Ini Edo is the second child in a family of six and hails from Akwa Ibom State. Born on April 23, 1982, she discovered her passion for acting as a child while performing in her local church and school. Ini is a graduate of Theatre Arts (Diploma) and English Language from the University of Uyo and University of Calabar respectively.
Her Nollywood journey began during a school strike in 2000, when she accompanied a friend to an audition, landing herself a role in the movie ‘Child of Destiny’. However, her breaking role was in 2004, where she starred in a Nollywood movie titled World Apart.. Since acting, Ini has opened a new chapter in her career by executive producing movies such as Memories of the Heart, I’ll Take My Chances and Knocking on Heaven’s Door.
Ini Edo is a GLO Ambassador, Globacom being one of the leading telecommunication brands in Nigeria. She is happily married to Phillip Ehiagwina and heavily involved in charity works.