Fabulous facts about Nigeria’s biggest actress


Genevieve Nnaji might be a household name but there is still a lot to know about her.



You think you know all there is to know about Nigerian actress Genevieve Nnaji?

After reading her Ventures Africa interview, Genevieve Nnaji has revealed new things about her past and present which are gems if we must say.

Genevieve Nnaji in St. Genevieve

If you really want to know the newly discovered facts about Genevieve then read the list below;

Genevieve Nnaji at the world premiere of her movie "Road to Yesterday"
Genevieve Nnaji at the world premiere of her movie “Road to Yesterday”
  1. She is an addict of the popular mobile video game Candy Crush. It is said that Genevieve plays the game “religiously.

  2. Genevieve Nnaji’s native name is Ihunanya which means love in Igbo.

  3. In an article on Ventures Africa, Genevieve Nnaji confessed she was a tomboy when she was a child. “I was a tomboy. I had three brothers right behind me. My sisters were too busy with themselves – you know how elder sisters are. I played football on the street. I got into a fight with a neighbor of mine who was a boy and I beat him up… I was six years old. We were mates and he was fat. He definitely asked for it and he got it.

  4. In primary school she produced a comic book series that was popular in her school.

  5. Genevieve and her siblings sold provisions with her mum when her father lost his job.

  6. The least amount of money that Genevieve has in her purse, two thousand Naira which was her first salary ever.

  7. Genevieve Nnaji has a fluffy white dog, a Brichone-Frise, Lahsa mix named Prince.

  8. The actress and her close friend Chinny Onwugbenu like ‘yabbing’ each other for fun when they are not producing movies.

  9. In the Ventures Africa article Genevieve revealed that she thinks about “the thin line between life and death.” She further said “I’m someone who’s dark a lot of the time.

  10. Genevieve Nnaji does not believe in having role models “I didn’t set out trying to be the next somebody, to be like this person. I just set out to do something that I didn’t understand, but something my heart wanted, something that comes out from within, and I just wanted to be given the chance to let it out and express myself” she said.

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