Adaku Okpi is a classically-trained actor with extensive experience in theatre, film, voice-overs, dance and print work. She studied Drama and Dance at the Spence School, was trained in Dramatic Arts via Tisch School of the Arts at New York University (via Playwrights Horizons Theatre School), and has appeared in many productions, including: Malcolm X, Juice, Who Shot Pat?, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and As You Like It, among others. She has done voice-over work for Puma and was featured in Rocawear’s national online and print ad campaign, entitled,"I Will Not Lose", highlighted with a two-page spread in Essence magazine. With 15 years of professional dance training, including a solo performance at the world-renowned Symphony Space, placing in the National Shakespeare Competition, serving as a cover model for Sassy magazine, along with a varied career as a celebrity Executive Assistant, Adaku is poised to take the acting world by storm.
Adaku lives in Queens with her two sons, and her dog.