Ruth Kadiri is an award-winning Nigerian actress, scriptwriter, and film producer. She is the CEO/Founder of Ruthkolors, an online hair store, and Ruth Kadiri Films. Ruth Kadiri Ezerigbe was born on the 24th of March 1988, in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria, as the first of Mr and Mrs Kadiri’s two children. She grew up with her mother and younger sister in Ajegunle, Lagos.
Ruth acquired two degrees, one in Mass Communication, from the University of Lagos, and the other in Business Administration, from Yaba College of Technology. After graduating from the University, Ruth Kadiri proceeded to a writing school, where she learnt scriptwriting. Ruth Kadiri is married to Mr Ezeribe, and they are blessed with a daughter, Reign Ezeribe.
Ruth Kadiri Career
Ruth’s passion for acting started in the church, so she sees her career as a compulsory service unto God. While in secondary school, Ruth used to write stories, she started writing before going for auditions. Her first audition was at Wale Adenuga Studios.
A while after graduating from writing school, Ruth Kadiri wrote her first script, Wild and Dirty. Eventually, she started featuring in her movies as an actress.
Her first movie as an actress was Boys Cot. Thus far, she has featured in over a hundred movies and has also written and co-written several movies.
Ruth Kadiri Net Worth
Ruth Kadiri currently has an estimated net worth of over $700,000 making her one of the richest and most influential actress in Nigeria. She is also very popular on social media with more than 3 million followers on her official Instagram account and Facebook page. Ruth Kadiri does not make her money entirely from the money industry, aside from acting is also an entrepreneur and owner of several businesses under her name.
Ruth Kadiri Movies (As A Producer, Actress)
some of her movies..
- Feels Like Heaven
- Big Brother
- Iga (Love in Chains)
- Pepper Them Gang
- P over D
- The Longest Fifteen Minutes
- Diary of a Pregnant Woman
- The Long Night
- Shrine Girl
- Tough Target
- I Killed A Man
- The Devil Within
- 5 is Company
- Too Old For This
- A Tiny Line
Awards And Nominations
- Nigeria Entertainment Awards for Actress of the Year – 2015
- Best On-screen Duo with Majid Michel at the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA) – 2015
- Nominated at the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA) for Best Actress – 2015
- Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA) nominee for Best Female Viewers Choice – 2015
- Best of Nollywood Awards nominee for the Best Kiss in A Movie – 2015
- City People Movie Award for Best Actress of the Year (English) – 2018
- Nominee at the City People Movie Award for Best Movie Producer of the Year (English) – 2018
- City People Movie Award nominee for Face of Nollywood (English) – 2018
- Award for Best Female Actor at the Intellect Awards – 2019
- Ghana Movies Awards nominee for Best Movie African Collaborations – 2019
- Best Actress African Collaboration nominee at the Ghana Movies Awards – 2019
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