Talking about one of the best female leading actresses in the Nollywood industry. Here’s the biography of Genevieve Nnaji with her net worth, assets, and daughter’s age.
Genevieve Nnaji is a Nollywood actress, director, model, and entrepreneur. She is a recognized member of MFR owing to her great contribution to the Nigerian movie industry. She is a single mother with a successful acting career with many awards and recognition both internationally and locally.
Continue reading the biography of Genevieve to learn more about the award-winning actress, lifestyle, net worth, assets, and many more.
Family Background and Education
Genevieve Nnaji was born on the 3rd of May, 1979 in Mbaise, Imo state in an average family. Her father is an engineer while her mother is a nursery school teacher. Even though she was born in Mbaise, she grew up in Lagos state as the 4th child out of 8 children of her parents.
She attended Methodists Girls College in Yaba before proceeding to the University of Lagos where she bagged a bachelor’s degree in Creative Arts.
One of the most inspiring things about the biography of Genevieve Nnaji is her career. How she was able to complete her education despite getting pregnant and having a child while in school. And how she continues auditioning for roles and acting jobs while her grandmother takes care of her daughter.
At the age of 19 years in 1998, Genevieve Nnaji got her first role and was featured in the “Most Wanted” even though she has featured as a child actor when she was at age of 8 years old. Since then she has been featured in over 100 Nollywood movies including Last Party, Mark of the Beast, Ijele, Lion Heart and so many others.
Lion Heart was her first directorial movie and it gave her so much recognition both Internationally and locally. Her movie was submitted for the Oscar Award even though it was disqualified later for not meeting the language specifications. She also sold out the movie later to Netflix which earned her billions of nairas.
Being a famous actress with huge followers and fans on social media, she bagged many endorsements deals with different top brands. Ranging from Amstel to Etisalat to Pronto, OMO detergents, Face of Lux, MUD and so many others.
Personal Lifestyle and Family
Is Genevieve Nnaji Married? Does she have a daughter? These are little out of the numerous questions asked by the 41-years-old actress fans.
Genevieve Nnaji is a single mother with a daughter whom she gave birth to when she was 17 years of age and in tertiary school. Genevieve Nnaji’s daughter, Theodora Chimebuka Nnaji is currently 25 years old makeup artist who is married to Prince Osi Chigozie Ikeduwura since 2016.
The beautiful and dazzling Queen herself, Genevieve Nnaji has kept her relationship status private and away from the prying eyes of the media. No one knows exactly what she is up to regarding that.
As a result of this, there have been many rumors circulating in the media about her relationship. From marrying a European actor(AJ Cham) in 2016 to dating D’Banj to dating Atiku Abubakar and so many other rumors.
About Genevieve’s personality, she is a strong woman, social activist, and feminist. She believes and supports the Girl child. She believes every girl should have a say in her marriage and is against early marriage. She is also a philanthropist towards many Girl child foundations.
Awards and Recognition
Without mentioning the awards won by the Iconic actress, the biography of Genevieve won’t be completed. Below is the list of her awards.
The Best Actress In Leading Role For 30 days/Keep My will by the African Movie Award
Best Movie West Africa for Road to Yesterday by the Africa Magic Viewers Choice in 2006.
Guinness Ultimate Survivor Best Actress Tv Series by Nigeria Entertainment Awards in 2010
Best Actress in Supporting Role for Half of a Yellow Sun Nigeria Entertainment Awards in 2014
Best Actress-Africa Collaboration for Silent Scandals by Ghana Movie Awards
Best Actress Leading Role for Weekend Getaway by Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards in 2013
Best Actress in The Mirror Boy by Zulu African Film Academy Awards in 2011
Breakthrough Performance (Actress) in Mirror Boy by Monaco Charity Film Festival Awards in 2011
Best Actress in Herself by City People Entertainment Awards in 2001
Best Kiss with Majid Michel in Bursting Out by Best of Nollywood Awards in 2011
National Meritorious award of Member of the Federal Republic (MFR) by President Goodluck Jonathan
It’s not surprising to know that Genevieve’s net worth is high and she is one of the best paid female actresses. Being an entrepreneur who focuses on real estate and invests wisely. She has a clothing line, St. Genevieve where she sells many fashionable clothes and products.
She has many houses worth a million nairas. Starting from the one in Ghana which she lives in shortly worth $4 million to the family house in Lekki to another in Abuja worth N30 million and to the one she lives in Ikoyi.
Apart from different investments and endorsements, she has different cars including Range Rover, Mercedes Benz and so many more.
Taking into consideration all this, Genevieve’s net worth is estimated to be $10 million.
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