June 20, 2024

Theresa Edem Isemin (born January 6, 1986; Age: 38 years) is a renowned Nigerian actress recognized professionally as Theresa Edem. With an impressive career in the Nigerian film industry, she has garnered acclaim for her roles in various films. Notably, she clinched the ‘Best Actress in a Feature Film’ accolade at the Las Vegas Black Film Festival. She has received nominations at esteemed events such as the African Movie Academy Awards.

Theresa’s recent cinematic venture includes a notable role in the highly praised Nollywood film, “War: Wrath and Revenge,” unveiled in December 2023. 

Early Life

Theresa was born and raised in Uyo, Akwa-Ibom, into a family of four. She happens to be the last child of her family. Her educational journey began in Akwa Ibom, attending primary and secondary school. Subsequently, she pursued higher education at The Federal University of Technology Owerri, earning a degree in Animal Science and Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Technology.


Theresa’s journey in the entertainment industry commenced in 2012 when she completed the ‘Acting Course’ at The Royal Arts Academy. Her inaugural appearance on the big screen was in the film “After The Proposal,” where she shared the screen with acclaimed actors such as Uche Jombo, Anthony Monjaro, Patience Ozokwor, Desmond Elliot, and Belinda Effah.

Her talent and versatility in acting quickly garnered attention, leading to roles in several other notable productions, including “The Antique,” “Tinsel,” and “Twenty-Five.”

One of Theresa’s noteworthy performances was as Alicia in the film “War: Wrath and Revenge.” This project featured an ensemble cast of distinguished actors, including Ayoola Ayolola, Mofe Duncan, Yakubu Mohammed, Uzee Usman, Patrick Doyle, Bikiya Graham Douglas, Rahama Sadau, and Ifeanyi Kalu.


  • After The Proposal
  • The Antique
  • Tinsel
  • Twenty-Five
  • War: Wrath and Revenge

Personal Life

Theresa joyfully entered the bonds of matrimony with her devoted partner, Ubong Isemin, in a heartwarming ceremony held in Uyo in December 2015. Surrounded by the love and support of family and friends, the couple embarked on their journey as husband and wife

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Net Worth

Theresa’s estimated net worth is approximately $200,000, reflecting her financial standing within the industry.

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