Sources say the venue for the wedding could be in Paris, France and is expected to attract A-list celebrities from Nigeria, Ghana and other parts of the world.
Stephanie, who emerged first runner-up at the 2002 edition of the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria pageant, accepted her fiancé’s, who co-owns and runs Del York International, proposal during her 28th birthday in 2010.
Preparations for the wedding have already started with the actress calling her exclusive guest to find out where their invitations should be sent to.
This will not be the first the bubbly actress will be taken to the altar. She was married to a former Super Eagles footballer, Chikelue IIoenuosi, in August 2004 but that marriage was officially dissolved in January 2007.
Arguably one of Nollywood and Africa’s finest actresses, Imo State born Stephanie started acting at an early age appearing in two movies, Compromise 2 and Waterloo in 1997.
Starring in over 100 movies, she became a household name with her acting prowess. Some of her works include, Strength of a Woman, Virgin’s Night Out, Lonely Hearts, Hidden Treasure, and Daytime Lovers.
Stephanie has in her bag several endorsement deals including an ambassador for LG and Kanekalon hair.
She received Best Actress in a Leading Role nominations at the 2005, 2009 and 2010 edition of the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAAs). In 2003, Stephanie won the Reel Award for Best Actress, Afro Hollywood Awards’ Best Actress in 2006 and a host of others.
The sixth of eight children, Stephanie received a national honour, Member of the Federal Republic by Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan.