Genevieve Nnaji is a renown Nollywood actress. She was born on 3 May 1979, in Nigeria. In 2005, she won her first award for best actress in a Leading Role. As of 2011, Genevieve became a member of the Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
How Did Genevieve Nnaji Start Her Career?
Nnaji began her acting career when she was eight in a TV show, Ripples, which was very popular by then. In 1998, she was officially introduced into the Nigerian acting industry. As of 2010, she won her first award in the movie titled Ije.
Nnaji has featured in over 200+ Nigerian films. By 2009, Nnaji was one of the best paid female actors in Nollywood films. Genevieve was the first actress to clinch the Censors Award in Nigeria.
Is Genevieve Nnaji Married?
No. There are a ton of controversies circulating around Nnaji’s marriage. However, Nnaji has decided to keep this private and reveals no information about her love life.
With the many gossips online, a report claimed that Nnaji was married to a European man, AJ Cham, in Portugal. There are also rumours that Genevieve could be linked to D’banj whom she claimed to be a ‘good friend.’ It’s also said that Nnaji had a romantic affair with former Vice president Atiku Abubakar.
Why is Genevieve Nnaji Not Married
In an interview by Thien Fong, Genevieve told the media that she isn’t ready to submit to the sacrifices and rules of marriage life. Further, she explained that marriage is a commitment, and as such, both parties should understand each other well to enhance the marriage alignment. However, what scares her more is the fear of having an unsuccessful marriage.
This is what she told the media,
If I Get Married, I Really Want to Stay Married, and Staying Married Is Not an Easy Thing. It Means You Are Completely in Tune With Your Partner. It Means You Have Found Your Soul Mate and Will Have to Be Able to Stand a Lot of Disappointments That Would Definitely Come but Then Again You Have to Learn How to Forgive.
Does Genevieve Nnjai Have a Daughter?
Yes, Nnaji has a daughter named Theodora Chimebuka Nnaji, aged 23. Genevieve gave birth while she was 17 and has kept this information in the dark. Nnaji rarely posts her daughter’s photos in social media. Fans often claim that they resemble each other – they look like twins.
There is little to no information about Dora’s biological father as Nnaji has ceased to reveal her love interests to the public. In several interviews, Genevieve has stated that her pregnancy journey wasn’t easy, as she was barely a teen.
What Is Genevieve Nnaji Worth?
We estimated Nnaji’s net worth to be around $10 million in 2020. Besides acting, Genevieve is an actress, singer, model, director, and a producer.