It’s Saturday, let’s look at our top seven Nollywood actors when they started, versus where they are now.
Slickson put together a list of five top Nollywood actresses who kicked off their acting career in the 90’s, and where they currently are right now.
Here we go;
Mofe-Damijo can be called the king of Nollywood. He was part of the 80’s series “Ripples.” RMD got his first writer/producer credit for “Out of Bounds.” It’s 2016, and the talented actor is still as relevant as he was 20 years ago. He currently stars in the new M-Net series “Hush.”
2. Segun Arinze
The actor earned himself the name “Black Arrow” for his role in the unforgettable movie “Silent Night.” It’s 2016, and the actor is still good at what he does. His role in the movie “Jaja The Great” earned him an Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards “Best Actor in a Drama” nomination.
3. Femi Branch
It’s 2016 and the actor is marking 25 years as an actor. Branch is set to release his movie “Aunt Maria” this year. The actor shot into limelight in 2005 for his role as Oscar Lord Williams in the hit series “Domino.”
In 1992, he was the talented Andy in “Living in Bondage.” It’s 2016, and he is the hilarious Papa Ngozi in “Wives on Strike.” Kenneth Okonkwo is without doubt still a household name in Nollywood.
The actor started from television in 1980. He was a part of‘The New Masquerade’ where he played various roles. The actor made debut film appearance in “Living in Bondage’ as Chief Omego. It’s 2016, and he is giving back with his Kanayo O. Kanayo Mentoring Academy (KOKMA) a platform for mentoring youths.
6. Ramsey Nouah
Nouah’s acting career kicked off when he starred in the Nigerian TV soap opera “Fortunes.” It’s over 20 years, and the talented actor is still delivering in must watch movies. Have you seen him in “Gbomo Gbomo Express.”
7. Pete Edochie
The veteran came into limelight for playing Okonkwo in the screen adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart” in the 1980s.
In 2014, the actor won the Merit Award by the AfricaMagic Viewers Choice Award (AMVCA), for his contribution towards the growth of the film sector in Africa.