Every industry evolves and Nollywood has not been an exception.Remembering some of Nollywood talented stars of yester-years credited for acting the African stories on the screen that resonates with Africans across the world. They had style and grace to tell the African stories as seen through the eyes of Africans. Meet the stars of yester-years who had to quit the profession for the pulpit.
Edith Jane Azu: Edith quit Nollywood in 2004, after she became born-again. Then she had declared that she was quitting the industry as it was difficult to serve God as a movie actress.
Liz Benson The former star of ‘Glamour Girls’ Nollywood movie remarried in 2009 to Bishop Great Emeya, a pastor in Warri, Delta State. The couple is deeply involved in a Christian evangelical ministry.
Pat Attah is a born-again Christian and he is now winning souls for Christ. He is believed to be based in Hamburg, Germany. Pat has become a preacher using social network media, including Facebook and Twitter, to deliver his messages.
Rita Nzelu The former goddess and a pioneer of Nollywood is now a born again Christian. Rita who resides in London, England may soon become an evangelist.
Hilda Dokubo is an evangelist. Hilda lives in the suburb of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
Eucharia Anunobi The former bad-girl of the movie industry was finally ordained as a pastor at Fresh Oil Ministry International, Egbeda, Lagos, Nigeria.