Queen Theresa Onuorah’s bio: age, children, net worth, career, family, husband.
Queen Theresa Onuorah, professionally known as Theresa Onuorah, is a Nigerian-born Igbo highlife performer and composer. She is from Nigeria’s Anambra State. She is a major keeper of the Igbo traditional music genre “Egwu Egedege.”
Queen Theresa Onuorah: Profile summary
|Full Name||Theresa Chizeberum Onuorah|
|Place of Birth||Anambra|
Egwu Ndi Eze
Onye Ejila Ihe Uwa Gwa Medley
Queen Theresa Onuorah: Biography
Queen Theresa Onuorah is popularly known as Queen of the Coast and the Egedege Dance goddess of Unubi. Her Ogene music and Egedege dancing troop was popular in the East during the 80s and 90s.
Her music can be classified as highlife music but she is unique for her Ogene melody, the ancient melodious voice, and the stylish Egedege dance. Egedege is just a form of dance that combines with embellishments of highlife sounds or beats.
Sometimes ago, someone asked me the meaning of Egedege dance. I couldn’t find a set answer for that. All I told her was that Egedede is a type of ogene dance with a unique dance steps, moves and attires.
I mean, when you see Egedege dancers, they are different from Atulogwu dancers or Makosa dancers. Egedege is a type of traditional ogene dance steps.
Queen Theresa Onuorah: Age
How old is Queen Theresa Onuorah? There is no public information about the talented musician’s date of birth. However, she celebrated her 80th birthday in January 2022.
Queen Theresa Onuorah: Songs
To enumerate, here is a list of some of Theresa Onuorah Songs:
- Ugochi Nyerem
- Egwu Ndi Eze
- Onwunwa Munachi
- Ojembe Enwilo
- Onye Ejila Ihe Uwa Gwa Medley
- Ijem Irue Medley
- Ekele Dili Anambra Na Imo Medley.
Queen Theresa Onuorah: Career
Queen Theresa Onuorah has a special dance outfit for herself, unlike her dancers in Egedege. She wears beautifully made Egedede clothes with extravagant colors and glitter. Their costumes were made of small mirrors. These mirrors are present in his ‘akupe egwu’ (a beautifully decorated fan). In addition, on their heads, they are decorated with a crown made of feathers of many colors and mirrors.
She always beams with smiles when she moves the queen during the performance. As in the 80s and 90s, photographers failed to capture Theresa Onuorah’s face as she performed.
Theresa Onuorah is a goddess when it comes to Egedege music and dance. His hit albums: “Ogene Ekwubego mu na onye ga-agba egbu”. “Ebelebe egbuonu o, Ana ekwu ana eme emendi egwu na-enye ekele n’obodo”, “Oba egwu”, “onwunwa mu na chimo, onwunwa”, etc. are still fresh to date.
Recently, Theresa Onuora was featured in a song by Larry Gaaga alongside Flavor n’abania and Phyno.
Queen Theresa Onuorah: Where Is Theresa Onuorah From?
Queen Theresa Onuorah is from which state? Theresa Onuorah is from Anambra state. She is from Unubi, Nnewi South Local Government Area. The town of Unubi shares common borders with Osumenyi, Amichi, Ekwulumili, and Azigbo.
All these cities are located in Nnewi South.
Queen Theresa Onuorah: Husband and Children
People keep asking, who is Queen Theresa Onuorah’s husband? Is Theresa Onuorah married? She is married to Godwin Igboebisi and they live in Unubi, Nnewi, Anambra State.
Their marriage is blessed with children, which includes Speed Darlington.
Queen Theresa Onuorah: Net Worth
She also has old records sold in her name. The net worth of the Egedege goddess of Unubi should be around $25,000.