BY ADEDIWURA OKELEYE
Superstar Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji is a year older today, May 3, 2016.
The actress was born on May 3, 1979 in Mbaise Imo State. She started acting at a young age – 8 years – in a soap opera called Ripples popular in the ’80s.
However, she didn’t get her big break until 1998 when she acted as a TV presenter in Most Wanted.
She modeled for a while too and became the Face Of Lux in 2004. She also got endorsed as the Face Of MUD. The makeup outfit belongs to her best friend Onyinye Carter.
She also delved into music in 2004 and released her debut album titled ‘One Logologo Line’ December that year in Accra, Ghana. The most popular song on the album was ‘No More’- a song about domestic abuse.
You can watch the video of the song below:
She has acted in several movies like Ije, Mirror boy, Blood Sisters, Half of a Yellow Sun, Valentino and most recently, her self-produced film, Road To Yesterday.
She is however not without controversy. Genevieve’s now 22-year-old daughter was had while she was in her teenage years. She has still not addressed the issue directly.
Genevieve is an amazing actress and a well-accomplished woman too. She has won several awards and has a number of endorsements.
Happy birthday Genny Baby! We love you!!!