Genevieve Nnaji Biography

Genevieve Nnaji is a Nigerian actress, producer, and director born on the 3rd of May 1979 in Mbaise town, Imo State in the southeastern part of Nigeria.

According to Wikipedia, Genevieve won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2005, making her the first actor to win the award

Genevieve Nnaji Biography

Genevieve Nnaji is a popular Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood, actress, producer and director. She has won many awards over the years and remains one of the beauties in the industry. 


Genevieve Nnaji Age

She was born on the 3rd of May 1979. This means she is 43 years old (as at 2022 when this article was published).

Is Genevieve Nnaji a graduate?

Genevieve had her secondary school education at Methodist Girls College, Yaba, Lagos. Her tertiary education was at the University of Lagos (UNILAG).

She obtained a bachelor’s degree in Creative Arts from the institution. So, YES, Genevieve is a graduate.


Genevieve Nnaji Husband

She’s currently not married except for different speculations of affairs which no one has been able to prove with concrete evidence.

Genevieve Nnaji Career

Genevieve started her acting career as a child actress when she was just 8 years old. At the time, she was featured in the soap opera “Ripples” and would later feature in different commercials such as that of OMO detergent.

Genevieve Nnaji Movies

She made her debut in Nollywood in 1998 when she acted in “Most Wanted”. She was 19 years old at the time. Some of her evergreen movies include

  • Last Party
  • Mark of the Beast
  • Blood Sisters
  • Ijele

Genevieve Nnaji Daughter’s Age

According to reports, Nnaji gave birth to her daughter when she was 17 years old. This means the child as of 2022 would be 26 years old.

Genevieve Nnaji
Genevieve Nnaji

Nnaji Daughter’s Wedding

Gorgeous like her mother, Theodora Chimebuka Nnaji, got married in 2016 to her lover, Prince Osi Chigozie Ikediwa. She should be about 20 years old at the time.

Rumour had it that they met in 2009 in Lagos (she’s predicted to be 13 years old at the time).


Genevieve Nnaji Grandson

Nnaji’s daughter already has a baby boy with her hubby, Theodora, making her a grandmother.

Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Award

She was the first actor to win the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2005.

For her contribution to the Nollywood industry, in 2011, she was honoured as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic by the Federal Government of Nigeria.


Her movie Lionheart (2018) is the first Netflix movie from Nigeria and also the first Nigerian submission for the Oscars. The Academy however disqualified it for having most of its dialogue in English.

Genevieve Nnaji Net Worth

Genevieve Nnaji is Nigeria’s richest actress. As of 2023, her net worth was estimated at 10 million U.S. dollars, equivalent to around 11 billion Nigerian naira.



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