No doubt Nigerian movie industry is a great brand globally and it is no fiction that Nollywood is blessed with some of the most beautiful and naturally endowed women in Africa. Women are the epitome of beauty and undoubtedly beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder, suffice to say women are also life givers and takers. In this report Creekvibes carefully present to you top 12 most daring Nollywood celebrities to watch out for as 2021 progresses.
Calista Okoronkwo, a multiple award winning Nigerian filmmaker, actress, model and a television personality, who hails from Owerri, Imo State, South East part of Nigeria.
She obtained a bachelors degree in Economics at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
She is known for her amazing interpretation of roles in movies.
She started her acting career in 2005, her first role was in the movie titled: ‘Too Late, to claim’ she took a break from acting to focus on her education and came back in 2012 where she got her first major role in the movie titled ‘College Girls’.
Calista came to limelight for her role as ‘Nurse Titi’ in the TV series ‘Clinic Matters’.
She has starred in over 60 movies, she is sitting atop an ushering company called Users Afrique, a ushering company that provides Ushers for events in Lagos, Abuja and Imo, she rank number 11 on Creekvibes radar of top 12 most daring actresses to watch out for in 2021.
Destiny Etiko born in Udi 32 years ago in Enugu,South East geographical zone of Nigeria. She received both primary and secondary school education in Enugu State and later studied Theater Arts at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Awka.
Etiko became prominent after she featured in a movie titled ‘Idemili’ which was produced in 2012 but was not released until 2014. Her role in the movie earned her a City People Entertainment Awards nomination, she had also appeared in other movies although did not receive prominent roles in them.
In 2019, She became a brand ambassador for Kesie Virgin Hair organization, that same year she gave her mum an apartment for supporting her decision to become an actress, sadly her father who was a stumbling bloc on her acting career passed away in May 2020.
Curvy Destiny Etiko whose daring prowess soars like an eagle is currently number 11 on our radar of top 12 most daring actresses to watch out for as this year progresses.
Laura Ikeji-Kanu, born March 15, 1988 is a Nigerian fashion entrepreneur, brand influencer and Instagram sensation. She is the founder of Hey! Laura, an online entertainment, fashion and lifestyle blog.
She is the author of a book titled, “How To Make Money On Instagram”. In June 2018 she was featured on Today’s Woman Magazine well known as TW Magazine.
In the same year, Nigerian hair brand BK Unique Hair Inc. signed Laura as brand ambassador. In January 2018, the online store and sponsor of Big Brother Naija season 2 and 3 “Payporte” also signed Laura as brand ambassador, six months later, Gtex homes signed her as their brand ambassador.
Laura has been married to Christopher Kanu, since January 2017 a union blessed with two beautiful children.
She recently launched a makeup line named “LauraBeauty” which comprises Colour corrector, Contour and Lipsticks in different shades.
Laura’s constant show of swagger earned her number 9 on Creekvibes news magazine radar of top 12 most daring actresses to watch out for in 2021.
Lilan Umenwa, otherwise known as Princess Lee is a versatile and delectable Nigerian, movie producer/director, actress, musician, model and a practicing lawyer who is set to launch her foundation this year, 2021.
Princess Lee as she is fondly called is from a family of 7, a law graduate of the University of Nigeria (UNN) Nsukka and also holds a diploma in Public Administration and Local Government PALG from the same university in Nsukka also in her pouch is a certificate in Estate Management.
A sparkling star of Umenwa’s family from Anambra, South East, Nigeria.
Her production outfit, Princess Lee Production, recently concluded 2 epic movies titled ‘Sacrifice of blood’ and ‘The battle of two Alters’ respectively.
She had in the past acted in soaps like; ‘Angel Cross’, ‘Sisters Clash’, ‘Chetachi’, ‘Cry of The Helpless’, ‘To Hell With You Handsome’, ‘Fight To Death’ and a couple of others.
Her tenacity earned her number 8 on Creekvibes news magazine radar of top 12 most daring actresses to watch out for in 2021.
Regina Daniels is one the youngest, richest and fast rising Nigerian movie star who is currently married to Ned Nwoko, she was born in Lagos, Nigeria on October 10, 2000. Her mother is Rita Daniel who is also an actress/film producer from Delta State of Nigeria.
