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Biography: Belinda Effah; The journey so far

Belinda Effah is a Nigerian actress, TV presenter and filmmaker. In this article, You are going to discover interesting facts about her, such as her birthday (age), career, net worth, awards, and several other facts.

The actress is also the CEO of House of Belinda (HOB), a fashion outlet in Abuja.
Belinda is one of the fastest rising actress in the Nigeria movie industry. She has acted in many movies and has won some awards to her credit.

Much is not known about the actress biography. Although, she was born in the Southern part of Nigeria in Cross River State.
Belinda is the thirteenth child in her family, her father was a military officer in the Nigerian Navy.
During an interview with The Punch Newspaper, she acknowledged that the disciplinary nature of her dad towards his 14 children was very helpful in shaping her career.
Early life & education
She did her Nursery & primary education at Hillside International. She then attended Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Belinda attended the University of Calabar, where she studied Genetics and Biotechnology.

Birthday & age

How old is Belinda Effah?
The award-winning actress was born on the 14th of December 1989. Therefore, she is currently 30 years old.
If you think you are one of her fans and she is worth your time, you might want to create some time to wish her on her special day.
Is Belinda Effah married? Any kids?
Currently, it is not certain if the actress is married. However, there was news making rounds about her being in a relationship with actor, Daniel K Daniel.
However, their relationship ended as the actress reportedly got pregnant for another man in the US.
Not much is known about this man. But he is from the United States. Belinda became a single mother of a boy in 2016. She had her baby in the US.

Belinda Effah started her acting career in 2005, she made her first appearance in a TV series “Shallow Waters”.
While performing in the series, she decided to try participating in the reality show Next Movie Star which helped her gained lots of fans.
She featured in “The Room”, it was her debut movie as an actress. The movie was an Efik language movie, it aired on DSTV.
Thereafter, she contested in a Reality TV show and qualified to the final stage. However, didn’t emerge as the winner.
Belinda also featured in Tales of Eves in 2011. As a producer, she unveiled her debut movie, “Miracle”.
Belinda was once a TV presenter at Sound City, a Nigerian entertainment cable station. Later on, she left Sound City to start up her own TV show, Lunch Break with Belinda.

Movies Belinda Effah has featured in
This talented actress who is relentlessly working hard on meeting the expectations of her fans has starred in over 100 movies.
Here are some of her movies:
 No I Don’t
 Kokomma
 Alan Poza
 Havillah
 Cat and Mouse
 Bambitious
 Jump and Pass
 Apaye
 Oracles Online
 House Husband
 Desperate Housegirls
 Being Single
 The Banker
 Luke of Lies
 Black Val
 Web of Love
 2Broken
 Chop Banana
 So in Love
 From Freetown TL
 Flirting with Fifty
 Talking Dolls
 The Lost Café
 Troubled Waters
 Cash Daddy
 Stranger than Ever
 Pretty Little Thing
 Our Dirty Secrets
 A Star in Heaven
 Caged Heart
 Blood in the Lagoon
 Sister Sister: The Movie
 A Break from Reality
 S.A Girl
 Drive
 Locked
 Refugees
 Game Up
 Miracle
 Mumu Button
 Return of Jamal
 Antenup.

Awards & nomination
Here are some awards of Belinda Effah
 Best of Nollywood Awards as the Most Promising Act (female) – 2012
 At the Golden Icons Academy Awards Belinda was named Best New Actress – 2012
 Best Rising Star at the Nollywood Movies Awards – 2013
 Most Promising Act at the Africa Movie Academy Awards – 2013
 Winner of the Ntanta Award – 2013
 Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Young Actor – 2013
 Best Supporting Actress at the Golden Icons Academy Movie Award – 2014
 Best play at the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) Globe Awards – 2018
 Nollywood Movies Awards nominee for Best Indigenous Actress – 2013
 Nominee at the City People Movie Award for Best New Actress of the Year (English) – 2014
 Nominee at the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards for Best Actress in a Drama – 2014
 minee for Best Supporting Actress of the Year (English) – 2015
 Nigeria Entertainment Award nominee for Best Actress – 2016
 African Actress of the Year nominee at the African Film Awards – 2017
 City People Movie Award nominee for Best Supporting Actress of the Year (English) – 2018

Net worth
We can not say for sure how much Belinda is worth because she has not come out to declare her net worth.
However, when there is a legal report or a credible information about her net worth, we promise to update you.

Other interesting facts about Belinda Effah
According to, she revealed that ‘out of all the A-list actors she had worked with, Majid Michel remains the only actor she admires and respects’.
“To work with top actors gives me goose pimples. I have work with Majid Michel in Java’s House. He played the male lead while I played the female lead.
“It was a huge experience for me because he is one of the intense actors I know. I had to bring my ace game,” she said.
Furthermore, she said, “I had to bring in all the training that I had gotten in this life to make sure that I was not subdued.
“And Majid is an actor that gives, so he was able to help me. Working with him was a revelation,” she added.

Here’s a summary of Belinda Effah’s profile:
 Full name: Belinda Effah
 Date of birth: 14th December 1989
 Age: 30 years old.
 State of Origin: Cross River state
 Marital status: Single
 Years active: 2005 till present
 Nationality: Nigerian.

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