Yvonne Ekwere: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

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Yvonne Ekwere: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Yvonne Ekwere

Yvonne Imoh-Abasi Glory Ekwere (born March 3, 1987), popularly known as Yvonne Vixen Ekwere, is a Nigerian media personality, content producer and actress who works as the presenter of E-Weekly on Silverbird Television. Since making her debut as a co-host on a late-night show on Rhythm 93.7 FM, her style of presenting has seen her win several awards.

Early life and education

Vixen is a native of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, but she was born as the last of 7 children in Lagos State, Southwestern Nigeria where she completed her basic and secondary school education at Airforce Primary School, Victoria Island, Lagos and Holy Child College, Lagos respectively. She holds a bachelor’s degree in History and International Studies which she obtained from Lagos State University.

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Career

Radio/TV career

Her career started in 2008 after she was invited by Ikponmwosa Osakioduwa to be the co-host of a radio show called Dance Party which airs on Rhythm 93.7 FM. Vixen later auditioned and won the role as presenter of Silverbird Television’s entertainment show E-Weekly. Her career has since seen her interview notable celebrities and hosted several high-profile events including Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2012 and former President, Goodluck Jonathan’s “Dinner With Showbiz Stakeholders” amongst others. In October 2015, she launched her own web series show called DriveTime with Vixen. She cites Oprah Winfrey as her source of inspiration.

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Films and soaps

She has starred and made appearances in films and soap operas including 7 Inch CurveRender to CaesarPut a Ring on It and the season 2 of Gidi Up where she starred in 3 episodes.

Awards and recognitions

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Year Award ceremony Prize Result
2009 Future Awards TV Personality of the Year Nominated
2010 Nominated
FAB Awards Nominated
2011 Won
Future Awards Nominated
ELOY Awards 2011 Won
The Nigerian Events Awards Best Event Coverage Won
2012 City People Fashion Awards 2012 Most Stylish TV Presenter of the Year Won
2013 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards TV Personality of the Year Nominated
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