Actress and fitness enthusiast Kate Henshaw belongs to an elite group of actresses who have contributed significantly to Nollywood’s enduring reputation for creative excellence.
Born July 19, 1971, and raised in Calabar Cross River, Nigeria, she is the oldest of four children. She received her elementary and secondary education in Lagos and Calabar. She moved to the University of Calabar, where she spent a year reading remedial studies. She then joined the Faculty of Sciences of LUTH Medical Laboratory (University Hospital of Lagos) in Lagos to study medical microbiology. She had to work at the Bauchi State General Hospital.
She started her career in the entertainment industry in 1993 when she became famous for his lead role in When the sun goes down. Her talent earned a character, making her first appearance in a top Nollywood film. Although her success was not immediate, it was from there that she created the actress that she became, and later became a superstar. She has starred in numerous films up to 45, including “Arema The Principal” and “Above The Death.” Increased exposure, acceptance and recognition have allowed Kate to see tremendous career growth. As a result, she won notable awards, including the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for “Worse than Pain” in 2008. In addition to the Film Award, the star achieved significant success as a reality show, the judge. The judge is Nigeria’s Got Talent, and “Onga is the Face.” It doesn’t seem like she will take a break from her game as soon as she continues to excel.
Kate Henshaw has had one of the longest celebrity weddings in Nigeria. She was married to Roderick James Nuttal. The couple has been together for 12 years, but the union broke up in 2011. The actress has a daughter Gabrielle Nuttall with her ex-husband. Roderick Nuttal is the managing director of Ledrop Nigeria Ltd in which the company is the agency for champagne Jack Daniels and Piper Heidsieck. He moved on with his life after his divorce and remarried.
When she broke up with her British husband, Kate was in no hurry to share what was wrong. Some reports claim that this was due to various cases of Roderick’s infidelity. According to speculation, Rod was having an affair with his secretary Angela Gordon. Kate, who already suspected her ex-husband of unexpectedly cheating on her, came to her office after she told him earlier that she was going to Lekki and caught them in redhead.
Other reports have claimed, however, that the divorce was the result of several cases of infidelity against Kate. Rod accused Kate of having an affair with famous people in the entertainment and political circles.
Rivers governor Rotimi Amaechi, former Cross River governor Donald Duke and comedian Bright Okpocha, popularly known as Basketmouth (one of the funniest Nigerian comedians), among others, are among the men who are distinguished in the case with the superb actress.
It has also been reported that Ayo Sonaiya, CEO of R70 Media in the United States, owner of a record label and an artist promotion team, was dating the popular actress.
No one is sure what could lead to their divorce, but the former lovers have cited irreconcilable differences.
Kate, who shows a calm attitude towards her divorce, tries not to speak ill of her previous relationship. According to her, there were great moments, to which she remains grateful. She believes that everything has its place and its time, after all, nothing terrible happened to it in the course of things. Some people are much more hurt in their relationships. So for her, everything that happened was for the best. She accepted this situation and continued her life.
The talented actress has many goals and dreams, so there was not enough time to complain. One of the goals is to be fit and sexy, as she is one of the well-known single mothers who seems more attractive than some single women. The presence or absence of a husband does not affect the type of person he is and his ambitions. For Kate Henshaw, it was only a circumstance, not what determines who she is and who she will be.
Quick Facts about Kate Henshaw
1. Kate was more concerned about her daughter during their divorce
Knowing that the children suffered because of their parents’ quarrels, Kate cared more for her daughter during their divorce than for herself. To facilitate the child’s task, which, according to her, is one of her greatest achievements, she decided to sacrifice everything.
2. She wants her daughter to have a quiet life
Kate didn’t put her daughter in the spotlight because she doesn’t want her to have a public entity. She wants her to choose her path when she grows up.
3. She may never return to her ex-lover
For Kate, it’s better to start over than trying to fix something old. Therefore, she will probably enjoy a new relationship rather than going back to her former lover.
4. Kate Henshaw is a fitness fanatic
Because of her love for fitness, Kate spends quality time at the gym. She follows exciting fitness personalities on Instagram and has had to deal with fans who called her muscular because of her intense training videos, calling them ignorant.