Yvonne Jegede Biography: Age, Son, Net Worth, Husband, Instagram, State Of Origin

Yvonne Jegede Biography 

Actor and entertainer Yvonne Jegede appears in Nollywood films.She is a supermodel and film producer as well. This gorgeous actress has been appointed CEO of MMI Productions Ltd. due to her success. She is also well-known for her appearance in the African Queen Video by 2baba.

Yvonne Jegede Data

Yvonne Jegede
Yvonne Jegede
Full Name: Yvonne Jegede
Stage Name: Choco
Born: 25 August 1983 (age 40 years old)
Place of Birth: Agenebode, Edo, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Edo State
Nationality: Nigerian
Parents: Mrs Jegede
Child • Son: Xavier Fawole
Height: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Boyfriend • Husband: Olakunle Abounce Fawole (div.)
Occupation: Actress • Model
Net Worth: $600,000

Early Years

Choco, an alias Choconne Jegede, is a native of Edo State in the southwestern region of Nigeria.

Her birth occurred on August 25th, 1983, to Mr. and Mrs. Jegede. Agenebode, Etsako-East local government area, Edo State, Nigeria, is her location of birth.

Yvonne Jegede recollections a joyful childhood spent with her family. She desired to become a beauty queen and the next Miss Nigeria when she was an adolescent.

Yvonne Jegede Career

Unfortunately, her aspirations remained unfulfilled, and it was not due to her height. Despite this, she went on to achieve success as an actress.

Be aware that her parents never encouraged her to pursue an acting career, contending that the industry has no future.

After performing in a drama at their local church, Redeem Christian Church of God (RCCG), Yvonne Jegede persuaded them otherwise.

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Her flawless performance delighted her father in regard to her recently discovered enthusiasm.

Yvonne Jegede completed her elementary and secondary schooling in the state of Lagos.

She departed Nigeria for Europe subsequent to her completion of secondary education.

Bachelor’s degree in International Relations was earned by Yvonne Jegede in Cyprus.

From a practical standpoint, Yvonne Jegede never aspired to pursue an acting career. A spontaneous offer to be an actress was extended to her, and she enthusiastically embraced the prospect.

In 2004, she debuted as an actress in a film produced by Charles Novia, who also gave her a supporting role. Director of the film Uzodimma Okpechi was awestruck by her attractiveness while she was filming. 

He therefore extended an invitation for her to appear in the popular music video for African Queen, which was created by 2face ‘2Baba’ Idibia.

Additionally, the music videos for Ego by Djinee and Kosoko by Sound Sultan featured her.

Yvonne Jegede has had a prosperous career thus far. Because the actress has appeared in more than 150 Nollywood films and has also produced three.

She has received numerous honors throughout her tenure, including the following:

  • Best Kiss in a Movie presented at the 2015 Nollywood Awards (BON)
  • Nominee for Best Actress at the Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival (2018)
  • Best Actress in A Lead Role at the African Film Award (2019).

Yvonne Jegede Social Media

Yvonne Jegede maintains an extremely active Instagram account. She updates her ex-liaisons on her activities and shares photographs and updates, which include the reconciliation letter.

Instagram: @YvonneJegede

Personal Life

Unmarried, Yvonne Jegede is a mother. Xavier Fawole is the name of her son with her ex-husband, Olakunle Abounce Fawole, who was born as the progeny of the late Bukky Ajayi.

Following fourteen years of courtship, Olakunle Abounce Fawole and Yvonne Jegede wed in 2017 and divorced a few years later.

Yvonne Jegede clarifies in an open letter that she does not harbor any resentment toward her former partners, including her ex-husband.

The attractive actress possesses a dusky complexion. Her eyes and tresses are both dark brown in color.

Presently single, she dedicates a substantial amount of time to spending precious time with her son.


Yvonne Jegede has maintained an acting career since 2014. Retirement is not on her mind, and she has appeared in more than 150 films to date. A subset of these comprises:

  • Two Heart That Binds Together (2004)
  • Missing Angel (2004)
  • Forget Me Not (2008)
  • Power Mansion (2014)
  • 3 is Company (2015)
  • Husbands of Lagos (2015)
  • Pot Of Life (2015)
  • Fine girl(2016)
  • Crazy Ex-girlfriend (2016)
  • ATM (2016)
  • Okafor’s Law (2017)
  • Unveil (2017)
  • Jason (2018)
  • Red obsession (2018)
  • My Family (2019)
  • Diamonds In the Sky(2019)
  • Opportunity (2020)
  • Sad (2020)
  • Unprecedented (2021)

Net Worth

The attractive actress Yvonne Jegede is carrying a substantial amount of cash.

It is approximated that she has accumulated a net worth of $600,000. She supports herself through production and acting in Nollywood films.

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