Rita Dominic Biography, Career and Net Worth

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Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic, popularly known as Rita Dominic, is a well-known Nollywood actress, producer, model, television personality, investor, and philanthropist.

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Profile Summary of Rita Dominic
Born
Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic Nwaturuocha

12 July 1975

Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria
Alma mater University of Port Harcourt (BA in Theatre Arts)
Occupation Actress
Early Life

She was born on July 12, 1975, in Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria’s south-eastern region. She is 42 years old right now. In a family of four siblings, she is the youngest.

Rita Dominic is a member of the Royal family of Waturuocha of Imo State’s Aboh Mbaise local government area. Her late parents were also physicians. Her father was a doctor, while her mother worked as a nurse.

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Personal Life

Rita Dominic, in 2019, requested for the prosecution of one 28-year-old Idris Ebiloma, whom she claimed of raping a year and three months little Miss Khloe on August 31, 2016, at the victim’s house in Asokoro, Abuja, through Rita’s Instagram page.

Education

Rita Dominic completed her primary school education and got her First School Leaving Certificate at Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.

Rita Dominic attended Federal Government College in Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, after finishing elementary school and earning her West African Senior School Certificate. Rita Dominic attended the University of Port Harcourt in Rivers State, Nigeria, after finishing secondary school, and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts in 1999.

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Career

She had an interest in acting at a young age and began participating in stage theater as a kid, appearing in school plays, theatre, and children’s television shows in Imo State, Nigeria. Rita Dominic entered the Nigerian film industry (Nollywood) in 1998 and starred in her debut film, “A Time to Kill,” which pushed her to fame. Rita Dominic was named Nigeria’s Most Outstanding Actress at the City People Entertainment Awards in 2004.

Rita Dominic has appeared in over 200 films, including Children of Terror, Prisoner of Love, My Guy, Face of a Liar, Aba Riot, and others. Rita Dominic is one of Nigeria’s highest-paid actresses. She is also a producer, having worked on a number of films both in Nigeria and overseas. Rita Dominic is presently married with two lovely children.

Rita Dominic has received several accolades, including 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 Prominent Actress in Nigeria at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards. Rita Dominic received Best Actress in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards in 2015 for her performance in the hit film “The Meeting,” which she also co-produced.

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Net Worth

Rita Dominic is currently one of Nigeria’s wealthiest and most influential actresses, with a net worth of $3 million. Rita Dominic is currently a GLO Ambassador and the CEO of Rita Dominic Productions.

Rita Dominic Car and House

While most celebrities would like to show off their lavish lifestyles to the world, Rita Dominic keeps her houses hidden. So far, so good; we know she just owns a car – a Mercedes ML 350 4matic – and an apartment in a posh neighborhood of Lagos.

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Rita Dominic’s Movies

1998 – 2003

  • Children of Terror – 1998
  • Prisoner of Love – 1999
  • My Guy – 1999
  • Face of a Liar (with Stella Damasus-Aboderin) – 1999
  • Aba Riot (with Olu Jacobs and Segun Arinze) – 1999
  • Unforgettable – 2003
  • To Love a Thief (with Segun Arinze) – 2003
  • Throwing Stones (with Tchidi Chikere) – 2003
  • The Intruder (with Richard Mofe Damijo and Stella Damasus-Aboderin) – 2003
  • Street Life – 2003
  • Love You Forever – 2003
  • Lean on Me (with Segun Arinze) – 2003
  • Back from America – 2003
  • A Night to Remember – 2003
  • Accidental Discharge – 2003

2004

  • Working Class Lady – with Stephanie Okereke
  • True Romance – with Richard Mofe Damijo and Desmond Elliot
  • The Ingrate
  • The Faithful – with Desmond Elliot
  • Sweet Love
  • Singles & Married
  • Schemers: Bad Babes     
  • Nights of Riot    
  • Love Temple
  • Love After Love – with Patience Ozokwor and Tchidi Chikere
  • Lost Paradise
  • Last Wedding – with Ramsey Nouah, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, and Joke Silva
  • Indecent Act – with Richard Mofe Damijo
  • I Believe in You – with Richard Mofe Damijo
  • Goodbye New York – with Genevieve Nnaji
  • Blood Diamonds
  • All My Life – with Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Zack Orji, and Tchidi Chikere

