10 Nollywood Actresses who are in their 40s & Still Look Beautiful

The Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) has produced many talented actresses who are not just talented but also beautiful, sexy, and looking forever young. These beautiful actresses are over 40 years old but still look beautiful, stunning, and elegant.

These actresses have been able to control their bodies, looks, and shapes, thereby making themselves look more younger and sexy like an under 18 years old girl, whereas most of them have crossed 40 years old and above.
Not to talk much, Wonder9ja presents to you the top 10 Nollywood actresses who are in their 40s and still look beautiful.

1. Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji is a Nollywood actress, singer, model, and entrepreneur. She was born in Mbaise, Imo State, and brought up in Lagos, Nigeria. She is the fourth child in a family of eight children. She was brought up in a middle-class environment. Her father worked as an engineer while her mother worked as a teacher in Lagos State. She went to Methodist Girls College Yaba and the University of Lagos, where she studied Theatre Arts. Genevieve Nnaji is currently 43 years old and still looks very beautiful.

2. Kate Henshaw

Kate Henshaw is a popular Nollywood actress, model, television personality, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. She was born in Calabar, Cross River State in the south southern part of Nigeria.

She is the oldest child in a family of 4 children. She obtained her primary school education in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria, and obtained her First School Leaving Certificate. After which she completed her secondary school education in Lagos State, Nigeria, and obtained her West African Senior School Certificate.

After completing her primary and secondary school education, Kate Henshaw went on to study at the University of Calabar in Cross River State, Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Microbiology. Kate Henshaw is currently 51 years old and still looks very glamorous.

3. Omotola Jolade

Omotola Jolade Ekeinde is a famous Nollywood actress, singer, and model She was born in Lagos, Nigeria to her parents Oluwatoyin Jalade and Oluwashola Jalade. She hails from Ondo State in the southwestern part of Nigeria but grew up in Lagos State, Nigeria. She attended Oxford Children’s School Lagos, Chrisland Primary School Lagos, and Command Secondary School Kaduna. After that, she attended Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife and Yaba College of Technology Lagos, where she studied Estate Management. Omotola Jalade is currently 45 years old and still looks very sexy.

4. Iyabo Ojo

Alice Iyabo Ojo is a veteran Yoruba actress, director, and producer. She was born Alice Iyabo Ogunro on 21 December 1977 in Lagos, Nigeria, although her father is an indigene of Abeokuta, Ogun State. She was the youngest of three children, having two older brothers.

Iyabo went to school in Lagos at National College, Gbagbada, before proceeding to study Estate Management at Lagos State Polytechnic. She is currently 45 years old and still looks sexy and beautiful.

5. Monalisa Chinda

Monalisa Chinda is a famous Nollywood actress, model, film producer, television personality, and philanthropist. She was born in Nkwere, Port Harcourt, Rivers State in the south southern part of Nigeria to Igbo parents. She is the firstborn child in a family of six children comprising two boys and four girls.

She went to Army Children’s School GRA in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, and her secondary school education at Archdeacon Crowther Memorial Girl’s High School Elelenwo in Port Harcourt, River State, Nigeria. After her primary and secondary education, she obtained a degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Port Harcourt in River State, Nigeria. She joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) in 1996 and acted in her first movie “Pregnant Virgin”.

In 2012, she became one of the first of four Nollywood celebrities to be starred on the cover of Hollywood Weekly Magazine. In November 2014, she established a television media program and talk show titled “You and I with Monalisa”. In 2010, she was nominated for Best Actress in a Drama Series at the Terracotta TV and Film Awards. Monalisa Chinda is currently 48 years old and still looks very sexy.

6. Funke Akindele

Funke Akindele is one of the most successful actresses in the Yoruba movie industry. She is a Nollywood actress, producer, entrepreneur, and television personality. In 2009, she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role following her role in Jenifer.

She was born and brought up in Ikorodu, Lagos State in the southwestern part of Nigeria. She is the second child in a family of three children comprising two girls and one boy. Her late mother was a medical doctor while her father was a retired school principal. She earned an Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in Mass Communication from Moshood Abiola Polytechnic and a Degree in Law from the University of Lagos. Funke Akindele is currently 45 years old and still looks very beautiful.

7. Nse Ikpe Etim

Nse Ikpe Etim is a famous Nollywood actress, model, and television personality. She became prominent in 2008 for her role in Reloaded. She was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 5th and 8th Africa Movie Academy Awards for her role in Reloaded and Mr. and Mrs. She is the first child in a family of six children.

She was born in Lagos, Nigeria. She attended Awa Nursery School and Command Primary School in Kaduna, from where she then furthered her studies at St Louis College in Jos and the Federal Government Colleges in Jos and Ilorin respectively. She completed her education at the University of Calabar, where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts. Nse Ikpe-Etim is currently 48 years old and still looks very sexy.

8 Mercy Aigbe

Mercy Aigbe is another prominent Yoruba Nollywood actress, producer, director, and businesswoman. She was born in Benin City, Edo State in the south southern part of Nigeria. She is best known for her Yoruba indigenous movies.

She is an indigene of Benin City which is the capital city of Edo State in the south southern part of Nigeria. She is the second child in a family of five children. She went to Maryland Comprehensive Secondary School Ikeja, Ibadan Polytechnic, and the University of Lagos, where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts. Mercy Aigbe is currently 45 years old and still looks very sexy.

9. Chioma Chukwuma

Chioma Chukwuka is a famous Nollywood actress, television personality, singer, model, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. She was born in Oraifite, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State in the southeastern part of Nigeria. She completed her primary school education at Onward Nursery and Primary School in Lagos and her secondary school education, at Federal Government Girls College in Onitsha, Anambra State, Nigeria. After completing her primary and secondary school education, Chioma Chukwuka proceeded to Lagos State University and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Banking and Finance. She joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) in 2000 and acted in her first movie “The Handkerchief”. Due to her innocent role in the movie and her ability to avoid social media scandal, she is fondly called Nollywood virgin by movie lovers. Chioma Chukwuka is currently 43 years old and still looks very sexy.

10. Liz Da-Silva

Elizabeth Omowunmi Tekovi Da-Silva is a Nigerian actress and movie producer of Togolese descent featuring especially in the Nigerian Yoruba movie industry.

She was born to Togolese parents residing in Nigeria. She was precisely born in a geographical area known as Obalende in Lagos State where e her parents resided and where she spent her childhood. For being born in Nigeria, she enjoys the privileges of a Nigerian citizen.

During an interview with a Nigerian print media The Punch she described, Lagos as her home and stated in the interview that she was from a polygamous home. Da-Silva attended Ireti Grammar School for secondary school education and in a bid to obtain a college degree proceeded to Lagos State University and eventually graduated with a B.Sc. degree from the institution of higher learning.

 In 2016, she was nominated for City People Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress of the Year (Yoruba) at City People Entertainment Awards, and in 2018, won the award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Best of Nollywood Awards. The actress is 44 years old and still looks elegant and beautiful.

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