Genevieve Nnaji is a well-known Nigerian actress, producer, and director born May 3, 1979, in Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria. She grew up in Lagos and attended the Methodist Girls College in Yaba, Lagos.
Genevieve Nnaji started acting in the mid-1990s as a child actor in the popular television soap opera “Ripples.” She later ventured into Nollywood, the Nigerian film industry, and rose to fame with her role in the movie “Most Wanted” in 1998. She quickly became a famous face in Nollywood and got recognition for her outstanding performances in films such as “Sharon Stone” (2002), “Keeping Faith” (2003), “Games Women Play” (2005), and “30 Days” (2006).
In addition to her acting career, Genevieve Nnaji is also a successful film producer and director. In 2015, she produced her first movie, “Road to Yesterday,” which received critical acclaim and was well-received by audiences. She also directed her second film, “Lionheart,” in 2018, which became the first Nigerian movie to be acquired by Netflix.
Over the years, Genevieve Nnaji has received numerous awards for her work in the Nigerian film industry, including the Best Actress in a Leading Role award at the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) in 2005, the Best Actress award at the Nollywood Movie Awards in 2012. She was also honored with the Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) award by the Nigerian government in 2011 for her contributions to the entertainment industry.
Genevieve Nnaji has become one of Nigeria and Africa’s most successful and influential actors. Her skills, hard work, and dedication to her acting skills have earned her the respect and admiration of many people in the industry.
Real Name: Genevieve Nnaji
Well Known As: Genevieve Nnaji
Date of Birth: May 3, 1979
Birth Place: Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria
Profession: Actress, Producer, Director
Residence: Lagos, Nigeria
Education: Methodist Girls College in Yaba, Lagos
Mother: Benedatte Nnaji
Father: Theophilus Nnaji
Husband: Genevieve Nnaji is not married
Weight: 56 kg (123 lbs)
Height: 5 feet 4 inches (1.65 m)
Siblings: 4 siblings
Brother: Stephen Nnaji
Body Type: Slim
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Skin Tone: Dark
Skin Texture: Smooth
Voice Tone: N/A