Theresa Edem Biography: Age, Movies, Husband & Net Worth

Who is Theresa Edem?

Theresa Edem Isemin was born into an Ibibio tribe family in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, Nigeria, on January 6, 1986. She also works as a model, actress, voice-over artist, and filmmaker. Tessy, as she is commonly referred to, is an emerging celebrity within the Nigerian entertainment sector.

Early Years

Tessy, the only female among four children, is the last. She completed her primary and secondary education in Akwa Ibom prior to enrolling in The Federal University of Technology Owerri, located in the state of Imo, from which she earned a Bachelor of Technology in Animal Science and Technology.

Theresa Edem Career

Theresa Edem
Theresa Edem

Theresa has experienced tremendous career growth since she began her professional acting career in 2012. In the production “After The Proposal” at the Royal Arts Academy, she made her debut in a significant role.

She subsequently appeared in a number of stage productions, television films, and radio dramas, including MTV’s Shuga Radio. She received her breakthrough role as “Angela Dede” on M-Net Tinsel in 2014.

Theresa has portrayed a number of significant roles in films and television series since her success on Hollywood Boulevard, with “Princess Ama” in Ayamma, “Isioma” on Hotel Majestic, and “Rita” in This Thing Called Marriage being the most notable.

Furthermore, she has appeared alongside Deyemi Okanlawon and Chris Attoh in While We Worked Things Out, an Africa Magic Original Film (AMOF), and in Bakers Daughter.

Theresa hones her talents behind the camera when she is not performing in front of it. A number of the screenplays and short stories that she has authored have been adapted into short films. “Grey Area,” her debut short film, was released in 2014. Filmboy director Yemi Morafa’s “ENO” is an additional film that she has produced since then.

Additionally, Theresa models for major brands. In addition to appearing in an early television advertisement for Jumia, she was recently selected as the representative of Miss Fashion Week Africa.


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By assuming the persona of Miss Fashion Week African, she is capable of, among other things, advancing the careers of aspiring models in Africa and pursuing her passion for fashion.

Is Theresa Edem Married? 

December 2015 saw the wedding of Theresa and Ubong Isemin, her longtime confidante, in Uyo. She is a devout Christian who spends time with her family, reads (often), and solves puzzles, in addition to enjoying films and television series.

Theresa Edem Awards and Nominations 

  • Nominated: African Film Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress in 2016
  • Nominated: African Movie Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress in 2017
  • Nominated: Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEAA) for Best Supporting Actress in 2017
  • Won: Las Vegas Black Film Festival for Best Actress in a Feature Film in 2018

Theresa Edem Net Worth

The details regarding her net worth are unavailable.

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