Genevieve Nnaji Biography, Age, Family, Height, Marriage, Net Worth, Wiki, Education, Career, Movies, Awards, Nominations, Activist, Philanthropist, Modelling

Genevieve Nnaji Biography

Genevieve Nnaji is a veteran legendary Nollywood actress, producer, director, a model, singer, serial entrepreneur, and a TV personality. She gained popularity in the Nollywood Industry she remains one of the famous actresses due to her outstanding performance in movies she has featured in. She is endowed by both beauty and brains. She is a very creative, gifted and talented artist that knows how to interpret acting roles and act perfectly.  She acted many romantic movies alongside her onscreen lover Ramsey Noah, movies that attracted many fans into the Nigerian movies industry. Her charming beauty, creativity, skills and determination make her a favourite female actress in both Nigeria and the world. She is a very rich, successful and accomplished actress in Nigeria.

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Genevieve Nnaji Age and Birthday

Genevieve Nnaji was born on 3rd May 1979 in Mbaise township of Imo state in Nigeria.  Currently, Nnaji is 41 years of age. She honours her birthday with remarkable celebrations

Genevieve Nnaji Family

Genevieve Nnaji grew up in the capital city, Lagos. Genevieve is fourth among the family of eight children. She was lucky to have come from a working-class with her father as an Engineer and a primary teacher mother.

Genevieve Nnaji personal life

Genevieve Nnaji got her first child at a tender age of 17 years while still schooling. Nnaji has one beautiful daughter, Theodora Chimebuka Nnaji, whom she loves and cherish much.  Her life and acting ambitions almost crushed when she discovered she was pregnant, but her parents supported her, and she pulled through. The Nollywood onscreen goddess has an attitude against men, and it is not yet married. She is, however, very happy and contented with her daughter, who resembles her. 

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Genevieve Nnaji Marriage

There are rumours that the veteran actress will get married soon on Pinterest although she has not clarified or said anything on the claims. Currently, Genevieve is not yet married, and her attitude towards men may make her not to marry in the near future unless she changes her mindset.

Genevieve Nnaji height and weight

Genevieve Nnaji is a very beautiful woman, the real definition of black beauty. She is 1.76m high, and weigh 51 Kg. Genevieve’s body measurements are 32-27-14 inches. Her Bra size is 32B, body waist of 24 inches and hip size of 31 inches. She puts on dress size 7 (US). Nnaji’s beauty is complemented by the light-dark smooth skin, shiny black eyes and black hair.

Genevieve Nnaji Education

Genevieve was enrolled at Methodist Girls College before joining the University of Lagos to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Theater Arts.  While at secondary school, Genevieve was actively involved in Dramas, stage theatres and drama club activities that helped her shape her acting skills at a tender age.

Genevieve Nnaji Career life

Genevieve commenced her acting career as a child when she first featured in a TV soap opera, “Ripples” as a child actress. Nnaji was only eight years when she got a role in the soap.  In 1998, she was enrolled in the fast-growing Nollywood industry when she was given a minor role in the movie “Most Wanted”. Since then, Nnaji has featured in more than 2000 movies. Some of the movies that made her more famous include Mark of the Beast, Blood Sister, Ijele, Lions Heart, the first African movie to hit Netflix market among others.

Nnaji has featured in many romantic movies with Ramsey Noah until it was believed Ramsey was after her heart. Genevieve Nnaji is a brave and talented actress that understand role interpretation, and as an actress, she could fit in any role and seamlessly deliver as directed by movie producer or director.  The veteran actress has acted many movies with many other legends in the Nollywood network including Pete Edochie, Patience Ozokwor, Fabian Adibe, her onscreen lover Ramsey Noah, Zack Orji among others.  

Genevieve is also a movie director and producer.  In 2015, she produced her first movie “Road to Yesterday,” a movie that won her an award as best movie overall in West Africa. In 2018, Nnaji directed the movie “Lions Heart” that was only African movie purchased and streamed on Netflix.

