Meet Popular Nollywood Actresses From Rivers State (Photos)

Rivers State is a state in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. It is the 6th most populous state in the country. Rivers State is a diverse state that is home to many ethnic groups, including the Ikwerre, Ogba, Ijaw, and Ogoni peoples.

However, See below 3 Nollywood Actresses From Rivers State;

1. Monalisa Chinda

Monalisa Chinda born 13 September 1974 born in Port Harcourt, Rivers State to Ikwerre parents. She is the first born in her family of two sons and four daughters.

Monalisa attended Army Children’s School GRA for Primary and then Archdeacon Crowther Memorial Girls' School, Elelenwo. Both schools are located in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. She obtained a degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Port Harcourt.

She is a Nigerian actress, film producer, television personality and media personality. Monalisa's first major movie was Pregnant Virgin, which she did in 1996 and subsequently, after she graduated in 2000, she did Above the Law and has done many others since then.

She has starred in movies like Pregnant Virgin (1996), Royal Grandmother (2007), Sting 2 (2006), Critical Truth (2008), Kiss and Tell (2011), Keeping my Man (2013), Anointed Liars, Breaking Heart, Without Goodbye, Above the Law (2000), City of Angels, Weekend Getaway, Torn, Passionate Heart, Memories of the Heart, Itoro, Lagos Cougars, Spirit Love, Passionate Heart, Okon Lagos.

2. Tonto Dikeh

Tonto Charity Dikeh born 9 June 1985 into a family of seven and is the third of five children. Her family is from Obio-Akpor, a LGA in Rivers State, and is of Ikwerre descent. At age 3, she lost her mother and was raised by her step-mother, who has two children.

Dikeh studied petrochemical engineering at Rivers State University of Science and Technology. On 27 August 2000, Tonto Dikeh set up her foundation, the Tonto Dikeh Foundation with clear vision and passion of making life better for all displaced and under privilege women, girls, youth, and children in Africa.

Dikeh is a Nigerian actress, singer, songwriter and humanitarian. She has starred in movies like Tea or Coffee (2006), Pounds and Dollars (2006), Missing Rib (2007), Final Hour (2007), Divine Grace (2007), 7 Graves (2007), Crisis in Paradise (2007), Insecurity (2007), Away Match (2007), Games Fools Play (2007), The Plain Truth (2008), Love my Way (2008), Before the Fall (2008), Total Love (2008), Strength to Strength (2008), Missing Child (2009), Native Son (2009), Dangerous Beauty (2009), My Fantasy (2010), Zara, Dirty Secret (2010), Last Mission, Blackberry Babes, Re-loaded (2012), Secret Mission.

3. Bikiyaw Graham-Douglas

Bikiya Graham-Douglas born March 4 in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State to the Nigerian politicians Alabo Graham-Douglas and Bolere Elizabeth Ketebu.

Graham Douglas is a Nigerian-born British actress and performing artist. She has attended and taken courses at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, Oxford School of Drama, Bridge Theatre Training Company and Point Blank Music School. She obtained her BA degrees in business economics and business law from the University of Portsmouth.

She is popularly known for her roles in movies, plays and TV shows such as Flower Girl, Shuga, Closer, Saro, For Coloured Girls, Suru L'ere, Lunch Time Heroes, Jenifa's Diary, Legacy and The Battleground.

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