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Born in 1989, Destiny Etiko is a Nigerian Nollywood actress and film maker based in south-east Nigeria.
She is notable for winning the City People Movie Award for Most Promising Actress (English) in 2016.
An Igbo woman, Destiny Etiko was born in Udi village, Enugu state to the family of Mr and Mrs John Anonde Etiko.
She was conceived on the 12th of August 1989.
Destiny completed her primary and secondary school education in Enugu state before moving to Anambra state for her higher education. She bagged a B.A degree in Theatre Arts from Nnamdi Azikwe University in 2012.
Destiny Etiko stepped into the Nollywood industry in 2011 when she registered with the Actors Guild of Nigeria and began acting in movies. But her big break came in 2012 when she was cast in the movie, Idemili, playing the character Ekeneme.
The movie, an Ernest Obi production was what shot her into limelight. She received a City People Entertainment nomination for the role.
Since then she has starred in several Nollywood movies. In 2016, she emerged the winner of the City People Entertainment award for Most Promising Actress (English).
Unlike most artresses and actors who move to Lagos State to pursue their acting careers, Destiny Etiko has been residing in Enugu state, her home state, over the course of her acting career.
In 2019, she appreciated her mother for supporting her career by gifting her with an apartment building.
She has also revealed that she was once a victim of sexual harassment from movie producers.
On the 15th of May, 2020, Destiny Etiko‘s father passed away. He was buried on the 22nd of May, 2020.
The talented actress is currently single and has never been married. Not much is known about her present relationship status which she has chosen to keep a secret.
Destiny Etiko has acted in several Nollywood movies alongside actors like Pete Edochie, John Okafor, Patience Ozokwo, Ken Erics, Zubby Michael and a vast of others. Notable among her works are;
- My Sisters Love (2019)
- My Private Part (2019)
- Sound Of Evil (2019)
- Heart Of Love (2019)
- Prince And I (2019)
- Evil Seekers (2017)
- London Prince (2016)
- Idemili (2014)
The southeastern based actress, Destiny Etiko who is loved among her colleagues has an estimated net worth struck between $200,000 – $800,000.