Chioma Chukwuka (born 12 March 1980), is a Nigerian actress and movie producer. In 2007, she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for "Best Actress in a leading role", and the Afro Hollywood award for best actress in a lead role in 2010.
Akpotha who was born in Lagos State, hails from Oraifite, Ekwusigo Local Government Area, Anambra State, Nigeria. She completed her primary education at Onward Nursery and Primary School in Lagos State, and then
proceeded to Federal Government Girls College in Onitsha, Anambra State for her secondary education. She then headed to Lagos State University, where she studied Banking and Finance. Chukwuka’s acting career began with her debut in the movie " The Apple" in 2000. She also acted in the film The Handkerchief in 2000. In 2007, she received the " Best Actress in a Lead Role" award at the African Movie Academy Awards for the movie Sins of the Flesh.
She has starred in more than 350 Nollywood movies. As a filmmaker, Chioma has produced/co-produced over 8 movies including the award-nominated blockbuster On Bended Knees. In January 2019, Chioma Chukwuka Akpotha announced the launch of a capacity-building platform called Masterclass With Chioma, where aspiring
talents especially actors are taught by seasoned filmmakers, screenwriters, actors and other industry professionals on what it takes to make it in film, TV and theatre. Chioma Akpotha became the brand ambassador for Erisco Foods in November 2018. She has served as a brand ambassador for a number of Nigerian and international commercial brands, including Globacom Nigeria, a telecommunications company, Omo Detergent and Harpic Cleaner. She married her husband, Franklyn Akpotha in 2006.