She has five siblings – three brothers and two sisters. She is the second youngest child in her family. She attended Hollywood International School and in 2018, she was admitted to study Mass Communication at Igbinedion University.
She started acting at the age of seven; with the support of her mother.
Her first movie was ‘Marriage of Sorrow’ which earned her 10,000 Naira. She starred in a Nollywood movie titled ‘Miracle Child’ in 2010.
In January 2019 Daniels was appointed Atiku Abubakar’s Youth Campaign Coordinator. In February 2020 she launched a magazine named after her at a hotel in Abuja.
Her exploits earned her number 7 on Creekvibes news magazine radar of top 12 most daring actresses to watch out for in 2021.
Rebecca Nengi Hampson
Nengi Hampson, 23 an extraction of Bayelsa State, South-South of Nigeria, Nengi an entrepreneur, model who made it to the MDGN 2017 top five contestants.
Nengi studied Communications at the University of Port Harcourt and have touted herself to be a Capricorn
She has been on the spotlight as one of the contestant at MDGN in 2017 before the BBNaija lockdown show which made her name a household name in South-south zone and other parts of the country
Nengi is single at the moment but Ozo who was a fellow housemate at BBnaija lockdown edition is head over heels for her and he may take her to the altar anytime soon this year.
Unsurprising, she could easily pass for a mixed race, what people refer to in Nigeria as ‘half-caste’.
Before getting into the Big Brother Naija house, Nengi had already garnered a large fan base for herself as a beauty queen and has been in the pageantry world.
Nengi who touted herself to be a Capricorn. She was quoted to have said, “If you want the job done right, give it to a Capricorn. I give 110% of my energy and enthusiasm into everything I do”.
Nengi is currently the rave of the moment as her activities on Instagram lingers she is the number 6 on Creekvibes news magazineradar of top 11 most daring actresses to watch out for in 2021.
Gift Ibiwari Anietie Etuk
Ibwari Gift Anietie Etuk popularly known as Ibiwari Etuk is a fast rising Nollywood actress an extraction of Akwa Ibom state.
Ibiwari is beautiful, creative and endowed with lots of imbue talent.
She has featured in lots of movies such as Hidden Treasure 1 & 2, she is currently on the set of Kingdom of Ugala where she displaying lots of dexterity; speaking like a South African lady whose gods communicate through.
She felt so delighted being recognized in states or cities where she visits for the first time.
However, she is still working up the ladder, but the pursuit of her career has deprived her of early marriage.
Ibiwari Etuk is one of the most talented nollywood actress with an estimated net worth of $400,000.
Her deftness earned her the number 7 Creekvibes news magazine our radar.
Monalisa Stephen, born on March 13, 1992 is a Nigerian Plus-size model, Fashion designer and stylist, body positive advocate, creative director and a brand influencer. She is an indigene of Abia State, South-East, Nigeria.
Monalisa attended Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State where she studied Business Administration for her Higher National Diploma (HND).
She started her modelling career at age 19. She is a socialite with well endowed chest and a curvy shape. She has been a video vixen for quite a number of music videos, she runs and own a clothing line.
Monalisa clothing line caters for mostly plus size ladies in her category.
Monalisa got an endorsement deal with Naija Face Model, a brand that caters for everyone in all sizes and shapes, she has featured in several skits with Broda Shaggi and Mr. Macaroni, Her doggedness to fame earned her the number 8 on Creekvibes news magazine radar.
Ruby Ojiakor, born December 25 in Port Harcourt, River State, South-South geopolitical zone of Nigeria.
She is from Amaraku village in Isi-Ala Mbano LGA of Imo State.
She started her acting career as a choreographer for a dance movie titled “Let’s dance” after she completed her primary and secondary school education in Port Harcourt, she completed her tertiary education at Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) College in Enugu State.
She is a famous actress and a philanthropist. She doubles as a dancer, television personality and model. She owns a charity organization called Ruby Ojiakor Foundation, that gives alms to motherless babies’ homes and foster homes.
