Table of Contents
Ruth Kadiri Basic Information
|Stage Name:||Ruth Kadiri|
|Real Name:||Ruth Kadiri Ezerika|
|Occupation:||Actress, Screenwriter, Film-maker, Entertainer and Philanthropist|
|Date Of Birth/Age:||24 March 1988|
|Place of Birth:||Benin City, Edo State|
Ruth Kadiri Biography
On March 24, 1988, Ruth Kadiri was born in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. She was the first of her parents’ two kids. She was raised in Ajegunle, Lagos, with her mother and younger sister. She completed her studies in business administration at Yaba College of Technology and mass communication at the University of Lagos. Ruth Kadiri is a well-known actress from Nollywood who works in show business. She is an entrepreneur who sells products related to women’s fashion in addition to performing. Ruth Kadiri’s passion for acting started at a young age, and she pursued her dreams by joining the Nollywood industry. Over the years, she has gained recognition for her exceptional talent and has become a household name in Nigeria. Additionally, her entrepreneurial spirit led her to establish her fashion line, catering to the needs of women who admire her style and fashion sense.
There’s no detailed information about her parents, but it is known that her father’s name is Desmond Kadiri.
She is the first child of two children. Her sister is Precious Ehis Kadiri, movie producer and CEO of Flore Beddings.
Kadiri’s first child was born on August 26, 2019. Her second kid was born on July 20, 2022. Reign is the name of one of her daughters.
Ruth kept their relationship a secret till she made the social media announcement of her engagement to Ezerika from Anambra in December 2017. The first birthday of Kadiri’s child was observed on August 26, 2020.
Ruth first developed a passion for acting in the church and saw her work as a duty to God. In high school, Ruth used to start her stories the night before an audition. She had her first audition at Wale Adenuga Studios. Impressed by her natural talent, Ruth was offered a role in a popular TV series. This opportunity solidified her determination to pursue a career in acting, and she eagerly embraced the challenges that came with it.
After graduating from writing school, Ruth Kadiri authored her first screenplay, ‘Wild and Dirty.’ She eventually began appearing in her films as an actor. In ‘Boys Cot,’ she made her acting debut. In addition to performing in more than a hundred movies, she has written and co-authored a number of them. Kadiri debuted in Nollywood and has since appeared in more than fifty films. Ruth Kadiri is a screenwriter who has contributed to several films, such as Matters Arising, Heart of a Fighter, Ladies Men, Sincerity, First Class, and Over the Edge. Ruth also created movies that tackle the subject of lying and dishonesty, including Somebody Lied and Memory Lane.
She also once agreed to an endorsement contract with Betty Bingo, for which, a reliable insider claims, she received compensation of at least $4,500. She is an award-winning star who has won many awards over the years. She won the Actress of the Year prize at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards in 2015. She received the City People Movie Award for Best Actress in 2018.
The estimated net worth of Ruth Kadiri is $800 Thousand.
Her modest collection includes high-end autos like a BMW and a Range Rover.
The delectable Actress has been rumoured to own a mansion in Banana Island, Lagos state.
Ruth Kadiri is a revered and seasoned actress in Nigeria, having established herself as a prominent figure in Nollywood since 2009. Her debut film, Boys Cot, began a journey featuring her in over fifty movies. In addition to being an accomplished actress, Ruth is also a gifted screenwriter, significantly contributing to the success of numerous films, including Matters Arising, Heart of a Fighter, Ladies Men, Sincerity, First Class, and Over the Edge. She is renowned for her talent in creating movies that explore the theme of dishonesty, family, love and relationships, such as Matters Arising, Over the Edge, Somebody Lied, and Memory Lane. Some of her other remarkable works include The Dumb Wife, Too Old for Love, Tears of Rejected Seed, We Cheat More, WET, Black Men Rock, Tripod, Love is Beautiful (2019), In Your Arms, Black Bride, amongst others.