She was born June 10, 1978 in Obalende area of Lagos State. Liz grew up in Obalende, Lagos where her parents resided and she is from a polygamous home.
Liz Da-Silva had her primary education and later secondary education at Ireti Grammar School both in Lagos where she obtained her first and secondary school certificates respectively.
She furthered her education to Lagos State University and eventually graduated with a B.Sc. degree.
Her Acting Career
Liz Da Silva began her acting career dated back to her secondary school days when she used to acts drama and stage play.
She officially debuted into the Nigerian Yoruba movie industry in 2004 through the help of Iyabo Ojo.
She was shot to fame and recognition in Yoruba movie industry after she featured as notable characters in two movies, “Wakati Meta” by Wale Lawal and “Omidan” by Iyabo Ojo.
Liz is beautiful, creative and highly talented Nollywood actress, known for good interpretation of roles in movies. She can fit into any character assigned her in movies by captains in the industry.
Liz Da Silva has since starred in several Yoruba and English movies, some of which include:
• Ore l’ore Nwoto
• Mama Insurance
• Alebu kan
Liz Da-Silva is a movie producer. In 2012, she successfully produced a movie “Mama Insurance” which featured Iyabo Ojo, Ayo Mogaji, Lanre Hassan, Ronke Ojo, and Doris Simon.
Awards and Nominations
Liz is a recipient of several awards and nominations. Some and most recent include:
• Won the award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role at Best of Nollywood Awards in 2018.
• She was also a nominee for Best Supporting Actress of the Year (Yoruba) at City People Entertainment Awards in 2016..
Liz Da-Silva named Bukky Wright as her role model in the Nigerian Yoruba movie industry and stated that she has greatly influenced her acting career significantly.
Liz da Silva runs an annual event “Ankara Day”, which features big celebrities. In an interview, she revealed that the concept is designed to promote African unity and culture and to assist the less priviledged through donations made daily, yearly.
The programs for the event include choreography, stage play (pantomime), Ewi, panegyric music, fashion parade, dance troupe, and musical performance.
Her Personal life
Liz Da-Silva is happily married with a kid. She maintains a dual citizenship as a Nigerian by virtue of birth and a Togolese because her parents are from Togo. Again, she described Lagos state as her home but reveals she still has connections to her extended family in Togo.
In 2013, Liz Da-Silva got converted from Christianity to Islam and bears an Islmaic name Aishat.
Her Net Worth
Liz Da Silva is indeed one of the highly celebrated Nollywood actresses, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $500,000 dollars.