It’s Now Official: Genevieve Nnaji Is Nollywood’s First Billionaire, PLUS How She Made It
Screen goddess and one of Africa’s iconic stars, Genevieve Nnaji is laughing all the way to the bank after Netfix bought her movie, Lion Heart for a whopping N1,385,100,000 ($3.8 million).
This development officially makes the veteran actress the first billionaire in the Nigerian movie industry, popularly called Nollywood.
An elated Genevieve took to her Instagram page to thank her huge followers and movie lovers all over the world for making the movie a success.
Thank you everyone for accepting @lionheartthemovie into your homes and your hearts. Worldwide. ❤️
This is how we change the narrative. Together.
Let us continue to bridge the gap.
Lion Heart movie is Genevieve Nnaji’s directorial debut. Stars like Phyno, Nkem Owoh, Peter Okoye(Psquare), Pete Edochie and Onyeka Onwenu featured in the acclaimed movie.