Genevieve Nnaji is a celebrity Nollywood actress, producer, and director.
She has quite a lot of experience when it comes to the entertainment industry as she has been there for a very long time. Are you Looking out to know Genevieve Nnaji’s net worth and/or her biography?
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|Full Name||Genevieve Nnaji|
|Date of Birth||3rd May 1979|
|Parents||Mr. and Mrs. Nnaji|
|Spouse||Not yet married|
|Net Worth||$1.5 Million|
Genevieve Nnaji Biography
Genevieve Nnaji was born on the 3rd day of May 1979, into a family of eight children and she happens to be the fourth born.
Her father was an engineer while her mother was a nursery school teacher, in short, she was born into a middle-class family.
She originated from Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria, but she grew up and spent her young days in Lagos State, Nigeria.
She studied her secondary education in the popular Methodist Girls College, Yaba, Lagos. She then went on to obtain a bachelor’s degree in Creative arts at the popularly known University of Lagos (UNILAG), Lagos, Nigeria.
During her days in the tertiary institution, she had started pursuing her dream to act in the Nollywood and had started auditioning for various acting jobs in the Nollywood.
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Genevieve Nnaji Career
Genevieve Nnaji was just 8 years when she started acting and as of then, she featured a popular movie with was titled Ripples.
Genevieve Nnaji got really into the spotlight when she got signed into one of the biggest growing teams in the Nigerian movie industry and she was also made part of the cast of the movie titled Most Wanted. After then, she acted in quite a lot of other popular movies such as;
Last Party, Mark of the Beast, Ijele, and many others
In 2004, Genevieve Nnaji was signed into EKB Records, which happens to be one of the top Ghanaians’ record label then. Later during that year, she released her first music album which was titled One Logologo Line.
With an increasing rate of hard work and contributions to the Nigerian movie industry and entertainment as a whole, Nnaji emerged as one of the highest-paid actresses in Nollywood, in 2009. By then, she had also won quite a lot of awards and endorsements from different brands in and out of the country.
She produced her first movie in November 2015. A movie titled Road to Yesterday.
In January 2018, there were rumors that Genevieve was going to replace Funke Akindele, in the popular Hollywood movie, The Avengers: Infinity War, but all resulted to be just an internet rumor/prank.
Genevieve Nnaji is one of the biggest women activists in Nigeria and she fights for the right of women especially when it comes to the marriage aspect of their life. She makes sure she supports justice and try as much as possible to create a better sphere for the women.
Genevieve Nnaji Net Worth
As of 2020, Genevieve Nnaji’s net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million which she made from her career as an actress, model, and from ambassadorial deals
Genevieve Nnaji Family Life
Genevieve Nnaji so far has managed not to reveal who her husband is although there were rumors that she was in love with a lot of public figures such as DBanj, the former Senate President, Atiku Abubakar, and many other celebrities.
Although, they were all rumors and no one is sure of who she’s in love or engaged with.
Genevieve Nnaji Awards
During her career, she has won many awards from numerous nominations in the entertainment industry. According to Wikipedia, here is the list of Genevieve Nnaji Awards.
- 2019 Black Reel Awards (FAAAF) – Outstanding Foreign Film / World Cinema Motion Picture
- 2005 Africa Movie Academy Awards – Best Actress in Leading Role
- 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards – Best Movie West Africa (Road to yesterday)
- 2010 Nigeria Entertainment Awards – Best Actress in TV Series
- 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards – Best Actress in Supporting Role
- 2012 Nollywood Movies Awards – Viewers Choice (female)
- 2010 Ghana Movie Awards – Best Actress in Africa Collaboration
- 2013 Nollywood and African Film Critics Awards (NAFCA) – Best Actress Leading Role
- 2011 Zulu African Film Academy Awards – Best Actress of the Year
- 2001 City People Entertainment Awards – Best Actress of the Year
- 2011 Best of Nollywood Awards – Best Kiss in a Movie (with Majid Michel)
These are the awards in which she was nominated, and she won. There are still many others in which she was nominated but didn’t win. Her total nominations are 23, out of which she won 11.
Genevieve Nnaji Best Quotes
“NOTHING AFFECTS MY ACTING. ACTING IS SOMETHING I DO WITH MY SOUL SO IT EMBODIES A LOT OF THINGS. FOR ME, I DON’T KNOW ABOUT ANYONE ELSE, ACTING IS SPIRITUAL, SO IF I DO NOT EMBODY A CHARACTER OR A STORY OR A SCRIPT, IT’S GOING TO BE EXTREMELY DIFFICULT FOR ME TO BE CONVINCING AND I DON’T LIKE THAT BECAUSE I AM SOMEWHAT OF A PERFECTIONIST”Genevieve Nnaji
“CHOCOLATES AND CAKES ARE THE BIGGEST PROBLEMS I HAVE. THAT IS WHY I PUNISH MYSELF AT THE GYM BECAUSE I KNOW I CAN’T STOP MYSELF FROM EATING WHAT I WANT. I CALL IT EATING YOUR CAKE AND HAVING IT.”Genevieve Nnaji
“I AM A PRODUCT OF NOLLYWOOD AND MY LOYALTY REMAINS UNSHAKEN.”Genevieve Nnaji
Genevieve Nnaji happens to be one of the best actress in the Nollywood with series of awards from different award types. She is indeed and icon and a great influencer in the entertainment industry.
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