Prettiest Nigerian Actresses

Nigeria is the only country in Africa that has taken huge strides in the movie industry. With its own Nollywood, Nigeria has managed to keep its audience across the globe quite entertained. However, all this entertainment would not be achieved without the multi-talented actors and actresses who often grace our screens. This article strives to bring to our knowledge some of the top ten prettiest Nigerian actresses in the entertainment industry.

These immensely beautiful ladies have over time become household names. This is due to their acting prowess and astounding beauty, which has captured the eyes of many, earning them a huge fan base not only in the African continent but also across the world.

Top ten prettiest Nigerian actresses

Their professionalism is impeccable and their beauty leaves many of their male fans drooling. Let us take a look at Nigeria’s prettiest actresses discussed in below in detail.

  • Tonto Dikeh
  • Rita Dominic
  • Mercy Johnson Ozioma
  • Ini Edo
  • Kate Henshaw Nuttal
  • Chika Ike
  • Stephanie Okereke
  • Stella Damascus
  • Genevive Nnaji
  • Omotola Jalade Ekeinde

Tonto Dikeh

Among the A-listers in the Nollywood industry is the dazzling Tonto Dikeh. She ventured in the industry back in 2005 and has featured in scores of movies since then. Her fair flawless skin and perfectly sculptured features earn her a slot among the most beautiful Nigerian actresses list.

She got married recently; however, things took a turn nosedive. She is now a single mother co-parenting with her former husband. Despite all these predicaments, she has not allowed anything to affect her career as she remains to be a show-stopper in the Nigerian movie industry.

Rita Dominic

Rita is among the prettiest African Actresses

Talk about extremely good looks and immense talent. Rita Dominic has it all. At thirty-nine years, this damsel looks as if she is just twenty-five.

Her jaw-dropping beauty and acting prowess has seen her feature in countless movies. As a result, her bank account keeps growing fatter by the day. Because of this, she ranks as the 5th richest Nigerian actress.

Her acting skills have not gone unnoticed, as she won the coveted African Movie Award for Best Actress in 2012. To crown it all, her fashion taste is second to none.

Her appearances on the red carpet have dazzled many as a result of her impeccable fashion sense.

Mercy Johnson Ozioma

This ebony beauty is not only a super talented actress but has a body to die for. Her well-endowed body is certain to make any man spellbound. Mercy has been in the movie industry for quite a long time, which has made her widely acclaimed.

Mercy brings professionalism and uniqueness and authenticity to the Nollywood scene. This has earned her a lot of repute having appeared in countless productions. Apart from that, Mercy Johnson is a wife, a mother of three and last but not least, one of the highest paid Nigerian actresses.

Ini Edo

This camera loving actress is not only one of the prettiest Nigerian actresses there are, but also one of the best. Her beautiful face, excellent acting skills, warm personality and soft-spoken nature has over time made her a favorite of many.

Ini Edo began her acting career in the year 2000. Since then, she has managed to feature in over two hundred movie productions. This serves to show that not only is she talented but is also a hardworking person, who takes her career seriously.

Her philanthropic inkling has not gone unnoticed as she was appointed as the United Nations Habitat Youth Envoy, something which sets her apart from the rest of her colleagues in the industry.

Kate Henshaw Nuttal

Kate Henshaw is among the pioneer actresses of the Nollywood industry. As a result, she has featured in very many films and has become a household name. Her beautiful face and dazzling smile are quite unforgettable.

She is an epitome of hard work and excellence. This averment is backed up by the fact that Kate is one of Nollywood’s richest actresses. During the course of her acting career, she has managed to bag several awards such as the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actress.

Chika Ike

This list would be incomplete without the mention of Chika Ike. Chika oozes the exuberance of youth, coupled with lots of charm. Her astute acting skills and distinctive beauty have earned her lots of fame and recognition.

Apart from being an outstanding actress, Chika Ike is also a thriving entrepreneur.

Stephanie Okereke

At thirty two years of age, Stephanie has managed to build a name for herself in the renowned Nollywood movie industry. She is not only a super talented and extremely beautiful actress, but also a film director. Her undeniable beauty speaks for itself. This inference is supported by the fact that she was crowned most beautiful girl in Nigeria back in 2002.

Therefore, who are we to deny the fact that she is among the most beautiful Nigerian actresses of all times? Stephanie’s acting prowess has also not gone unnoticed as she has won many notable awards such as the Reel Award for Best Actress in 2003 and the Afro Hollywood Award for Best Actress in 2006.

Stella Damascus

Stella shot to fame back in 1992 when joined the movie industry. Her fame and recognition since then was attributed to her role in the movie, Abused. This has been a long time favorite of many, together with other countless productions that she has featured in.

This beautiful actress has not only won the hearts of many with her excellent acting skills and charm but also with her giving nature. She is a philanthropist who has strived to assist the less privileged with her huge donations.

Genevive Nnaji

Genevive among the prettiest actresses in Africa

Genevive is one of the most popular actresses in Nigeria. She is among Nollywood’s pioneer actresses. Not only is she beautiful, but also very talented. Her unmatched acting skills have seen her grace our screens for the longest time by appearing in numerous films.

Her efforts have surely paid off as she is one of the richest actresses in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of 64 million nairas. Her striking beauty once made her the Face of Lux, a renowned beauty product company.

Genevive has received numerous awards during the course of her acting career, as well as an international following which came about after featuring in the famous movie, Sharon Stone.

She is dubbed as the ‘Julia Roberts of Africa.’ Apart from that, Genevive is a mother of one and a fashion mogul, who owns her own fashion line.

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde

Among Nigeria’s prettiest actresses, is screen goddess Omotola Jalade Ekeinde. She joined the movie industry back in 1995 and has appeared in countless movie productions since then. Despite being a mother of four, this thirty-eight-year-old actress would easily pass for a twenty-five-year-old. She must have drunk from the fountain of youth for her to be oozing the exuberance of youth at her age.

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Nollywood is one of the fastest growing movie industries ranking third in the world. Its quality of films has improved tremendously over time. However, Nollywood would not be where it is, were it not for the talented actors and actresses who have dedicated their lives to keep us entertained. Such as these are the aforementioned top ten prettiest Nigerian actresses who have managed to keep us glued to our screens for the longest time.

We have seen most of them grow to become the superstars that they are today.

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