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Actress Halima Abubakar's biography and movies

Actress Halima Abubakar's biography and movies

"I am not a materialist. I'm an ordinary girl, who works really hard to improve myself every day and becomes more, and more important person. I am a northerner, who was able to attract the attention not only of Africa, but also of others outside of it. When I go abroad, many people recognize me,” said the famous actress about herself in a recent interview. Halima Abubakar is an influential Nollywood actress who has received numerous awards. She is a model, a TV presenter, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. Keep reading our post to know more interesting facts from actress Halima Abubakar biography.

Actress Halima Abubakar

Halima Abubakar

Halima Abubakar biography

Halima was born on June 12, 1985, in Kano state, in Northern Nigeria. She attended a prestigious primary school, then went to high school. After completing her primary and secondary school education, she entered the University of Bairo in Kano and received a bachelor's degree in sociology.

Halima Abubakar began her acting career in 2001 when she joined the Nigerian film industry (Nollywood) and began attending auditions. Over time, she received a minor role in the film “Rejected” and gained fame, playing her first major role in the film “Gangster Paradise”. After this movie, she was in the center of the universal attention.

Since then, Halima has received many awards, including:

  • Afro Hollywood Best Actress Award
  • Actors Guild Icons Award
  • Global Leadership Award
  • Best Actress Award at the Eminent Awards
  • Best Actress Award at City People Entertainment Awards
  • Kogi state Youth Ambassador

Halima Abubakar has also been nominated for Nollywood Movie Awards as the best rising star.

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Halima Abubakar movies

Actress Halima Abubakar is 33 years old and she managed to star in more than 150 films of Nollywood, among the most prominent are the following:

  • Slip of Fate
  • Tears of a Child
  • Secret Shadows
  • Gangster Paradise
  • Area Mama
  • Men in Love
  • Okafor’s Law
  • Return of White Hunters
  • Dangerous Ivy
  • Entrapped, etc.

Halima Abubakar family

Halima is the third child in the family. She has an older brother and a sister, also 5 wonderful nephews.

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Actress Halima Abubakar

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Halima Abubakar husband

In her interviews, Halima always said that marriage is highly overrated. It's a huge headache from what's going on. She claims that even the most ordinary relationship is a huge burden, the same headache and heartbreak.

She said, "If you can't stand each other as a boy and a girl, what will happen if you live under the same roof when you get married? People get to know each other only physically, they put spirituality on the back burner and soon they get bored with each other. They will say that they do not want to divorce only because of what society will say and those who have invested a lot of money in marriage. Therefore, such people stay together, hating each other."

Halima also claims that she has never been under pressure to get married. She is a good-looking and financially secure woman, and grateful to her relatives for the fact that they do not insist on marriage. But, despite such words, in 2013 there was a rumour that the actress intends to get married. This rumour came from her Instagram photo of a wedding dress, under which was the inscription: "The next level".

Actress Halima Abubakar

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Who knows, maybe the girl secretly wants to find a person with whom she wants to spend her whole life? Now you know more facts from the biography of Halima Abubakar, her career path, and attitude to relationships.

She is a very attractive, creative, talented and purposeful woman who knows how to inspire and remains inspired. She once said that to break through to the stars, you have to go through the thorns. It was her persistence, stubbornness and love for her profession that helped her to reach such heights.

Today, Halima Abubakar is not only a popular actress but also the CEO of Modehouse Entertainment, music label and entertainment management company and the state youth ambassador of Koga.

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