Meet The Ever Young Looking Nollywood Actress Kate Henshaw @25 & @52 Yrs

Meet The Ever Young Looking Nollywood Actress Kate Henshaw @25 & @52 Yrs

Kate Henshaw also known as Kate Henshaw-Nuttall is a top Nollywood actress.
She was born on 19th July 1971 from the beautiful state of cross rivers in the eastern part of Nigeria, the oldest of four children. Kate Henshaw attended St. Mary private school in Ajele, Lagos for her primary education. Later, she was admitted to the Federal Government Girl College, Calabar for her secondary school education. She spent one year at the University of Calabar studying remedial studies and then majored in Medical Microbiology at the School of Medical Lab Science afterward, LUTH (Lagos University Teaching Hospital) in Lagos. Henshaw worked at the Bauchi State General hospital before becoming an actress, She worked as a model, featuring in various commercials including a print and television advert for Shield deodorant. KATE HENSHAW landed her first role in the movie WHEN THE SUN SETS in 1993.
Kate Henshaw married British-born Roderick James Nuttal in 1999, and welcomed their beautiful daughter Gabrielle in the year 2000.

In 2008 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in the movie Stronger than Pain.
Kate Henshaw and Nuttal later divorced in 2011. In 2011, Henshaw was honored by the Nigerian federal government as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR).
In 2012, Henshaw was made the brand ambassador for a UK perfumes line, Blessing perfumes. She is a brand ambassador for “Onga” seasoning produced by Promasidor Nigeria Limited. In September 2012, Henshaw along with Dan Foster was selected as a judge in the reality show Nigeria Got Talent. In 2013 Henshaw along with Banky W was made the brand ambassador for Samsung Mobile Division.
On 19 July 2014, Henshaw officially unveiled her campaign website as she was aspiring to represent the Calabar Municipal/Odukpani Federal constituency under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party. She lost the primary election to Rt. Hon Essien Ayi but was appointed as Special Adviser Liaison Lagos by the Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade in December 2015.

In 2016, a Twitter user posted the picture of a two-year-old boy, Michael Alvez, who was born with an ulcerous growth in the face and tagged Henshaw who subsequently developed an interest in the case. She and several others contributed the sum of 8 million Naira for the boy for his treatment. However, the money was returned as per the family’s request, who rejected all help.

She was nominated for “Best Actress in a Leading Role” at the African Movie Academy Award in 2018, for her performance in the movie “Roti”.

As an actress, she always strives to be unavailable for the stereotype. She adores stage performances and frequent the gym for fitness.

She plays the role of EMEM in the DoGood series. Emem is a naïve lady in matters of the heart and is loyal to the cause. Quite a comical and yet vulnerable character.

She has featured in a lot of movies including Above Death: In God We Trust (2003), A Million Tears (2006), My Little Secret (2006), Stronger Than Pain (2007), Show Me Heaven (2007), Aremu The Principal (2015), Chief Daddy (2018), New Money (2018), The Ghost and the House of Truth (2019), 4th Republic (2019), Nine (2023) etc.
In all, she has done over 40 Nollywood movies.

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