Okezie Precious Ruby (born August 14, 1999) is an actress, model, video vixen, content creator, and brand influencer from Nigeria. Ruby Okezie is her professional name.
She rose to international prominence after landing a role in the Netflix Original Drama Series Far From Home. Nnenna was the character she played.
Ruby Okezie is also a prominent model and entertainment entrepreneur. She co-founded Safe Space Party and is the Casting Director at Premium Models Talent Agency.
On August 14, 1999, Okezie Precious Ruby was born into the Southern family of Mr. and Mrs. Okezie. Her parents gave her the name Okezie Precious Ruby when she was born.
She is from a middle-class family in the South East region. Ruby Okezie is an Igbo woman from one of the southeast states who is well-versed in the morality, traditions, and rituals of her people. She is conversant in Igbo.
Ruby Okezie was nurtured in the Christian faith by her parents, and during her youth and adolescence, she attended weekly mass at a local Catholic church. She has been engaged in the creative sector since she was a child and has often spent free time exploring her creative talents. As a teenager, Ruby Okezie was an active member of her school’s drama society. She is also a talented dancer who has directed various school choreography performances.
Ruby Okezie had her basic and secondary studies at prestigious private schools in Mainland Lagos. She graduated from high school with good O’Level grades.
She was accepted into a top institution in Nigeria’s southern region after graduating from secondary school. Ruby Okezie received her Bachelor’s degree after completing a four-year academic program.
Precious Okezie Ruby began her modeling career as a freelance model during her college studies. She was signed to a local modeling agency in Lagos, which helped her land modeling jobs all throughout the country. She decided to pursue acting while working on her modeling career. She auditioned for a couple indie directors’ short films, landing lead and sub-lead roles. Ruby chose to enter the Nollywood industry full-time after receiving excellent feedback on her film ventures.
Ruby Okezie has progressed in the industry since making that decision, appearing in a variety of cinematic projects ranging from short films, web series, and drama series to feature-length films. Fatal Obsession, A Green Fever, Merry Men 2, Unroyal, Flaws, My Siblings and I, Industreet, and The Silence are all worthy of notice.
Ruby Okezie made a significant breakthrough in the Nollywood industry in 2022 when she won a role in the Netflix Original series Far From Home. In the popular drama series, she portrayed Nnenna.
Ruby Okezie is a pioneering modeling executive in addition to her acting career. She works as the Casting Director for Premium Models, a top modeling firm in Lagos, Nigeria. She is an entertainment entrepreneur that owns and operates Safe Space Party, a party entertainment service in Nigeria. She co-founded the company with fellow actor and Far From Home cast member Raymond Umenze.
Ruby Okezie has a good working relationship with Nigerian music video directors and has starred as a Video Vixen in Nigerian musicians’ music videos. Pull Up by Zlatan Ibile, Fire by Rudeboy, Come Down by Ycee, Ajaga by Ray Emodi, and Hadiza by Mayorkun are among the notable mentions.
Over the years, Okezie Precious Ruby has built a strong brand presence on social media. She currently has over 106k followers on Instagram.
- Instagram handle: @rubyokezie
- Far From Home
- Glamour Girls
- Beautiful People
- The Bait
- Beautiful Liar
- Fatal Obsession
- A Green Fever
- Merry Men 2
- My Siblings and I
- The Silence
Okezie Precious Ruby is a budding Nollywood performer in high demand. The stunning actress has made a name for herself in the industry. She has pale skin, is 5.5 feet tall, and is regarded as one of Nollywood’s hottest actresses.
She lives in Lekki, Lagos, in a serviced apartment building. Ruby Okezie is thought to be single, but this has yet to be proven because the great actress is very private about her personal life. Ruby Okezie was rumored to be romantically connected with fellow actor Raymond Umenze. The two are, however, only close friends and business colleagues.
Ruby Okezie has collaborated with well-known brands such as Tecno, Clova Create, and Amazing Klef as a brand influencer. In February 2023, she was interviewed by GQ South Africa and Rank Africa. She is a leading female content developer, and several top West African brands have used her services.
Okezie Precious Ruby is an enterprising young woman who makes a good income from her multiple creative careers. She is estimated to be worth $150,000 to $250,000 (USD).
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