Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji, MFR (born May 3, 1979) is a Nigerian actress. In 2005 she won the African Movie Academy Award forBest Actress in a Leading Role. CNN states that she is referred to as the "Julia Roberts of Africa".

Early life

Nnaji was born in Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria and grew up in Lagos, Nigeria. The fourth of eight children she was brought up in a middle class environment. Her father worked as an engineer and her mother as a teacher. She attended the Methodist Girls College Yaba before heading onto the University of Lagos. While at the university Genevieve began auditioning for acting jobs amongst the many Nollywood projects.

Career

Nnaji started her acting career as a child actress in the then popular television soap opera Ripples at the age of 8. In 1998 at the age of 19 she was introduced into the growing Nigerian film industry with the movie “Most Wanted”. Her subsequent movies include Last Party, Mark of the Beast and Ijele. In 2010 she starred in the award winning film Ijé: The Journey. Nnaji has starred in over 80 Nollywood movies. Genevieve Nnaji is considered to be one of the best paid actresses in Nollywood. In 2004 she signed a recording contract with EKB Records, a Ghanaian record label, and released her debut album One Logologo Line, a mix of R&B, Hip-Hop and Urban music.

Modelling

Nnaji has featured in several commercials some of which include Pronto beverage and Omo detergent. In 2004 she became the "Face of Lux" in Nigeria in a highly lucra­tive spon­sor­ship deal.2008 saw Nnaji launching a clothing line, "St. Genevieve", which donates its proceeds to charity. In May 2010 Nnaji was appointed to be the official "Face of MUD" in Nigeria.

Awards and nominations

Nnaji has received several awards and nominations for her work, including the Best Actress of the year award at the 2001 City People Awards and the Best Actress in a Leading Role award at the 2005 African Movie Academy Awards.

Genevieve Nnaji sparks secret marriage rumours, shows off foreign man on social media

Genevieve Nnaji sparks secret marriage rumours, shows off foreign man on social media

Genevieve Nnaji sparks secret marriage rumours, shows off foreign man on social media
You will completely fall for beautiful Genevieve in this bewitching photo

You will completely fall for beautiful Genevieve in this bewitching photo

Nollywoood actress, Genevieve was seen on new movie production set and looked fabulous. Here is the beautiful actress as she makes her way to shoot a movie.

You will completely fall for beautiful Genevieve in this bewitching photo
Nollywood star Genevieve shows she is the true African queen in new photo

Nollywood star Genevieve shows she is the true African queen in new photo

Nollywood star Genevieve shows off her natural beauty in latest photo. Here is the picture that shows she is truly an African queen with no competition.

Nollywood star Genevieve shows she is the true African queen in new photo
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TOP 10 most beautiful girls in Nigeria in 2017

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TOP 10 most beautiful girls in Nigeria in 2017
Genevieve Nnaji's Instagram photos - Top 20

Genevieve Nnaji's Instagram photos - Top 20

Look at the top 20 ☛ Genevieve Nnaji Instagram photos! ☛ Genevieve Nnaji Instagram profile has more than 2.7 million followers! Why is Genevieve so popular?

Genevieve Nnaji's Instagram photos - Top 20
Genevieve Nnaji secretly married? Marriage rumour trails actress (photo)

Genevieve Nnaji secretly married? Marriage rumour trails actress (photo)

Genevieve Nnaji is allegedly married. This is after her 2016 wedding was allegedly called off over the secrecy she wanted. She goes around with engagement ring.

Genevieve Nnaji secretly married? Marriage rumour trails actress (photo)
4 Nigerians you'd be surprised to find out Genevieve dated (photos)

4 Nigerians you'd be surprised to find out Genevieve dated (photos)

Genevieve Nnaji is a beauty to behold with her very attractive appearance. Many men including male celebrities marvel at her beauty and some admitted this.

4 Nigerians you'd be surprised to find out Genevieve dated (photos)
Style battle- Tiwa Savage vs Genevieve Nnaji (photos)

Style battle- Tiwa Savage vs Genevieve Nnaji (photos)

Ceelbrities always fall into the trap of rocking the same designs at time. Here is style battle between Genevieve and Tiwa Savage, who looked better?

Style battle- Tiwa Savage vs Genevieve Nnaji (photos)
Genevieve Nnaji shows off ‘the world’s most handsome man’ on Instagram (photo)

Genevieve Nnaji shows off ‘the world’s most handsome man’ on Instagram (photo)

Star actress Genevieve Nnaji is not really a prolific social media user. On Instagram for example, her last post was 2 weeks ago. Bur her recent post is so cool

Genevieve Nnaji shows off ‘the world’s most handsome man’ on Instagram (photo)
Genevieve Nnaji's net worth: how rich is she?

