KFB brings you 13 things things you need to know about Genevieve Nnaji as she clocks 38!
- 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