Genevieve Nnaji Biography, Age, Wiki, Career, Family, Net Worth, Instagram & Twitter

After her film “Lionheart” was bought by Netflix, Genevieve Nnaji found herself on the list of Nigerian billionaires.

Today we would talk about the biography of Genevieve Nnaji, date of birth, early childhood, education, movies, net worth, social media, and everything you would like to know.

Genevieve Nnaji Profile

Full Name: Genevieve Nnaji

Date of birth: May 3, 197

Age: 41 years

Nationality: Nigeria

State of Origin: Imo State

Occupation: Actress, director, entrepreneur, model, producer, screenwriter

Net worth: $7 million


Nollywood billionaire actress Genevieve Nnaji was born on May 3, 1979. She was born in Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria, to an engineer father, and her mom was a teacher.

She grew up in Lagos State and attended Methodist Girls College, Yaba. She later went to the University of Lagos to study Creative Arts.


While still at the University of Lagos, she started attending auditions in Nollywood and eventually became an actress.

Before that, she had already started her career as a child actress in the popular television soap, “Ripples,” when she was only eight years old.

Genevieve’s first appearance in a Nigerian film dates back to 1998 when she was 19 years old and appeared in “Most Wanted”. She then appeared in other films such as “The Last Party”, “Ijele,” and “Mark of the Beast”. She has since starred in over 80 Nollywood films.

In 2004, Genevieve signed a recording contract with the Ghanaian label EKB Records and released her first album “One Logologo Line”. It’s a mix of hip-hop, R&B, and urban music.

In 2005, she won the African Movie Academy Award (AMAA) for best actress in a leading role, becoming the first actress to win the award.

She became the first actress to receive the Best Actress award at the City Awards in 2001.

Oprah Winfrey described her as Julia Roberts of Africa in 2009.
In 2011, Nigeria honored her as a member of the Order of the Federal Republic.

In November 2015, Genevieve produced her first film, “The Road to Yesterday”, and won the prize for best film, West African in general, in 2016 at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.

In January 2018, it was announced that Genevieve would replace Funke Akindele as a member of Dora Milaja in Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War. However, this was later discredited as an Internet fix, and the actress did not appear in the film.

In addition to acting, the model has also appeared in several advertisements, including Omo Detergent and Pronto Potion.
In 2004, she became the “Face of Luxury” in Nigeria and made a lot of money.

She also launched her “St. Genevieve” clothing line and donated her income to charity. In May 2010, she was declared “Official Face of MUD” in Nigeria.


Genevieve has appeared in over 80 Nollywood movies. Some of her movies include;
• Ripples
• Most Wanted
• Camouflage
• Love Boat
• Death Warrant
• Valentino
• Fire Dancer
• Sharon Stone
• Runs!
• Power of Love
• Formidable Force
• Battle Line
• Above Death: In God We Trust
• Blood Sister
• Break Up
• Butterfly
• By His Grace
• Church Business
• Deadly Mistake
• Emergency Wedding
• Emotional Tears
• For Better for Worse
• Honey
• Jealous Lovers
• Keeping Faith: Is That Love?
• Last Weekend
• Late Marriage
• Love
• My only Love
• Not Man Enough
• Passion & Pain
• Passions
• Player: Mr. Lover Man
• Private Sin
• Sharon Stone in Abuja
• Super Love
• The Chosen One
• Women Affair
• Bumper to Bumper
• Critical Decision
• Dangerous Sister
• Goodbye New York
• He Lives in Me
• Into Temptation
• My First Love
• Never Die for Love
• Promise Me Forever
• Stand by Me
• Treasure
• Unbreakable
• We Are One
• Darkest Night
• Games Women Play
• Rip-Off
• Girls Cot
• 30 Days
• Keep my will
• Warrior’s Heart
• Unfinished business
• Letters to a Stranger
• Winds of glory
• Beautiful Soul
• Broken Tears
• Critical Condition
• River of Tears
• My Idol
• Love my way
• Silent Scandals
• Ijé: The Journey
• Tango with me
• Weekend Getaway
• Half of a Yellow Sun
• Bursting Out
• Sacred Lies
• The Truth with Olisa
• Road to Yesterday
• Lionheart

Awards and Nominations

As a result of her talent and hard work, Genevieve Nnaji has won several awards. Some of them include;
• Lionheart Grolsch People’s Choice Award in 2018
• Best Actress In Leading Role in 2005
• Best Actress In Leading Role 30 Days/Keep My Will in 2008
• Best Actress In Leading Role Tango With Me in 2011
• The Mirror Boy Best Actress Drama/Tv Series in 2013
• The Mirror Boy Best Actress Road to Yesterday in 2016
• Herself Best Actress in 2001
• The Mirror Boy Breakthrough Performance (Actress) in 2011
• Weekend Getaway Best Actress Leading Role in 2013 and many others

Genevieve Nnaji Net worth

Genevieve is one of the highest-paid actresses in Nollywood. As of 2020, Genevieve Nnaji’s net worth is estimated to be $7 million.



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