Rita Dominic: Full Biography and Net Worth

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Rita Dominic: Full Biography and Net Worth

Rita Dominic full name Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic Waturuocha is a Nigerian actress.

Background

Rita Dominic hails from Abah, Mbaise Local Government of Imo State. She was born on the 12th of July, 1975 to the Royal Waturuocha family as the youngest of four children. Her father was a doctor and her mother a nurse. She attended Federal Government College, Ikop Ekpene in Akwa Ibom, Nigeria and went on to obtain a degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Port Harcourt in 1999.

Acting Career

Rita Dominic started her acting as early as when she was just a child. She performed in school plays and even went on to star in children’s television shows in Imo State. She made her first professional screen appearance in 1998 when she starred in the movie A Time to Kill.  She has since gone on to establish herself as a talented actress with over 100 productions under her belt.

The Meeting, a 2012 Nigerian romantic comedy film which she produced bagged six nominations at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards. Her screen appearances has garnered her  a huge fan base and has made her one of the most followed Nigerian celebrity on social media.

Awards and Nominations

Her hard work and contribution to the growth of Nollywood has bagged Rita Dominic many awards and nominations. They include:

Wins

 

  • Outstanding Actress award at the City Peoples Awards in 2004
  • Best Acress award at the 2012 Kalasha Film Festival and Television Awards Kenya
  • Best Actress In a Leading Role award at the 8th Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2012
  • Best Actress In Supporting role English film award at the Best of Nollywood Awards in 2013
  • Best Actress in lead role award at the Nollywood Movies Awards in 2013
  • Best Actress in Lead Role film award at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards in 2013
  • Special Jury Mention Award at the Africa International Film Festival in 2013

 

  • Female Producer of The Year award at the ELOY AWARDS in 2013
  • Best Film award at the Nollywood Week Paris Film Festival in 2014
  • Best Supporting Actress English Film award at the Best of Nollywood Awards in 2014
  • Best Actress Lead Role award at the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards in 2014
  • New Era Award at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards in 2014
  • Best Actress In A Comedy award at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards in 2015
  • Best Movie Comedy award at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards in 2015
  • Best Actress – Drama/TV Series award at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards in 2017

Nominations

  • Best Actress Leading Role award at the Best of Nollywood Awards in 2009
  • Best Actress Leading role award at the Best of Nollywood Awards in 2010
  • Best Actress lead role award at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards in 2012
  • Best Actress – Africa Collaboration award at the Ghana Movie Awards in 2013
  • Best Actress Lead Role award at the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards in 2013
  • Best Actress In a Leading Role award at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2013
  • Best Actress In A Supporting Role award at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards in 2014
  • Movie Actress of the Year award at the ELOY Awards in 2014
  • Best Actress in Drama/TV Series award at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards in 2015
  • Actress of the year (Nollywood) award at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards in 2015
  • Best Supporting Actress award at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards in 2016
  • Best Actress In Leading Role award at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2017

*Please Note that this list of awards is not exhaustive.

Rita Dominic’s net worth

Her net worth is estimated to be N950 million.

 

 

 

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