Fast-Rising Nollywood Actresses Who Have Taken Over The Likes Of Mercy Johnson, Genevieve Nnaji, Others


Veteran Nollywood actresses like Genevieve Nnaji, Mercy Johnson Okojie, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Kate Henshaw, Sola Sobowale, and a slew of other famous stars in the entertainment industry have helped build the movie industry over the years.

However, there are new faces in the Nollywood movie industry who rose to prominence recently and have taken over the space of older stars.

Sharon Ooja

Sharon Ooja

Sharon is one of the newest faces working in the movie industry who began making waves after appearing in Ndani Skinny Girl in Transit. She has also starred in different Nollywood movies, including Lara and the Beat, From Lagos to Love, among others.

Jemima Osunde

Jemima osunde

Another fast-rising actress who is taking the industry by storm with her incredible acting skills is Jemima Osunde. She has appeared in movies like The Delivery Boy, Lionheart, Esohe, and others.

Nazo Ekezie

Nazo Ekezie

Nazo is a popular actress known for the 2020 movie, A Dance to Forget.


Uju Okoli

Uju okoli

Actress and beauty queen, Uju Okoli, is one of the many Nigerian actresses who are currently making waves in the movie industry. She has shared the big screen with veteran actors like Yul Edochie, Chiwetalu Agu, Ngozi Ezeonu and others.


Beverly Naya

Beverly Naya

She is a popular Nigerian actress who is building a reputable career in the movie industry. The British-born Nigerian actress won the award for the Most Promising Talent at the 2010 Best of Nollywood


Queen Hilbert

Queen Hilbert

Multiple award-winning Nollywood actress Queen Hilbert is another star to have recently come out of Nollywood. She is working both as a brand influencer and an actress in the industry.

Other famous Nigerian actresses who have taken over the space of the likes of Mercy Johnson, Patience Ozokwor, and Genevieve Nnaji, among others, include


Uche Sonia

She is the first daughter of female Nigerian movie producer,Uche Nancy. She is also pursuing a career in acting.


Adebukola Oladipupo

Adebukola made her acting debut on the television series MTV Shuga and has sinced appeared in different Nollywood films.


Chinenye Nnebe

Fast-rising Nigerian actress, Chinenye Nnebe is another celebrity on our list who is making waves in the entertainment industry.


Chinere Ubah

The fast rising actress is the last celebrity on our list who has also made a name for herself in the movie industry.

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