Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 04 Aug, 2019
Facts of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Date of Birth: 1977 , September-15
Age: 44 years old
Birth Nation: Nigeria
Name Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Birth Name Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Father James Nwoye Adichie
Mother Grace Ifeoma
Nationality Nigerian
Birth Place/City Enugu
Ethnicity Black
Profession Novelist
Working For Movies
Net Worth Unknown
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Brown
Body Measurements Unknown
Married Yes
Married to Ivara Esege
Children N/A
Divorce N/A
Education Drexel University, University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Awards Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, MacArthur Fellowship
Movies Half of a Yellow Sun
Books We Should All Be Feminists
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is certainly one of the most influential personalities from Nigeria who has made her name in the writing industry for being a very well known author.

He has been known to be a nonfiction writer, a novelist as well as a short story writer. At the age of 38, she has been known for all of the endeavors she has carried out in the field that she is so famous for. Notably known for her book Purple Hibiscus, she has been actively involved in the profession since 2003.

Early Life, Bio, and Education Of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

She was born on the 15th of September on 1977 in Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria. 

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was born to a family of six children and was enrolled in the University of Nigeria after which she left to study at the Drexel University. She did not complete her studies there and transferred to Eastern Connecticut State University. She has also studied at the Johns Hopkins University as well as the Yale University.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Career

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie started off her career after her first novel called Purple Hibiscus became popular and received critical acclaim. It was awarded the Commonwealth Writers, Prize for Best First book and was followed by an equally good second novel called Half of a Yellow Sun.

Half of a Yellow Sun has also been made into a critically acclaimed movie. She has written her third book, The Third Around Your Neck, a collection of short stories. She has also written Americanah on 2013 and has been named as one of the best writers under 40 in the world. She has considered herself to be a feminist writer of shots and has surely been doing a pretty good job out of it.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Personal Life

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a married woman. While her books and her writing career have been more focused about in the past few years, her personal life is no hidden fact. She has been married for a long time to her spouse Ivara Esege. She reveals much less information about her personal life but it can be said that she has no children as of now. She is surely getting along well with her husband and her wedding has surely translated into something useful and beautiful which is surely set to last properly in the years to come.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Net Worth

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has surely been considered to be an ideal for Nigerian women and particularly for women of the darker sex all over the world. Despite this fact, the actual salary of this beauty has been a well-guarded secret. She surely earns a huge amount of salary but the actual net worth has not been released out to the public. She will surely continue to inspire thousands of women all across the world, even in the days to come.

Age, Body Measurements and Other facts

  • Age: As of 2019, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is 41 years old.
  • Birth Sign: Virgo
  • Body Measurements: She has a tall height with perfectly curved shaped body however the actual measurements is unknown. 
  • She has long hair with natural black color and has black eye color.


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