Top 10 Nollywood Actresses that Cry the Most in Movies

In this article I will be sharing with you the top 10 Nollywood actresses that cry the most in movies. You cannot watch a Nollywood movie without seeing this actresses crying. In fact they cry to the extent that one thought they have personal or pressing matter before coming on set to act movies. These actresses tears are so real to the extent that one cannot assume their tears to be fake.

Most of this Nollywood actresses acts in sorrowful and tragic movies and triggers their viewers to be in a sympathetic mood and emotional. So in this article we bring to you the top 10 Nollywood actresses that cry the most in movies.

10. Queen Nwokoye

Queen Nwokoye is a famous Nollywood actress, model, entrepreneur and a television personality. She was born on 11th August 1982 in Lagos State in the south western part of Nigeria into a Catholic family. She is currently 36 years old. Queen Nwokoye is an indigene of Ihembosi in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria.

She completed her primary school education in Enugu and her secondary school education at Queens College in Enugu, Nigeria and obtained her West African Senior School Certificate. After completing her secondary school education, Queen Nwokoye attended Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and Anthropology.

Queen Nwokoye grew up with the ambition of becoming a lawyer. She later became passionate with acting while in school. In 2004, Queen Nwokoye joined the Nigeria movie industry (Nollywood) and acted in her first movie “Nna Me” a movie that brought her to limelight. Some of the movies she has acted include His Majesty, The Girl is Mine, Security Risk, Save The Baby, amongst others. Queen Nwokoye cry often in movies and currently number 10 on our list of top 10 Nollywood actresses that cry the most in movies.

9. Ini Edo

Ini Edo is a famous Nollywood actress, model, film producer and a television personality. She was born on 19th April 1982 in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, but grew up in Calabar, Cross River State, both in the south southern part of Nigeria. She is currently 37 years old. She is the second child in a family of four children.

Her mother was a teacher and her father was a church elder. She had a strict upbringing by her parents. After her primary school education, Ini Edo attended Cornelius Connely College in Calabar for her secondary school education. After which she proceeded to University of Uyo and graduated with a National Diploma in Theatre Arts. After that she attended University of Calabar and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in English.

In 2000, Ini Edo joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) and in 2004 she rose to fame after acting in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “World Apart” alongside with Kenneth Okonkwo and Lis Benson. Some of the movies the has acted include World Apart, Thick Madam, Royal Gift, Blind Kingdom, Ghetto Queen, Power of Beauty, amongst others. Ini Edo cry often in movies and currently number 9 on our list of top 10 Nollywood actresses that cry the most in movies.

8. Stella Damasus

Stella Damasus is a famous Nollywood actress, producer, singer, television personality and a model. She was born on 24th April 1978 in Benin City, Edo State in the south southern part of Nigeria. She is currently 41 years old. Stella Damasus has four sisters. At the age of 13 years old, Stella Damasus moved to Asaba in Delta State, Nigeria with her family where she finished her secondary school education. After completing her secondary school education in Asaba, Stella Damasus proceeded to University of Lagos and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts.

She started her career as a singer in Lagos, Nigeria where she used to work as a studio session singer at the famous Klink Studio owned by filmmaker Kingsley Ogoro. While in Klink studio she developed her skill as a singer and went on to do vocals for top jingles on radio and television commercials in Nigeria.

In 1992, Stella Damasus joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) and made her first appearance in the Nigerian film “Abused”. She rose to fame after starring in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Breaking Point”. Some of the movies she has acted include Affairs of the Heart, The Intruder, Emotional Pain, Dangerous Desire, The Messenger, Missing Angel, Kings Pride, Engagement Night, Burning Desire, Cinderella, Dangerous Twins, Wheel of Change, amongst others. Stella Damasus cry often in movies and currently number 8 on our list of top 10 Nollywood actresses that cry the most in movies.

