#WCW – Genevieve Nnaji


Our Woman crush this Wednesday is the delectable and hardworking Genevieve Nnaji.

Omg! Genevieve is a beauty. I mean everyone knows this. So, what more do we admire about this gorgeous lady?

Genevieve Nnaji is one of Nigeria’s leading actresses. She was referred to as the Julia Roberts of Africa by Oprah Winfrey in 2009. This leading Nollywood actress was born in Mbaise, Imo state Nigeria in 1979. She started her career as a child actress in the then popular television soap opera “Ripples” at the age of 8. Her first major movie was in “Most Wanted”, in 1998. Since then, she has starred in over 40 movies with some gaining international recognition.


In 2011, she was given the honor of Member of the Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. She has won several awards including the Best Actress of the year award at the 2001 City People Awards and the Best Actress in a Leading Role award at the 2005 Africa Movie Academy Awards. She has also had so many nominations.

Another interesting thing about Genevieve is that she is also a musician. She released an album in 2007 with songs like ‘No more’ and ‘One Logologo line’.

This Ebony queen is also a model. He has featured in various commercials. She has graced the face of many fashion magazines and also dressed for various designers. She is the face of Mud cosmetics and also Lux Nigeria. She also works with the Amstel Malta brand as their major model.


Her fashion sense is on fleek. Well, why wouldn’t it be? She owns her own fashion label, St Genevieve. The label was launched last year and is exclusive to Jumia. With amazing and stylish pieces for women. She combines floral, friendly and classic pieces to give women the confidence they need.  She always appears at shows and red carpet events looking absolutely fabulous in designer outfits.

Her immense success in the Nigerian movie industry, her entrepreneurial spirit, her undying beauty and class are some of the things that make her our woman crush this Wednesday.

What do you like about Genevieve?

Do not forget to shop from her label here.