Who is Angelica Nwandu?
Angelica Nwandu is a Nigerian-born American screenwriter and producer. She is well known as the owner and CEO of the Instagram-based media company The Shade Room.
Her company mainly focuses on celebrity gossip and has recently branched to covering Black culture news and excellence as well as politics. Nwandu founded The Shade Room in March 2014 on Instagram when the social media site was still becoming popular.
The Shade Room has now grown to have over 20 million followers on Instagram as of 2022. She has since branched to its own website and other social media platforms such as Twitter and Tik Tok.
Angelica Nwandu Age
Nwandu is 33 years old as of 2022. She was born on July 20, 1989. Her birth sign is Cancer.
Angelica Nwandu Parents
Nwandu’s parents emigrated to the United States from Nigeria in the 1980s. She had a traumatic childhood as her parents were in a very violent relationship. Her father, unfortunately, took the life of her mother when she was six years old.
Being left an orphan, Nwandu was raised in different foster care all through her childhood. As she grew older, she joined a program for foster youth called Peace4Kids where she developed her passion for writing.
Nwandu graduated from Loyola Marymount University where she studied accounting.
Angelica Nwandu Husband
Nwandu is possibly single. She revealed during an interview that now she finds it hard to find a genuine partner especially after they know who she is.
She jokingly revealed that her aunt even prayed during Thanksgiving asking God to send her a husband.
Angelica Nwandu The Shade Room
Nwandu is the CEO and founder of The Shade Room, a celebrity and trending news media company. It was first founded in March 2014 on Instagram and has since grown to other platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Tik Tok, YouTube, and its own website.
Angelica first began The Shade Room just as a side hustle as she was pursuing screenwriting. After she posted her first post, she gained 10, 000 followers within ten days. She began consistently posting breaking celebrity stories and ensured she was the first one to share the news.
Soon after, celebrities began following and commenting on The Shade Room which increased its engagement. With time and effort put together and not forgetting the tough challenges, Nwandu has been able to create an empire that is followed by many.
As of 2022, The Shade Room has over 20 million followers and branched out their sister page The Shade Room Teens where they share celebrity news of the younger generation.
Nwandu has also hired around 20 staff who now manages The Shade Room. They are distributed in writing, editing, content, and other technical staff. Followers of the Shade Room are referred to as roommates.
Angelica Nwandu House
Nwandu lives in Los Angeles in the luxurious community of Sherman Oaks in San Fernando Valley. She bought her house in 2021 for $3.4 million.
Her house has five bedrooms, six bathrooms, an open living space, a formal lounge, a courtyard, a dining area, and a huge kitchen with designer appliances.
Angelica Nwandu Nationality
Nwandu is of American nationality. She however has Nigerian roots.
Angelica Nwandu Net Worth
Although she has not publicly shared her networth, Nwandu is estimated to be worth between $1 million – $10 million.