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Kate Henshaw is one of the most popular and the most talented actresses to have surfaced in the Nigerian movie industry. The ebony-black gracious mother of one has come a long way in the industry and is, no doubt, one of the most successful actress in Nollywood. Let’s take a peep into the story of this beautiful actress, to know more about her.

Kate Henshaw Biography

Kate Henshaw-Nuttall was born on 19 July, 1971, in Calabar, Cross Rivers state, Nigeria. She was the first child in a family which had four children. She had her primary and secondary education in Lagos and Calabar respectively. She later enrolled to read remedial studies at the University of Calabar, where she stayed for one year, after which she proceeded to the School of Medical Laboratory Science, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, from where she eventually bagged a degree in Medical microbiology. Kate Henshaw later worked at the Bauchi State general hospital.


Kate Henshaw entered the world of acting in 1993, when she auditioned for an acting job in the movie “When the sun sets”. She was handed the role, which was her very first appearance in a major Nollywood movie. Since then she had featured in about 50 movies.

In 2008, Kate Henshaw won the African Movie Academy Awards for the Best Actress in a leading role for her role in the movie titled, “Stronger than pain”.
Presently, she’s presently the “face of Onga”. She also signed a very lucrative deal worth several millions of naira, with Nigerian telecommunication giants, Globacom.

Kate Henshaw Movies

Below is a list of some of the films in which Kate Henshaw featured:

  1. Love, sex and marriage
  2. Games men play
  3. Show me heaven
  4. The bridesmaids
  5. Mamush
  6. Dangerous silence
  7. Sleeping with the enemy
  8. You broke my heart
  9. When the sun sets
  10. A million tears
  11. A broken chord
  12. Silent night
  13. Consequences
  14. River of tears
  15. Stronger than pain
  16. Broken tears
  17. Take me to Jesus
  18. Tears in my eyes
  19. A brighter sun
  20. One life
  21. Show me heaven
  22. To love and to hold
  23. Blood on ice
  24. Costly mistake games men play
  25. My little secret
  26. Doctors’ quarters
  27. Diamond forever
  28. Emotional hazard
  29. Girls in the hood
  30. The bridesmaid
  31. The carcass
  32. Inheritance
  33. Negative influence
  34. The legend
  35. The stolen bible
  36. The substitute
  37. Wanted at all cost
  38. Adam and Eve
  39. Ghetto love
  40. Love entangle
  41. Domitilla
  42. Eti Keta With Saheed Balogun

Personal life

Kate Henshaw got married in 1999 to British born Roderick James Nuttal. The couple had their first and only child, a daughter named Ella Nuttal, in 2000. However, reports have it that the couple filed for a divorce and was separated in 2011.

Other than acting, Kate Henshaw also directs movies and runs a number of other investments, one of which is the Kate Henshaw hairdressing and styling outfit in Liverpool, UK.

Kate Henshaw has a reputation for being unpretentiously friendly, very humble despite being very rich, industrious, intelligent, and, above all, God-fearing. Presently, Kate Henshaw-Nuttal is the most valuable actress in Nollywood, as she is worth around 70 million naira. She’s closely trailed by Genevieve Nnaji, Ini Edo, and Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde.

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  1. Christie

    September 7, 2012 at 9:56 PM

    That’ really good.Keep it up

  2. Christie

    September 7, 2012 at 9:57 PM

    That’ really good.Keep it up.

  3. Vincent Elijah

    October 26, 2012 at 10:37 AM

    Keep it up.I love you

  4. anita

    December 11, 2012 at 6:38 PM

    I never known u are this rich until now good report

  5. Alex

    December 31, 2012 at 6:55 AM

    Thumbs up kate…. Mehn, ur rilly gud on set.. Buh why didn’t dey include nigeria-idol presenter on list

  6. Maile

    January 10, 2013 at 1:35 PM

    Thats awesome

  7. Portia Nyahoda

    January 14, 2013 at 10:07 AM

    God loves you Kate and he has a purpose for your like, i love you stay blessed

  8. Moses

    January 14, 2013 at 6:47 PM

    She’s such a wow!

