The Nigeria Movie Industry, is one of the thriving sector of the Entertainment industry. However, with the influx of new movie artistes and the problem of piracy which is prevalent in this make-believe industry, a lot of movie stars have diversifies into other areas of business to complement their acting careers. NONYEM ANYAKWO in this report unveils the stars who are into other businesses.
Popularly known as Mama G Patience Ozokwor is a multi-talented actress who has carved a niche for herself in the movie industry. She launched into the music scene with her debut album titled “Make We Jolly”. Apart from acting and music, Mama G also owns the hottest fast food joint called “Wendy” at Ngwo in Enugu State.
Star actress Genevieve is one of the highly celebrated actresses. The talented and pretty screen diva was selected Africa’s Most Famous Actress at the recent Oprah Winfrey Show tagged, “Most famous people in the world”. She is also musician and owns a fashion label called St. Genevieve. The dark complexioned mother of one is a renowned model who has done so many jobs, including Face of Lux. She has indeed carved a niche for herself.
Omoni, no doubt, is a super star who has done so well for herself before relocating to London to raise her family. Presently, this chocolate skinned actress is back full time and has been hitting it big with lead roles. Apart from her acting career, she is also a compere.
This Edema, Cross River State born actress is unarguably one of the highly controversial actresses in Nollywood. She made a big statement in the industry in the movie, Outcast many years back and since then, her career has been on the rise. Despite her achievements in the industry, she also owns a fashion house which she combines with her acting career.
Apart from being a renowned actress, Kate, the beautiful mother of one is also a model and a TV presenter. This Cross River State born multi-talented star who has fetured in so many movies, is now the Face of Onga seasoning.
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Award winning actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, popularly known as Omo Sexy is also a PR Consultant and a musician. This mother of four who is endowed with a good height and figure, is another actress who has made a great impact in the movie industry.
Popular Yoruba actress, Eniola Badmus was shot to limelight by her role in the blockbuster movie, Jenifa. She made her entry into the movie industry 11 years ago with the movie, “Brutal Times” and ever since, she has featured in several English and Yoruba Movies. Asides acting, she is also a compere and presenter with Excite TV.
UK as she is fondly called by friends and colleagues, started off
as a model when she was still an English Language undergraduate at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. A divorcee and mother of one, the light-complexioned pretty movie star has featured in so many movies. Apart from being a Nollywood star, this tall and bulky actress also owns an outfit that deals in the supply of frozen foods.
Beautiful, charming and unassuming actress, Chika Ike has had a steady rising career in Nollywood. The pretty actress is one of the hot Nollywood faces, as she has featured in lots of block buster movies. Asides acting, the Human Kinetics undergraduate of University of Lagos also owns a restaurant.
She is one actress who has eared her place in the Movie Industry through hardwork. This pretty screen diva whose marriage to Dejo Richards just broke up, came to limelight in 1996, when she featured in the flick. Pregnant Virgin, as an undergraduate of the University of Port Harcourt. She is presently one of the Nollywood Glo Ambassadors. She also owns a restaurant.
She is of the long serving actresses in the Nigerian movie industry. She came to limelight with her first movie, Nneka The pretty Serpent. Apart from acting, Ndidi is a model and a business woman. She deals in the importation of Solar chargers.
This beautiful actress who sings with the masked musician, Lagbaja is not just and actress and singer, she is also a super model who has carved a niche for herself in her chosen career
Despite her immense contribution to the growth of the industry and her numerous achievements, this charming and elegant actress, Bukky Wright recently launched her fashion label “Wright Affairs”. She also owns a boutique in Lagos. This light skinned and versatile actress is a mother of two.
Pretty actress and a mother of two, Stella Damasus is household name in the industry. Apart from acting, the talented actress who recently got married 4 years after the death of her first husband, is also a musician and a Master of Ceremony.
She is an acclaimed actress, TV and radio presenter, show compere and entrepreneur all rolled into one. The talented artiste is indeed doing well as an on air personality, despite her acting career which is now spanning over s decade.
For the busty and talented actress, Bimbo Akintola, she is another good compere at events. The talented actress who has been in the movie industry for quite a long time, has featured in so many block buster movies, one of which is Circle of Three produced by her.