Okorie, the third of five children, was born and raised in Cotonou, Benin Republic. She studied theatre arts at the University of Lagos. She also attended Lagos State University, studying public administration. She is a native of the Ishiagu-Ivo LGA in Ebonyi State.
Okorie ventured into Nollywood in 2009, after a decade in modelling for a soap company. Her first movie was Sincerity in 2009. The film was produced and directed by Stanley Egbonini and Ifeanyi Ogbonna respectively, and stars Chigozie Atuanya, Nonso Diobi, Yemi Blaq and Oge Okoye. According to Pulse Nigeria, her break into the limelight came after she starred in Holy Serpent. She has also stated her desire to record gospel music in the future. In 2014, she was described as one of the “most sought after actresses” in Nollywood by Vanguard newspaper, as well as a “popular actress” that interprets roles with ease by The Nation newspaper.
She is happily married to Chukwuma Orizu. They have a son , Chamberlain together.