She was Blessing Ibiang Effiom, Now Blessing Effiom Egbe. Born in Port Harcourt, Rivers state into a family of eight. She attended university of calabar where she graduated from the department of Theatre Arts in 2001. While waiting to participate in the national youth service program, Blessing worked in the banking industry for only 6 months as she got fired for questioning the bank’s ill processes after an incidence occurred . After leaving the banking sector, she then went into modeling and soon won THE ECOWAS BEST MODEL in 2002. Through that win, Blessing got plunged into the world of international modeling travelling the world in the process and finally settling in Cape Town, South Africa. ‘In that time, I got bored of just being a pretty face and the body of some product or brand. I began questioning my choice of career. I needed something more challenging and inspiring’ she says. Blessing went straight into action and took up screen writing and producing courses at the City Varsity film school and there began her intense journey into the beautiful world of film making. She is married with 2 lovely daughters.