Akio Precious Ilami (now Ilami Whyte) stands out as an actress of distinction hewn in professionalism, a trait that earned her the highly reputable position of Winner of the 2010 Edition of Next Movie Star Africa. Born in the month of February, the equally astonishing beauty loves honest and real people, hard work and has a high penchant for success.
The Abua girl from Rivers State, who studied English/Linguistics at the University of Jos and so dearly loves her family has been taking her time to study the world of acting and has a lot of upcoming projects such as her foundation and talk show. As distinct as she is, the strong and confident young lady says… ?I don?t have role models just people I look up to, which includes the likes of Oprah, Angelina Jolie, Joke Silva, Bimbo Akintola to mention a few? .
It is her dream to work with A-list talents like Joke Silva, Bimbo Akintola, RMD, Uche Jombo etc. She is of the belief that Nollywood gets better every day, and is more than willing to put in the best of her capabilities to ensure a furtherance of the principles upholding Nollywood.
The actress has starred in a couple of movies like Stripped (starring Beverly Naya, Ramsey Noah, Joseph Benjamin etc), Job Seekers (starring Ayo Adesayan, Kiera, Moyo Lawal etc), Next Door and Nigerian Girl.