Nollywood Actress Genevieve Nnaji recently made an appearance on ‘CNN Connect the World’ show hosted by Becky Anderson which is still to be aired. “Connect the World is a chance for viewers to take a journey across continent, beyond headlines and into the stories that are changing (the) world. (The) show takes a unique look at the stories making headlines around the globe and connects them in ways (we) may have never thought.”
“Nigerian actress Genevieve Nnaji has been dubbed the Julia Roberts of Africa by millions of fans on the continent and now she’s trying to make a name for herself in the west. Genevieve Nnaji is your Connector of the Day. The 31-year-old Nigerian born Nnaji is the fourth of eight children and had the opportunity to attend the University of Lagos where she acted in a number of Nollywood productions.
Nigeria has one of the world’s biggest film industries and produces even more movies each year than the United States. The industry outputs more than 200 movies each month and is estimated to be worth more than $250 million.
Nnaji started acting at the age of eight and had her first stint in the spotlight in the television soap opera “Ripples”. . . .” ~Excerpt from CNN Connect the World
Check out some behind the scenes pictures from Genevieve’s appearance.
Watch a Clip of CNN Connect the World
~Photos by CNN Connect the World
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