Meet fast-rising Nollywood actress Lydia Achebe set for stardom
Talk about talent, work rate & strong passion to make a name in the film industry through excellent performance, Lydia Achebe embodies all the aforementioned.
A budding actress who started off in the show biz industry by contesting & winning three beauty pageants in 2016 (when she debuted), 2019 & 2020 namely The Nigerian Princess, Miss Nigeria (finalist):Miss Anambra & Face Of Beauty Nigeria Photogenic.
The 26 year old ex-beauty Queen is also a lawyer, fashion model & business owner who was called to bar in 2018 after graduating from Igbinedion University, Okada (Edo state).
Considering her passion for acting, she decided to attend the Royal Arts Academy Film School in Lagos in 2019 & proceeded went to join the acting Industry professionally in 2020.
She was featured in the popular series ‘’The Johnsons’’ as Spiff’s girlfriend. She also co-starred in the series “My Flatmates’’
Since 2020 till date, she has featured in several movies namely ‘’The Heirs’ Ticket”, directed by Uche Alexmoore, produced by Emem Isong, “Divorce Scheme” directed by Chidox, produced by Uche Mbunab, “Broken Code” directed by Emma Anyaka, Produced by Austin Ogbuefi, “Hotel Fashionova” directed by HansMills, Produced by Chioma Okoye, “Maternal Instinct” directed by Emma Akaemeh, produced by Emem Isong, “Oh Wow” directed by Mo’ Emmanuel, produced by Vincent Tobi, “Gina the laundry girl” directed by Emma Akaemeh, produced by Chukwudubem Edeh, “Dark Motive” directed by Emma Anyaka, produced bu Austin Ogbuefi, “Happy Ending” directed by Emma Anyaka, produced by Austin Ogbuefi, “Love Trap” directed by Emma Akaemeh, produced by Emem Isong, “Family Affair” directed by Emma Anyaka, produced by Austin Ogbuefi.
in 2022, Lydia took on a lead role as Honey in the movie titled “Grip”, directed and produced by Emma Akaemeh where she delivered a stellar performance.This has resulted in several lead roles for her recent works & working alongside known actors e.g Eddie Watson, Gracecharis Bassey, Ebube Nwagbo, Ray Emodi, Mary Lazarus, Scarlet Gomez, Nazo Okezie, Stan Nze, Jibola Dabo amongst others.Some of these movies include ‘Irreplaceable’, ‘Betrayed Sister’, ‘Black Juice’, ‘Daddy’s Girl’ & ‘A Sail Through The Storm’ courtesy of directors & producers, Okey Ifeanyi, Austin Ogbuefi, Ruth Kadiri, Hansmills, Emma Ayanka.
This got her due recognition in 2022 as she bagged a double of awards at Scream Awards as Most Promising Actress & Africa Choice Awards as Most Promising Movie Star 2022. Previously, she won awards such as Most Enterprising Beauty Queen of the year (2018), Nigeria Beauty Queen Hall of Fame (2020) & The BayLife 100 Most influential Women (2021).Lydia is a budding talent who has got all it takes to become a household name & Nigeria’s next big movie star. She is one to watch!
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