Liz Benson Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Liz Benson

Liz Benson is an award-winning Nigerian actress, television personality and philanthropist.

She discovered her passion for acting at a very early age. In 1993, she got featured in 'Fortunes', a TV soap opera where she played the part of Mrs Agnes Johnson. She has over the years, been featured in more than 100 movies and TV series.
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Liz Benson Profile

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Full name: Elizabeth Benson
Born: 5th April 1966
Age: 55 years (2021)
Nationality: Nigerian
Education: Sylvania State College
Spouse(s): Samuel Gabriel Etim (late), Bishop Great Ameye
Children: Richard, Lillian and Roselyn
Occupation: Actress
Religion: Christianity
Net worth

Liz Benson Biography and Educational Background

Liz Benson was born on the 5th of April, 1966 in Etinawa, a small town in Akwa Ibom State. She discovered her passion at a very early age and by the time she was five, she was already acting. She had her primary and secondary education in Akwa Ibom State.

After obtaining her West African Senior School Certificate, she relocated to the United States to complete her academic pursuit. Over there, she gained admission to study at Sylvania State College, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Dramatic Arts.

Entertainment Career

Liz Benson is no doubt, one of the most talented actresses in the Nigerian movie industry. She is very beautiful, creative, gifted and skilled in acting and interpreting any roles given to her.

Upon returning to Nigeria after completing her studies, Benson joined the Nigerian movie industry. She rose to fame after starring in a TV series titled; 'Fortunes'.

In 1994, she starred in the Nollywood blockbuster movie 'Glamour Girls'. Benson's role in the movie, which also featured Eucharia Anunobi helped in shooting her to the limelight.

Liz Benson Movies

During Liz Benson's active days in the industry, she starred in more than 200 movies, alongside other A-list Nollywood stars. Some of her movies include:
• Dearest Mummy
• Lotanna
• Lizard Life
• Dry
• Children of Mud
• Day of Atonement
• Crazy Passion
• Crazy Passion 2
• Inheritance
• Hilarious Hilary
• Melody of Life
• Witches
• Red Hot
• Chain Reaction
• Dapo Junior

Personal Life

Liz Benson lost her first husband, Samuel Gabriel Etim while around her mid-twenties. The union was blessed with three children, Richard, Lillian and Roselyn and she had to struggle alone to train her kids as a single mother.

After her conversion, she decided to give marriage another shot. In 2009, she got married to Bishop Great Ameye of Freedom Family Assembly in a quiet ceremony at the Rainbow Christian Assembly in Warri, Delta State. They are now deeply involved in a Christian Evangelical Ministry

Awards and Recognition

• Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (2006)
• Best Actress in a Leading Role at the City People’s Entertainment Awards
• Best Actress in Nigeria (English) at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
• Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards
• Best Outstanding Actress at the Afro Hollywood Awards
• Best Actress in Television at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards

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