Erica Nlewedim, Teniola Aladese, and 8 other Talented Actresses taking over Nollywood this Year

Erica Nlewedim, Teniola Aladese, and 8 other Talented Actresses taking over Nollywood this Year

2020 put a lot of things on pause and saw many Nigerians consuming online content such as web series and short films.

Despite the limitation, the year also saw the birth of young, beautiful, and talented acts who made their names known through their exceptional skills in popular web series.

These ladies have done quite a lot for themselves and in a short time, and have become favourites on social media.

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Legit.ng has put together a list of actresses you should look out for on your screens in 2021.

Erica Nlewedim, Teniola Aladese, and 8 other Talented Actresses taking over Nollywood this Year
These ladies are taking over Nollywood one movie at time Photo credit: @ericanlewedim/@theteniola/@thenengers/@omowunmi_dada
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1. Teniola Aladese

This is one bundle of talent who is fast becoming a household name on social media. Teni has featured in a number of web series between last year and 2021, with the current ones being Little Black Book and Ricordi.

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We can not wait to see what more she has in store for the rest of the year.

2. Nengi Adoki

Popularly called The Nengers, this fantastic dimpled movie star is fast becoming a household favourite.

She became popular for her role in Red TVs 'The Men's Club', she also has her own web series, The Most Toasted Girl.

She is definitely going to do more this year and we are waiting to be blown away.

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3. Omowunmi Dada

If you watched Oloture, then you know how much of a good actress Omowunmi is. She has been in other movies where she brought her characters to life with so much passion.

The dark-skinned beauty is also in Ndani's latest series, 'Game On'

4. Erica Nlewedim

Erica is not just a Big Brother Naija ex-housemate, but also an exceptional actress.

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Her biggest feature yet, 'Hire a woman' hit Netflix last year and we already know that there is a lot more she has in store for us this year from her subtle hints on social media.

5. Anee Icha

This well-endowed beauty is another fast-rising actress popular at the moment for her role in the web series, 'Little Black Book'.

She also featured in the Netflix movie, Namaste Wahala and already looks like she has other projects on the way.

6. Adebukola Oladipupo

Bukola featured in Red TV's 'The Men's Club' and became a favourite, all thanks to her amazing talent.

She also featured in Ndani's 'Phases' and we know that there is more to come from the fast-rising actress.

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7. Ebenezer Eno

Eno became everyone's favourite with her role in Ndani TV's new series 'Game On'. The screen goddess also features in 'Smart Money Woman' which premiered last year.

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There's so much more to expect from her and it is only a matter of time before she delivers.

8. Mimi Chaka

This is another queen of web series. Mimi became quite popular for her role in Red TV's 'The Men's Club', she also featured on Africa Magic's 'Riona'.

We are looking to see her play more mind-blowing roles this year.

9. Uzoamaka Aniunoh

This talented beauty blew our minds away with her role in the highly controversial movie 'Ife'. She has also appeared in short films and is currently one of the mind-blowing casts of Africa Magic's 'Riona'.

We look forward to seeing her in even more daring and groundbreaking roles.

10. Elma Mbadiwe

If you have seen Rattlesnake and Quam's money, this black beauty is no stranger to you. She featured in Ndani TV's 'Phases' and delivered as expected.

She is also a cast of Africa Magic's 'Unbroken' and 'EVE'. We can not wait to see what she has in store for the rest of the year.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade, and her dearly beloved husband, Captain Ekeinde, marked 25 years of being married to each other.

Omotola took to her verified page on Instagram with a special post dedicated to celebrating her union.

Well-wishers flooded the movie star’s comment section with congratulatory messages for her family.

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Maymunah Ajetunmobi is a Legit.ng journalist with two years of working experience in the media industry. She graduated from the University of Ilorin with a Bachelor's Degree in Zoology. Maymunah is an entertainment/ lifestyle editor because of her passion for writing and media-related affairs. She believes in the uniqueness of every individual. Learn more about her on Instagram @munah__a.

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