Genevieve Nnaji's net worth: how rich is she?

Genevieve Nnaji is breathtaking, successful, and amazing Nigerian actress. How rich is she? What is Genevieve Nnaji's net worth? Read the article below.

Genevieve Nnaji's net worth: how rich is she?
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Are these pretty celebrities wearing make-up or not?

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Are these pretty celebrities wearing make-up or not?
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8 hot naija celebs that look MUAH in maxi dresses

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8 hot naija celebs that look MUAH in maxi dresses
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8 hot bridal inspiration looks celebrities wore to The Wedding Party premiere (photos)

New Nollywood film The Weddin Party had a premiere in Lagos recently that had an all white theme and the outfits can take your breath away

8 hot bridal inspiration looks celebrities wore to The Wedding Party premiere (photos)
First photos from Genevieve Nnaji's sister's wedding will brighten your day

First photos from Genevieve Nnaji's sister's wedding will brighten your day

Nollywood actress Genevieve Nnaji could not contain her excitement a she shared photos from her baby sister, Ebuka's traditional wedding.

First photos from Genevieve Nnaji's sister's wedding will brighten your day
12 male celebrities who are madly in love with Genevieve Nnaji (photos)

12 male celebrities who are madly in love with Genevieve Nnaji (photos)

Though still, single actress Genevieve Nnaji has a couple of male celebrities who are head over heels in love with her. The list is endless.

12 male celebrities who are madly in love with Genevieve Nnaji (photos)
See liver: Tekno wants to give Genevieve Nnaji his big cassava

See liver: Tekno wants to give Genevieve Nnaji his big cassava

Tekno Miles posted on his social media a picture of Genevieve and professed his love for the actress. ans come for him in comments.

See liver: Tekno wants to give Genevieve Nnaji his big cassava
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Serial husband: See the many ex-wives of Joseph Benjamin as he turns 40

Joseph Benjamin is a Nollywood actor, model, voice-over artist and TV presenter and to celebrate his 40th birthday, here are his ex-wives.

Serial husband: See the many ex-wives of Joseph Benjamin as he turns 40
Genevieve Nnaji finally ‘reveals’ the reason why she is not married

Genevieve Nnaji finally ‘reveals’ the reason why she is not married

When popular actress Genevieve Nnaji will get married has caused many a sleepless night for her many fans. She may not get married soon

Genevieve Nnaji finally ‘reveals’ the reason why she is not married
I would love to kiss Genevieve Nnaji - Nollywood actor reveals

I would love to kiss Genevieve Nnaji - Nollywood actor reveals

Fast rising Nollywood actor Samuel Ajibola, popularly known as Spiff in an interview revealed he would love to kiss Genevieve Nnaji.

I would love to kiss Genevieve Nnaji - Nollywood actor reveals
Have you seen these photos of ‘Mercy Johnson and Tiwa Savage’ everyone is talking about?

Have you seen these photos of ‘Mercy Johnson and Tiwa Savage’ everyone is talking about?

A Nigerian comedian @mummyndioha on Instagram shared photos of herself dressed as Mercy Johnson and honestly, they are just something!

Have you seen these photos of ‘Mercy Johnson and Tiwa Savage’ everyone is talking about?
Stunningly beautiful photos of Stephanie Linus and family as son turns one

Stunningly beautiful photos of Stephanie Linus and family as son turns one

Nollywood actress Stephanie Okereke-Linus is the happiest woman on earth as she celebrates her son with Genevieve Nnaji and others in style.

Stunningly beautiful photos of Stephanie Linus and family as son turns one
Reminder that Genevive Nnaji is NOT a real human

Reminder that Genevive Nnaji is NOT a real human

There is a thin line between being human and divine and Genevieve Nnaji may have crossed it. See 6 times she proofed she's not human.

Reminder that Genevive Nnaji is NOT a real human
See the ‘interesting’ photos of Genevieve Nnaji & Kunle Afolayan everyone is talking about

See the ‘interesting’ photos of Genevieve Nnaji & Kunle Afolayan everyone is talking about

Ike Ude an artist captured 64 stunning images of the most popular faces in Nollywood in a piece titled The School of Nollywood.

See the ‘interesting’ photos of Genevieve Nnaji & Kunle Afolayan everyone is talking about
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