  9. Samson omoh

    January 15, 2013 at 7:12 PM

    She is one in a million

  10. Eve

    January 16, 2013 at 9:07 PM

    Unpretensiously friendly.. Veeery humble.. May I add, Beautiful soul, warm spirit.. She is d best there was, is n will b.. My favourite personality in d world.. I know she wld remember meetin me in Asaba (Eve) evn if its bn 4years.. Never 4gets a name n d face.. Lil wonder she is a Cancerian.. Loooove U Katie

  11. Emem Ekpo

    January 19, 2013 at 4:09 PM


  12. Nneamaka Udenigwe

    February 4, 2013 at 1:26 PM

    u are really a genius….we need more women like u.

  13. cassy

    February 16, 2013 at 5:58 AM

    Can I have ur number

  14. Robinson

    March 2, 2013 at 8:05 AM

    Your movies are really interesting Kate, esp. Stronger than pain and A brighter sun where u acted with a lady as a twin sister.So interesting.

  15. Loveth onyeani

    March 5, 2013 at 9:54 PM

    Ma,u are my role model in terms of acting.i like acting,pls help me out.dat’s my number 07038585269

    • Joy Robson Akpan

      October 27, 2015 at 11:42 PM

      I want to be an actress i have this passion for modelling and fashion..but am just stagnant can you please help miss kate……08088410625

  16. Alfred austyn

    March 8, 2013 at 10:29 AM

    Kate henshaw nija loves u so much… Hw l wish u will rmain ageless forever. I love ur swag mom

  17. Alfred austyn

    March 8, 2013 at 10:32 AM

    I wish to be one of d actors of nollywood who can help me? Am in Abia state. If u really want to help u can call my number @08165210703

  18. Nwafor Christiana U.

    March 30, 2013 at 3:23 PM

    I love ur life stlye, swag it on. U ar my role model. I wil like u to help me. I have passion in acting nd gospel songs. God bless u. My numba: 07037409494

  19. yetunde

    April 8, 2013 at 7:07 PM

    Love you die

  20. Prince Raphael Felix

    April 22, 2013 at 11:33 PM

    Gosh! She is so! Pls splash some on me if u don’t mind, really I luv u. U’re one of my favourite actress, and as such I’ll say keep it up mum. I have passion for acting n gospel rock music which I’m currently working on now. Assist me this my number; 08036622093

  21. Ini john

    April 25, 2013 at 11:17 AM

    Keep it up i love u

  22. Obinna Anene(uncle o)

    April 29, 2013 at 6:08 PM

    I want my wife to be as beautiful as she is, and the issue of divorce is nt good at all.Any way who knows what the problem could be but just take proper care of ur duaghter.

  23. jeremiah simon

    May 7, 2013 at 9:37 PM

    Kate your too much we love you, keep it up! My No

  24. GbemiLiu

    May 25, 2013 at 11:32 AM

    If she is divorced, while is she using ‘Nutall’ ?


    August 7, 2013 at 2:06 PM

    Lara(kate),dat happened 2 in doctor quarters

  26. godpower jennifer

    August 14, 2013 at 3:47 PM

    Kate u are d best nd I love u, pls I’ll be very grateful if u call 08138084240.

  27. Kate henshaw

    August 29, 2013 at 11:00 AM

    Kate u ar the most actress i have never see. u act so intenligently in every movie i see u. I which u weh here wit me to talk dis.

  28. Damilola

    September 25, 2013 at 3:39 PM

    All diz guyz dropin dere numbers..sowi 2 say bt ur just so u guys tink shez even d 1 writin diz tinz abut ha self or is she father chrismas dat wil help any single soul she sees,sha is nt u guys fault”WHEN DERE IS LIFE DERE HOPE”lolz
    Anyway my dear kate i luv ur body stature(everyday young)thumbs up,ur 2 much

  29. Franca

    October 27, 2013 at 10:58 PM


  30. Don Gad Maiga

    December 18, 2013 at 11:41 AM

    Halo Kate. Am your number one fan. Thanks to God you are the most valuable actress. Am happy for you. Kenyans love you. Your personality and complexion will keep you higher and higher.

