Nigerian actresses to look out for in 2019: 2018 was a roundly successful year for the Nigerian movie industry. And a handful of actors and actresses caught their big break, while others cemented/elevated their status. In this article, we’ll be looking at some of the fastest rising Nollywood actresses, who had a successful 2018, and will be hoping to extend the good fortunes to 2019.
Top Fast Rising Nollywood Actresses
8 Adesua Etomi
Since Adesua burst into the scene some two years ago, she has maintained a steady rise in the movie industry. She became famous after her starring role in the movie – Knocking On Heaven’s Door. However, the movie that actually shot her to limelight is The Wedding Party (2016), where she starred alongside her hubby, Bankole Wellington – popularly called Banky W.
The elegant actress elevated her status as one of the fastest rising Nollywood stars in 2018, with a handful star features.
Some of her top movie features include King of Boys, Memoirs of 4, Date Night. and more. She took the lead role in most of these movies. And all things being equal, she is certainly one of the leading contenders for the “best actress” accolade later this year.
7 Linda Ejiofor
Linda Ejiofor surely had a year to remember in 2018, both at the professional and personal levels. She became a household name in the industry with her starring role in the ongoing movie series – Tinsel. And towards the end of the year, she crowned her professional success with a grander, personal, achievement.
She got married to fellow Nollywood movie star – Ibrahim Suleiman. And for some reasons, her wedding further enhanced her popularity, as well as that of her husband.
Notable movie features of Linda Ejiofor in 2018 include Memoirs of 4, Chief Daddy, Tinsel (Series), Rumour Has It (Series) and more. With a growing fan base, Linda Ejiofor is definitely one of actresses to look out for this year.