June 24, 2024
Stella Maris Okafor

Stella Maris Okafor, born on October 23, 1990 (33 years), is a renowned Nigerian actress, nurse, entrepreneur, and the wife of actor John Okafor popularly called Mr Ibu.

Early Life

Stella Maris Okafor was born in Isolo, Lagos State, Nigeria, to Igbo parents. She hails from Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State in South-eastern Nigeria.


Stella began her academic journey at St. Mary’s Nursery and Primary School in Lagos State. Later, she attended Lagos State Model College, Igbokuta, for her secondary education, before venturing to the United Kingdom for further studies. In the UK, Stella Maris Okafor pursued her academic aspirations, earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from London South Bank University.


Stella Maris Okafor is a talented nurse in the UK who also acts, writes, organizes events, and helps others. She started the St MARIS FOUNDATION to fight human trafficking, stop domestic violence, and assist Nigerian orphans and single parents worldwide.

Additionally, Stella leads Africa Single Parents Worldwide, Star Maris Events, and St Maris Magazine, which help people and bring communities together for positive change.

Stella Maris Okafor Movies/ Films

Stella has featured in some Nollywood movies which includes

  • Who am I?
  • Undivided Attention

Husband and Children

John and Stella Maris Okafor

John and Stella on their wedding day

Stella Maris Okafor began a new chapter in 2015 when she became the wife of late Nollywood actor, Mr. Ibu, also known as John Okafor. They had a beautiful all-white wedding, showing their strong love and commitment to each other and their family. They have three lovely kids, Emmanuel Mandela Okafor (deceased), Jay Jay Okafor and Chelsea Okafor.

John and Stella Maris Okafor
John and Stella Maris Okafor

Besides being a loving wife and mom, Stella was a strong support for Mr. Ibu and their family, handling the challenges of fame with grace. Stella Maris Okafor’s influence goes beyond the glamour of showbiz. She’s known for her charity work, advocacy, and resilience. As an actress, model, and humanitarian, she encourages others to chase their dreams and make a difference in the world.

Net Worth

Stella Marie Okafor’s net worth is estimated to be about $100,000. As the wife of a popular celebrity and she being an entrepreneur and actor herself, she has amassed some wealth for herself.

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