Who is the most beautiful Nollywood actress? No doubt, the Nigerian movie industry is filled with both beautiful actresses and handsome actors, and there have been so many questions asking to know the most beautiful Nollywood actresses.
Nollywood is currently the second-largest movie industry in the world, this is a body in Nigeria that oversees movie productions in the country just like we have Hollywood and Bollywood.
The movie industry is filled with a lot of beautiful actors and actresses which we all love to see on our TV screen every day, we have some popular celebrities who are very keen when it comes to acting, they give us their best and their beauty alone attracts fans.
The actresses we will be listing in this article are known to be beautiful, talented, sexy, and prolific in the movie business.
Without taking much of your time, let us dive deep into the topic of the day, and continue reading to know who the most beautiful Nollywood actresses are.
Top 10 Most Beautiful Nollywood Actresses(2023)
10. Linda Osifo
Actress and television host Linda Osifo is from Nigeria. She placed first in the Miss Nigeria Entertainment Canada 2011 competition and second in the Miss AfriCanada 2011 competition.
Linda was born and raised in Toronto, Canada, and lived there for most of her adult life until moving to Lagos, Nigeria, to pursue her acting career.
She is the middle child and the family’s first daughter. St. Thomas Aquinas High School graduate earned her bachelor’s of arts in psychology from York University in Toronto, Canada, in 2013.
Linda is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful Nollywood actresses. Her official Nollywood debut was in 2014; albeit in a low-key role in the movie “King Akubueze” which had the likes of Nuella Njubigbo, Clem Ohameze, and Micheal Godson playing leading roles.
However, her big break came the following year when she got a role in Ebonylife TV hit series, “Desperate Housewives Africa”. She has starred in many movies, such as Naija Christmas, Lemonade, Believe in You and so many others.
9. Kate Henshaw Nuttal
Also on the list of most beautiful Nollywood actresses is the delectable Kate Henshaw Nuttal.
Born in Cross River State, Kate is the oldest of four children. She attended St. Mary private school in Ajele, Lagos for her primary education. Later, she was admitted to the Federal Government Girl College, Calabar for her secondary school education.
She spent one year at the University of Calabar studying remedial studies and then majored in Medical Microbiology at the School of Medical Lab Science afterward, LUTH (Lagos University Teaching Hospital) in Lagos. Henshaw worked at the Bauchi State General hospital.
Before becoming an actress, Henshaw worked as a model, featuring in various commercials including a print and television advert for Shield deodorant.
In 1993, Henshaw auditioned for the lead role in the movie When the Sun Sets and was chosen for the role. This was her first appearance in a major Nollywood movie. Henshaw has starred in over 45 Nollywood movies.
In 2008, she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for the film Stronger than Pain.
She was nominated for “Best Actress in a Leading Role” at the African Movie Academy Award in 2018, for her performance in the movie “Roti”.
8. Mercy Aigbe
This beautiful actress is one of the most beautiful actresses in Nollywood. She is known for her role in both Yoruba and English movies.
Mercy Aigbe kicked off her acting career by starring in some soap operas, including the popular TV drama series “Papa Ajasco.” Professionally, Mercy joined the Nollywood industry fully in 2006 and acted in the movie that brought her into the limelight ‘Ara,’ a movie produced by Remi Olupo in Ibadan, Oyo State.
7. Bimbo Ademoye
Bimbo Ademoye is a highly beloved Nollywood actress known for her stunning looks and performances. She has been dubbed the hottest face in the Nigerian film industry and has recently gained popularity on NETFLIX for her roles in movies such as Sugar Rush, Anikulapo, and Breaded Life.
In 2020, Bimbo was nominated for Best Actress in a Comedy Series at the AMVCA awards and won Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Best Of Nollywood Awards.
6. Regina Daniels
Regina Daniels began her career in the Nollywood sector in 2007 when she was just seven years old. Her mother and siblings helped to support her.
In 2010, she appeared in the Nollywood film “Miracle Child,” which propelled her into the spotlight.
Regina Daniels has amassed a sizable fortune for herself as a successful businesswoman and a hardworking actress. A nonprofit dedicated to assisting the physically disabled, the Regina Daniels Foundation is named after her.
5. Adunni Ade
Also making the list of most beautiful Nollywood actresses is Adunni Ade, born in Queens, New York.
This stunning actress is renowned for how successfully she incorporates elements of her Yoruba heritage into her performances, confounding expectations and shattering the typical perception of actors with various origins and mixed racial heritage.
Adunni earned a degree in accounting from the University of Kentucky. Before deciding to work in entertainment, she had a career in the US housing and insurance industries.
4. Nancy Isime
Nancy Isime is a Nigerian actress, media personality, and producer, who starred in the films “The Visit” and “The Meeting” alongside Jim Iyke.
She made her debut in the movie industry in 2012 with the film “The Visit”. Nancy Isime was born on December 20, 1987, in Lagos State. She studied at the University of Lagos where she received a degree in Theatre Arts.
Nancy Isime began a career as an actress in the TV series Echoes in 2011.
She is also a television presenter, known for presenting gossip show The Squeeze, the technology show What’s Hot, and backstage segments of MTN Project Fame season 7.
In 2016 she replaced Toke Makinwa as the presenter of the popular show Trending on HipTV. She co-hosted the 2019 edition of The Headies award with Reminisce. She is also the presenter of The Voice Nigeria 2021.
In 2019, Isime launched her own TV show called The Nancy Isime Show. In 2020, she co-hosted The Headies award with Bovi. In 2022, she starred in the Netflix original series Blood Sisters, playing the lead role of Kemi, produced by Ebonylife TV studio which is owned by Mo Abudu.
3. Adesua Etomi
In addition to being one of the most stunning Nollywood actresses in Nigeria, Adesua Etomi, the wife of well-known singer and politician Banky W, is undoubtedly a highly skilled actress.
Adesua Etomi is considered one of the most beautiful Nollywood actresses in Nigeria by individuals enquiring as to which Nollywood actresses are the most gorgeous.
Film producers frequently choose her because of her excellent acting skills. She is one of the most sought-after actors, having been in several blockbuster films, many of which are also available on Netflix. She has secured various sponsorship and endorsement arrangements for herself.
2. Osas Ighodaro
Osas Ighodaro, multiple award-winning Nigerian actress, has made a name for herself in the Nigerian film industry. She began her career in Nollywood in 2005 and has since starred in critically acclaimed films such as New Money, King Of Boys, Merrymen, and We Don’t Live Here Anymore.
Her talent has been recognized by the industry, having received awards for Best Actress in a Drama and Best Dressed at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards 2022.
In addition to her successful acting career, Osas has also achieved the title of Miss Black USA, making history as the first Nigerian American to do so.
1. Genevieve Nnaji
One actress that has been so unique all her life, Genevieve Nnaji is the most beautiful Nollywood actress in Nigeria.
She is a seasoned actress, producer, businesswoman, and television personality in Nollywood.
Genevieve attended Methodist Girls College in Yaba before continuing her education at the University of Lagos to pursue a theater arts degree.
In addition to being attractive, Genevieve has put so much into the business that Oprah Winfrey dubbed her the Julia Roberts of Africa in a 2009 edition of her program.
Summary (Top 10 most beautiful Nollywood actresses 2023)
- Genevieve Nnaji
- Osas Ighodaro
- Adesua Etomi-Wellington
- Nancy Isime
- Adunni Ade
- Regina Daniels
- Bimbo Ademoye
- Mercy Aigbe
- Kate Henshaw Nuttal
- Lilian Osifo