Rita Dominic is a household name when it comes to Nollywood. She has graced so many movies and shows in West Africa. Her presence in the film industry has been nothing short of impactful. It does a disservice to her to say that she has done nothing more than be an actress. She has been a role model, a female lead and a trailblazer who has consistently produced high quality work. As an entrepreneur, actress, philanthropist, and investor, Rita wears several hats.
Rita Dominic Age and Place of Birth
Ms. Dominic was born to parents who were devoted to the Health sector in 12th July, 1975. The enchanting actress who hails from Imo state in Nigeria is a university graduate who pursued a degree in Theatre arts. Ms Dominic who has graced more than 100 movies started her career at a young age by getting engaged in school plays and children shows on television.
She is royalty belonging to the Nwaturuocha family dominant in Nigeria’s Imo State. Her late parents named her Uchena Rita Nwaturuocha Nkem Dominic when she was born in 1975 on 12th July. She has three elder siblings whose details are currently unavailable.
The talented Nigerian actress proceeded from being just an actress to a producer. To that end, she has produced a couple of movies locally in Nigeria and some abroad. Some of these works of art include Street life, Children of Terror, The Ingrate, A Night To Remember amongst others. Due to her outstanding work as an actress and a producer, she has bagged many awards in that regard.
Some of these awards include prestigious ones from corporations such as Africa Magic. Notably so, Africa Magic is responsible for airing most of the movies that Ms Dominic and other Nollywood stars have been featured. She has also received notable recognition through awards from the Nigerian entertainment industry where she shows her prowess.
Rita Dominic Education Background
Rita schooled at Ekpene Primary where she completed and joined the Federal Government College. Ms. Dominic is also an alumnus of the University of Port Harcourt where she enrolled for a Theatre Arts program.
Rita Dominic Career Journey
Rita’s career kicked off modeling even though she began acting in high school where she was a vibrant character in the school’s drama club. She however stepped into the Nollywood scene in 1998 with the production ‘Time to Kill’. This was the first of hundreds of films she has headlined and appeared in. ‘Children of Terror’, ‘My Guy’, and ‘Sleek Ladies’ are among the works she has done in her journey thus far.
As an entrepreneur, she is co-founder of The Audrey Silva Company where she runs a film and movie production firm committed to telling African stories.
Rita Dominic Personal Life, Married, Husband, Boyfriend
The 45-year-old actress has been rumored to be romantically affiliated with some big names in the West African stardom. Nevertheless, she has remained single and with no children of her own. Her work has gone a long way in speaking for her worth and consequently, her rate card. Ms Dominic is 4th most highly paid actress in Nollywood.
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Aside from being a star in the world of acting, she maintains a string presence when it comes to fashion and beauty. Many a times she has been voted the best dressed actress in events. The actress has attributed her fashion sense to the matriarchs in her family, top of that list being her mother whom she says has influenced her being greatly. To add to all the amazing work she already does, she works as a volunteer ambassador for some non-governmental organizations.
She is a determined and driven person as she has talked about in several interviews. She further runs a charity program aimed at offering financial and kind-support for the underprivileged in society. Rita Dominic is an activist championing for the rights of those taken advantage of such as a baby’s defilement by a twenty-eight-year-old man and other rapist-involved cases. She took to her Instagram to address the matter. There were reports on her getting married to her fiancé, Fidelis Anosike in December, 2020, something yet to take place.
Rita Dominic Net Worth and Assets
Ms. Dominic is among the top earning film characters in Nollywood and is valued at an approximate net worth of $3.5 million as of 2021. She has bagged several awards and recognitions for her acting some of which are; outstanding actress and best actress in a lead role. She won a national honor recognizing her efforts in the entertainment industry to foster national unity.
|Real Name||Rita Uchena Nwaturuocha Nkem Dominic|
|Age||46 (As at 2021)|
|Place of Birth||Mbaise, Nigeria|
|Net worth||$3.5 Million|
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