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Yolanda Okereke’s bio: age, husband, state of origin, children, ethnicity

Who is Yolanda Okereke Fubara?

Yolanda Okereke Fubara is a talented fashion stylist and costume designer in Nollywood, the Nigerian film industry. She’s well-known for her work on the popular 2021 Nollywood thriller, La Femme Anjola.

Bio Profile

NameYolanda Okereke
Full NameYolanda Okereke-Fubara
GenderFemale
BornOctober 19, 1985
Age38 years old (as of 2023)
Place of birthAnambra State
EthnicityIgbo
NationalityNigerian
Sexual OrientationStraight
ReligionChristianity
Marital StatusMarried
Yolanda Okereke’s HusbandKaribi Fubara
Yolanda Okereke’s ChildrenOne (Son)
Yolanda Okereke’s ParentsMr. and Mrs. Okereke
Famous forFashion stylist, Costume designer
Yolanda Okereke’s Instagram@yolandaokereke

Yolanda Okereke’s Age

How old is Yolanda Okereke? The Nollywood custom designer was born on October 19, 1985, in Anambra State. However, Yolanda Okereke is 38 years old as of 2023.

Career

Yolanda started her fashion journey in 2009. Originally a Chemical Engineering graduate, she aimed for an oil industry job. When that didn’t happen, her passion for fashion led her in a new direction.

She began as a stylist, dressing celebrities for red carpet events. She quickly attracted famous clients like Monalisa Chinda and Djinee. Notably, she styled Nollywood actresses Nse Ikpe-Etim and Kate Henshaw for the movie “The Meeting,” a pivotal moment in her career.

Since her 2012 debut with “The Meeting,” Yolanda has become one of Nollywood’s top costume designers, working with various movie producers.

Her standout year was 2017, contributing to films like “10 Days In Sun City” and “Something Wicked,” solidifying her fame.

She also played a role in TV shows like MTV Shuga and co-created a photo story called “These Boots: A Photo Story.”

What Is Yolanda Okereke Famous for?

Yolanda is known for her exceptional costume designs and styling work in Nollywood. She’s worked on projects like “King of Boys,” “The Meeting,” “Weekend Getaway,” and more, impacting the film industry. Her work includes;

  • Journey to Self,
  • Weekend Getaway
  • King of Boys,
  • The Meeting,
  • King of Boys
  • Wedding Party 1 and 2
  • Day of Destiny
  • Heaven’s Hell
  • The Meeting,
  • Who’s The Boss
  • My Wife and I.
  • Chief Daddy
  • Quams Money
  • La Femme Anjola
  • The Ghost And The House Of Truth
  • A Hotel Called  Memory
  • MTV Shuga
  • These Boots: A Photo Story

Parents

Yolanda Okereke Fubara’s parents are of Igbo extraction from southeastern Nigeria, although the specific state isn’t disclosed. Her father is known as Mr. Okereke.

Siblings

No information is available about Yolanda’s siblings.

Who is Yolanda Okereke’s husband?

Yolanda was previously married to Karibi Fubara, a Nigerian actor known for his roles in TV series like “Before 30” and movies such as “God Calling” and “Quam’s Money.” They married on December 29, 2018.

Children

During their marriage, Yolanda and Karibi Fubara had a son.

Yolanda Okereke’s husband’s death

Yolanda’s husband, Karibi Fubara, tragically passed away on December 15, 2021, after battling kidney cancer. He’d been diagnosed in 2020 and initially showed signs of recovery before the disease ultimately took his life.

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