The Legendary actress and model who is considered to be the Queen of Nollywood was born in Mbaise, Imo state, Nigeria on May 3, 1979.

The Legendary actress and model who is considered to be the Queen of Nollywood was born in Mbaise, Imo state, Nigeria on May 3, 1979.

The Legendary actress and model who is considered to be the Queen of Nollywood was born in Mbaise, Imo state, Nigeria on May 3, 1979. Beautiful Genevieve Nnaji and proud mother of one, started her acting career as a child in the then popular television soap opera Ripples, in 1998 she featured in the movie Most Wanted and has since then starred in over 100 Nollywood movies.

She is presently being celebrated on Instagram by her colleagues in the movie industry.

However, to celebrate her birthday we bring you 7 things you should know about the beautiful actress;

Genevieve Nnaji started acting at the age of 8.

She is the fourth of eight children in her family.

She has a bachelor’s degree in “Creative Arts” from the University of Lagos.

She was the first to win “City Peoples Award” for Best Actress in 2001.and also the first to win the “Africa Movie Academy Award” for Best Actress in a leading role in 2005.

She is considered to be one of the best-paid actresses in Nollywood.

In 2009, she was referred to as the Julia Roberts of Africa by Oprah Winfrey.

In 2015, she produced her first movie called Road to Yesterday which won Best Movie Overall-West Africa at the 2016 “Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards”.

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