Genevieve Nnaji Movies

In the course of her acting career, Genevieve Nnaji has featured in the following movies playing different roles.

  • Lions Heart
  • The Truth of Olisa
  • Half of Yellow Sun
  • Weekend Gateway
  • Secret Lies
  • Felicima
  • Mirror Boy
  • Doctor Bellow
  • Tango with Me
  • Love My Way
  • Silent Scandals
  • My Idol
  • Broken Tears
  • River Of Tears
  • Beautiful Soul
  • Letter to a Stranger
  • Promise Me For Ever
  • Treasures
  • Games Women Play
  • Rip-Off
  • Unbreakable
  • Stand By Me
  • Darkest Night
  • 30 Days
  • Last Weekend
  • Late Marriage
  • Love
  • My Only Love
  • Not Man Enough
  • Passion and Pain
  • Private Sin
  • Bamber to Bamber
  • Critical Decision
  • Women Affair
  • Super Love
  • The Chosen One
  • Women Affair
  • Above Death
  • Blood Sister
  • Break Ups
  • By His Grace
  • Church Business
  • Deadly Mistake
  • Emergency wedding
  • Emotional Tears
  • For Better for Worse
  • Honey
  • Jealous Lovers
  • Most Wanted
  • Camouflage
  • Love Boat
  • Fire Dancer
  • Valentino
  • Sharon Stone
  • Battle Line
  • Ripples
  • Road to Yesterday

Genevieve Nnaji Awards and honour

Genevieve Nnaji has outstanding performance due to her creativity and dedication in acting. She has been nominated for many awards of which she managed to bag so many of them. some of the awards she managed to bag include:

  • Best kiss with Majid Michael in 2011 at Best of Nollywood Awards
  • Best Actress 2001 at City Peoples Entertainment Awards
  • Best Actress Africa Collaboration award in 2010 Ghana Movie Awards
  • Best Actress in Supporting Role 2014 in Nigeria Entertainment Awards
  • Best Actress in 2011 at Zulu African Film Academy Awards
  • Best Actress leading role in 2013, at Nollywood and African Film Critics’ Awards
  • Best Actress Africa Collaboration in 2012 at Ghana Movies Awards
  • Best Actress Supporting Role in 2014 and Best actress Tv Series in 2010 both at Nigerian Entertainment Awards
  • Best movie West Africa 2016 in 2013 at Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards
  • Best Actress in a Leading role in 2005 at African Movies Academy Award
  • Best Dressed Woman in 2011 at African Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards.
  • Genevieve received a national honour of the Member of the Order of the Federal Republic by the former president Goodluck Jonathan for outstanding contributions in national economic growth through entertainment.

Genevieve Nnaji Nominations

  • Genevieve Nnaji was nominated for the following awards although she did not bag them. She was honoured for the immense contributions in the Nollywood industry through outstanding performance and acting.
  • Outstanding Foreign Film/ World Cinema Motion Picture in 2019 the 19th Black reel Awards (FAAAF).
  • Grolsch People’s Choice awards in 2018 Toronto International Film Festival Awards
  • Best Actress in Leading Role in 2008 and 2011 Africa Movies Academy Awards respectively.
  • Best Actress Drama/TV Series in 2013 and 2016 Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards
  • Best Actress in 2009, Best Actress Film/Short Story in 2010, Best Actress in Leading Role in 2013 at Nigeria Entertainment Awards
  • Best Picture and Lead Actress in Film in 2016 at Nigeria Entertainment Awards
  • Best Actress Leading Role in 2012 at Nollywood Movie Awards
  • Best Actress- Viewer’s Choice in 2012 at Nollywood and African Film Critics’ Awards
  • Best Actress in Leading Roles in 2010 and 2011 at Best Nollywood Awards.

