Who is Victoria Ekanoye? Meet the Corrie star and X Factor Celebrity 2019 contestant

1 November 2019, 14:22 | Updated: 7 November 2019, 09:48

Victoria Ekanoye to star in The X Factor Celebrity 2019
Victoria Ekanoye to star in The X Factor Celebrity 2019. Picture: ITV

By Sian Hamer

Victoria Ekanoye is best known for her role as Angie Appleton in Coronation Street, but she's also starred in other TV series and films – including The Royals and Last Laugh.

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Victoria Ekanoye is best known for her role in Coronation Street as Angie Appleton, Mary Taylor’s daughter-in-law. But she's also been in a variety of other TV programmes and films, including The Royals, and has even appeared in the West End production of The Lion King.

Here's some facts about Victoria:

  1. Can Victoria sing?

    Victoria studied musical theatre at Oldham College, which led to her becoming an actress.

    Along with roles in TV programmes and films, she's also starred in the West End production of The Lion King, where she played the role of Queen Sarabi.

    So we imagine she's got a good set of vocals...

  2. How old is she?

    Victoria was born on 11 December 1982 – making the Corrie actress 36 years old.

  3. Is Victoria single?

    From her social media channels it seems that Victoria has been in a long-term relationship with her boyfriend Jonny Lomas.