What are top Nollywood actresses still looking gorgeous in their 40-ies?

What does it mean to be beautiful?

These women are admired and loved by millions. There is amazing, and their beauty seems timeless. They are already over 40, but they still look and feel great.

Let’s see our 5 most beautiful Nollywood actresses.

Nowadays Nollywood is one of the best and rapidly developing film industries. Also it is the third most valuable film industry worldwide. On the average they produce approximately more than 2400 productions, so it’s ahead of Hollywood but behind Bollywood.

The quality of films has also radically improved and also Nollywood’s actresses are so gorgeous, therefore the men all over the world admire their beauty.

So, let’s mention our 5 amazing women:

Bimbo Akintola

She is from Oyo state and she has a very big family with five brothers and sisters. She is third child in her family. Her father is a Muslim cleric from Oyo state, and her mother came from state of Edo.

Since school days Bimbo was fascinated with acting. She began perform on stage during her last school year, she took part in different drama events.

Today she is known thanks her first participation in movie called “Out of Bounds”. In addition, it brought her the first reward as Best Actress of Nollywood Movies Awards in 2013. After this, Akintola has participated in several other films. In 2015, she also took part in TV series.

The second woman that is over 40 is:

Rita Nkem Dominique

Rita Dominic is pseudonym. The actress is known to many Nigerians with her real name - Uchenna Nkem Dominic Waturuocha. Rita is a top Nigerian actress which has approximately hundred films to her credit. By the way she is one of the highest paid actresses in Nigeria today.

She is best known for two films such as “Kill the Bride” and “White Waters”.

Dominic started acting when she was young. In 1998 she starred in her first movie, “A Time to Kill”. She won the City People Awards in 2004 as the Most Outstanding Actress. She has starred in over 100 Nollywood films.

Monalisa Chinda

Monalisa Chinda was born in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. She is the first child in her family, she has a big family too: two brothers and sisters.

What about her Career?

Monalisa's first film was “Pregnant Virgin” of 1996, and then she participated in the film “Above the Law”.

In 2011, she debuted as Executive Producer in the Royal Arts Academy movie, 'Kiss & Tell'. 

Monalisa is involved in a lot of charity work. She does a lot for society. She has her own column in the Saturday edition of The Sun Newspapers where she describes the social problems, relationships. She works at the Royal Arts Academy. Also she develops people which have talents in acting, directing, and screenwriting.

Nse Etim Ekpe

Nse Ikpe-Etim was born on 21 of October 1974 in Lagos.  Etim is a Nigerian actress. She was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 5th and 8th Africa Movie Academy Awards. In 2014, she won the Best Actress in a Drama award at the 2014 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. At the age of 18, Etim started acting on stage at her university

Here is some information about her personal life

In Etim’s family there are six children. She got married with her childhood friend Clifford Sule on February 14 in 2013

The first time she appeared in television was in the family program “Inheritance”.

Then, after her graduation from university she left for a little time the film industry. Later she made a comeback and continued acting in films.

Kate Henshaw Nuttal

Kate Henshaw was born on 19 July in 1971, and she is also a Nigerian actress. In 2008 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award like the Best Actress in a Leading Role.

Henshaw was born in Cross River State, her family consists of four children, and parents. After graduating from her primary and secondary school in Lagos and Calabar, she spent one year at the University of Calabar studying remedial subjects. Henshaw worked in the Bauchi State General hospital.


In 1993 Henshaw tried to have the lead role in the movie “When the Sun Sets” and finally got the role. That was her first appearance and experience in the Nollywood film industry. Henshaw has starred in about 40 Nollywood movies.

In 2008 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in the film ‘Stronger than Pain”. It’s interesting, that Henshaw is the judge in the famous program Nigeria's Got Talent.

As you see, there is a good example to follow. These women show us that life doesn’t stop in the 40 years old, that we can be attractive and still be charming for our men and for the whole world.

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