Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji (Born May 3, 1979) is a Nigerian film actress and singer, known for Road to Yesterday (2015).


She was born in Mbaise, Imo State, and grew up in Lagos, Nigeria.


Genevieve attended Methodist Girls College Yaba, Lagos. She was a Creative Arts student in University of Lagos, but dropped out to focus on her acting career.


Genevieve had her first acting experience at the age of eight on Ripples.


Genevieve began her acting career in 1998, at the age of 19.


In 2004, she signed a recording contract with EKB Records, a Ghanaian record label, and released her debut album One Logologo Line.


Genevieve won the Best Actress in a Leading Role award at the 2005 African Movie Academy Awards for her role in “Darkest Night.”


In 2015, Genevieve released her first film as a producer Road to Yesterday, which won the Best West African Film award at the 2016 Africa Magic Viiewers Choice Awards.


In 2011, Genevieve was awarded the honour of Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) by former president Goodluck Jonathan.


In 2009, Genevieve was featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show in an episode ‘Meet the Most Famous People in the World.


In 2014, Genevieve relaunched her clothing line, St. Genevieve.

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