Kate Henshaw Nuttall Biography, Life History, Profile & Movies

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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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50 thoughts on “Kate Henshaw Nuttall Biography, Life History, Profile & Movies

  1. 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

  2. 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.

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

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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Gosh! She is so rich.wow! 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

  8. 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.

  9. All diz guyz dropin dere numbers..sowi 2 say bt ur just so stupid..do 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

  10. 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.

  11. 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!!!

  12. 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 myself.here is my number 08094456642 plz help me nd call.

  13. Pls.kindly inform this wonderful honest actress dat some criminals re using her name and id.to 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.

  14. 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

  15. 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..

  16. 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..

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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 [email protected] thanks

  20. 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.

  21. 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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