There is a saying that wine tastes better with age and when it comes to some of Nollywood’s finest actresses, one has to agree that age has been very good to them. Here is a list of our top five Nollywood actresses in their 40’s who look absolutely fabulous.
Born 12th of July 1975, Rita Uchenna Dominic is undoubtedly one of the prettiest actresses in Nollywood and one can agree that the screen goddess looks nothing over thirty. Rita, who studied Theatre Arts at the Univerisity of Port Harcourt, landed her first major acting role in 1998 and in 2012, she was named the Best Actress in a Leading Role at the AMVCA’s for her role in The Meeting. Rita is also an exceptional style icon who keeps slaying on the red carpet and her ageless beauty makes her the perfect ambassador for beauty line , Zaron Cosmetics.
Nse Ikpe-Etim is one of the few Nollywood actresses to reckon with when it comes to outstanding and fiery performances in movies. The stunning actress was born 21st October, 1974 and is also a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Calabar. Even though Nse had been acting on stage and in soap operas for years, she became famous after her memorable role as Ramsey Noah’s disgruntled wife in Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen’s movie Reloaded. Nse married her childhood friend, Clifford Sule in 2013.
Iretiola Doyle is also another exceptional Nollywood actress in her 40’s who looks really fabulous for her age. She is married to veteran actor ,Patrick Doyle and has six children. Ireti has bagged several awards and was nominated for Best Actress in a leading role at the 2013 Best of Nollywood Awards. She played Elizabeth, an obstetrician who has desire for younger men, in Ebony Life Films production, Fifty.
Strong, beautiful and very talented are some of the words that can be used to describe actress, Kate Henshaw. Kate was born 19th of July, 1971 and became popular in 1993 after she landed the lead role in the movie When the Sun Sets. Kate is known to be a fitness enthusiast and her Instagram page is usually flooded with videos of her at the gym, it is no wonder the actress looks stunning for a 44-year-old woman. Kate got married to British born Roderick Nuttal in 1999, the couple welcomed a daughter Gabriella in 2000. However, their marriage crashed and they officially got divorced in 2011.
She is a producer, actress and one of the sexiest screen divas in Nollywood and yes, she is in her 40s. Monalisa Chinda was born 13th of September, 1974 and she landed her first role in the movie industry in 1996. She debuted as a producer in the Royal Arts Academy movie, Kiss & Tell and became one of the first of four Nollywood stars to be featured on the cover of Hollywood Weekly Magazine in 2012. Monalisa is a mother of one, an activist and is also involved in a lot of charity work. She got married to her heartthrob, Tonye Victor last month.