Elizabeth Benson popularly known as Liz Benson is a Nollywood Actress, television personality, Evangelist and a Philanthropist. She was born on 29th April, 1966 in Etinawa, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. She is currently 51 years. She is very beautiful. She attended Sylvania State College in United States of America. After her college education, she obtains a degree in Dramatic Arts.
She began acting at a very tender age. In 1993 she rose to fame after starring in the Television soap opera. ‘Fortunes’. In 1994, her role in the movie ‘Glamour Girls’ made her a very successful and an accomplished actress in Nigeria. She has acted in more than 200 Nollywood movies which include, Political Control, Bridge-Stone, Crazy Passion, World Apart, etc.
She is one of the top pioneers of the Nigeria movie industry (Nollywood). She has good command of English Language. Many people have misunderstood her to be an evil person due to the kind of role she plays in movie. Surprisingly, just when her rating as a leading actress had begun to rise even higher, Liz Benson suddenly quit acting.
She became a born-again Christian and started preaching the gospel of God. She opened her ministry ‘Freedom Family Assembly’. In 2009 she got married to Samuel Gabriel Etim. Her marriage is blessed with three beautiful children namely; Richard, Lillian and Roselyn.
Liz Benson is currently an evangelist and lives in Delta State, Nigeria with her husband running her ministry ‘Freedom Family Assembly’. In her early twenties she lost her husband Samuel Gabriel Etim. She had to struggle alone to train her kids as a single mother.
She has won several awards such as Best Actress of the Year at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. Liz Benson is currently one of the richest and most influential actress in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $700,000.
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