7. Kate Henshaw

Kate Henshaw is a famous Nollywood actress, entrepreneur, model, and a television personality. She was born on 19th July 1971 in Calabar, Cross River State in the south southern part of Nigeria. She is currently 47 years old. She is the oldest child in the family of 4 children. After completing her primary and secondary school education, Kate Henshaw proceeded to University of Calabar in Cross River State, Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Microbiology.

After which she proceeded to Lagos State University Teaching Hospital and completed her course in Medical Lab Science. Kate Henshaw has worked at the Bauchi State General hospital as a medical laboratory scientist and special attendant. In 1993, she joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) after auditioning for the lead role in the movie “When the Sun Sets”.

Some of the movies she has acted include Touch My Heart, The Harlot, Dangerous Silence, The Legend, Canal Desire, Sun Sets, Stronger than Pain, The Meeting, Above Death, Couples Award, Games Men Play, amongst others. Kate Henshaw cry often in movies and currently number 7 on our list of top 10 Nollywood actresses that cry the most in movies.

6. Hilda Dokubo

Hilda Dokubo is a famous Nollywood actress, producer, youth advocate, entrepreneur, investor, model and a television personality. She was the former special adviser on youth affairs to Peter Odili, a former governor of Rivers State. She was born and raised in Buguma, a small town in Rivers State in the south southern part of Nigeria. She is the first child in a family of six children. She is popularly known for her ability to cry in movies.

Hilda Dokubo attended St Mary State School in Aggrey Road, Rivers State, Nigeria and obtained her First School Leaving Certificate. After which she proceeded to Government Girls Secondary School in Rivers State, Nigeria and obtained her West Africa Senior School Certificate. After completing her secondary school education, Hilda Dokubo proceeded to University of Port Harcourt in Rivers State, Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Theatre Arts.

During her National Youth Service Year (NYSC), Hilda Dokubo joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) in 1992 and acted in her first movie “Evil Passion” a movie that brought her to limelight. Some of the movies she has acted include Hour of Grace, Error of the Past, Sweet Mother, Black Maria, End of the Wicked, Onye-Eze, My Good Will, amongst others. Hilda Dokubo cry often in movies and currently number 6 on our list of top 10 Nollywood actresses that cry the most in movies.

5. Chacha Eke

Chacha Eke is a famous Nollywood actress, model, and a television personality. She is known worldwide for her ability to cry in movies. She was born on 1st May 1993 in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State in the south eastern part of Nigeria to a working class family. She is currently 26 years old. She attended ESUT Nursery and Primary School in Ebonyi State and Our Lord Shepherd International School in Enugu State both in the south eastern part of Nigeria and obtained both her First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate.

After which she attended Ebonyi State University in Abakaliki and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy. In 2009, Chacha Eke joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) when she partakes for the Miss Nollywood Talent Hunt Show, an acting competition held in Abakaliki, and impressed the judges with her amazing talent. In 2012, she rose to fame after acting in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “The End is Near” a movie that brought her to limelight.

Chacha Eke is known worldwide for her ability to cry in movies. She always acts in tragic movies and love to cry in movie. Some of the movies she has acted include The End is Near, Clap of Thunder, Two Hearts, Gift of Pain, A Cry for Justice, amongst others. Chacha Eke cry often in movies and currently number 5 on our list of top 10 Nollywood actresses that cry the most in movies.

4. Rita Edochie

Rita Edochie is a famous Nollywood actress and a television personality. She was born and bred in Onitsha, Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. She was brought up by her uncle, Mr. Okaka since her childhood. Rita Edochie is a mother of four grownup children and also a grandmother. She is currently the wife of Tony Edochie, the younger brother to Nollywood legend Pete Edochie.

She is originally from Onitsha, Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. After completing her primary and secondary school education, Rita Edochie proceeded to Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication in 1990. After her graduation from the university, Rita Edochie got a job as a radio presenter at the Anambra State Broadcasting Service.

