Genevieve Nnaji is not new to the Nigerian entertainment industry. This beautiful screen diva has graced the screens of millions of people across the country and beyond. One interesting thing about her is that despite her veteran status in the Nigerian entertainment industry, she seems not to age, making people to really ask how old she is.
In this article, we will answer the question about Genevieve’s age. Read on. Genevieve Nnaji hails from Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria. She was raised in Lagos, Nigeria and is the fourth of eight children in a middle-class family.
Her father was an engineer and her mother a nursery teacher. She attended Methodist Girls College, Yaba, Lagos State, before going to the University of Lagos where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Creative Arts.
Her acting career began as a child actress in “Ripples”, a popular soap opera in Nigeria at that time when she was eight years old. At age 19, she starred in the movie “Most Wanted”.
She has then gone on to feature in over 80 Nollywood movies; one of which is award winning Ije: The Journey. The delectable actress and one of Nigeria’s most sought-after actresses is one of the best paid Nollywood actresses. In 2009, she was referred to as the Julia Roberts of Africa by Oprah Winfrey, the female business mogul.
Delving into music, the mother of one signed a recording contract with Ghanaian record label, EKB Records and released her debut album “One Logologo Line”, which is a fusion of R&B, hip-hop and urban music.
Genevieve has modeled in various commercials such as Pronto beverage and Omo detergent. In 2004, she became the “Face of Lux” in Nigeria. 1n 2008, she launched her clothing line; “St. Genevieve” which donated its proceeds to charity.
In 2010, the dark-skinned screen diva was endorsed as the official “Face of MUD” in Nigeria. As a talented actress, Genevieve has won a lot of awards, one of which is Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 2005 Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Having known all these, how old then is Genevieve Nnaji? She was born on May 3, 1979. With this information, you can actually know how old she is.