2005

  • Wheel of Change – with Stella Damasus-Aboderin and Desmond Elliot
  • Ultimate Crisis – with Ini Edo and Olu Jacobs
  • Tricks of Women
  • The Begotten – with Ini Edo
  • Suicide Lovers
  • Queen of My Heart
  • Orange Groove – with Desmond Elliot
  • Only Love – with Ini Edo and Olu Jacobs
  • Never Too Far
  • More Than Gold
  • Love Story
  • Last Game – with Ini Edo
  • Kill the Bride – with Mike Ezuruonye
  • Joshua
  • Guys on the Line – with Stephanie Okereke
  • Face of Africa – Tracey
  • Desperate Billionaire – with Kanayo O. Kanayo and Ini Edo
  • C.I.D
  • Bless Me – with Mike Ezuruonye
  • 2 Face – with Desmond Elliot

2006

  • Wedding Fever
  • Unbreakable Affair – with Desmond Elliot
  • Total Control – with Kanayo O. Kanayo
  • The Humble Lion – with Patience Ozokwor
  • Sweet Sound
  • Spirit of Love
  • Show Girls: Face of Africa 3
  • Saviour – with Chioma Chukwuka
  • Million Dollar Sisters – with Kanayo O. Kanayo
  • Married for Money – with Mike Ezuruonye
  • Last Offence – with Mike Ezuruonye
  • Jealous Heart
  • Hidden Murderer – with Desmond Elliot
  • Girls Cot – with Genevieve Nnaji, Ini Edo, and Uche Jumbo
  • Dancing Heart – with Ramsey Nouah and Olu Jacobs
  • Connected Firm – with Zack Orji
  • All I Have – with Mike Ezuruonye

2007 – 2019

  • Yahoo Millionaire (with Desmond Elliot and Uche Jumbo) – 2007
  • The Next Election (with Kanayo O. Kanayo) – 2007
  • Sleek Ladies (with Ini Edo) – 2007
  • Legal War (with Mike Ezuruonye and Patience Ozokwor) – 2007
  • Immaterial – 2007
  • Caught-Up (with Desmond Elliot) – 2007
  • A Better Place (with Desmond Elliot) – 2007
  • Yankee Girls (with Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and Stella Damasus-Aboderin) – 2008
  • True Lies (with Zack Orji) – 2008
  • White Waters (This film received 12 nominations at the 2008 African Movie Academy Awards, winning 4 awards, including the awards for Best Cinematography and Best Sound) – 2008
  • Run Away Prince – 2009
  • Saidi’s Song – 2009
  • Iyore (with Joseph Benjamin, Okawa Shaznay, Yemi Blaq, Paul Obazele & Bukky Wright) – 2015
  • Suru L’ere (with Cameo) – 2016
  • 76 – 2016
  • Mr. and Mrs Chapter 2 – 2017
  • The Blindspot – 2018
  • Bound – 2018
  • Light in the Dark – 2019
  • The Big Fat Lie – 2019

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Nominations of Rita Dominic
  • Nominee for the Best Actress Leading Role (Yoruba) at the Best of Nollywood Awards – 2009
  • Best of Nollywood Awards nominated her for the Best Actress Leading role (English) – 2010
  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards nominated her for the Best Actress lead role – 2012
  • Ghana Movie Awards nominated her for the Best Actress – Africa Collaboration – 2013
  • Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards nominee for the Best Actress Lead Role – 2013
  • 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards nominee for the Best Actress in a Leading Role – 2013
  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards nominated her for the Best Actress in a Supporting Role – 2014
  • ELOY Awards nominee for Movie Actress of the Year – 2014
  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards nominated her for the Actress of the year (Nollywood) – 2015
  • Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards nominee for the Best Movie Comedy – 2015
  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards nominated her for the Best Supporting Actress – 2016
  • Africa Movie Academy Awards nominee for Best Actress in Leading Role – 2017
  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards nominee for Best Lead Actress in a Film – 2017
Awards of Rita Dominic
  • Outstanding Actress by the City Peoples Awards – 2004
  • Best Actress by Kalasha Film Festival and Television Awards Kenya – 2012
  • 8th Africa Movie Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role – 2012
  • Best of Nollywood Awards for Best Actress in Supporting role English film – 2013
  • Nollywood Movies Awards for Best Actress in the lead role – 2013
  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards for Best Actress in Lead Role film – 2013
  • Africa International Film Festival for Special Jury Mention Award – 2013
  • Eloy Awards for the Female Producer of the Year – 2013
  • Nollywood Week Paris Film Festival awarded The Meeting as the Best Film – 2014
  • Best of Nollywood Awards awarded her as the Best Supporting Actress English Film – 2014
  • Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards for the Best Actress Lead Role – 2014
  • Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards for Best Actress in A Comedy – 2015
  • The Meeting was named the Best Movie Comedy by the Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards – 2015
  • Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards as the Best Actress – Drama/TV Series – 2017

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