Nigerian celebrities are a sight to behold
Nigerian entertainment industry is a combination of various talents from various quarters. We have actors, singers, dancers, and many others.
These celebrities amazed, amused, and entertained Nigerians with their numerous talents.
Some of these celebrities include; Patience Ozokwor, Genevieve Nnaji, Rita Dominic, Ini Edo, etc.
These celebrities have managed to make a name for themselves in the entertainment industry through hardwork and sheer perseverance.
Some of these Nigerian celebrities even started to act at a very tender age and pursued the career to its peak where they earned themselves global recognition.
Here, we have gathered some of these actresses for you to enjoy:
1. Genevieve Nnaji
Genevieve Nnaji is an award-winning actress. She has acted in over 200 movies and is known for her natural talent in acting.
Genevieve Nnaji was the first actress to win the Africa Movie Academy Award (AMAA) for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
Similarly, the actress had the highest votes during the 2004 search for the face of Lux. She also became the first actor to win the Best Actress at the 2001 City Peoples Awards. And as if that wasn’t enough, Genevieve Nnaji was the first actor to be awarded as Best Actress by the Censors Board of Nigeria in 2003.
Genevieve Nnaji also tried her hands at singing in the year 2004 when she released her debut album titled One Logologo Line.
In addition to these, Geneive Nnaji is known as one of the prettiest ladies in Nollywood.
2. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
One of Nigeria’s first Nollywood actors is arguably one the hottest Nigerian celebrities to grace our screens.
Ekeinde has acted in over 200 movies, she is known as one of the best. And what is more? Omotola Jalade Ekeinde is pretty and gorgeous.
The actress has since the release of her debut movie featured in over 300 movies, and has sold millions and millions of video copies.
Similarly, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde was honoured as a Member of the Federal Republic (MFR) in 2014 for her great humanitarian works. During her singing days also, Omotola went with the nickname Omosexy and in the year 2005, she released “Gba,” her debut album.
The actress has won over 40 local and international awards.
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde is happily married to her husband and now has 4 kids.
3. Mercy Johnson
Mercy Johnson Okojie, a popular and award winning actress is a star to many Nigerians. Her acting skills knows no bounds as she is a versatile being.
The actress gained recognition after she acted in “Dumebi the Dirty Girl.” She has acted in over 100 movies and has won several awards and has being nominated for many others.
Mercy Johnson is happily married to Prince Odianosen Okojie and has 4 kids.
4. Rita Dominic
Screen godess Rita Dominic is one of the best actresses Nollywood ever had. It is also not a surprise that she is appearing on the list of the hottest Nollywood celebrities.
Rita Dominic is sugar, spice and everything nice.
She has won various awards for her acting roles which is spectacular; she won the City People Awards in 2004 as the Most Outstanding Actress. The actress has won over 1 awards and has been nominated for an equal amount too.
5. Tonto Dikeh
Tonto Dikeh is also one of Nollywood’s best actresses. Although people often criticise her roles for being too lewd, others are quick to say it is just professionalism.
The actress is gorgeous and is also a sight to behold. She is all curves and shapes.
In the year 2000, Tonto Dikeh established The Tonto Dikeh Foundation whose purpose was to provide for the less-privileged and the disabled in Africa.
Tonto Dikeh was married to Oladunni Chirchill before they departed after she bore him one child.