Stephanie Linus (born Stephanie Onyekachi Okereke; 2 October 1982) is a Nigerian Actress, Film Director and model. She has received several awards and nominations for her work as an actress, including the 2003 Reel Award for Best Actress, the 2006 Afro Hollywood Award for Best Actress, and three nominations for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2005, 2009 and 2010.She was also the runner up for the Most Beautiful Girl In Nigeria beauty pageant of 2002.In 2011, she was honored by the Nigerian government with a National honour (Member of the Order of Federal Republic Nigeria MFR).
She Founded the extended hands foundation,partnering with reputable organisation for charity.
Having Created awareness for mercy ship when they were building a fistula hospital in sierra leone,she turned her attention to the plight of fistula sufferers in Nigeria.
Stephanie advocates for human trafficking in Nigeria amongst many other things she does.