Benita Nzeribe is a popular Nigerian actress, television personality, entrepreneur and a model.
She was born on the 11th of August, 1980 in Ihiala, Anambra State. She hails from Ihiala, Anambra State in the south eastern Nigeria.
Benita had her primary and secondary education in Ihiala, Anambra state. After obtaining her first and secondary school certificates respectively, she went to Abia State University, Uturu in Abia State where she bagged a bachelor’s degree in English Language. Since graduation, she has remained active and relevant in the Nigerian movie industry.
Her Acting Career
Benita started acting in her early days in the secondary school where she acted in several drama and stage play.
She finally joined Nollywood in 1998 while still in the University and acted her first movie “Beyond Our Dream”. It was this movie that shot her to fame and recognition in Nollywood.
She again acted another hit movie “Agony of a Mother”. The movie was a huge success with large commercial sales. The same movie earned her an award as best supporting actress at the African Movie Academy Awards.
She is skillful, creative and exceptionally talented Nollywood actress who knows how to act any role assigned her by movie producers and directors in the industry. Again, she can accept any character given to her and she performs this brilliantly well.
Benita Nzeribe is a prolific Nollywood actress with over 100 movies to her credit. Some of her works include Fire on the Mountain, The Scorpion, Beware of Dogs, The Peace Maker, Agony of a Mother, Games Men Play, Peace Talk, Soul of wickedness, Asunder among others.
She has made name in the entertainment industry and contributed immensely to the growth and development of the Nigerian movie industry. She is known to acts alongside with the big stars like Ken Erics, Yul Edochie, Jim Iyke, Ngozi Ezeonu, Nkem Owoh and many others.
Benita Nzeribe in her years of acting has earned several awards. They include:
- Most prominent actress in Nigeria at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
- Best actress of the year at the City People Entertainment Awards.
- Best actress in a supporting role at the African Movie Academy Awards
- Most promising Act to watch at Best of Nollywood Awards.
Her Net Worth
Benita Nzeribe is a renowned Nollywood actress, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $550,000 dollars.