Top Nollywood Actresses with Natural Hair – The List Will Surprise You!

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Nollywood is an industry that is consistently breaking new frontiers and leading the way for the rest of the country. When it comes to natural hair, Nollywood is no exception. It would shock you to realize just how many of our leading ladies carry their natural African hair and for how long they have been Team Natural. Below we list top Nollywood actresses who are all on natural hair.


Omoni Oboli

High on our list of top Nollywood actresses with natural hair is Omoni Oboli, best known for the movies, Wives on Strike and Okafor’s Law. This beautiful chocolate skin actress is a proud mother of three and has a busy work schedule but still she inspires women with her beautifully styled natural hair and has a special account dedicated to telling her hair story and giving a few hair care tips.


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Nse Ekpe Etim

Nse Ikpe Etim is a Nigerian actress who came into prominence in 2008. With her charisma and great acting skills, she has won the hearts of many. However, lets not forget her amazing hair which is also the centre of attention for fans. This Akwa Ibom beauty wears her hair with so much pride such that you couldn’t  stop but stare.

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A photo posted by Nse Ikpe Etim (@nseikpeetim) on

A photo posted by Nse Ikpe Etim (@nseikpeetim) on


Genevieve Nnaji

Another top Nollywood actress, who knew award winning Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji was on hair natural hair all these while? But now we do. This beautiful diva shows off her full length natural hair in recent photos. It takes a self confident woman to pull this off.Team natural all the way!


Chioma Akpotha

Chioma Akpotha is  an award winning academy actress who decided to join team natural in December 2014 after having hair breakage from perms. Going natural has keep her hair stronger and thicker.

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Today’s Hair Crush Wednesday is the beautiful and multitalented Nollywood Actress, @chiomakpotha _________________________________ An Africa Movie Academy Award winning Actress; best known for her role in hit movies like Red Soil, Sins of the Flesh , Disguise, On Bended Knees and Wives On Strike. _________________________________ I’m very excited to share her hair journey because I feel like I’ve been through all the stages with her; from perming, transitioning and then finally all natural. _________________________________ Here’s her Story. ” My natural hair journey didn’t start by choice . I didn’t wake up to join #TeamNatural. _________________________________ You see, I had very good hair when it was permed but after a while ( few years after my last baby ) it began to break. At first I thought it was just normal shedding but it became worse. I just got tired and the decided to play around with what I had left.” —- Go to (LINK IN BIO) for more. Follow @kinkymatters for more hair tips. ™@lydiaforson

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Uche Jombo Rodriquez

Many are not aware that Nollywood actress, Uche Jombo Rodriguez has been working on her natural hair. The mother of one flaunts her natural hair for the first time on the ongoing tour of Omoni Oboli’s women on strike and she looks gorgeous with it!


Kate Henshaw

Veteran Nollywood actress and fitness enthusiast looks agelessly beautiful with her natural hair she styles in different patterns. Inspired by Chinwe Juliet, a fellow natural hair campaigner, this top Nollywood actress has since been paving the way for others too.



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