Biography And Net Worth Of Monalisa

Monalisa Chinda is her real name but is widely and popularly known by her stage name as Monalisa. She is a famous Nollywood actress, film producer, television personality, model and a rare Philanthropist. She was born on the 13th of September, 1974 in Nkwere, Port Harcourt, Rivers State of Nigeria. She is the first of six children born to an Igbo Parents.
Educational Background
Monalisa had her primary and secondary education in Army Children’s School, GRA and Archdeacon Crowder Memorial Girls’ High School Elelenwo both in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. After her first and secondary school certificates respectively, she went further to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Port Harcourt.
Career Background
Her first movie “Pregnant Virgin” marked the beginning of her acting in the Nollywood industry in 1996. Since then, Monalisa has built on her brilliant performance which has galvanized her to greatness in the movie career.
The success achieved in her acting career exposed her to movie producers and directors who know her worth and continued to work together as partners in progress.
‘Above the Law’ was her second successful movie and she was determined to make it to the top inspite of all odds and challenges of life.
She rose to the movie limelight after her successful starring in the famous television soap Opera “Heavens gate” and today, Monalisa has well over 200 Nollywood movies to her credit.
Highly gifted and talented Monalisa became one of the very few Nollywood actresses to feature on the cover of Hollywood Weekly Magazine, a development described by many as credit to Nollywood industry in the year 2012.
2014, she sets up a television media programme and talk show “You and I with Monalisa”. The programme is still alive till date. Again, she is a consultant to Royal Acts Academy, a reputed movie school designed for training talented youths in acting, writing, directing and movie production.
She is also renowned columnist with the Sun News Paper featuring every Saturday on social issues and relationships.
Monalisa is a recipient of many prestigious awards including:
• Best all time at Afro Hollywood Awards in 2009 at Monte Carlo television Festival.
• Crowned Queen at the Face of Port Harcourt Carnival, Rivers State.
She was also nominated as:
• Best actress in a drama series at Terracotta Television and Film Awards and several others.
Personal Life
Monalisa got married to her long time friend Dejo Richards and the union is blessed with a child. Unfortunately, she divorced Dejo and later married Victor Tonye Coker who still remains her husband till date.
Her Net Worth
Monalisa is one the richest, most gifted, most talented and most influential Nollywood actresses with about $1 million dollars.

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