Genevieve Nnaji, Funke Akindele & 8 most loved actresses in Nollywood

Nollywood, Nigeria’s film industry, is home to many talented actresses who have won the hearts of fans both in Africa and around the world. Among these beloved stars are Genevieve Nnaji and Funke Akindele, two of the most prominent names in Nollywood.

Genevieve Nnaji is known for her versatile acting skills and has become an icon in the industry. Funke Akindele, famous for her comedic roles, has also gained a huge following. Besides these two, there are many other actresses who are adored for their performances and contributions to Nigerian cinema.

Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji is arguably the most loved actress in Nollywood. Her charisma and perfect role interpretation has earned her the top spot.

Currently, Genevieve is greatly missed on our TV screens as she has been on a low-key lifestyle. In 2022, it was alleged that Genevieve was admitted to the hospital following a mental breakdown. She has been off and on social media ever since.

She was last spotted this month in the company of her friends on her 45th birthday.

Funke Akindele 

Genevieve Nnaji, Funke Akindele & 8 most loved actresses in Nollywood

Funke Akindele has grown over the years from being just an actress to a well celebrated movie producer and director.

From her humble beginnings of ‘I Need to Know’ to producing ‘A Tribe Called Judah’, the highest grossing movie in the history of Nollywood. She has earned the heart of many around the world.

Rita Dominic 

Rita Dominic has that charming look and beautiful smile that makes her fans leap for joy. She rocked the movie scene in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde simply personality earned her a top spot in the hearts of her fans. After tying the knot at the age of 18, she became the talk of the town as many wondered why she got married at such a young age.

Well, Omotola proved to her fans that marital life is a plus to her career.

Bimbo Ademoye

Bimbo Ademoye amazed and reflective on her journey after earning 3 AMVCA nominations

Bimbo Ademoye came into the movie industry in 2014 and has successfully won the hearts of many.

Aside from interpreting her roles perfectly well, her the comedy series, “Iya Barakat Teropi Secxxion” where Bimbo plays the main character, Iya Barakat, a therapist who has funny sessions with different characters earned her more love from her fans.

Shola Shobowale

Veteran, Shola Shobowale is one who will forever receive love from her fans even when she bows out of acting.

She rose to fame after she play the lead role in the premiere of Nigeria’s popular television drama series Super Story: ‘Oh Father, Oh Daughter’ in 2001.

Shola who also doubles as a screenwriter, film director and film producer took a break from the industry to focus on family in the UK. She returned to our screen in 2018 as the lewd actor in King of Boys where she played the role of Eniola Salami, a ruthless, ambitious, Street smart businesswoman, philanthropist and politician whose criminal life revolves in circles.

Her energy and charisma makes fans to yarn more for her.

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Nse Ikpe Etim

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Nse Ikpe-Etim

Nse Ikpe Etim can be tagged as the silencer who has the heart of many around the world than she can imagine.

Her roles interpretations are super spontaneous.

Regina Daniels

Regina Daniels who used to be a child actor has grown to be one of the most sought after. Despite being married to a billionaire politician, she didn’t put her career on hold.

Kate Henshaw

Veteran, Kate Henshaw is one to reckon with in the movie Industry. Netizens love Kate and that have never failed to show it.

She is sometimes referred to as auntie Kate of a vampire because she is truly aging backwards.

Iyabo Ojo 

Iyabo Ojo fondly called Queen Mother have massive fans who have continually shown how much she is loved despite being involved in celebrity drama on social media.

The mother of two melted heart when she unveiled talent manager and music promoter, Paul Okoye better known as PaulO as her lover.

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