Remembering Ada Ameh: One of Nollywood’s Lost but Not Forgotten Comic Veterans, Forever in Our Hearts

Remembering Ada Ameh: Nollywood, Nigeria’s thriving film industry, has given birth to a slew of talented actors and actresses who have left an indelible imprint on the hearts of audiences worldwide.

Ada Ameh

Ada Ameh, a remarkable comic veteran whose comedic prowess and versatile acting won her fans across generations, was one of these shining stars. Even though she is no longer with us, her impact on the Nigerian entertainment scene will never be forgotten.

Ada Ameh’s Life

1. A Humble Beginning: Ada Ameh’s career in Nollywood started in the mid-1990s, and received her first movie role in 1996, where she played the character Anita in the movie Domitila, which became quite successful. The movie was produced and directed by Zeb Ejiro. She quickly made a name for herself as a major player in the comedy field. Her innate sense of humour and perfect timing had audiences in stitches from the moment she first appeared on screen, making her a beloved favourite in the business.

2. Remarkable Performances and Unending Laughter: Ada Ameh was renowned for her talent to bring characters to life through her contagious humour and charm. Young and old fans alike fell in love with her thanks to her comedic roles in well-known Nollywood films and TV shows. She had an unmatched ability to brighten the screen with her contagious laughter, whether she was playing the odd aunt, the sassy neighbour, or the hilarious sidekick.

3. Comedy Iconic Moments: Throughout her career, Ada Ameh gave us a tonne of hilarious moments that will live on in our memories forever. She stood out in the industry because of her aptitude for assuming any role and bringing her special brand of humour to it. She won over audiences with her outstanding performances in both slapstick and subdued comedy, which cemented her status as a true comic veteran.

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4. Touching Hearts Beyond the Screen: Ada Ameh’s warmth, humility, and genuine kindness touched many people’s hearts in addition to her comedic abilities. She is remembered as a generous mentor who never hesitated to offer assistance to aspiring actors by her coworkers in the business. She became a beloved character on and off the screen thanks to her sincerity and down-to-earth demeanour.

5. A Legacy to Cherish: Despite no longer gracing our screens, Ada Ameh’s legacy endures thanks to the countless unforgettable characters she played. She made an unparalleled contribution to the development and recognition of the comedy subgenre in Nollywood. Aspiring actors can draw inspiration from her legacy, which serves as a reminder of the importance of talent, perseverance, and passion in pursuing a successful acting career.

Ada Ameh’s Death

Ada Ameh died on July 17, 2022, two years after the death of her only daughter Ladi.

We buried the movie star in her hometown Ogobia in Otukpo, Benue State in August 2022.

Her colleagues, friends, family and relatives could not hold back tears as her body laid in a white casket.

Ada’s best friend Empress wept uncontrollably as the casket was lowered to the ground while others tried consoling her.

Remembering Ada Ameh

Actress Empress Njamah has marked the one-year remembrance of her late friend and colleague Ada Ameh.

On Monday night, Empress shared a video of Ada getting a makeover while they sang and danced to Kizz Daniel’s “Buga” in an Instagram post reflecting on their final moment.

The 42-year-old admitted that if she had known that it would be their final moment together, she would have stayed back.

Empress talked about their wonderful time spent together while they were eating, laughing, and crying.

On Monday, the cast and crew of the TV show The Johnson remembered the late actress Ada Ameh for a year.

Ada’s on-screen husband Charles Inojie posted a preview of the upcoming episode of the sitcom on Instagram, and it shows the cast paying tribute to her in a solemn and reflective manner.

Her passing, according to Charles, had a profound effect on the group.

According to him, the past year hasn’t been the same without her. He added that the loss remains a heavy burden, and they were yet to recover from the void she left.

Captioning the video, Charles wrote, “Forever in our hearts….. Continue to rest in peace EMUAKPOR. Love from all of us all.”

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In conclusion, Ada Ameh’s passing from this world left a void in the hearts of her admirers and coworkers, but her legacy as one of Nollywood’s lost but not forgotten comic veterans will continue to shine brightly. For many generations to come, people will cherish her extraordinary talent and timeless laughter. Let’s celebrate the happiness she brought into our lives and the giggles that filled the theatres whenever she appeared as we remember her. Ada Ameh, you will always be remembered in the annals of the history of Nollywood. Rest on, dear legend.


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