Weruche Opia: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Weruche Opia: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Weruche Opia

Reanne Weruche Opia is a British-Nigerian film and stage actress and entrepreneur. She currently serves as CEO of her clothing line, Jesus Junkie Clothing.


Best known for starring as Cleopatra Ofoedo in the TV series Bad Education, Weruche was in 2015 nominated in the “Nollywood Actress of the Year” category at the 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. In 2018, Opia starred alongside Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith in the sixth and final episode of series 4 of Inside No. 9 titled “Tempting Fate”. Opia holds a degree in Drama and Sociology.


Year Film Role Notes
2010 The Bill as Selina Moris TV series
2013 Top Boy as Nafisa
2014 Bad Education as Cleopatra starred in Series 3
When Love Happens as Mo
2015 Banana (TV series) as Lilia featured in 1 episode
The Bad Education Movie as Cleopatra Ofoedo
Hot Pepper as Toya featured in 1 episode
Suspects as Mae Roberts featured in 2 episodes
Prey (IV) as Ebele short film
2016 When Love Happens Again as Mo film sequel
Thereafter as June short film
2017 Just A Couple as Melissa TV series
2018 Inside No. 9 as Maz featured in 1 episode “Tempting Fate”
2019 Sliced as Naomi TV series featured in all 3 episodes
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Awards and nominations

Year Award ceremony Prize Result
2015 2015 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Actress of The Year (Nollywood) Nominated
3rd Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards Best Actress in a Comedy Nominated

See Also: Nigerian Personality Profiles