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KOKOnista Of The Day: Kate Henshaw Is One Of The Most Influential Actresses In Nigeria

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Talented Kate Henshaw is arguably one of the most influential actresses in Nigeria.

Kate Henshaw was born in Cross River State, the oldest of four children. She attended St. Mary private school in Ajele, Lagos for her primary education. Later, she was admitted to the Federal Government Girl College, Calabar for her secondary school education.
Read Also: KOKOnista Of The Day: Cori ‘Coco’ Gauff Is The Future Of TennisShe spent one year at the University of Calabar reading remedial studies, and then majored in Medical Microbiology at the School of Medical Lab Science afterwards, LUTH (Lagos University Teaching Hospital) in Lagos. Henshaw worked at the Bauchi State General hospital. Prior to becoming an actress, Kate Henshaw worked as a model, featuring in various commercials including a print and television advert for Shield deodorant.

In 1993, Kate Henshaw auditioned for the lead role in the movie When the Sun Sets and was chosen for the role. This was her first appearance in a major Nollywood movie. Kate Henshaw has starred in over 45 Nollywood movies.

Kate Henshaw
In 2008, she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for the film Stronger than Pain.


She was nominated for “Best Actress in a Leading Role” at the African Movie Academy Award in 2018, for her performance in the movie “Roti”.

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Kate Henshaw
In 2011, Kate Henshaw was honored by the Nigerian federal government as a member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR).

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Kate Henshaw’s Net worth is estimated to be over $1 million, making her one of the richest and most influential professional actresses in Nigeria. Xenophobia: Kate Henshaw, Like Toke Makinwa, Receives Backlash On Xenophobia Comment

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