Genevieve Nnaji, actress, movie director and producer, who turned 41, Born in Mbaise, Imo State, the fourth of eight children of the family.
She attended Methodist Girls College in Yaba, Lagos and went on to attend the University of Lagos. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in creative arts.
The ageless Genevieve Nnaji blazed the trail in the movie industry by winning the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a leading role in 2005.
In 2011, she was honoured as a member of the Order of the Federal Republic by the Nigerian government for her contributions to the film industry.
Nnaji’ had starred in over 200 Nollywood movies, since she began appearing in movies at the age of 19.