Wednesday, 14 July 2010
IBINABO FIBERESIMA: RV MINI BIOGRAPHY.
Ibinabo Fiberesima is a Nigerian actress, ex-beauty queen and Events Manager. She is from Rivers State, Nigeria, and she is the child of Dr J.B Fiberesima and an Irish woman. Ibinabo attended the Y.M.C.A Play Centre, Port Hacourt and had her secondary education at the Federal Government Girls College [ F.G.G.C ], New Bussa, Niger State, Nigeria. She graduated from the University of Ibadan with B.A Degree in English Language and Literature. She got into entertainment after winning the Miss Wonderland Beauty Pageant in 1997. She was the First Runner up at the Miss Nigeria 1991 beauty contest. Due to her love for music and the arts, Ibinabo went into Night Club Management in the 90's and she ran her club, Pyramid and Karaoke, [ A gift from a lover who was besotted with her ] for six years.
As the years rolled on, Ibinabo also started acting. I hope you've not forgotten her solid performance in 'Most Wanted' ( Nigeria's version of 'Set It Off'. An American movie featuring Queen Latifah in a Gangster role ). Besides acting in other movies, She has also produced a movie 'A Night In The Phillipines'. She also contributed positively to the Nigerian Music Industry by appearing in Music videos especially those of Edward Inyang, whose stage name is Blackky. Ibinabo is the National Director for Nigeria to the Miss Earth Beauty Pageant and Miss International Beauty Pageant [ RV is not sure if the named Paegants are still being organised these days ]. She has three children [ The father of the last child is Fred Amata, a noted Nigerian actor and Movie Producer ]. Ibinabo has been in the spotlight in recent years after accidentally killing Dr Suraj Giwa in a car crash in 2005. She has been to court several times and has been handed a jail sentence. However, she has been able to avoid going to jail. It is not clear when her court battles with the Giwa family will end.