Ruby had a baby called Royalty Chukwu with a Lagos based movie producer, Golden Ara, but she has moved on, she said to Creekvibes news magazine…vibrating for a purpose; that she is ready to settle down with a man that will support her career. Ruby has proven time without number that she has a lot to offer in the movie industry. She monotonously carries out her roles in movies with so much perfection. Due to her enthusiasm for acting, she is currently on number 9 on Creekvibes news magazine radar.
Nkechi Blessing Sunday, born on 14th February 1989, is an established Nigeria movie producer, script writer, Brand influencer, brand Ambassador. She is naturally endowed in all fronts. Her great acting skills had earned her great popularity in the industry and beyond. Nkechi is humorous, and likes to dwell on positivity instead of negativity.
She hails from Abia State Nigeria but she grew up in Surulere, Lagos State in Nigeria.
She plies most of trade in Yoruba Nollywood arm of Nigeria movie industry.
She attended Olu Abiodun Nursery and Primary School. Her Secondary was Barachel Model College, all in Lagos State Nigeria.
She proceeded to Lagos State University, where she did a Six months course in theatre arts, her desire to acquire more qualification took her to Houdegbe North American University, Benin Republic where she studied International Relations.
Although, Nkechi has not officially declared that she is married but in April 2019, she presented a bouncing baby boy who looks very much like her as her son, but didn’t disclose whom the father is, she was in the US on the set of ‘Web’, later received gift items from a friend in Dubai.
She had also indicated her interest in going into BBnaija house next season.
Her acting prowess earned number 10 on Creekvibes news magazine radar.
Tiwatope Savage popularly known as Tiwa Savage was born on the 5th of February 1980 in Ikeja, Lagos State. At age 11, her family relocated with her to London. Afterwards, she attended University of Kent, England and graduated with a degree in Business Administration. In addition, Savage holds a professional music degree from Berklee College of Music, Boston.
Tiwa got married to Tunji Balogun, ‘Tee Billz’ in 2014 at Armani Hotel, Dubai. They are blessed with a son, Jamil Balogun. However, due to unresolved marital challenges, Tiwa Savage in an interview with Thisday Newspaper said that her marriage to Tee Billz is over.
While in high school, Tiwa played trombone instrument for her school’s orchestral band. Thereafter, at age 16, she did backup vocals for George Michael. Not only that, she also did lent vocals to the likes of Mary J Blige and a couple of top foreign musicians.
When Tiwa decided to extend her music career into Nigeria, she got criticism and discouragements from people who think she cannot compete with the likes of Tuface and Wizkid. Inspite of that, she determined to give it a shot. Afterwards, she released her first single, ‘Kele Kele Love’ which was widely accepted and gained global recognition.
Tiwa featured in the Nigerian adaptation of the movie, ‘For Coloured Girls’ alongside, Joke Silva, Iretiola Doyle, and a couple of known celebrities.
She is the first female artist to be endorsed by Pepsi in Nigeria. Not only that, she is also a brand ambassador to Forte Oil, Star Radler and Maggi as well. In addition to that, she signed an endorsement deal worth N30million with MTN Nigeria in July, 2013. She is currently on number 11 on Creekvibes news magazine radar.
Anita Joseph, an extraordinarily talented actress, dancer, model, and media personality, born in Anambra State, South East of Nigeria, approximately she is 3 and half decades old happily married to Fisayo Olagunju, also known as MC Fish. He is a showbiz man, she is blessed with two beautiful children,
She is a source of blessing to Nigeria and the rest of the continent. She came to lime light after she was featured in ‘The Tears in my Eyes’ she has been in the showbiz scene for approximately 14 years.
She has appeared in over 70 movies, she spent most of her childhood in Anambra State, her state of birth, where she attended primary and secondary school, before proceeding to the University of Calabar, where she graduated with a degree in Mass Communication.
Like any other ambitious youth, she moved to Lagos in search of opportunities.
The beautiful and curvaceous actress is ranked among the wealthiest female entertainers in Nigeria. Her net worth was estimated to range between $1 and $5 million in 2019. Anita owns several properties, including cars.
She is on number 12 on Creekvibes news magazine radar.
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