is the fourth of eight children and was raised in a middle class
environment. Her father worked as an engineer and her mother as a
teacher. She attended Methodist Girls College Yaba, Lagos before heading
onto the University of Lagos. While at the university Genevieve began auditioning for acting jobs amongst the many Nollywood projects.
In 2005 she won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
Miss Nnaji started her acting career as a child actress in the then
popular TV soap opera Ripples at the age of 8 and was debuted in
Nollywood with the movie “Most Wanted“. In 2004, she released a music
album under EKB Records titled “One Logologo Line” a mix of Hip-Hop,
R&B and Urban music. Referred to as Africa’s Julia Roberts (CNN).
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jobless man seeks financial help from an ex-girlfriend to raise money
for a government contract that his friend is trying to procure. She
offers to give him the cash but under stringent conditions. Genevieve Nnaji, Clarion Chukwura, Tony Umez.
Genevieve . N, Christy Okonkwo, Clarion Chukwurah .A
temperamental young man gets jealous on seeing his girlfriend around
any man and takes out his feelings of anger by subjecting her to violent
beatings. Her concerned parents are forced to take drastic measures to
keep the couple away from each other. Genevieve Nnaji, Pat Attah, Oby
Actors: Genevieve . N, Florence Onuma, Jennifer Eliogu
Wind of Glory
beautiful blind village orphan believes that she can never find a man
that will cherish her entirely until a chance meeting with an engineer
who is onsite in the village carrying out a project. He gives her hope
and changes her whole mind-set. Genevieve Nnaji, Desmond Elliot, Yul Edochie.
Actors: Genevieve . N, Desmond Elliot, Livinus Nnochiri
princess saves an injured warrior in the forest, before he leaves for
his village without formal introduction. They are both shocked but
ecstatic when he unknowingly comes to fight for her hand in marriage;
however their hopeless love affair is doomed from the very beginning.
Genevieve Nnaji, Yemi Blaq, Stan K. Amandi.
Actors: Genevieve . N, Jnr Pope Odonwodo, Yemi Blaq
a man of God gives a prophecy of an impending attack from the evil one,
It is expedient to adhere. A man takes with levity the prophecy of his
pastor and bears the consequences. Genevieve Nnaji, Charles Okafor,
Steph Nora Okere.
Actors: Genevieve . N, Afam Okereke, Charles Okafor
Called by Fire
notorious lady turned pastor is faced with the challenge of saving her
marriage when her faithful husband suddenly backslides into acute
promiscuity. Uche Osotule, Charles Okafor, Genevieve Nnaji.
Actors: Genevieve . N, Charles Okafor, Sandra Dziraba
femme fatale who has a sweet and chaste veneer is in fact a ruthless
hustler who will go to any length to make money. She fronts a children’s
charity alongside her Archbishop Grandfather which they use to traffic
children’s organs amidst other criminal activity. Olu Jacobs, Genevieve
Nnaji, Desmond Elliot, Nadia Buari.
Actors: Genevieve . N, Desmond Elliot, Ecow Smith Asante