She started her acting career in 1997 and joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood). She is popularly known for her ability to cry in movies and always play motherly roles in movies. Some of the movies she has acted include Waterloo, Mama Oyoyo, A Mother’s Pride, The Storm, Abuja Boys, Tears and Sorrow, Across the Bridge, Christian Girls, Circle of Lives, Floating Feelings, No More War, amongst others. Rita Edochie cry often in movies and currently number 4 on our list of top 10 Nollywood actresses that cry the most in movies.

3. Nkeru Sylvanus

Nkeru Sylvanus is a famous Nollywood actress, model and a television personality. She is popularly known for her ability to cry in movies. She was born on 13th May 1985 in Osisioma, Aba, Abia State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. She is currently 34 years old. She attended Ohabiam Primary and Secondary School in Aba, Abia State, Nigeria and obtained both her First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate.

After which she attended Enugu State University of Science and Technology and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication. She joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) in 1999. In 2000 she rose to fame after starring in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “A Cry for Help” a movie that won her Best Upcoming Actress at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. She acts mostly in tragic movies and often cries in movies.

She was the former special senior assistant to the Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha on culture and tourism. Some of the movies she has acted include A Cry for Help, Egg of Life, Tears of Vengeance, Mirror of Beauty, amongst others. Nkeru Sylvanus cry often in movies and currently number 3 on our list of top 10 Nollywood actresses that cry the most in movies.

2. Chinwe Owoh

Chinwe Owoh is a veteran Nollywood actress and television personality known for starring in sorrowful and tragic movies. She is referred to as the big mama of Nollywood. She is popularly known for her ability to cry in movies. Chinwe Owoh acts mostly in tragedy and sorrowful movies. She was born and bred in Enugu State in the south eastern part of Nigeria.

Chinwe Owoh completed her primary, secondary and tertiary education in Enugu, Nigeria. After completing her education, Chinwe Owoh joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) in 1999. In 2001, she acted in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Mothering Sunday” which brought her to limelight and since then she has acted in many Nollywood blockbuster movies making her one of the most accomplished actress in Nigeria.

Chinwe Owoh always acts as a mother, queen, step mother, grandma and widow in many Nollywood movies. Chinwe Owoh is very talented and gifted in acting. Some of the movies she has acted include Raging Tigers, Beyond the Verdict, Lost Wealth, Remote Control, Traditional War, Black Christmas, Nigerian Girls, For the Love of Money, After My Heart, Royal Tears, Python Queen, amongst others. Chinwe Owoh cry often in movies and currently number 2 on our list of top 10 Nollywood actresses that cry the most in movies.

1. Mercy Johnson

Mercy Johnson is a famous Nollywood actress, model and a television personality. She is popularly known for her ability to cry in movies. She is currently married to Prince Okojie and blessed with three kids namely Henry, Angel and Purity Okojie. She was born on 28th August 1984 in Lagos, Nigeria and grew up both in Port Harcourt, Calabar and Lagos respectively. She is currently 34 years old. She is originally from Okene, Kogi State in the south southern part of Nigeria and had her first taste of education in Calabar where her biological dad resides. She is the sixth child in a family of seven children.

Her parent names are Mr. Daniel Johnson and Mrs. Elizabeth Johnson. Her father was a former Naval Officer. She attended Streams State Secondary School and Nigerian Navy Secondary School in Port Harcourt, River State. Mercy Johnson had to quit her education and relocated to Lagos to find green and pastures. She was introduced into Nollywood by a friend. She Joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) in 2004 and rose to fame after starring in the Nollywood tragic movie “The Maid” in which she played the role of a house help.

In an interview she confessed that she joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) after failing JAMB twice. Some of the movies she has acted include Hustlers, Baby Oku in America, Dumebi, War in the Palace, The Maid, amongst others. Mercy Johnson cry often in movies and currently number 1 on our list of top 10 Nollywood actresses that cry the most in movies.

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