Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji is a Nigerian, Nollywood actress born in Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria on May 3, 1979. She is ethnically Igbo. Genevieve is believed to be the highest-paid and most popular Nollywood actress. She is ranked #19 in Forbes "40 Most Powerful Celebrities In Africa" in 2011. She is very popular in Kenya, Liberia, South Africa, and Ghana. Her
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The actress grew up in Lagos in a middle class family. She is the fourth child of eight children. Her father was an engineer. Her mother was a teacher. She attended Methodist Girls College Yaba. She starred in numerous commercials for products such as Pronto beverage, Omo detergent, and Lux soap. Lux Soap proved to be a lucrative sponsorship. Her first Nollywood film as an adult, at the age of 19, was Most Wantedin 1998.

The actress has her own clothing line, St. Genevieve. The clothing line donates a certain percentage of profits to orphanages. Genevieve has tried her hands at singing. She signed a record deal with EKB Records, a Ghanaian record company in 2004 and produced the album One Logologo Line

Genevieve has one teenage daughter and is presently single.

Awards

Nigeria National Honour of Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR)
Best Actress in a TV Series/Game Show at the Nigerian Entertainment Award (NEA) 
Best actress of the year in the 2001 City People Awards
African Movie Academy Awards(AMAA)2005 for Best Actress
Voted as the sexiest Nollywood actress in poll conducted by Vanguard Newspaper in 2008


Filmography
2011 Sacred Lies
2011 Sacred Lies 2 
2011 Sacred Lies 3 
2011 Sacred Lies 4 
2010 Bursting Out
2010 Ijé
2010 Tango with Me
2010 The Mirror Boy
2009 Silent Scandal 
2009 Silent Scandal 2 
2008 Beautiful Soul 
2008 Beautiful Soul 2 
2008 Broken Tears
2008 Broken Tears 2 
2008 Critical Condition 
2008 Critical Condition 2 
2008 Love My Way 
2008 Love My Way 2 
2008 My Idol 
2008 My Idol 2 
2008 River of Tears 
2008 River of Tears 2 
2008 Sister's Love
2008 Sister's Love 2 
2008 Sister's Love 3 
2008 Sister's Love 4 
2007 Keep My Will 
2007 Keep My Will 2 
2007 Letters to a Stranger 
2007 Unfinished Business 
2007 Unfinished Business 2 
2007 Warrior's Heart 
2007 Warrior's Heart 2 
2007 Warrior's Heart 3 
2007 Wind of Glory 
2007 Wind of Glory 2 
2007 Wind of Glory 3 
2006/II 30 Days
2006 Girls Cot 
2006 Girls Cot 2
2006 Girls Cot 3
2005 Darkest Night
2005 Darkest Night 2 
2005 Games Women Play 
2005 Games Women Play 2 
2005 Rip-Off
2005 Rip-Off 2 
2004 Bumper to Bumper 
2004 Bumper to Bumper 2 
2004 Critical Decision 
2004 Critical Decision 2
2004 Dangerous Sisters 
2004 Dangerous Sisters 2
2004 Goodbye New York
2004 Goodbye New York 2
2004 He Lives in Me 
2004 He Lives in Me 2
2004 Into Temptation 
2004/II My First Love 
2004 My First Love 2
2004 Never Die for Love
2004 Never Die for Love 2 
2004 Promise Me Forever
2004 Promise Me Forever 2 
2004 Stand by Me
2004 Stand by Me 2
2004 Treasure 
2004 Treasure 2 
2004 Unbreakable
2004 We Are One 
2004 We Are One 2 
2003 Above Death: In God We Trust 
2003 Blood Sister 
2003 Blood Sister 2 
2003 Break Up
2003 Break Up 2 
2003 Butterfly 
2003 By His Grace 
2003 Church Business 
2003 Church Business 2
2003 Deadly Mistake
2003 Emergency Wedding
2003 Emotional Tears
2003 Emotional Tears 2 
2003 For Better for Worse
2003 For Better for Worse 2 
2003 Honey
2003 Honey 2
2003 Jealous Lovers 
2003 Jealous Lovers 2 
2003 Last Weekend 
2003 Last Weekend 2 
2003 Late Marriage 
2003 Love 
2003 My Only Love 
2003 Not Man Enough 
2003 Not Man Enough 2 
2003 Passion & Pain 
2003 Passions 
2003 Player: Mr. Lover Man 
2003 Private Sin 
2003 Private Sin 2 
2003 Sharon Stone in Abuja 
2003 Super Love 
2003 The Chosen One 
2003 The Chosen One 2 
2003 Women Affair 
2002 Battle Line 
2002 Battle Line 2 
2002 Formidable Force 
2002 Keeping Faith: Is That Love? 
2002 Power of Love 
2002 Power of Love 2 
2002 Runs! 
2002 Sharon Stone 
2002 Sharon Stone 2 
2002 Valentino 
2002 Valentino 2
2001 Death Warrant
2001 Fire Dancer 
2001 Fire Dancer 2 
2001 Love Boat 
1999 Camouflage