Mulatto actress cum model, Carol Ekanem, is an actress to reckon with in Nollywood. She is not only bold and beautiful but also downright outspoken in her views in life.
The fledging actress who has her mother as her role model said she decided to take her mother’s family name, Ekanem, as her stage name because of her love and respect for her mother.
“ My mother is from Akwa Ibom and my father is from Scotland, Ekanem is my mother’s family name. I decided to use Ekanem as my stage name because of the love and respect I have for my mother. I come from a Christian and disciplined home and a royal family at the same time. I have two younger brothers and I am the only girl in my family, I was born on June 26 1980s and I am presently in my third year in University of Calabar, studying Environmental Protection Management and Geography and Regional Planning”.