So Nollywood Actress Toyin Aimakhu, met her fellow colleague Genevieve Nnaji yesterday and you know what? She was star-struck.
The pair struck a pose for the camera and upon sharing on her Instagram page, Toyin declared that Genevieve Nnaji makes stardom looks so easy.
”Spent some quality time yesterday with the queen @genevievennaji . She makes stardom looks so easy. We will be up to something in 2018. ”
Toyin Aimakhu is a popular Nollywood actress from Auchi, in Edo State, better known for her roles in Yoruba movies. She came into the Industry in 2003, when Bukky Wright came to Ibadan to shoot a movie.
Actress Toyin Aimakhu is the youngest child in a family of five. The actress has a National Diploma in Marketing from Iree Polytechnic, she also studied Philosophy at the University of Ibadan.
Toyin Aimakhu was nominated for Best Lead Actress in a Yoruba film (Alani Baba Labake) and for Best Supporting Actress in a Yoruba film (Ebimi ni) at the 5th Best of Nollywood Awards in 2013.
On July 8, 2013, actress Toyin Aimakhu who was heavily pregnant had her white wedding with her now estranged husband, actor Adeniyi Johnson at Oriental Hotel in Lagos.
There was no news sigh of pregnancy and no news about a baby, when actress Toyin Aimakhu Johnson and Adeniyi Johnson appeared at the Unforgivable premiere on October 27, 2013.
- She was born in Mbaise, Imo state but grew up in Lagos.
- She is the fourth of eight children
- She attended Methodist Girls’ college, Yaba
- She started acting as a child actress at age 8
- She is considered to be the best paid Nollywood actress
- She was the first actress to be awarded as Best Actress by the Census Board of Nigeria in 2003
- Her clothing line “St. Genevieve”, donates its proceeds to charity
- She has a Bachelor’s degree in Creative arts from the University of Lagos
- She has a daughter.
- In 2004 Nnaji signed a recording contract with EKB Records, a Ghanaian record label, and released her debut album One Logologo Line
- She produced her first movir “Road to Yesterday” in November, 2015
- 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 for her contribution to Nollywood