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Rita Dominic’s biography, net worth, fact, career, awards and life story

Rita Dominic is a Nigerian actress and movie producer. She is also a goodwill ambassador for the Intra African Trade Fair (IATF), and a co-founder of The Audrey Silva Company (TASC).

Rita Dominic Background

Rita Dominic was born on the 12th of July 1975 to the royal Nwaturuocha family of Aboh Mbaise local government area in Imo State. Her full names are Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic Nwaturuocha, and she is the last of four children of her parents.

Rita’s late parents were both medical practitioners. Her father was a medical doctor while her mother was a nursing officer.

Rita Dominic attended the Federal Government College Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria for her secondary education. Afterwards, she had her undergraduate studies at the University of Port Harcourt, where she studied Theatre Arts and graduated with a BA (Honours) Degree in 1999.

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Cars And Houses Of Rita Dominic

Although most celebrities would want to show their life of affluence to the public, Rita Dominic keeps her properties private. So far so good, we know she has just a car – Mercedes ML 350 4matic, and an apartment in a high-brow part of Lagos.

Rita Dominic Career

As a child, Rita participated in school plays, and children television shows in Imo State, where she was living at the time. She starred in her first movie – A Time to Kill in 1998. Thus far, Rita Dominic has starred in over 100 Nollywood movie productions.

Rita Dominic’s Movies

1998 – 2003

  • Children of Terror – 1998
  • Prisoner of Love – 1999
  • My Guy – 1999
  • Face of a Liar (with Stella Damasus-Aboderin) – 1999
  • Aba Riot (with Olu Jacobs and Segun Arinze) – 1999
  • Unforgettable – 2003      
  • To Love a Thief (with Segun Arinze) – 2003
  • Throwing Stones (with Tchidi Chikere) – 2003
  • The Intruder (with Richard Mofe Damijo and Stella Damasus-Aboderin) – 2003
  • Street Life – 2003              
  • Love You Forever – 2003                
  • Lean on Me (with Segun Arinze) – 2003
  • Back from America – 2003                            
  • A Night to Remember – 2003                       
  • Accidental Discharge – 2003

2004

  • Working Class Lady – with Stephanie Okereke
  • True Romance – with Richard Mofe Damijo and Desmond Elliot
  • The Ingrate
  • The Faithful – with Desmond Elliot
  • Sweet Love
  • Singles & Married
  • Schemers: Bad Babes     
  • Nights of Riot    
  • Love Temple
  • Love After Love – with Patience Ozokwor and Tchidi Chikere
  • Lost Paradise
  • Last Wedding – with Ramsey Nouah, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and Joke Silva
  • Indecent Act – with Richard Mofe Damijo
  • I Believe in You – with Richard Mofe Damijo
  • Goodbye New York – with Genevieve Nnaji
  • Blood Diamonds
  • All My Life – with Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Zack Orji and Tchidi Chikere

2005

  • Wheel of Change – with Stella Damasus-Aboderin and Desmond Elliot
  • Ultimate Crisis – with Ini Edo and Olu Jacobs
  • Tricks of Women
  • The Begotten – with Ini Edo
  • Suicide Lovers
  • Queen of My Heart
  • Orange Groove – with Desmond Elliot
  • Only Love – with Ini Edo and Olu Jacobs
  • Never Too Far
  • More Than Gold
  • Love Story
  • Last Game – with Ini Edo
  • Kill the Bride – with Mike Ezuruonye
  • Joshua
  • Guys on the Line – with Stephanie Okereke
  • Face of Africa – Tracey   
  • Desperate Billionaire – with Kanayo O. Kanayo and Ini Edo
  • C.I.D
  • Bless Me – with Mike Ezuruonye
  • 2 Face – with Desmond Elliot

2006

  • Wedding Fever
  • Unbreakable Affair – with Desmond Elliot
  • Total Control – with Kanayo O. Kanayo
  • The Humble Lion – with Patience Ozokwor
  • Sweet Sound
  • Spirit of Love
  • Show Girls: Face of Africa 3
  • Saviour – with Chioma Chukwuka
  • Million Dollar Sisters – with Kanayo O. Kanayo
  • Married for Money – with Mike Ezuruonye
  • Last Offence – with Mike Ezuruonye
  • Jealous Heart
  • Hidden Murderer – with Desmond Elliot
  • Girls Cot – with Genevieve Nnaji, Ini Edo and Uche Jumbo
  • Dancing Heart – with Ramsey Nouah and Olu Jacobs
  • Connected Firm – with Zack Orji
  • All I Have – with Mike Ezuruonye              

