Carolyna Hutchings understands what it means to be a “real housewife.” So, though she was initially skeptical about joining the Real Housewives Of Lagos, she accepted the invitation — to show the world how Lagos women have redefined the word “housewife” like the queens that they truly are.
This “Carolyna Hutchings Bio” contains everything you need to know about this queen.
Carolyna Hutchings On RHOLagos (Real Housewives Of Lagos)
The first-ever ep of Real Housewives Of Lagos aired on Showmax on April 8, 2022, and it saw a cast of six including Carolyna Hutchings ready to show the world what Lagos women are made of.
According to Carolyna, what attracted her most to the franchise was the name of the show itself, “The Real Housewives of …” She has been a forever fan of the international show, so being called upon to be one of the cast, she felt honored.
However, she was skeptical about joining as other housewives were still behind the curtains then. But then again, blessed with an opportunity to meet women from different industries and cultures, women she could learn from, Carolyna was happy to start a new adventure.
Also, since Carolyna has a background in acting, facing the camera was nothing new for her. “Being in front of the camera is a part of me. Though since starting the show it sometimes feels invasive, I am getting back to my first love gradually — which is entertaining my audience,” she explained.
As for her definition of a “real housewife,” she believes that a housewife’s a boss lady, a woman who is the neck of the home, supportive to her husband and his business, a virtuous woman who cares for her kids and domestic staff, runs a successful business.
Furthermore, she kept redefining the word “housewife”, changing the narrative that a woman’s place is only in the kitchen or bedroom.
Joining Carolyna this season were her co-stars — Laura Ikeji (author, entrepreneur, and social media influencer), Chioma Ikokwu (co-founder and CEO of the Good Hair Women), Toyin Lawani-Adebayo (celebrity stylist and a fashion designer), Iyabo Ojo (brand influencer and entrepreneur), and Mariam Timmer (PR expert and chief executive director of Six Sixteen Agency).
Carolyna Hutchings Net Worth
Carolyna Hutchings’ reported net worth was $5 – $10 million as of 2022.
Though Carolyna’s source of income now may be from her business Hutchings Limited (a real estate, oil and gas, and agriculture company), most of her fortune is definitely from her time as an actress.
Also, as of 2022, she was involved in the trade and business development sector of Tulcan Energy for over 3 years.
Besides these, Carolyna also worked as a fashion stylist/makeup professional at Luxury Addict for over 7 years then.
But as much as she earned, she spent it away generously to carter women and children at her Hopeville Foundation.
Mentioning a few movies and TV shows she’s done, they are — Cold Feet (2020), Stalker (2016), Face of Africa (2005), Colours of Emotion (2005), Deadly Kiss (2004), and many more.
Talking about her academic qualifications, Carolyna has a BSc. Geography degree from the University of Calabar (2003 – 2008), an MBA oil and gas degree from Edinburgh Business School (2013 – 2020), and a Law degree from the University of Lagos (2019 – 2020).
Did you know: Carolyna stepped into the Nollywood industry in 2004 by Rita Dominic’s recommendation. Yes, it was Rita who asked the movie maker, Chico Ejiro to cast her in the movie Deadly Care.
What Is Carolyna Hutchings Ethnicity?
Carolyna Hutchings flaunts mixed ethnicity — half Scottish, half Nigerian.
She was born as “Caroline Uduak Abasi Ekanem Danjum” to a Scottish father and a Nigerian mother.
Sadly, her mother who struggled with paralysis for quite a while passed away on Feb 10, 2018. She recalled that her mother was “nice and loving” and would take responsibility for others without any cost.
“You taught me to be strong when I am going through the storm. You were my mother/ grandmother/ father / teacher/ mentor. I. You taught me how to write, read, cook, and pray. Taught me how to be neat and you emphasized it,” Carolyna decided a post to her mother over her IG.
Carolyna Hutchings Age
Carolyna Hutchings was born in 1987. That made her 34 years of age when she appeared on Real Housewives Of Lagos in 2022.
Considering she’s just in her 30s, Carolyna did a pretty good job building that stunning net worth.
Carolyna Hutchings Height
Carolyna Hutchings stands tall at a height under 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm).
Her body measurements are 37-25-39 inches.
Is Carolyna Hutchings Married?
Yes, Carolyna Hutchings was married to Musa Danjuma, the youngest brother of General Theophilus Danjum (a former Minister of Defence of Nigeria), for 10 long years.
The duo held their wedding in 2004 and welcomed three kids before their marriage fell apart in 2014.
According to Carolyna, they went their separate ways because her Musa cheated on her. However, she has no hard feelings towards him for he made her the woman she is today. Throughout their marriage, Carolyna was able to discover herself and work on her flaws. Also, she admits that though their differences are irreconcilable, she’s lucky to have him in her life.
After her divorce from Musa, Carolyna was romantically linked with Tagbo Umeike who died on his birthday on October 3, 2017.
In 2018, Carolyna was also rumored to have adopted a female child. Unfortunately, no further info about it was available.
Fun Fact: Carolyna is Musa’s fifth wife. Her ex-husband’s first wife was Dr. Nkiru Nzegwu-Musa (who passed away after a long battle with kidney disease.
Is Carolyna Hutchings On Instagram?
Yes, find her on Instagram @hrmcarolyna.
When Is Carolyna Hutchings Birthday?
Carolyna receives her birthday wishes on June 26.
Has Carolyna Hutchings Undergone Plastic Surgery Procedures?
The RHOLagos star has yet to speak about her plastic surgery rumors.