Zainab Balogun Nwachukwu

Zainab Balogun Nwachukwu is a Nigerian actress who is famous for her stints on the big screen. She is the darling of the movie industry and was most famous for her role as the wedding planner Wonu in the blockbuster movie The Wedding Party” “and the acclaimed romantic movie that features the sweetheart of Nollywood, RMD “Fine Wine”, where she played the role of Temisan. In this article, we will explore the life of Zainab Balogun Nwachukwu, her personal life and her work ethic.

Early Life

Zainab Balogun Nwachukwu was born on October 10, 1989, to Nigerian parents in London; she hails from Abeokuta, Ogun State. She attended Sacred Heart RC secondary school and Christ the King College, where she developed an interest in the arts and formed a musical group with two friends. She completed her A levels in Law, Psychology, English Language, and Literature; subsequently, she attended the University Of Kent, where she obtained a Bachelor of Law degree (LLB)

By 16, Zainab was already working as a model with an agency. After obtaining her Law degree, she began to appear in shows like a material girl, cocktail, and the famous Christopher Nolan movie, “The Dark Knight Rises”, in 2012.


Zainab Balogun Nwachukwu now works with Ebony Life Tv, where she is a presenter and a producer for her show called “The Spot” she also appears on Jumia Tv and EL now.

Personal Life

Zainab Balogun traditionally married Jetwest founder Dikko Nwachukwu, a widower after his wife died in 2015, on May 13 2018. The pair share two sons from his previous marriage. She was introduced to the businessman by a mutual friend; they instantly became friends, and later, romance crept in.

 She recently revealed her struggle with Ovarian Cyst and how she got deliverance from a prayer platform named New Season Prophetic Prayer Declaration (NSPPD) that has taken the world by storm.


Zainab Balogun has won different awards during her career;

The Future Awards

Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Award

Sisterhood Awards

She continues to break bounds in her professional life and shows no sign of slowing down soon.