Rita Nzelu is a renowned Nigerian actress, model, television personality and rare philanthropist.
She was born in Enugu State, date and year of her birth not known. She hails from Enugu State in south eastern Nigeria.
Rita had her primary and secondary education in Enugu State. After obtaining her first and secondary school certificates respectively, she went further to have a degree also in the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State.
Rita Nzelu joined Nollywood in 1990. She made her debut in movie “Living in Bondage”, a movie that brought her to fame and recognition in Nollywood.
She is highly gifted and talented in acting and interpreting movie roles and can as well accept any character assigned her by movie producers and directors in the industry.
Rita has featured in over 100 movies, some of which include Baby Mama, Unforgiven, Nneka the Pretty Serpent, Ukwa, Long John, Living in Bondage among others. She is known to feature alongside top Nollywood stars like Nkem Owoh, Osita Iheme, Gloria Anozie, Ngozi Ezeonu and others.
Rita Nzelu in her acting career has earned a number of awards. They include:
· Best actress of the year at the City People Entertainment Awards
· Most promising actress in Nigeria at the African Movie Academy Awards
· Best actress in a supporting role at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
· Best comedy actress in Nigeria at the African Movie Academy Awards in popular movie “Ukwa”.
Rita Nzelu is married to her lovely husband Simeon Okoro and the marriage is blessed with beautiful children.
Recently, there was rumour making the rounds that Rita was not in the relationship. Whether this is true or not, the Nollywood star is said to have quitted acting and now in London with her family.
Her Net Worth
Rita Nzelu is an unforgettable Nollywood actress though relocated to London. She is rated one of the highest paid actresses, most talented and most influential with a net worth of about $450,000 dollars.