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Personal Details

Born
24th July, 1987

(Age: 33 Yrs)

Port Harcourt, Rivers state, Nigeria
Hails from
Southern Ijaw, Bayelsa State
Nationality
Nigeria

Trivia

  • She made her debut acting in 2011 after she emerged the winner of the 7th edition of the reality show: Next Movie Star
  • She is a graduate of Theatre Arts from University of Port Harcourt.
  • She is also in music and has released two singles: "Vibrate" and "Na Only You"

Biography

Tamara Eteimo with full name as Tamarabrakemi Eteimo popularly known by her stage name Tamara Jones was born on July 24th, 1987 and hails from Angiama town located in the Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa state. She is an award-winning Nollywood actress, singer, songwriter, dancer, and producer.

She is the 4th of the 6 children, she grew up in Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers state.

Tamara Eteimo Education

Tamara Eteimo had her primary and secondary school education in Port Harcourt.

She bagged her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Rivers state in 2009

She enrolled for Screen Acting workshop at the Del York Creative Academy in 2011, the workshop was in collaboration with the New York Film Academy. She emerged as the "Best Acting Student". She was privileged to have Sam Dede as her project supervisor.

Tamara Eteimo Career

Tamara Eteimo started off her career as a stage dancer, she performed for the popular Nigerian dancehall, ragga and reggae artiste Blackface in 2005.

Her career in the Nollywood movie industry kicked off in 2011 when she participated and won the 7th edition of the "Next Movie Star" reality television series, created by Sola Fajobi.

In 2012, she got her first Nollywood feature movie role when she featured as "Tricia" in "Mrs. Somebody" written by Uduak Isong Oguamanam, produced by Emem Isong, and directed by Tom Robson and Desmond Elliott. She starred alongside Uche JomboKenneth Okolie, and Yemi Blaq.

In 2013, she featured in the drama movie titled: "Desperate Housegirls", directed by Desmond Elliott, written and produced by Uduak Isong Oguamanam. She was on set with the like Ini EdoDesmond Elliott, and Kenneth Okolie. This was her first ground-breaking feature movie and the experience propelled her to new heights in the Nollywood movie industry.

In 2014, she was nominated for the award of "Best Supporting Actress" at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) for her role in the movie "Desperate Housegirls".

Tamara broke new grounds when she wrote and produced the movie titled: "Somewhere Down The Line", directed by Alex Mouth, starring Bukky Wright, Yemi Blaq, and Rachel Oniga.

In 2015, Tamara Eteimo featured in a lead role in the romance movie "Falling", directed by Niyi Akinmolayan, written and produced by Uduak Isong Oguamanam. She co-starred with Adesua EtomiKunle RemiBlossom Chukwujekwu, and Ghanian superstar Kofi Adjorlolo.

In 2016, she was nominated and won the award for "Best Supporting Actress" at the African Culture Image Awards for her role in the movie "Falling". The awards took place at the Scadshow Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America.