AMAZING!! Genevieve Nnaji Becomes Nollywood’s First Billionaire After Lionheart
There are reports that popular Nollywood actress Genevieve Nnaji earned $3.8 million (N1,385,100,000) after Netflix bought her movie Lionheart.
While the movie is currently being streamed on Netflix and has been praised by many, Nigerian Guardian reports that the the screen goddess has become Nollywood’s first billionaire as “Netflix buys Lion Heart for N1,385,100,000($3.8 million).”
Genevieve Nnaji Reveals Inspiration Behind ‘Lionheart’ The Nigerian actress, film producer and director also took to her Instagram page to appreciate the support for Lionheart, saying:
“Thank you, everyone, for accepting @lionheartthemovie into your homes and your hearts. Worldwide. This is how we change the narrative. Together let us continue to bridge the gap.”
Having enjoyed over two decades as one of the most popular and successful actresses in the country’s industry, the actress recently made history with the movie.
The film, which debuted on Netflix On January 4, became the streaming giant’s first original film from Nigeria after Netflix purchased the worldwide rights in September.
The movie, which is in English and Igbo languages, features leading Nollywood actors including: Genevieve Nnaji, Nkem Owoh, Pete Edochie, Onyeka Onwenu, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Jemima Osunde, Chika Okpala, Kalu Ikeagwu, in addition to Peter Okoye of PSquare fame.