoku is one of the most successful actresses in Nollywood
Actress Mary Njoku had her secondary education at Amuwo Odofin High School, Navy Town Secondary School, and National College Bagada. She is a diploma holder in Computer Science. As of 2010, the actress studied English Language at the Lagos State University. In 2012, she proceeded to London Films Academy where she studied a course on Production, Movie Magic Budgeting, and Schedule.
Mary's love for acting began in her childhood days. She was in a drama group in secondary school and was always acting on stage. Later on, she joined Nollywood in 2013. This happened when she was 17 years old. Back in 2014, she made her first acting appearance in the movie titled "Home Sickness" which featured Chioma Chukwuka Akpotha. After taking up several roles, she gained prominence in 2011 through the popular film "Blackberry Babes" where she got featured in. Between 2011 and 2013, Mary launched IROKOtv on the YouTube platform where she shines the spotlight on Nigerian celebrities, Nollywood events, and Afrobeats. In 2015, she was made the Chief Content Officer at IROKO Partners. She held her world-first premiere for her movie titled "The Will Be Done”. It took place at the BFI IMAX London. The movie turned out to be the first Nollywood movie that premiered in IMAX.
In August 2013, ROK Studios was launched by the actress. Since its launch, Mary's resourcefulness has seen the company producing more than 540 movies and 26 original TV series which include "Single Ladies”, “Husbands of Lagos”, “Body Language" among others. ROK which is under IROKOtv has four channels. Three are on DSTV which is being aired across Africa. They are ROK, ROK2, and ROKGH. The other one is ROK Sky, UK which was launched in 2016. These 24-hour channels showcase diverse Nollywood movies, music videos, and Ghanaian content. In 2019, Mary Remmy Njoku made an international deal where ROK was acquired by French TV company Canal+. This deal has been adjudged the largest for a Nollywood brand. Even after the acquisition of ROK studios by Canal+, Mary was retained as the director-general. The French company intends to give the actress maximum autonomy and creative freedom.
Mary Remmy Njoku is an actress and also a film producer
Since Mary doubles as an actress and a film director, she has been featured in several movies. Some of them include:
- Brain Masters (2006)
- Critical Truth (2008)
- Hand of Faith (2012)
- Royal Fathers (2014)
- They Will Be Done (2015)
- Picture Perfect (2017)
- Husbands of Lagos (TV series)
Another popular TV series by Mary Njoku include "Ojukwu". It is an epic TV series that was created by the actress in 2018. It features actors like Uche Ogbodo, Eve Esin, Ernest Obi, and Mary Njoku herself. The other one is "Gifted" by Mary Njoku. Some of the cast are Somadina Adinma, Benjamin Ugo, and Ifeoma Obinwa.
The innovative actress also launched other businesses, together with her business partners Jason Njoku and Bastian Gotter. They established Spark, a $2 million investment vehicle for internet startups based in Lagos.
The actress Mary Njoku and her husband Jason are business partners
1a. Mary Njoku age
So how old is Mary Njoku? The actress was born on 20th March 1985. She is 37 years old as of 2022.
1b. Mary Njoku family
Having been born and raised in Amuwo Odofin, Lagos State; people often ask the question: Mary Njoku is from which state?
Well, Mary Njoku state of origin is Nsukka, Enugu State. She is the sixth child in a family of eight. The details of Mary Remmy Njoku parents aren't available to the public as we would love to know about her parents. But then, she's married and that's what we'll focus more on.
Did you ask, is Mary Njoku married? Of course, she is.
Mary Njoku husband is Jason Njoku. He is a British-born Nigerian and a startup investor. They got married on 18th August 2012 and their marriage is blessed with three lovely children. They are Jason Obinna Njoku, Nwakaego Annabella Njoku and Amber Nnenna Njoku. The actress has a beautiful family. See Mary Njoku pictures of her family.
Mary Njoku and her husband have three beautiful children
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Beautiful and hardworking actress, Mary Njoku is absolutely beautiful
2. Mary Njoku net worth
Remmy Njoku is arguably one of the most successful Nollywood actresses. Her net worth is estimated to be around $500,000 (₦207 million). We all know that she's earning well in the several businesses she owns.
3. Mary Njoku houses and cars
The actress is living with her husband and both haven't shared any news about their house. But we've seen the corporate office the couple acquired for IROKOtv.
- Mary Njoku cars
In 2013, the actress was gifted a brand-new Range Rover Evoque worth ₦10million. Her hubby presented the car gift to Remmy on their 2nd wedding anniversary.
The lovely couple out for a ride in one of their cars
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4. Mary Njoku latest news
In March, Mary and her hubby Jason fulfilled their lifelong dream of travelling in a private jet after 10 years. The couple visited Ghana for Mary's birthday and had to go by private jet. To get more updates, follow Mary Njoku Instagram handle @maryremmynjoku where she shares posts with her 1.2 million followers. There, you'll also get to see pictures of Mary Njoku.
Mary's story inspires ladies that having a home and a flourishing career is possible
Mary Njoku biography has shown how successful the creative actress has become over the years. She has a husband who is also resourceful, so they both get to achieve more together. Her story inspires many ladies that having a home and a flourishing career is possible in Nigeria. This concludes our article detailing actress and film producer Mary Njoku net worth, cars, houses and more
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