Peggy Enoho, popularly known as Peggy, is a Nigerian actress, model, and movie producer. She received the “Most Promising Actress Of The Year (English)” award at the 2015 City People Entertainment Awards for her outstanding work in English-language films.
Early Life and Education
Born in Ughelli, Delta State, Nigeria, Peggy Ovire is the youngest of six siblings. She grew up in Lagos State, where she attended Itire Nursery and Primary School and AUD Secondary School, both located in Surulere. Peggy started her tertiary education at Delta State University, Abraka, but later completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Banking and Finance at Ambrose Alli University.
In a feature with The Punch, Peggy Ovire revealed that she began her journey in the entertainment industry as a model before venturing into Nollywood, the Nigerian film industry. Her debut film was produced by Uche Nancy. However, it was her appearance on the television series, Husbands of Lagos, that marked her breakthrough in the public eye. The show’s success catapulted Peggy to fame and made her a household name, not only in Nigeria but also beyond. She also contributed to the production of Rising Sun as part of the casting team, alongside Ifeanyi Kalu.
Awards and Nominations
At the 2015 City People Entertainment Awards, Ovire was recognized as the acting talent with the most potential for the English language category.
Apart from being an actress and model, Peggy Ovire is also a film producer who has contributed to several movie productions. Some of her works include Ufuoma, Fool Me Once, and The Other Woman.
Selected filmography and TV series
- A Long Night
- Royal Switch
- Game Changer
- Husbands of Lagos (TV series)
- Playing with Heart
- Marry Me Yes or No
- The Apple of Discord
- Last Engagement
- Second Chances(2014) as Lolade
- Ghetto bred
- Loving Ellen
- 11th though
- A taste of grief
- Long shadow
- Hell proof
- Baby boy
- For better for trouble
- Rising Sun
Where is Peggy Ovire from?
Who is Pevvy Oviri?
She is a former beauty queen turned actress. She is the last child in a family of six children. She is originally from Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State in the south southern part of Nigeria but was born and bred in Surulere Lagos State in the southwestern part of Nigeria
Who is the husband of Peggy Ovire?
Contrary to what was reported, I have never been married in my life and I have never even introduced any man to my dad. I am still single
When was Peggy Ovire born?
Peggy was born on 22nd October 1985 in Lagos State, South-Western Nigeria, and grew up there. Currently 36 years old, the actress hails from Ughelli Delta State, South-Southern Nigeria. She is the last born out of her parent’s six children; despite this, she was not pampered as expected.