Eberechukwu Nwizu(born 1july 1983) better known by her On-screen name Bayray McNwizu is a Nigerian Actress and one of the deepest new female actors in the Nigerian Film Industry better known as Nollywood . Her name and face registered in our minds after she won the Amstel Malta Box Office reality show (AMBO) 2007 and a year after she was nominated for her portrayal of the LEAD role CINDY HAASTRUP in the Multiple Award Winning film CINDY’S NOTES as Most Promising Actor at the AMAA awards, Bayelsa .
Not too long after winning the competition, Bayray became a favorite with film producers and landed a juicy part of the biggest series in Africa, TINSEL where she played the role of the Doctor. She has worked alongside the best Film leading men and women in Africa such as Desmond Elliot (ATLAS), Joselyn Dumas (LEKKIWIVES SEASON 3 FINALE ) NseIkpe Etim (The Visit) Joseph Benjamin, (kiss and Tell), OC Ukeje (knock, knock), BlossomChukwujekwu(THE VISIT) and many more
Bayray ‘s unique almost baritone voice has featured on several kiddies cartoons for VOICE OVER Acting and in 2014 she started her foray as Events HOST by singlehandedly hosting the BON AWARDS UNVEIL 2014 held in Port Harcourt with Deputy Governor of Port Harcourt in attendance. And more currently is her hosting one of the biggest shows in Africa, The City People Entertainment and Fashion Awards in a stunning Yellow dress by Ejiro Amos Tafiri , alongside her co-host an MTV’s VJ.
Bayray speaks English and pidgin fluently and is a good communicator in Igbo and French. She graduated from the Lagos State University with a BSc in philosophy and also has certificates in Music, Fashion design and most currently a Certificate in French from CILFA in Annency, France.
As an Actor, her achievements include on One AMAA nomination, TWO ZAFAA nominations and most recently TWO AMVCA 2016 Nomination for the Much talked about first ever Nigerian Four-man cast movie THE VISIT. Her portrayal of the character IMAOBONG, the Newest wife of the very popular series, LEKKIWIVES Season 3 finale created a fresh buzz for the show and is currently garnering a lot of great online reviews and possible Award nominations.
In 2015, Bayray launched her girl- child Mentoring Initiative #GIRLSROCK!
for under-priviledged Pre-teen and Teenage girls in rural areas starting at the primary school levels
Her works include :
CINDY’S NOTES (AMAA nomination2008)
WATERFALL (City People Awards nomination2010)
KISS AND TELL
CONVERSATIONS AT DINNER (ZAFAA nomination 2014)
MY RICH BOYFRIEND (ZAFAA nomination2015)
THE VISIT (AMVCA nomination2016)
FOREVER WITHIN US
KNOCK KNOCK (Webseries)
LEKKIWIVES WIVES (SEASON 3)
In 2012, the Artiste formerly known as Bhaira Mcwizu made a name change and is now referred to as BAYRAY MCNWIZU.