2007 – 2019

  • Yahoo Millionaire (with Desmond Elliot and Uche Jumbo) – 2007
  • The Next Election (with Kanayo O. Kanayo) – 2007
  • Sleek Ladies (with Ini Edo) – 2007
  • Legal War (with Mike Ezuruonye and Patience Ozokwor) – 2007
  • Immaterial – 2007
  • Caught-Up (with Desmond Elliot) – 2007
  • A Better Place (with Desmond Elliot) – 2007
  • Yankee Girls (with Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and Stella Damasus-Aboderin) – 2008
  • True Lies (with Zack Orji) – 2008
  • White Waters (This film received 12 nominations at the 2008 African Movie Academy Awards, winning 4 awards, including the awards for Best Cinematography and Best Sound) – 2008
  • Run Away Prince – 2009                 
  • Saidi’s Song – 2009
  • Iyore (with Joseph Benjamin, Okawa Shaznay, Yemi Blaq, Paul Obazele & Bukky Wright) – 2015
  • Suru L’ere (with Cameo) – 2016
  • 76 – 2016
  • Mr and Mrs Chapter 2 – 2017
  • The Blindspot – 2018
  • Bound – 2018
  • Light in the Dark – 2019
  • The Big Fat Lie – 2019

Quotes of Rita Dominic

“I wish for a country that works for us all – A peaceful country. A country where our leaders act out of love of country – A country where leaders work to better the lives of citizens by uplifting the poor and helpless, investing in educating young Nigerians, in creating jobs for millions of jobless, improving healthcare and public infrastructure.”

“You hear more when you are silent.”

“I am a woman… beautifully, proudly, and uniquely. Today I
celebrate my essence…”

“Love makes the world go round and should be celebrated every day…”

“…Never forget how beautiful and powerful you are…”

“There’s nothing you set your mind to that you can’t achieve! God has blessed us with all the qualities. It’s left for us to search within ourselves to find our unique qualities and strengths…”

“The creative industry should not be used as window dressing, but should be taken seriously, as the creative economy is a huge potential source of employment for the youth if handled and financed correctly.”

Nominations of Rita Dominic

  • Nominee for the Best Actress Leading Role (Yoruba) at the Best of Nollywood Awards – 2009
  • Best of Nollywood Awards nominated her for the Best Actress Leading role (English) – 2010
  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards nominated her for the Best Actress lead role – 2012
  • Ghana Movie Awards nominated her for the Best Actress – Africa Collaboration – 2013
  • Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards nominee for the Best Actress Lead Role – 2013
  • 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards nominee for the Best Actress in a Leading Role – 2013
  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards nominated her for the Best Actress in a Supporting Role – 2014             
  • ELOY Awards nominee for Movie Actress of the Year – 2014
  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards nominated her for the Actress of the year (Nollywood) – 2015
  • Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards nominee for the Best Movie Comedy – 2015
  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards nominated her for the Best Supporting Actress – 2016
  • Africa Movie Academy Awards nominee for Best Actress in Leading Role – 2017
  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards nominee for Best Lead Actress in a Film – 2017

Awards of Rita Dominic

  • Outstanding Actress by the City Peoples Awards – 2004
  • Best Actress by Kalasha Film Festival and Television Awards Kenya – 2012
  • 8th Africa Movie Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role – 2012
  • Best of Nollywood Awards for Best Actress in Supporting role English film – 2013
  • Nollywood Movies Awards for Best Actress in lead role – 2013
  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards for Best Actress in Lead Role film – 2013
  • Africa International Film Festival for Special Jury Mention Award – 2013
  • Eloy Awards for the Female Producer of the Year – 2013
  • Nollywood Week Paris Film Festival awarded The Meeting as the Best Film – 2014              
  • Best of Nollywood Awards awarded her as the Best Supporting Actress English Film – 2014
  • Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards for the Best Actress Lead Role – 2014
  • Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards for Best Actress in A Comedy – 2015
  • The Meeting was named the Best Movie Comedy by the Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards – 2015
  • Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards as the Best Actress – Drama/TV Series – 2017

Net Worth of Rita Dominic

For someone who is an ace in her industry and has starred in over 100 Nollywood movies, it is expected that she should be worth millions. According to legit.ng, Rita Dominic is one of the richest actress in Nigeria, worth 950 million Naira.

Life Lesson from Rita Dominic

  • If you want something, go for it. Work on your passion, put in all you can and keep working hard.
  • Always look for ways to stay relevant in your industry. Despite the fact that Rita has been in the industry for over 20years, she is still relevant and remains one of the richest.

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