Kate Henshaw Biography, True Life Story, Age, Family, Lifestyle And Net Worth
Kate Henshaw is one of Nigeria’s most beautiful and promising actresses who is known for her romantic roles in films. She has been involved in the Nigerian film industry popularly known as Nollywood for over two decades. Kate Henshaw is a Nollywood actress, singer, model, entrepreneur, television personality and philanthropist.
She is considered to be one of the highest paid actresses in Nigeria and also one of the most beautiful actresses in Nigeria known for her timeless looks. She is very beautiful, gifted, skillful, creative and talented in acting and interpreting film roles. She is very good at interpreting her roles and can fit into any character given to her by film directors and producers in Nigeria.
She was born on July 19, 1971 in Calabar, Cross River State, southern Nigeria. She is currently 48 years old. She is the oldest child in a family of 4 children. She is originally from Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria. She completed her primary education in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria and earned her First School Leaving Certificate. She then completed her secondary education in Lagos State, Nigeria and earned her West African Senior School Certificate. Already during her school days she was actively involved in acting, theater and performing arts.
After completing her primary and secondary education, Kate Henshaw went to the University of Calabar in Cross River State, Nigeria, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Medical Microbiology. After completing her university education, Kate Henshaw went to Lagos State University Teaching Hospital and completed her course in Medical Lab Science, automatically becoming a Medical Lab Scientist. Kate Henshaw has worked at Bauchi State General Hospital as a Medical Laboratory Scientist and Specialty Assistant. She later realizes that her dream and ambitions are in acting and she decides to try her skills in acting. She began attending film auditions in Lagos and began appearing in television series and films as a supporting character.
Kate Henshaw started acting at a very tender age. She is always known for starring in romantic, sad and action thriller movies. She has been in the industry for over 2 decades. She always plays the role of a royal princess, an independent young entrepreneur, a good housewife and a determined young lady who dreams of being self-made in several Nollywood movies. As a child, Kate Henshaw dreamed of becoming an actress.
Kate Henshaw has acted in more than 200 Nollywood films. Films she has acted in include Touch My Heart, The Harlot, Dangerous Silence, The Legend, Canal Desire, Sun Sets, Stronger than Pain, The Meeting, Above Death, Couples Award, The Stolen Bible, Games Men Play and many more more. Kate Henshaw is currently the brand ambassador and the face of Onga. She is also a judge on Nigeria’s Got Talent Hunt Show. She has been described as one of the most talented actresses in Nigeria and also one of the best outspoken actresses in Nigeria. She is very good at interpreting her roles and can fit into any character that a film director and producer in Nigeria has given her.
In 1995, Kate Henshaw entered the Nigerian film industry, popularly known as Nollywood, professionally after auditioning for the lead role in the film When the Sun Sets, a film that propelled her into the limelight and brought her many benefits in Nollywood provided and also attracted them to film directors and producers in Nigeria. After starring in her first hit film When the Sun Sets, Kate Henshaw starred in several Nollywood films in Nigeria.
Kate Henshaw has won multiple awards and nominations for her acting career as an actress. Among the awards she has won are Best Actress in Africa Movie Academy Awards, Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at Best of Nollywood Awards, Best Actress in Nigeria at Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards and Best Actress of the Year at at the Golden Icon Movie Academy Awards and Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the City People Entertainment Awards. She has also received a Lifetime Achievement Award for Best Actress in Nigeria.
Kate Henshaw is one of Nigeria’s most in-demand actresses. She is over 45 years old but still looks more beautiful and younger. In 2008, she won Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards for her role in the film Stronger than Pain, a romantic film in which she starred opposite Emeka Ike. In 2000, Kate Henshaw married longtime boyfriend Rod Nuttal and the marriage is blessed with a beautiful daughter named Gabrielle Nutall. A few years later, the marriage broke up and they both went their separate ways.
Kate Henshaw currently has an estimated net worth of over $1 million making her one of the richest and most influential actresses in Nigeria. She is also very popular on social media with more than 3 million followers on her official Instagram account and Facebook page. In 2011, she was honored by the Nigerian Federal Government as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR), which happens to be the highest award and honor bestowed on a celebrity in Nigeria who has contributed immensely to the economic growth and development of the country through entertainment. Besides acting, Kate Henshaw is also an entrepreneur and has so many businesses under her name.
Kate Henshaw is considered one of Nigeria’s highest paid actresses. She has starred in over 200 Nollywood blockbuster films. She is well known for starring in action thriller, romance and romance films alongside Ramsey Noah, Jim Iyke, Emeka Ike, Chidi Mokeme, Genevieve Nnaji, Desmond Elliot and other top Nollywood celebrities. She has acted in over 200 films that have sold millions worldwide.
She is considered the timeless queen of Nollywood. She is currently 48 years old but just looking at her makes you think she is 29 years old. Her lovely smile and humble personality mostly attract her to movie lovers around the world. He is indeed a force to be reckoned with in the Nigerian film industry popularly known as Nollywood.