Rita Dominic (the full name is Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic Waturuocha) is a Nigerian actress. She is a winner in the category of Best Actress in a Leading Role (African Movie Academy Award, 2012).
Rita Dominic belongs to the Royal Waturuocha family of Aboh Mbaise region. The youngest child, she grew up in the family of health workers. Her mother worked as a nurse and father was a doctor. Rita studied at the elite Federal Government College in Nigeria prior to entering the University of Port Harcourt. In 1999 she finished the education with a BA-degree in Theater Arts.
From childhood Rita Dominic knew, what she wanted to dedicate life to. Before becoming a famous actress Rita played in the performances at school. Also Dominic gained experience during children's television shows in Imo state. In 1998 Rita made her debut in the film “A time to kill”. Dominic considered to be the most outstanding actress (the City People Awards, 2004). Rita tried her hand in more than 100 Nollywood films.