There are tons of beautiful actresses in the Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood, but not all of them are super educated.
Being beautiful is almost a guarantee when you’re a star but combining that beauty with intelligence is much rarer.
Below, we bring you a list of five Nollywood actresses who combine that elusive beauty and brains combination so well.
These queens of the screen are as talented and beautiful as their peers but they just combine it with super intelligence.
Enjoy our list below…
Most Educated Nollywood Actresses
1 Ufoma McDermott
Considered one of the most educated Nollywood actresses, veteran filmmaker Ufuoma McDermott is a perfect combination of beauty and brains.
She holds an undergraduate degree in French from the University of Lagos and a master’s degree in Public and International Affairs, also from the University of Lagos.
She is no doubt one of the most intelligent Nollywood queens around.
2 Funke Akindele
She plays comedy roles but Funke is no dummy, she’s a very intelligent star.
Funke Akindele is next on our list of Nollywood stars with beauty and brains.
Funke holds an Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in Mass Communication from the former Ogun State Polytechnic (now Moshood Abiola Polytechnic) and a Law Degree from the University of Lagos.
3 Kate Henshaw
Veteran actress Kate Henshaw is definitely one of the most educated Nollywood stars around.
The beautiful and never ageing actress flawlessly combines beauty and brains.
Kate studied remedial studies at the University of Calabar and later majored in medical microbiology at the School of Medical Lab Science, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).
4 Stephanie Okereke-Linus
The beautiful and talented Stephanie Okereke-Linus is next on our list.
There is no doubt about her beauty and her intelligence is also very underrated.
Stephanie holds a degree in English and Literary Studies from the University of Calabar.
5 Ini Edo
One of the most beautiful Nollywood actresses of all time, Ini Edo has the brains to go along with her beauty.
She holds a Diploma in Theatre Arts from the University of Uyo, a Bachelor’s Degree in English from the University of Calabar and studied Law at the National Open University of Nigeria!
So there you have it, our list of five most educated Nollywood actresses.
Do you agree or disagree with our list? Who did we leave out?
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