She was born on the 15th of May, the year of her birth not known in Lagos state. She had her up-bringing in a Naval Barracks, Ajegunle area of Lagos state. She hails from Idoma in Benue state.
Ada had her primary and secondary education in Lagos where she obtained the usual first and secondary school certificates respectively. She has been very active since joining Nollywood.
Her Acting Career
She joined Nollywood in 1995 and rose to limelight after playing a lead role in a hit movie “Domitila”. It was a movie produced and directed by the renowned Nollywood producer, Zeb Ejiro.
She again starred in another comic hit movie “Aki na Ukwa” alongside Osita Iheme, Chinedu Ikezie and Amaechi Munagor. In the movie, she acted a lead role of Gladys.
She is presently on presenter of a television series “The Johnson’s which is currently aired freely on D.S.T.V.
She is creative, skillful and highly talented actress. She is gifted in the interpretation of movie roles and can as well accept any character given to her in most movies.
Ada has acted over 100 Nollywood movies, some of which include:
• Ghana Must Go
• Aki na Ukwa
• True Love My Root
• Phone Swap
• Blood Money
• Domitila and others.
She is known to take the role of a mother comically in most Nollywood movies alongside the stars in the industry like Nkem Owoh, Munagor Amaechi, Osita Iheme, Pete Edochie, Patience Ozorkwor and other top celebrities.
One unique thing about this renowned Nollywood actress is her ability to speak Yoruba, Ibibio, Idoma and little of Igbo languages. These salient achievements coupled with the inherent talents in her make her more resourceful, more famous and places her above her counterparts in the movie industry.
Ada Ameh revealed that she would ever be grateful to Zeb Ejiro, who she described as her mentor. She said Zeb was the man that discovered her hidden talents and was persistent in grooming her to attain the level of her success in acting today.
According to Ada, given the opportunity to choose a career, she would have opted for medicine or other so-called lucrative discipline or career.
Ada Ameh in her years of acting has received some awards. They include:
• Nominee for Best actress in a comedy at the City People Entertainment Awards.
• Nominee for most promising actress in Nigeria at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
• A recipient of a Chieftaincy title from Idoma community as part of her contributions to the development of the area.
Her Personal Life
Ada Ameh is still single, though had a daughter out of wedlock at her early age of 14 years. The daughter has grown big now.
Her Net Word
Ada Ameh is indeed a talented and successful Nollywood actress, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $350,000 dollars.