She is a Nigerian actress and movie producer. She was born on May 17, 1967 in Onitsha, Anambra State.
Brown had her primary school education in St. Mary’s Primary School in Onitsha, Anambra State St. Maria’s Primary School located in Aba, Abia State and Federal Government Girls College in New Bussa, Niger State where she obtained her First and secondary School Certificates respectively.
She went further to have a Bachelor’s degree in Law at the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, in Kaduna State. She also had a degree in Theatre Arts and a master’s degree in Law at the University of Jos in Plateau State.
Her Acting Career
Brown began her acting career many years back when she made two cameo appearances before her feature on the “Behind The Clouds” TV soap opera series. She failed to establish herself in the Nigerian movie industry and took acting roles mainly on short stage plays.
Brown also featured in a stage plays titled “Swam Karagbe” written by Dr. Iyorchia, which the cast of three Nigerian talent scouts namely Matt Dadzie, Peter Igho & Ene Oloja.
Her brilliant performance shot her to fame and recognition in Nollywood and eventually got a role in the hit movie, ‘Behind the Clouds where she played the role of Mama Nosa in the TV soap opera series.
Franca Brown has since starred in several Nollywood movies, some of which include:
• sunrise (2002)
• Tears & Sorrows (2002)
• Valentino (2002)
• Clash Of Destiny (2005)
• Endless Passion (2005)
• Serpent In Paradise (2006)
• Women At Large (2007)
• Plane Crash (2008)
Franca Brown is such a creative and talented Nollywood actress. She received recognition for her role in the TV series titled “Behind The Clouds”.
Brown is also a movie producer and movie director and has produced and directed a movie titled “Women At Large”, a movie she was also featured in.
Franca Brown has in the course of her acting profession received a number of awards notably as:
• 2016 edition of the City People Movie Special Recognition Award at the City People Entertainment Awards.
• Best Actress in Nigeria at the African Movie Academy Awards.
• Best Outstanding Actress in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards.
• Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the Golden Icon Movie Academy Awards.
• Best Actress in a leading role at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
2016 edition of the City People Movie Special Recognition Award at the City People Entertainment Awards.
Her Personal Life
Brown was a victim of an arson attack perpetuated by her female domestic staff on her property.
Her Net Worth
Franca Brown is indeed one of the foremost and strong pillar of Nollywood actresses, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $400,000 dollars.