Genevieve Nnaji Modelling

Genevieve Nnaji charming beauty and gorgeous outfit won her several mouthwatering deals with international commercial conglomerates. She appeared in several commercial adverts Pronto drinks and Omo detergents. In 2004, she was declared the “Face of Lux” in her beloved country, Nigeria, a sponsorship that was more profitable and lucrative for her. In 2010, she also appointed as an official “Face of MUD,” a deal that earned her lots of proceeds. All these achievements were attained from the determination, respect and focus she had, although her charming beauty was inevitable. The major achievement was nurturing her beloved daughter into adulthood, bearing in mind, she was a minor when she delivered her and a single mother too.

Genevieve Nnaji Net worth

Genevieve Nnaji is considered the most influential and rich Nigerian Actress. She is estimated to have a net worth of $7 million. She lives a luxurious lifestyle owning expensive cars like Mercedes Benz and range rovers and several Mansions in both Nigeria and Ghana.

Genevieve Nnaji Wiki

  • Full Name: Genevieve Nnaji
  • Famous as: Genevieve Nnaji
  • Nickname: Genny
  • Age: 41 years
  • Date of Birth: 3rd May 1979
  • Place of Birth: Mbaise township of Imo state in Nigeria
  • Gender: Female
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Citizenship: Nigerian
  • Race: Black
  • Religion: Unpacified
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  • Height: 1.76m
  • Weight: 51 Kg.
  • Skin Color: Light Black
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Spouse: Unavailable
  • Children: one daughter, Theodora Chimebuka Nnaji
  • Boyfriend: None
  • Education: University of Lagos
  • Profession: Theater Arts
  • Occupation: Nollywood acting, production, directing, modelling, singing, entrepreneurship
  • Salary: under Review
  • Net Worth: $7 million

Genevieve Nnaji Philanthropy

Genevieve is a very generous person who loves helping the needy in society. In the year 2008, Nnaji launched her cloth line that produces and sales clothing to raise funds for the less privileged one. She takes all profit from the initiative to charity, making her a philanthropist and humanitarian legend.

Genevieve Nnaji Activist

Genevieve Nnaji is a strong woman that has been seen advocating for girl’s education and opposing early marriages for the girl child. She publicly fights against women abuse and equal gender balance in places of work. She is a very strong fighter for social justice and gender equality in Nigeria. She believes that the best woman is one that knows what she wants, makes her own decisions and do things in a manner she feels well for her.   

Frequently asked questions about Genevieve Nnaji

Who is Genevieve Nnaji?

Genevieve Nnaji is a veteran legendary Nollywood actress, producer, director, a model, singer, serial entrepreneur, and a TV personality.

How old is Genevieve Nnaji?

Genevieve Nnaji was born on 3rd May 1979 in Mbaise township of Imo state in Nigeria.  Currently, Nnaji is 41 years of age.

How tall is Genevieve Nnaji?

Genevieve Nnaji is 1.76m high, and weigh 51 Kg.

How much does Genevieve Nnaji earn?

Genevieve Nnaji is one of the highly paid Nollywood Actresses in Nigeria. Her salary is still under review, and it will be updated once it is available.

How much is Genevieve Nnaji worth?

Genevieve Nnaji is rated to be $7 million makings her one of the richest Nollywood actresses in Nigeria.

Is Genevieve Nnaji dead or alive?

Genevieve Nnaji is still alive and in good health condition as of 2020. There is no information linking her death or life being in danger.

Where does Genevieve Nnaji live?

Genevieve Nnaji lives a luxurious lifestyle owning expensive cars like Mercedes Benz and range rovers and several Mansions in both Nigeria and Ghana. Her exact house address is, however unknown. Keep tab, and we shall update the details once we lay our hands on it.

Where is Genevieve Nnaji?

Genevieve Nnaji is still active in movie acting and theatre performances. She is currently acting, producing and directing Nigerian Movies, modelling, singing, besides investing in her business.

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