Chika Nancy Ike was born November 8, 1985 to the prominent family of Ike and grew up in a close knit family of eight in Lagos, Nigeria. She was raised by her religious parents who did not fail to imbibe discipline hard work and tolerance. Chika as a child was nick named by her nanny - Rebecca, Fancy Nancy because of her fanciful and funny character as a child. She was sometime caught in her mum's room wearing mums high heel shoes and mimicking her mother in front of the mirror, with heavy makeup on her face. The famous actress was called a drama queen severally by her friends and peers while growing up.