Big Brother Africa winner, Karen Igho’s love for the tube has never been a hidden affair, she surprised many when she first hit the limelight in the Sola Fajobi produced reality show, Next Movie Star. Her acting prowess was handy in the Big Brother Africa house where she outshone 24 other contestants to win the highly coveted USD 200, 000.
Now the 2011 Big Brother Africa winner wants to take her acting career to the next level as she plans to take the movie industry by storm.
Already having two movies in her kitty – Blackberry Babes 2 and Heavy Beauty, which have helped proved her acting prowess. Karen Igho is presently working on movie that will further help establish her mark in the industry. The movie which might hit the stands in the first quarter of next year has notable actors as casts and respected crew members on set.
However, Karen does not have hand in just a pie, the vivacious entertainer is also a proud supporter of charity works. Her range of charity works involve her helping children living with Cancer, Breast Cancer prevention initiatives, HIV intervention projects and Children Orphanages. Karen is also an ambassador for Peace as she was heavily involved in the We JOS want Peace campaign.
Presently working on her clothing line, Karen is a busy well sought after Compere who shuttles her time between Lagos, Ghana, South Africa and the United Kingdom. In recent times, Karen has hosted A-list events like Delta@20, Dynamix Awards, Safari awards, Calabar, City People Amplified Party, Facebook Unplugged in Warri, Miss Abuja 2011, the launch of Ibadan GoTV, October 2011, Face of Edo, Benin, DSTV Multi-choice 2011 end of the year party, and in recent times the Face of Selara 2012, SAY NO TO CRIME event at the Ikoyi prisons in Lagos and many others.
It will be recalled that Karen Igho was recently contracted by popular radio station, Naija Fm as an On Air Personality, her presentations on the station has increased the station’s popularity and street credibility as youths and young at hearts now tune in to the station to listen to her Wetin Dey programme which she co-hosts with Ife Salako also known as Ifektive.