Actor | Commercial Model | TV Host
Chy Nwakanma, born Chiagoziem Nwakanma, is a Nigerian born Actress. She is a graduate from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) with a BFA in Theatre Performance and a minor in Communication. Chy’s stage credits include playing "Viola" in " The Twelfth Night" (UIC theatre), "Pecola" in "The Bluest Eye" (UIC Theatre) and "Kleopatra Maximovna" in "Dying for it" (UIC Theatre).
She moved back to Nigeria in 2015 and that same year landed a lead role that launched her acting career in Nollywood. Chy made her television debut in Lowladee's TV series " This is it" (2016), where she played the role of "Dede", a young, naive and clueless wife. Other TV credits include "Hustle" on Mnet as "Lisa", "Life 101" on "Ebonylife TV" as June / Jules and "Valerie" in Accelerate TV's "Corper Shun".
In 2018, Chy made her cinema debut as "Kate" in the movie "Disguise"
Chy is the Host of the upcoming TV show "Dinner with Stars".