Acting is not an easy task but some people seem to be talented on that even from birth. It is obvious that some people already know what they want from young age. All they need is support, encouragement and sponsorship. As many children worry about how to pass exams, other children are worried about what is inside of them, their talent.
Today, we see many successful actors and actresses. We admire them. Many of us want to be like them without knowing when and how they actually started. Many of them started from a young age.
Today, I'll show you top 9 Nollywood actors and actresses who started acting at very young age.
Chinenye Nnebe, a very talented actress, model, and TV personality was born on April 5th, 1997 in Asaba, Delta State. She is the daughter of popular movie producer, director, and costumier, Uche Nanacy who has been in the movie industry for over a decade. Chinenye has starred in hit movies such as Save The Baby, Not My Queen, Dirty Diamond, Fulton Mountain. She has worked alongside actors such as Hanks Anuku, Queen Nwokoye, and a host of other great veteran actors. She got a very big break when she starred in the 2015 hit movie, Dry, playing the role of Young Zara.
2. Regina Daniels
Regina Daniels is a beautiful and talented actor born in Asaba, Delta State. She is one of the most talked about actresses in Nigeria. Regina joined the movie industry in 2007 (7 years old) and rose to fame in 2010 after featuring in the hit movie, Miracle Child, a wonderful movie in which she acted alongside Chinwe Owo.
3. Funke Akindele
Funke Akindele, a very talented actress best known for playing the character of Jenifa in all her Jenifa movies and her wildly popular and long-running Jennifer's Diaries series. However, many do not know that Funke started as a child actor.
The actress starred in the sitcom / Need to know from 1998 to 2002 playing the character of Bisi, a brilliant secondary school student.
Since then the actress has gone on to make a name for herself in this industry and is now one of the heavyweights in the business
4. Somadina Adinna
Somadina was born on May 8, 1999. He started his acting career as a child actor in 2006. He got his first role in the movie, "Beyond Dead" when he acted along with Osita Iheme. Beyond being an actor, Somadina is also a model and a TV presenter.
5. Sharon Ezeamaka
Sharon Ezeamaka, a very famous actress who started acting at the age of 5, joined Nollywood in 1997 when she starred in the movie, "Narrow Escape" alongside Nollywood giant, Pete Edochie. She shot to fame in 2000 when she acted in the blockbuster movie, "Dear Mother" alongside Hilda Dokubo. This movie won her the award for Best Kid Actress at the African Movie Academy Awards.
Sharon is now all grown up and has been seen as a big girl in TV shows such as "Shugar and The Johnsons.
6. Williams Uchemba
Williams Uchemba, a very talented Nollywood actor, movie producer, model, comedian, philanthropist, entrepreneur, motivational speaker and television personality. He joined the Nigerian movie industry in 2000 as a child actor and rose to fame in 2001 after featuring in the Nollywood hit movie, "The Journey Of The Dead" a movie where he acted alongside Pete Edochie, Olu Jacobs and Ramsey Nouah. This movie shot him into the limelight and he subsequently went on to star in movies such as Beyond Belief and Sorrows of Becky. He once again hit a goldmine in 2009 when he starred in the super successful movie, "Sugar Rush" that once again introduced him in a big way to Nigerian audiences who may have forgotten about him.
7. Nkechi Nnaji
Nkechi Nnaji, a very talented actress who joined the Nigerian movie industry at the very young age of 10. She has featured in many hit movies such as Aduba, Sorrow Of The Orphan, Wahala Marriage and much more.
Zubby Michael, a well known Nollywood actor who became even more famous for his recent movie titled " Death of Zubby Michael" started acting at the age of 8. He has featured in many movies but the latest one went viral.
Destiny who was born on Augsut 12, 1994 in Enugu State, joined the Nollywoood industry while being in primary school. She acted in her first movie, "Twin Brothers" as a child actor alongside Osita Iheme, Hanks Anuku, and the late Sam Loco-Efe. She rose to fame in 2012 after starring in the hit movie "Idemili"
These are out top 9 talented Nollywood actors and actresses who have been making us happy fro young ages. They are really talented.
It is important for a parents to know what their children want and not what they (parents) want them to be. Study your child and help shape his or her God given talent.
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