Nafisa Abdullahi Biography
The full name of Nafisa Abdullahi is Nafisa Abdulrahman Abdullahi. She is a Nigerian Actress, Producer, director, and Entrepreneur. She owns two businesses and a film production company. Her expertise in the Nigerian film industry (Nollywood) has earned her numerous accolades. According to reports, Nafisat Abdullahi is the most awarded Kannywood actress.
|Real Name:||Nafisa Abdulrahman Abdullahi|
|Age||January 23, 1991|
|Place of Birth:||Jos|
|Occupation:||Actress, Producer, Director, Entrepreneur|
|Net Worth||$1.8 million|
Early Life, Childhood and Education
Nafisa Abdullahi was born on January 23, 1991, in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. Her father is Abdulrahman Abdullahi, a wealthy car dealer and elder statesman. She is the fourth daughter of her father. Her family is from Kano, but they moved to Jos, where her father founded an automobile company.
Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdullahi and his first wife, Hajiya Zainab Abdullahi, gave birth to Nafisa Abdullahi. Both of her parents are late. She comes from a wealthy Muslim family from the Hausa community. Nafisa Abdullahi has two older sisters and one older brother. Her siblings’ names are Fatima Abdullahi, Muhammad Abdullahi, and Asma’u Abdullahi.
Nafisa went to Airforce Private School in Jos before transferring to Government Girls Secondary School, Dutse, in Abuja. She also earned a degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Jos. She is currently a student at the London School of Photography, where she studies photography.
Nafisa began her acting career at the age of 19. In 2010, she landed her first significant main role in the film “Sai Wata Rana,” which was produced by FKD Productions and directed by Ali Nuhu, a Kannywood legend.
In 2012, Nafisat Abdullahi appeared in “Blood and Henna“, a Nigerian film directed by Kenneth Gyang. She appeared alongside celebrities such as Ali Nuhu and Sadiq Sani Sadiq. At the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards, the film received six nominations and won Best Costume Design. Lamiraj, another popular film starring Nafisat, was also a box office success.
Aminu Saira directed both Lamiraj and Ya Daga Allah, which earned the actress awards for “Best Actress” in 2013 and “Ya Daga Allah” in 2014.
Movies that Nafisa has featured in include:
- Ahlul Kitab
- Toron Giwa
- Auren Tagwaye
- Sai Wata Rana
- Addini ko Al’Ada
- Yar Agadez
- Ban Kasheta Ba
- Ya daga Allah
- Blood and Henna
- Baban Sadik
- Dawo Dawo
- Alhaki Kwikwiyo
- Farar Saka
- Cikin Waye?
- Dan Marayan Zaki
- Gabar Cikin Gida
- Har Abada
- Dan Almajiri
- Laifin Dadi
- Madubin Dubawa
- Badi Ba Rai
- Fataken Dare
- Baiwar Allah
- Guguwar So
- Jari Hujja
Nafisa has won many awards which include:
|2016||City People Entertainment Award||Best Actress of the Year (Kannywood)|
|2016||MTN Award||Best Actress|
|2016||AMMA Awards||Best Actress of the Year|
|2016||3rd Kannywood Awards||Best Kannywood Actress|
|2015||2nd Kannywood Awards||Best Kannywood Actress|
|2014||1st Kannywood Awards||Best Kannywood Actress (Popular Choice Award)|
|2014||Africa Movie Academy Awards||Best Actress of the Year|
|2013||City People Entertainment Award||Best Actress of the Year (Kannywood)|
Nafisa once made headlines when she stated that she would never marry a Kannywood star, no matter who he is, because she has so many admirers.
When asked about her marriage ceremony, which was postponed a few months ago, the actress claimed she had no knowledge of it and that the date had been set for her by news websites spreading false information. The actress went on to say that she has many boyfriends and that she has already nominated one to marry if God wills, but that he is not a Kannywood actor.