  31. bechem marykeller

    March 9, 2014 at 9:14 PM

    kate Henshaw you are ma role model and many people say i look like u and i am very happy coz u set standards for me to live up to!!!! i love you…. ever young and beautiful kate!!!

  32. zabu

    June 24, 2014 at 6:48 AM

    u r gr8…live forever

  33. Israel Nwede

    July 20, 2014 at 10:19 PM

    That’s interesting!

  34. aisha a a tukur

    August 29, 2014 at 1:00 PM

    wow wonderfull praise to be Allah we really tankz Allah 4 dat gfted dat he gve u. Aunty kate ur my best actrees cuz i trully luv u alot am seeing dat all over d globe dere is no beautiful woman like u. Aunty kate i will like 2 advice u if u cant mind Allah gves u everything in d world plz why cant u convert 2 muslim so dat Allah will grant n reward u wit paradise if u do dis i will be glad. Am sori if i say smetin dat hot u. Cuz am not intended 2 hot i love u mre dan ilove is my number 08094456642 plz help me nd call.

  35. dapo akinola emmanuel

    September 6, 2014 at 4:40 PM

    Pls.kindly inform this wonderful honest actress dat some criminals re using her name and defraud people on fb.they will say if u re a fan to answer question and promise a gift package which u ve to pay for to a so called dhl agent b4 they will snd u d package.thnks.

  36. edidiong Daniel udofia

    October 25, 2014 at 10:06 AM

    Kate u are 1a million actress I love u with so much passion,my dream is to be just like u in all ramifications,pls can u link me up to Nollywood? I want to be an actor of our generation,here is my cell phone line 08165064639/Bbm26550477

  37. Washington Dulla

    December 12, 2014 at 9:56 AM

    Your such a humble woman I ever met in my life…its not a miracle wat u have Kate…u deserve such achievement n goals..keep it up Kate…I never new u r such a rich n successful woman..

  38. Asuquo

    January 23, 2015 at 8:33 PM

    Eyeneka, yak Abasi ikpong odiong fi. 1 love ur my best

  39. Asuquo

    January 23, 2015 at 8:36 PM

    Ur my bestie

  40. Edem Sunday

    May 3, 2015 at 2:51 PM

    uyai Iban nkpò òfòn Fi. Keeps the flag flying

  41. Mesodi Zacherie

    August 5, 2015 at 3:38 PM

    Hard work, determination,patent, love, wisdom are her virtues

  42. Aniedi JOSEPH (MC krAizydon)

    October 4, 2015 at 9:09 AM

    she is the greatest actress, I have ever watched with v the strong abilities to interpreted any role at all,a woman of substance, well of very kind and always ready to give back to the society who made her..

  43. Akpan gift

    November 8, 2015 at 11:23 AM

    Kate u are such a blessed soul to people espeacially to the youth of GIC. Infact, i gift, cheerish u so so much,l pray God should use me even more than the way he uses u too.THANKS

  44. kufre Thompson

    November 10, 2015 at 8:36 PM

    well my dearest big sister am so amazed with all have read about you so far my greatest joy here is you are my sister am happy really am happy for you if I don’t who will? may the almighty God continue to bless you with more wisdom and bless the work of your hand in Jesus name amen love you loads bye


    December 19, 2015 at 11:18 PM

    How are you Kate? Happy Christmas in advance, i dont suppose to write this here but i dont have other means to communicate with you, i will like to discuss with you, my name is Vincent, i am a Nigerian based in Ghana, please i want you to contact me via +233 553228961 or thanks

  46. James Chilowera

    December 26, 2015 at 5:45 PM

    Kate your the best actress in Africa. Here in Malawi most of people like movies so much

  47. courtney johnson

    February 26, 2016 at 1:01 AM

    Hi, kate i hope all is well. I am a Jamaican by birth, born 12 july 1968 and it’s nice to know that one of my favorite nollywood actress share nearly the same date of birth with me. I pray God’s blessing for you and your household good health and blessing.

  48. Ndirmbitah jy

    April 10, 2016 at 10:45 PM

    Who God dont bless no one can say bad word against he
    /she all i know is, do what you can do and leave what you cant do, no one is perfect.

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