Biography/Profile/History Of Nollywood Actress Kate Henshaw




Kate-HenshawKate Henshaw is one of the most popular and the most talented actresses to have surfaced in the Nigerian movie industry. The ebony-black gracious mother of one has come a long way in the industry and is, no doubt, one of the most successful actress in Nollywood. Kate-Henshaw-ankara-e1436283692821-280x300

Kate Henshaw Biography

Kate Henshaw-Nuttall was born on 19 July, 1971, in Calabar, Cross Rivers state, Nigeria. She was the first child in a family which had four children. She had her primary and secondary education in Lagos and Calabar respectively. She later enrolled to read remedial studies at the University of Calabar, where she stayed for one year, after which she proceeded to the School of Medical Laboratory Science, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, from where she eventually bagged a degree in Medical microbiology. Kate Henshaw later worked at the Bauchi State general hospital.2091761_1_1534428_jpeg0c8e54de54dca2028bf6b131bbc5bcb1


Kate Henshaw entered the world of acting in 1993, when she auditioned for an acting job in the movie “When the sun sets”. She was handed the role, which was her very first appearance in a major Nollywood movie. Since then she had featured in about 50 movies.

In 2008, Kate Henshaw won the African Movie Academy Awards for the Best Actress in a leading role for her role in the movie titled, “Stronger than pain”.
Presently, she’s presently the “face of Onga”. She also signed a very lucrative deal worth several millions of naira, with Nigerian telecommunication giants, Globacom.1311754_Kate-Open-Mic_jpgc942cfa7c2b94440ac02b90ecfcbd287

Kate Henshaw Movies

Below is a list of some of the films in which Kate Henshaw featured:

  1. Love, sex and marriage
  2. Games men play
  3. Show me heaven
  4. The bridesmaids
  5. Mamush
  6. Dangerous silence
  7. Sleeping with the enemy
  8. You broke my heart
  9. When the sun sets
  10. A million tears
  11. A broken chord
  12. Silent night
  13. Consequences
  14. River of tears
  15. Stronger than pain
  16. Broken tears
  17. Take me to Jesus
  18. Tears in my eyes
  19. A brighter sun
  20. One life
  21. Show me heaven
  22. To love and to hold
  23. Blood on ice
  24. Costly mistake games men play
  25. My little secret
  26. Doctors’ quarters
  27. Diamond forever
  28. Emotional hazard
  29. Girls in the hood
  30. The bridesmaid
  31. The carcass
  32. Inheritance
  33. Negative influence
  34. The legend
  35. The stolen bible
  36. The substitute
  37. Wanted at all cost
  38. Adam and Eve
  39. Ghetto love
  40. Love entangle
  41. Domitilla
  42. Eti Keta With Saheed Balogunkate-henshaw

Personal life

Kate Henshaw got married in 1999 to British born Roderick James Nuttal. The couple had their first and only child, a daughter named Ella Nuttal, in 2000. However, reports have it that the couple filed for a divorce and was separated in 2011.

Other than acting, Kate Henshaw also directs movies and runs a number of other investments, one of which is the Kate Henshaw hairdressing and styling outfit in Liverpool, UK.

Kate Henshaw has a reputation for being unpretentiously friendly, very humble despite being very rich, industrious, intelligent, and, above all, God-fearing. Presently, Kate Henshaw-Nuttal is the most valuable actress in Nollywood, as she is worth around 70 million naira. She’s closely trailed by Genevieve Nnaji, Ini Edo, and Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde

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