Kate Henshaw, popularly known as Kate Henshaw-Nuttall born 19 July 1971 is an A-list Nollywood actress in the movie industry. In 2008, she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Below are then and now photos of Nigerian actress as she marks her birthday today.
Kate Henshaw is also a proud mother of one daughter, Gabrielle Nuttal. She had her daughter while she was still married to her ex husband. Kate keeps her grown daughter away from the public. Asides, acting, ageless actress Kate works out at her age to keep fit with a ‘sweet 16’ figure.
Henshaw was born in Cross River State, the oldest of four children. After completing her primary and secondary education in Lagos and Calabar, Nigeria, she spent one year at the University of Calabar reading remedial studies, and then majored in Medical Microbiology at the School of Medical Lab Science afterwards, LUTH (Lagos University Teaching Hospital) in Lagos. Henshaw worked at the Bauchi State General hospital. Prior to becoming an actress, Henshaw worked as a model, featuring in various commercials including a print and television advert for Shield deodorant.
In 1993 Henshaw auditioned for the lead role in the movie When the Sun Sets and was won the role. This was her first appearance in a major Nollywood movie. Henshaw has starred in over 45 Nollywood movies.
In 2008 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for the film Stronger than Pain. She is now “The Face of Onga”. Henshaw is a judge on Nigeria’s Got Talent.
Happy birthday to the ever-smiling Kate.