Bianca Odinakachukwu Olivia Odumegwu-Ojukwu, née Onoh, born August 5, 1968, popularly known as Bianca Ojukwu, is a Nigerian politician, diplomat, lawyer, and business woman.
Bianca Ojukwu is the wife of former Biafran President, Chukuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu.
She was born in Ngwo, Biafra, (now Ngwo, Nigeria) the South Eastern region where she hails from.
Early Life and Education
Bianca Ojukwu was born to the family of former Anambra governor Christian Onoh and his wife Carol, a college principal and she spent most of her childhood in rural Ngwo with her siblings Lilian, Josephine, Nuzo, Gabriel, and Josef.
Bianca Ojukwu began her education at Pontefract, St Andrews College, Cambridge in Cambridge, and Cambridge Tutorial College where she obtained her A- levels.
She also had honours degree in Politics, Economics and Law at the University of Buckingham, but transferred to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka after her father, who is also a lawyer , insisted she concentrated solely on Law and so he can join the family business.
After her graduation Bianca Odumegwu-Ojukwu attended the Nigerian Law School before she was called to the bar.
Despite being wife of the Head of state, Bianca Ojukwu is also an international pageant titleholder, having won Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 1988 and Miss Africa
She holds the award becoming the first African to win Miss Intercontinental.
She was a presidential advisor, and also the country’s ambassador to Ghana and became Nigeria’s Ambassador to Spain in 2012.
In 2011, Bianca Odumegwu-Ojukwu was appointed Senior Special Assistant on Diaspora Affairs by the then President Goodluck Jonathan.
She became Nigeria’s Ambassador to Ghana in 2012 and later Ambassador to the Kingdom Of Spain.
In 2016, Odumegwu-Ojukwu received a master’s degree in International Relations and Diplomacy from Alfonso X el Sabio University in Spain.
Bianca Ojukwu is now Nigeria’s permanent representative to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation.
Bianca Ojukwu Net Worth
Bianca Ojukwu is a top Nigerian politician and businesswoman. She has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Bianca Ojukwu was married to Ikemba Odumegwu-Ojukwu who died in 2011; their marriage was blessed with three children.
She holds many traditional titles in her native land as well as the highest chieftaincy title conferred on women in her region