Nafisat Abdullahi’s biography: age, family, movies, net worth

Nafisat Abdullahi’s biography: age, family, movies, net worth

Nafisat Abdullahi is one of the names that will come to your mind whenever Kannywood is mentioned. She is a Nigerian actress, model, producer, director, photographer and entrepreneur. She is famous for her roles in films such as Dan Marayan Zaki, Bana Bakwai and Yaki a Soyayya.

Nafisat Abdullahi
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Nafisat Abdullahi began her career in acting when she was featured in the Sai Wata Rana in 2010. Her prowess in acting has seen her receive several awards, such as Best Actress of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards. Besides acting, she is a businessperson and model.

Profile summary

Full nameNafisat Abdulrahman Abdullahi
Date of birth23 January 1991
Age32 years old (as of 2023)
Zodiac signAquarius
Place of birthJos, Plateau State, Nigeria
Current residenceAbuja, Nigeria
Height in feet5'6"
Height in centimetres168
Weight in pounds143
Weight in kilograms65
Hair colourBlack
Eye colourDark brown
FatherAlhaji Abdulrahman Abdullahi
MotherHajiya Zainab
Relationship statusSingle
SchoolAirforce Private School, Government Girls Secondary School
UniversityUniversity of Jos
ProfessionActress, producer, photographer, entrepreneur
Net worth$5 million

Nafisat Abdullahi's biography

The Nigerian actress was born in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. She is the daughter of Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdullahi and Hajiya Zainab. Nafisat was raised alongside her three siblings, two sisters, Fatima and Asma'u and a brother, Muhammed Abdullahi.

Her father was an automobile dealer and elder statesman, while her mother was an entrepreneur. Both are not alive; her mother died on 14 August 2018.

Nafisat Abdullahi's educational background

The Nigerian entrepreneur attended Air Force Private Primary School and Government Girls Secondary School in Abuja. After completing her secondary education, she joined the University of Jos, where she studied Theatre Arts.

How old is Nafisat Abdullahi?

The actress is 32 years old as of 2023. She was born on 23 January 1991. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.


The Nigerian actress has been in the movie industry since 2010. However, her breakthrough came in 2020 when she was featured in Labarina. Since then, she has appeared in several films and television shows, earning various accolades. She has starred alongside Kannywood stars such as Sadiq Sani Sadiq and Ali Nuhu.

Nafisat Abdullahi's movies and TV shows

Here is a look at some of the films and TV shows Nafisat has appeared in.

YearMovies & TV showsRole
2020Bana Bakwai
2018Yaki a Soyayya
2018In Search of the King
2018In Love and AshesMaryam
2016Akwai DaliliBilkisu
2016AkasiNafisi Abdullahi
2012Blood and Henna
2012Dan Marayan ZakiAziza
2012Madubin DubawaFeema
2010Sai Wata RanaSafina

She received a lot of awards and nominations for her performance, such as

  • Best Kannywood Actress (1st Kannywood Awards) in 2014
  • Best Actress of the Year 2016 (City People Entertainment Award)
  • Best Actress of the Year 2016 (Amma Awards)
  • Best Kannywood Actress (3rd Kannywood Awards) in 2016

Aside from acting, Nafisat is a model. She has worked with notable brands such as Pepsi and Tpumpy Estates Abuja. She is also an entrepreneur. She runs businesses such as NAF Cosmetics, Naaf Closet, and La Rous Cafe, which is currently temporarily closed.

She is also a famous social media influencer with 2.1 million followers on Instagram and over 320 thousand followers on TikTok as of this writing. The actress has a Twitter account with more than 247 thousand followers.

On 19 September 2019, she created her self-titled YouTube channel. At the time of writing, the channel has over 12 thousand subscribers.

What is Nafisat Abdullahi's net worth?

Her alleged net worth is $5 million. Her primary source of income is her acting career, businesses and brand endorsements.

Fast facts about Nafisat Abdullahi

  1. Who is Nafisat Abdullahi? She is well known Kannywood actress, producer, director, photographer and entrepreneur.
  2. What is Nafisat Abdullahi's age? She is 32 years old as of 2023.
  3. When is Nafisat Abdullahi from Kannywoods's birthday? She marks her birthday on 23 January.
  4. Who are Nafisat Abdullahi's family members? Her family consists of her late parents, Alhaji Abdulrahman and Hajiya Zainab Abdullahi and her three siblings, Fatima, Asma'u and Mohammed.
  5. What is Nafisat Abdullahi's net worth? The Kannywood actress has an alleged net worth of $5 million.
  6. What is Nafisat Abdullahi's state of origin? She hails from Kano State.
  7. Is Nafisat Abdullahi dating? No, she is presumed single. However, she was previously in a relationship with Kannywood actor Adam Zango.

Nafisat Abdullahi is, undoubtedly, one of the most accomplished actresses in Kannywood today. Since she made her acting debut in 2010, she has appeared in several movies and television series, winning several awards along the way. She is the founder and CEO of NAF Cosmetics and La Rous Café.

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