Belinda Effah is a Nigerian actress and presenter. She won the Most Promising Act of the Year award at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards. She has a voice blog on Airtel and Etisalat networks.
Early Life And Education
Effah was born in Cross River State , a coastal state in Southeastern Nigeria . She had her primary and secondary education at Hillside International Nursery & Primary School and Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Port Harcourt. She furthered her studies at the University of Calabar, majoring in Genetics and Bio-Technology. According to an interview with The Punch Newspaper, she claimed that the disciplinary nature of her dad towards his 14 children was very helpful in shaping her career.
She made her first television debut in the 2005 TV series Shallow Waters . Afterwards, she took a break from the series to feature in the reality show Next Movie Star. She finished 5th, and was never evicted from the house.
She was once a television presenter for Sound City, a Nigerian Entertainment cable station. However, she left the station to start her own TV show titled Lunch Break with Belinda.
Awards & Nominations
In 2012, Belinda won the Best Nollywood Awards for Most Promising Act, Golden Icons Academy Award for Best New Actress.
In 2013, she won Nollywood Movie Awards for Best Rising Star and was nominated for Best Indigenous Actress, afarica Movie Academy Awards and Ntanta Award For Most Promising Act.
She was nominated in 2014 ELOY awards as Best Movie Actress Of The Year and won Golden Icons Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress.
In 2016, she was nominated at the AMVCA (Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards) as Best Actress In A Drama.
Belinda Effah is a mother of one, though currently single, she was once linked with colleague, Daniel K Daniel.