Chinonso Arubayi who was originally known as Chinonso Ngozi Ijomah is a very beautiful and talented actress, mental health advocate, ex-model, filmmaker, entrepreneur, TV presenter, and the CEO of “Look Art Me” a skincare brand and FilmCity Studio.

Chinonso is one of the few actresses who has made a name for herself and is still reserved and collected while focusing on her goals and achieving greater feats. She stays in her lane and minds her business while paying attention to only the things that matter.

The voluptuous actress kick-started her career in modeling when she emerged as the winner of “Miss Teen Nigeria” in 2005. This enabled her to work with several brands before she ventured into TV presenting and show hosting.

While at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University studying Mass Communication, she was her school’s campus radio presenter. She has always been an all-round entertainer and had a zeal to explore the Entertainment industry. 

She was a presenter for Filmhouse TV where she interviewed a Director who saw her fit for the project he was working on and decided to include her in the project.

Chinonso’s career officially kick-started professionally in 2014 with Africa Magic’s “The Johnsons” where she played minor roles. 

Chinonso Arubayi with her best friend Timi Dakolo’s wife Busola Dakolo at her masters graduation in the UK

While on “The Johnsons” project, she auditioned for several movie roles. That period was a sort of “Two-phase situation” in her life as she was in her comfort zone and didn’t want to explore further as she was satisfied with her minor role in “The Johnsons” and was also doing other jobs.

Also, she felt she needed to focus on her hosting and presenting gigs. Before acting, she was writing and producing for big media like Soundcity TV, Trybe, and Spice TV. 

She also hosted Urban Kitchen Show in 2018 and enrolled in the School of Media Studies at Pan Atlantic University where she studied the business of filmmaking.

Chinonso Arubayi is an exceptionally creative actress with top-notch acting ability. Her beauty, feminine figure, body language, and charisma are a plus in her acting career. 

She plays every role differently to the best of her ability and is eager to deliver every project with a different perspective as she immensely connects with each character to the delight of movie lovers.

Chinonso is known for notable projects. She’s a bankable and valuable actress and TV presenter. She’s well known for the TV series My Flatmates, Ndani TV’s Rumour Has It, Africa Magic’s Sisi Eko, Crazy Grannies, Loving Amanda, and Africa Magic’s Man Friend.

In 2020, she got a big break after starring in Mary Remmy Njoku’s film ” Beyond Pardon”.

She’s currently dominating YouTube as most of her movies hit millions of views. Ngozi starred in “Sweet As Rose” with Ben Touitou, “As It Seems” with Brodashaggi and IK Ogbonna, “Naked Affair” with Ninalowo Bolanle, “Dark Secret” with Flashboy, “Sweet Maid & I” with Ben Touitou, “It’s Complicated” with Ray Emodi, “Denying Hope” with Mike Ezuruonye and many more.

Chinonso is a beauty to behold on screen. Her facial reactions and expressions are fascinating and her emotions are relatable as they captivate fans to keep their eyes glued to the screen while following up on the stories. 

The beautiful dark-skinned actress is in high demand in Nollywood and so, she hasn’t engaged in hosting gigs in a while.

In April 2024, she was a speaker at a TED Talk event in Enugu State. 

In 2022, she produced her first movie, “I Am Nazzy” with IK Ogbonna and the film got selected for screening at Toronto International Film Festival in 2024.

Apart from acting and presenting, she’s a skincare expert and entrepreneur. She’s currently focused on building her skincare brand “Look Art Me”.

She’s a very successful actress and is a single mother of one, Jayden. Arubayi lost her husband, Eric Arubayi unexpectedly in 2017. 

Chinonso lives in a highbrow area of Lagos. She’s close friends with Timi Dakolo’s wife, Busola Dakolo.

She is a fitness enthusiast and also loves to travel with her son during leisure.

Chinonso Arubayi who’s originally known as Chinonso Ngozi Ijomah was born May 24, 1987, and is a native of Anambra State. She was born in Warri, Delta State, and later moved to Lagos where she was raised.

After her secondary school education, she proceeded to Nnamdi Azikiwe University where she studied Mass Communication.

Chinonso Arubayi( When Did Her Husband, Eric Arubayi Died?)

Chinonso got married to gospel singer, Eric Arubayi in 2014 but lost him unexpectedly in 2017. Their union is blessed with a son, Jayden.


Since the death of her husband, she hasn’t publicly announced any relationship with another man. But time will unravel all that needs to be known about her love life.

Does Chinonso Arubayi Have A Child?

Yes, she has a son called Jayden.

Real Age(How Old Is Chinonso Arubayi?)

She was born on May 24, 1987, and will be 37 on May 24, 2024.


Chinonso has kept her parents and siblings off the media and nothing is known about her family background.


She’s worth $100,000 and is currently living a comfortable life with her son, Jayden in the highbrow area of Lagos. Also, she rides several luxurious cars.

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