Ghanaians, Nigerians and the whole Africa in general have admired and loved these great actresses who have spiced up our television screens at our homes with their extraordinary beauty and exceptional acting skills. It is no doubt that, these beautiful women have been named as African screen goddesses by many.
Genevieve Nnaji (born 3 May 1979) is Nigerian born actress, director and a producer. She was born in Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria, and grew up in Lagos.
She attended Methodist Girls College (Yaba, Lagos), before proceeding to the University of Lagos. While at the university, she began auditioning for acting jobs in Nollywood.
Nnaji started her acting career as a child actor in the then-popular television soap opera Ripples at the age of 8.
In 2004, she became the "Face of Lux" in Nigeria in a highly lucrative sponsorship deal.
She won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2005, making her the first actor to win the award.
Her directorial debut movie, Lionheart, is the first Netflix Original from Nigeria, and first Nigerian submission for the Oscars. The movie was disqualified for having most of its dialogue in English.
In 2011, she was honoured as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic by the Nigerian government for her contributions to Nollywood.
Yvonne Nelson (born November 12, 1985) is a Ghanaian actress, model, film producer and entrepreneur.
Yvonne Nelson was born in Accra Ghana. She is a descent of the Fante people and Ga people.
She started her education at St. Martin De Porres School in Accra and later went to Aggrey Memorial Senior High School. She had her tertiary education at Zenith University College and Central University.
Yvonne Nelson is a former Miss Ghana contestant. Her first production was the movie The Price, which was released the year 2011.
She also produced Single and Married in 2012 and House of Gold in 2013.
Yvonne has a daughter named Ryn Roberts with her ex-boyfriend, Jamie Roberts.
She was awarded a special award at the "MTN Heroes of Change" in recognition of her charity work in fighting glaucoma.
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