Last Updated on September 8, 2018 by mybiohub
Beautiful and charming Nigerian actress, model and event manager, Ibinabo Fiberesima was born January 13, 1973. She is a former President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria. Her father is Nigerian while her mother is an Irish woman.
Ibinabo attended Federal Government Girls College, New Bussa, Niger State after which she proceeded to the University of Ibadan where she gained a Bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature.
She participated in the 1991 edition of the Miss Nigeria beauty pageant and was named the first runner-up to winner Bibiana Ohio. Prior to this, she had won the Miss Wonderland contest in 1990, and in that same year, was first runner-up at the Miss NUGA competition held at the University of Calabar.
In 1992, she competed in the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) pageant for the first time, where she emerged as the second runner-up. In 1997, she competed and emerged first runner-up of the 1997 edition of Miss Nigeria before she went on to be crowned winner of Miss Wonderful that same year. She was also second runner-up for the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria in 1998.
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She made her debut as a film actress in the movie Most Wanted and has since featured in several Nigerian films like:The Ghost, St. Mary, Twin Sword, Ladies night etc.
In 2006, Ibinabo accidentally killed a certain Giwa Suraj and was later charged for manslaughter and reckless driving in 2009 . Due to this scandal, Ibinabo was sacked as President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria on March 16, 2016. She sentenced to a 5-year jail term by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos. She was however granted bail in the sum of ₦2 million and two sureties in like sum on April 7, 2016.
She got married to Uche Egbuka on December 19, 2014 and has 3 children.