She was born on December 7, 1978 in Lagos into the Christian family of Mr. and Mrs. Adebayo George. Kenny is the third child in a family of six children. Her father worked with the defunct Nigeria Airways and her mother, a business woman.
Kenny George had her primary education at United Nations African Primary School and Command Secondary School, Ipaja both in Lagos State.
She did not however complete her secondary education before relocating with her parents in 1991 to London where she continued at Skinners Secondary School, Stamford Hill and completed her programme in 1994.
Kenny later went on to study Health Social Care in Islington college and graduated in 1996. She also studied Accounting and Hospitality Management at South Bank University and North West Kent College respectively.
Her Acting Career
Kenny George began acting in 2006 in London. It was a passion she developed at her early age of 9 years old, although her parents had wanted her to study accounting.
She met Nollywood actress Lola Alao in London and eventually converted her apartment for shooting movies.
Kenny acted her first movie, Te’te in which Saheed Balogun encouraged her to pick a role. Her brilliant performance paved the way for her subsequent roles in numerous movies.
She has since proved herself in the movie industry as an actress, script writer, Producer, Filmmaker and worked with top key players like Toyin Aimakhu and Yomi Fabiyi who then encouraged her to feature in her movies rather than just writing them.
Kenny George has so far starred in several Nollywood movies, some of which are:
• Taxi driver
• Ishana (2016)
• Ejika (2016)
• Eje Aburo Mi (2016)
• Koto (2016)
• Ireje [injustice] (2017)
• Eni Omo Sin (2017)
• Ofege (2017)
• Omo Emi (2017)
• Suicide (2017)
• Coma (2017)
Kenny George is a talented Nollywood actress, gifted for her good interpretation of roles in movies. She can as well accept any character assigned her by movie producers and directors in the industry and she does this very well to the delight of her numerous fans.
Kenny George is a proud owner of Ejika Film Academy, launched at the Zen Garden on December 7th, 2015 at Ikeja, Lagos Nigeria. The school has so far nurtured several upcoming talented Nigerian youths to attain greatness in the acting profession.
Kenny also owns Klassic Kitchen which she opened after completing her Hospitality Management course.
Awards & Nominations
Kenny George is a recipient of a number of awards and nominations notably as:
• 2015 Best New Actress of the year (Yoruba) at the City People Entertainment Awards.
• 2017 Best Producer of the Year 2017 at OMAMA Awards for her role in a movie, Eni Omo Sin.
• Maya Awards 2017- Nollywood’s Viewers Choice, Yoruba – IREJE by Kenny George.
Her Personal Life
Kenny George is happily married with three lovely children.
Her Net Worth
Kenny George is indeed a force to reckon with in the Nigerian movie industry, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $500,000 dollars.