Genevieve Nnaji is a Nigerian filmmaker, director, and actor. She was the first actor to win the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2005.
Genevieve grew up in Lagos after being born in Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria. She was reared in a middle-class family as the fourth of eight children; her father was an engineer and her mother was a nursery school teacher.
She began her education at Methodist Girls College in Yaba, Lagos, before going to the University of Lagos, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in creative arts. She began auditioning for Nollywood roles while still in college.
Nnaji began her acting career at the age of eight as a child actor in the then-popular television serial series Ripples. She debuted in the Nigerian film business in 1998, at the age of 19, with the film Most Wanted.
It makes us happy when a great performer is appreciated and complimented. It simply indicates that one is accomplishing something outstanding as a black person and as a Nigerian.
We applaud the ever-young thespian Genevieve Nnaji for not just being a pinnacle of beauty, but also for constantly ensuring she connotes her ancestry.
With everything that is going on in the globe, it is more important than ever to embrace one’s heritage first and foremost. They say that charity starts at home! If you don’t know who you are, you’re prone to believing anything.
The hitmaker has long been a champion for black empowerment, and he exploits every opportunity to express it through African fabrics and lifestyle.
We tip our respects to this rare treasure for doing us proud and setting a high standard for others to follow.