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Shan George
Born Shan George
April 21, 1970 (age 47)
Ediba, Cross River StateNigeria
Nationality Nigerian
Years active 1996–present

Shan George is a Nollywood actresssingerfilm producer and director.[1] Prior to debuting in the movie Thorns of Rose, she had previously featured in a 1997 soap opera titled Winds of Destiny. She is best known for her role in the movies Outkast and Welcome to Nollywood.[2]

Life and career

Born in Ediba, a town in Abi local government area of Cross River StateNigeria; Shan was born to a Nigerian mum and a British dad.[3] Controversial for having issues with her “love life”, her first marriage was when she was 16. She is an alumnus of the University of Lagos where she studied Mass Communication and went on to produce her debut movie titled All For Winnie during her final year.[4]

In 2010, Shan released her debut studio album titled Dance which got positive reviews from music critics.[5] She presently has two children after being involved in several broken marriages.[6]

Selected filmography


  • Winds Of Destiny
  • After The Storm


  • Thorns Of Rose
  • All For Winnie
  • A Second Time
  • Outcast
  • Blood Diamonds
  • Welcome to Nollywood
  • Travails of Fate
  • Made in Heaven
  • General’s Wife
  • Wrong Number
  • My Sweat
  • London Forever
  • Super Zebraman
  • A Second Time
  • Grand Mother
  • Passionate Crime
  • One Good Man[7]
  • Do Good


  1. Jump up^ Ameh Comrade Godwin (26 August 2015). “Shan George tells EFCC to probe Nollywood over Jonathan’s $200m largesse”Daily Post. Retrieved 26 August 2015.
  2. Jump up^ Bola Dausa (16 August 2012). “I GAVE UP SEARCHING FOR MY BRITISH DAD AFTER ENDLESS SEARCH – SHAN GEORGE”. Nigeria Films. Retrieved 26 August 2015.
  3. Jump up^ Oge Ezeliora (7 February 2015). “Shan George: I Have Had Two Marriages But None Has Really Worked For Me ….It Can Complicated But It Is A Wonderful Thing”Thisday. Retrieved 26 August2015.
  4. Jump up^ Laju Arenyenka (13 July 2013). “My life, struggles and triumphs – Shan George”Vanguard. Retrieved 26 August 2015.
  5. Jump up^ “Pictures from actress SHAN GEORGE album launch”Nigerian Voice. 21 November 2010. Retrieved 26 August 2015.
  6. Jump up^ “Profile/Biography Of Nollywood Actress Shan George”Daily Mail. 21 April 2015. Retrieved 26 August 2015.
  7. Jump up^ Kenneth Atisele (14 July 2015). “Shan George vows to protect new movie from pirates with ‘village juju'”Nigerian Entertainment Today. Retrieved 26 August 2015.
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