Judith Audu whose real name is Judith Emike Audu-Foght is a Nollywood actress, voice over artist, blogger, model, movie producer, foodie and an aspiring diplomat. She was born in Navy Town, Ojo, Lagos, Nigeria to a Naval Personnel Father Audu Ali Audu and mother Gift Salamat Audu in which she’s the only daughter out of two siblings.
Navy Town Primary School, Ojo, from 1988 to 1993
Navy Town Secondary School from 1993 to 1999 where she majored in the Arts
Nigerian French Language Village, Badagry in 2001 (Diploma)
B.A in French from the University of Lagos – 2005
National Youth Service (NYSC) In Kebbi State in 2006/2007
University of Lagos – Masters Degree in Public and International Affairs (MPIA)
While at the University of Lagos, Audu joined a Theater Group called the Campus Playhouse and took part in several stage productions, from there she auditioned to be a part of Theater 15 which was the most respected Theater Group in the University of Lagos at the time. It was from these theatre groups that Audu honed her acting skills and worked alongside Nigerian television personality Denrele Edun, actor/comedian Koffi and Director Wole Oguntokun.
In 2004, when the University of Lagos went on a ten-month strike, Audu was invited by her colleague Denrele Edun to Alpha Vision Company where she auditioned for and got her first role on the small screen in Tajudeen Adepetu’s TV Series, One Love. In the same year, Audu officially registered herself as an actor with the Actor’s Guild of Nigeria and began attending auditions, through which she got a role in a Ghetto film by Femi Ogedegbe titled Tears of the Ghetto (Life is beautiful). At the end of the University strike, Audu went back to school and took a hiatus from acting, although she did take a part in an independent children’s series, Funtime, where she played the role of Vanessa.
During her compulsory National Youth Service, she was the Presenter and Producer of a programme on Kebbi State Television called French For Beginners and was also the Drama Troupe Director. Judith Audu have appeared in several Television Series like Emerald, Seekers, Burning Spears, Tinsel, Huzzel, 4 Walls, Comfort Zone, Rush, Funtime, Life is Beautiful, Case File, House Apart and Queens Drive. She is married to Morten Foght, a white man.