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Genevieve Nnaji Biography, Early Life, Age, Movies, Businesses, Net Worth, Houses, Cars And More

Genevieve Nnaji Biography
After her movie, 'Lionheart' was purchased by Netflix, Genevieve Nnaji found herself among the list of the Nigerian billionaires.
Well, we weren't surprised, and I knew she too because she had paid her price. She isn't one of those actresses who cannot let go of their exes, and keep on attacking them everyday of their life on the gram, no, but she focuses more on her career and is steadily becoming the best of herself.
Today we'd be talking about Genevieve Nnaji's biography, date of birth, early life, education, parents, siblings, husband, children, movies, businesses, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and everything else you'd love to know about her.
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Genevieve Nnaji Profile

Before we begin, here's a quick run down on Genevieve Nnaji's biography and a few things you'd love to know about her:
Full Name
Date of birth: 3rd May, 1979
Age: 40 years (2019)
Nationality: Nigeria
State of Origin: Imo State 
Occupation: Actress, director, entrepreneur, former model, producer, screenwriter
Years active: 1987- present
Net Worth: $5 million [est.]

Genevieve Nnaji Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life, Education 

Billionaire Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji was born on the 3rd of May, 1979. She was born in Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria to an engineer dad and a nursery school teacher mum.
She grew up in Lagos State and attended Methodist Girls College, Yaba, before getting admission into the University of Lagos State, department of Creative Arts.

While she was still in the University of Lagos, she started attending Nollywood auditions and eventually became an actress.
Prior to that, she already started her acting career as a child actress in the then popular television soap opera Ripples, when she was only 8.
Genevieve's first appearance in a Nigerian movie was in 1998, when she was 19 and she featured in 'Most Wanted'. After that, she featured in other movies including 'Last Party', 'Ijele' and 'Mark of the Beast'. Since then she has starred in over 80 Nollywood movies.

In the year 2004, Genevieve signed a recording contract with a Ghanaian record label, EKB Records and she released her debut album, 'One Logologo Line'. It is a mix of Hip-Hop, R&B and Urban music.
2005, she won the Africa Movie Academy Award (AMAA) for the Best Actress in a Leading Role, becoming the first actress to win the award.
As of 2019, Genevieve was one of the best paid Nollywood actresses. She became the first actress to be awarded Best Actress at the 2001 City Peoples Awards, the award ceremony that previously had only recognized politicians and business conglomerates due to her contributions to the Nigeria movie industry. 
In 2009, she was referred to as the Julia Roberts of Africa by Oprah Winfrey.
In 2011, she was honoured as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic by the Nigerian government

In November 2015, Genevieve produced her first movie, 'Road to Yesterday', and it won Best Movie Overall-West Africa at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
In January 2018, it was reported that Genevieve would be replacing Funke Akindele as a member of the Dora Milaje in Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War. However, this was later debunked as an internet prank and the actress didn't appear in the movie.
On the 7th of September, her movie, 'Lionheart' was acquired by Netflix for ₦1,385,100,000 ($3.8million) and she became the first Nollywood billionaire.
The movie featured top sensations like Pete Edochie, Peter Okoye, Phyno, Onyeka Onwenu and so on.

Aside acting, she is also a model and has featured in several commercials including Omo detergent and Pronto beverage.
In 2004, she became the 'Face of Lux' in Nigeria and it earned her a lot of money.
She also launched her clothing line, 'St. Genevieve' and she donated its proceeds to charity and May 2010, she was appointed to b the official 'Face of MUD', Nigeria.

Awards and Nominations

Genevieve Nnaji has won herself a good number of awards and nominations.
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 Movies

Some of her movies and appearances 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
• Ij√©: The Journey
• Tango with me
• Weekend Getaway
• Half of a Yellow Sun
• Bursting Out
• Sacred Lies
• The Truth with Olisa
• Road to Yesterday
• Lionheart

Genevieve Nnaji Net Worth

Genevieve is one the richest Nigerian entertainers. Her movie, Lionheart sold for more than $3.8 million. She is estimated to be net worth $5 million.

Social Media Handles

Genevieve is an active user of the social media.
You can get her on:
Instagram @GenevieveNnaji
Twitter @Genevieve Nnaji1
Facebook Genevieve Nnaji

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Article Sources

https://www.infoguideafrica.com/2019/05/Genevieve-Nnaji.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genevieve_Nnaji
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