Rita Nzelu Biography, Net Worth, Age, Movies, Awards, and Lifestyle

Detailed Biography and Profile information of one of the veteran Nollywood actress, Rita Nzelu.

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Rita Nzelu Net Worth
Rita Nzelu Biography

Discover more information about veteran Nollywood Actress, Rita Nzelu Biography, Net Worth, Age, Nollywood Career, Lifestyle, Movies and Awards, Educational background, and a lot more than you probably have not heard about her.

Basic Info

Profile Details
Full Name: Rita Nzelu
Age: 54 Years
Nationality: Nigerian
State/Region: Enugu State
Marital Status: Divorce
Spouse: Simeon Okoro
Net Worth: $600k
Profession: Actress, Model, and TV Personality

Rita Nzelu Biography

Rita Nzelu is a beautiful Nigerian Actress, Model, and TV Personality from Enugu state in the country’s south-eastern region. She has been in the Nollywood movie industry for a number of years. She began appearing in films as early as the 1990s, such as Living in Bondage (which was the movie that first brought her to public attention), Nneka the Pretty Serpent, Long John, Odenigbo, and other films. She has featured in popular movies with other actors like Osita Iheme, Nkem Owoh, Gloria Anozie, Ngozi Ezeonu, and many others.

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She eventually migrated to the United Kingdom because of her marriage, where she lived for many years with her husband, Simeon Okoro.

Educational Background

Rita Nzelu finished elementary and secondary school in her community, earning her first school leaving certificate and a West African senior secondary certificate (WASSCE).

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She subsequently went on to the University of Nsukka in Enugu State, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree.

Career in Nollywood

Rita Nzelu began her acting career in 1990 when she made her acting debut in the film “Living in Bondage,” which earned her national recognition. She is an award-winning actress who has appeared in over a hundred (100) films, including “The Pretty Servant,” “Ukwa,” and others.

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Rita Nzelu is recognized for her lively performance and her ability to adapt to every part that movie directors and producers assign her.

Movies and Awards

Rita Nzelu awards

  1. The best actress of the year at the City People Entertainment Awards
  2. Best comedy actress in Nigeria at the Africa Movie Academy Awards for the popular movie “Ukwa”.
  3. Most promising actress in Nigeria at the Africa movie academy awards
  4. Best actress in a supporting role at the African Magic viewer’s choice awards

Rita Nzelu’s movies

Rita has featured in over 100 movies, some of which include:

  1. Unforgiven
  2. Ukwa
  3. Pretty Serpent
  4. Baby mama
  5. Long John
  6. Living in bondage
  7. Terrible Sin
  8. Ortega and His Enemies
  9. Stigma of Womanhood
  10. And a lot more.

Family and Personal Life

Simeon Okoro was the husband of Rita Nzelu. The couple, according to certain speculation, has split and is no longer living together. Some claim it is because she wanted to return to acting, which her spouse would not support, while others claim it is due to an adultery problem between her and her husband.

Rita Nzelu Net Worths

Rita’s net worth is estimated to be $600,000 at the time of writing this post.