Rita Dominic is prolific actress in Nigeria and also ranked as one of the richest actress in Nigeria. She joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood over two decades ago and has never relent in entertaining her audience. Her full name is Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic, but she is popularly known as Rita Dominic.
She is a famous Nollywood actress, producer, model, television personality, investor and a philanthropist. She has been regarded as one of the best industrious actress in Nollywood and also one of the highest paid actress in Nigeria.
Rita Dominic is always known for featuring in romantic, sorrowful and action thriller movies. She has been in the industry for over two decades. She always plays the role of a romantic wife, girlfriend, runs girl, royal princess, palace maid, orphan, widow, president daughter, industrious working class lady, independent corporate young lady and a self made young lady in several Nollywood movies.
She was born on 12th July, 1975 in Mbaise, Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. She is currently 44 years old. She is the youngest child in a family of four siblings. Rita Dominic is a member of the Royal family of Waturuocha of Aboh Mbaise local government area of Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. Her late parents were medical practitioners. Her late father was a medical doctor while late her mother was a nursing officer.
Rita Dominic is originally from Mbaise, a small town in Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. Rita Dominic completed her primary school education in Ikot Ekpene, a small town in Akwa Ibom State in the south southern part of Nigeria and obtained her First School Leaving Certificate. After completing her primary school education, Rita Dominic proceeded to Federal Government College in Ikot Ekpene, a small town in Akwa Ibom State in the south southern part of Nigeria and obtained her West African Senior School Certificate.
Rita Dominic is currently a GLO Ambassador and the CEO of Rita Dominic Productions. She began her career as a model at a very tender age before joining the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood professionally. She started acting right from her secondary school days and was an active member of her school dramatic club. She is very beautiful, gifted, skillful, creative and talented in acting and interpretation of movie roles. 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.
In 1998, Rita Dominic joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood and acted in her first movie “A Time to Kill” a movie that brought her to limelight. The movie gave her an advantage in Nollywood and also attracted her to movie directors and producers in Nigeria. In 2004, Rita Dominic won an award for Most Outstanding Actress in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards. Rita Dominic is one of the most accomplished actresses in Nollywood. She stated during an interview that her determination and persistent is the secret of her success in the entertainment industry.
After completing her secondary school education, Rita Dominic proceeded to University of Port Harcourt in Rivers State in the south southern part of Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts in 1999. She had interest in acting at a very tender age and started performing in stage drama when she was still a child, appearing in school plays, drama and children’s television shows in her hometown of Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria.
Aside from acting, Rita Dominic is also a producer. She has produced numerous films both in Nigeria and abroad. Rita Dominic is currently married with beautiful kids. She is indeed a force to reckon on in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood. Aside from acting and film production, Rita Dominic is also a philanthropist. She established her charity and nongovernmental organization to assist the poor and less privilege and also to give back to the society for their support in her career.
Rita Dominic has acted in more than 300 Nollywood movies. Some of the movies she has acted include Children of Terror, Prisoner of Love, My Guy, Face of a Liar, The Meeting, A Time To Kill, Aba Riot and many more. Rita Dominic is one of the highest paid actress in Nigeria and also one of the richest actress in Nigeria. Aside from been wealthy and successful, she is also very beautiful and has been listed in several ranking media as one of the most beautiful actress in Nigeria.
Rita Dominic currently has an estimated net worth of over $3 million, making her one of the richest and most influential actress in Nigeria. She is also very popular on social media with more than a million followers on her official Instagram account. In 2011, Rita Dominic received a national honor by the Nigerian federal government as Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) being the highest honor and an award given to a celebrity in Nigeria who has contributed immensely to the economy growth and development of the country through entertainment.
Rita Dominic in the cause of her acting career has won several awards. Some of the awards she has won include Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards, Most Outstanding Actress in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards and Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards. In 2015, Rita Dominic won the Best Actress in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for her role in the blockbuster movie “The Meeting” which she also co-produced.