Anita Joseph is a Nollywood actress, producer, singer, dancer and a television personality. She was born on 4th January, 1985 in Anambra State, Nigeria. She is currently 38 years old. Anita Joseph is an actress who hails from Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. She completed both her primary and secondary education in Anambra, after which she moved to Lagos to search for green and pasture. She is very beautiful, gifted, skillful, creative and talented. She knows how to interpret her roles very well and can fit in any character given to her by movie directors and producers in Nigeria.
She was married traditionally to an average income earning businessman who was based in Aba, Abia State. The marriage which could not produce any fruit of the womb after 3 years ended up in a divorce as the actress took a walk and moved on with her life. She kicked-off her career as a dancer in one of the numerous night clubs and hotels before settling in Lagos.
In 2005, Anita Joseph joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood and in 2006 she rose to fame after acting in the movie “Tears in my Eyes” a movie that brought her to limelight and made her a public figure. She has acted in over 180 movies which include Tears In My Eyes, Open And Close, Sisters Of Delilah, Bandit Queen, Instagram Hustlers, Hips Don’t Lie, Apia, Tears In My Heart, Heartless Daughters, Asoebi Girls, and many more.
She has featured in many Nollywood movies and is popularly known for her beautiful curves and tattoos. She has won several awards such as most promising actress of the year at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. Unarguably the sultry actress and singer have numerous times been rated as one of the top Nollywood most controversial actress. She always flaunts her Instagram page with controversial pictures and always has controversial issues with men.
Aside from been an actress, Anita Joseph also sings under the stage name Nita J. Her first album was recorded in 2009. Her song includes Nyem Something ft Flavour and Long Time. After completing her primary and secondary school education in Anambra, Anita Joseph attended the University of Calabar where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication.
After divorcing her ex-husband, a businessman from Aba, Abia State, Anita Joseph remarried again this time to Michael Fisayo, popular as MC Fish. MC Fish is a Nigerian entertainer (hypeman) and master of ceremony (MC). She met her current husband at a party on 8th June 2017. The actress stated that it was love at first sight for her. She also explained that her friend was not in support of the relationship at first because he was a hypeman and even discouraged her from dating him.
Anita Joseph has a daughter and a son from her past marriage named Isabella, born in December 2015 and Michael, born in 2011. The actress enjoys flashing affectionate images of herself and MC Fish on Instagram, showing off their blissful marriage.
She has been labeled most controversial among her fans for her speculated history with men. Her racy Instagram pictures, videos, and comments about her relationship with her husband gave people a lot to talk about. On 19th October 2022, a dispute about Ikenna Ogbonna, aka IVD, and the issue involving his late wife broke out between Blessing Okoro, aka Blessing CEO, Blessing Nkechi, and Anita Joseph.
Blessing CEO, a contentious relationship expert, used her Instagram live to warn her colleagues who had warned her to stop talking about IVD and his wife. Additionally, she said that Bimbo killed herself because she had always been suicidal and that IVD’s property was being sought after by Bimbo’s family. She was confronted by Nkechi Blessing and Anita Joseph, who begged her to stop bringing up the deceased and put the matter to rest.
Anita Joseph has massive followers on her social media accounts. Her followers often refer to her as the Mother Hen because of her love and support for well-known Nigerian crossdresser Bobrisky. She actively defends Bobrisky on social media and even threatens to block any of her fans who criticize him. Despite all of her scandals, she still projects a positive and respectable image in public. She continues to be a favourite on the screen for many movie lovers.
Anita Joseph currently has an estimated net worth of $1 million, making her one of the richest and most influential actress in Nigeria. Her curves is her selling point in Nollywood. She owns and operates HourGlass Fashion World as an entrepreneur. The brand is familiar to many high-class women who want a curvy figure.
In addition to acting, she is also an influencer for several fashion and beauty brands, which she promotes on her social media pages. Some include Glee Skincare, Bodybyennie, Cupid8 Empire, Rhiks Hair, and many more. She has been described as one of the most sought after actress in Nigeria. She is indeed an interesting character to watch out for in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood.
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