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Genevieve Nnaji Becomes Nollywood First Billionaire As Netflix Buys Lion Heart For $3.8Million

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Genevieve Nnaji Becomes Nollywood First Billionaire As Netflix Buys Lion Heart For $3.8Million

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Nollywood Billionaire Genevieve Nnaji Thanks Fans Watching Lion Heart Nollywood Movie On Netflix

Do you know Nollywood actress Genevieve Nnaji is a record breaker??? If you don’t, please read on…

The actress has made history as the first person to ever become a Billionaire in the Nigerian movie industry.

How Much Did Netflix Buy Lion Heart Movie By Genevieve Nnaji

According to a source close to the actress and her business partner, Netflix paid her a whopping $3.8Million to buy over the movie.

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If you convert that to Nigerian Naira, it is a whopping N1,051,297,231.56.

Just like that, Genny has become a billionaire and yet she is not boasting about it.

This is a feat most of her colleagues have never achieved.

how much did netflix pay lion heart movie genevieve nnaji

This explains why most Nollywood actors including her closest rival are yet to congratulate her.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BsNHmsZlIjk/

Her determination to venture into movie directing has paved the way for her.

2018 was her breakthrough year.

11 Comments

11 Comments

  1. Gertrude

    January 9, 2019 at 6:15 AM

    Whoah…..am. Proud of u …..please give back to d society…… Cheers ma Gene

  2. Layeta Georgewill

    January 9, 2019 at 6:28 AM

    Let her invest the money well. That is a lot of money

  3. Joyful Amaka

    January 9, 2019 at 7:45 AM

    That is a chicken change to Netflix

  4. Olayinka

    January 9, 2019 at 11:05 AM

    Go girl…. God gat your back

  5. Danti

    January 9, 2019 at 12:01 PM

    Very encouraging, I hope other young Ladies in the business will clean up their act and be more professional.

  6. Amaka Uyammadu

    January 9, 2019 at 2:15 PM

    Am so proud of you Genny….The sky is your starting point. More energy

  7. Amanda

    January 9, 2019 at 3:38 PM

    I am not fan of Nollywood stuff and i gave up watching “english movies” as we used to call them by 90% long time ago. I rarely watch them now. I watch just yoruba version lately.

    However, as Joyful Amaka rightly said, this is really peanut payout for Netflix. But it makes sense from Nigerian perspective. It is huge money to her. But if she is American, she would most likely reject the offer. Recall that many of these big actors such as “Rambo” Sylvester Stallone and John Travolta, before they made big screen. they suffered on the streets of New York picking cans and garbage to survive until they could think of something creative. Both of them ventured into acting and wrote scripts which netflix offered them huge some for but they rejected the offers. That money at that time is most likely equivalent to or more than what Nnaji was offered now.

    I am not saying she should have rejected their offer. She made good choice but i am just saying this offer is a peanut. Also recall Netflix paid out huge sum to stand up comedian actors. It is crazy. She could easily make times 3 of this offer later like Rambo and Travolta did.

    Anyways, congratulations.

    • Sword wielder

      January 14, 2019 at 5:00 AM

      Hian…. See me see wahala!
      Were you there when they bargained for the movie?
      Were you one of the parties present in the boardroom that day?
      Why not congratulate her first for achieving what has never before been done in nollywood before bringing your “offer rejection” tirade?
      Some of you Nigerians are simply impossible!!!

      Sometimes out of sheer hatred or overt jealousy, you make senseless comments and useless suggestions.

      Why not produce your own movie,write your own script and then wait for Netflix to buy it at $2 Billion ?

      Rubbish!

  8. Fifelomo

    January 10, 2019 at 9:29 AM

    Congrats geh….

  9. Deborah

    January 10, 2019 at 12:37 PM

    Am happy for you Genevieve and I thank God for giving you such a talent may God watch over you and continue guiding you in everything.

  10. Sword wielder

    January 14, 2019 at 5:02 AM

    Hian…. See me see wahala!
    Were you there when they bargained for the movie?
    Were you one of the parties present in the boardroom that day?
    Why not congratulate her first for achieving what has never before been done in nollywood before bringing your “offer rejection” tirade?
    Some of you Nigerians are simply impossible!!!

    Sometimes out of sheer hatred or overt jealousy, you make senseless comments and useless suggestions.

    Why not produce your own movie,write your own script and then wait for Netflix to buy it at $2 Billion ?

    Rubbish!

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