Monalisa Chinda Biography, Age, Daughter, Bleaching, Husband, Movies, Net Worth, and Career

Monalisa Chinda Biography, Age, Daughter, Bleaching, Husband, Movies, Net Worth, and Career

Monalisa Chinda is a prominent Nollywood actress, film producer, T.V. host, media personality, U.N. Ambassador, and philanthropist.

She was one of the long-established and unique personalities to emerge in the Nigerian entertainment scene in the 1990s. Besides gracing our screens with her acting prowess, the beautiful actress is involved in many charity works, through which she gives back to society.

What do you know about Monalisa Chinda Biography? Well, Creebhills uncovers every detail! Read the article closely.

Biography

Real NameMonalisa Chinda
Date of BirthSeptember 19, 1974
Age48 years old
Place of BirthPort Harcourt
CountryNigeria
ProfessionMovie Actress
HoroscopeVirgo
Net Worth$3 million

Early Life

Monalisa Chinda (born 13 September 1974), in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, to Ikwerre parents. She is a Nigerian actress, film producer, television personality, and media personality. She is the firstborn in her family of two sons and four daughters.

Monalisa Chinda Biography, Age, Daughter, Bleaching, Husband, Movies, Net Worth, and Career

Education

She attended Army Children’s School GRA for Primary and then Archdeacon Crowther Memorial Girls’ School, Elelenwo. Both schools are located in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. She obtained a degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Port Harcourt.

Career

Monalisa Chinda had a pretty humble and comfortable beginning. As an undergraduate in 1996, she debuted her first professional appearance in the Nigerian movie, Pregnant Virgin. She was also featured in a Nigerian television soap opera, Heaven’s Gate.

After her debut, she featured in stage productions like Our Husband Has Gone Mad Again by Ola Rotimi and The Fight To Stop Female Circumcision by Amatu Braid.

Monalisa Chinda Biography, Age, Daughter, Bleaching, Husband, Movies, Net Worth, and Career

After her graduation, Monalisa gave a full-time shot at her career as an actress.

In no time, she became one of Nollywood sweethearts and leading actresses.

In early 2000, she dominated the movie scene. So far, she has acted in several blockbuster films.

The reputable actress surprisingly has a down-to-earth personality amidst her daunting successes.

Monalisa’s first significant movie was Pregnant Virgin, which she did in 1996. Subsequently, after she graduated in 2000, she did Above the Law and has done many others since then.

In 2007 her road to stardom kicked off when she started appearing in the television soap Heaven’s Gate. In 2011, she debuted as Executive Producer in the Royal Arts Academy movie, ‘Kiss & Tell,’ which Emem Isong co-produced with her and Desmond Elliot directed.

In 2012, she became one of the first of four Nollywood actors to be featured on the cover of Hollywood Weekly Magazine. This November 2014, the actress is branching out of acting a little bit and is set to debut her Talk Show titled ‘You & I with Monalisa.”

Monalisa is involved in a lot of charity work. She has a column (Monalisa Code) in the Saturday edition of The Sun Newspapers, where she writes on social issues and relationships.

Personal Life




A previous marriage between Monalisa Chinda and Dejo Richards ended in 2010 due to allegations of domestic violence and abuse. Together, the divorced couple had a daughter named Tamar Chinda.

Monalisa Chinda Biography, Age, Daughter, Bleaching, Husband, Movies, Net Worth, and Career

On February 20, 2016, she married her second husband, Victor Tonye Coker. She revealed that she had known Victor Tonye Coker since she was 14.

Filmography

She has been featured in more than 80 films.

Pregnant Virgin (1996)
Royal Grandmother (2007)
Sting 2 (2006)
Critical Truth (2008)
Kiss and Tell (2011)
Keeping my Man (2013)
Anointed Liars
Breaking Heart
Without Goodbye
Above the Law (2000)
City of Angels
Weekend Getaway
Torn
Passionate Heart
Memories of the Heart
Itoro
Lagos Cougars
Spirit Love
Crazy People
Passionate Heart
Okon Lagos
Games Men Play
Nollywood Hustlers
Gossip Nation
The Unthinkable (2014)
The Therapist (2015)
Evil Project
The Good Husband (2020)

Media Controversy

Marriage Crisis

In 2009, the beautiful actress was all over the media for her marriage crisis. Her first marriage to Dejo Richards ended in 2009 over domestic violence and abuse allegations. Together, they had a daughter, Tamar Chinda, born on February 13, 2008. Monalisa has been involved in a couple of high-profile relationships. Despite her failed first marriage to Dejo Richards, the actress maintains that “marriage is a better option.”

In her words, she said:

“I tried to make it work, but it takes two people to tango. That’s the only thing I regret, raising my child without a father. It’s a bit painful. But I have to live with it.”

Awards

2009: Afro Hollywood Award – Best Actress

2010: Terracotta T.V. and Film Awards – Best Actress in a drama series (nominated)

2011: Face of Port Harcourt – Carnival Queen, in her hometown of Rivers State.

Social Media

Follow Monalisa Chinda on all her social media platforms:

Instagram
Facebook
Twitter

Net Worth

Monalisa Chinda is currently one of the richest and most influential actresses in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $3 million. Monalisa moved from being an actress to a movie producer. She has produced over 50 Nollywood movies. As a rising star who stormed the industry in the 90s, Monalisa has remained consistent since then.

People Also Ask FAQs

Is Monalisa Chinda still married?

Nollywood actress Monalisa Chinda is currently married to Mr Victor Tonye Coker, a German-based businessman, after her first marriage to Segun Dejo Richards crashed in 2009. She had a daughter with her first husband before their marriage collapsed.

Is Monalisa Chinda half caste?

I AM A VERY FULL NIGERIAN AM NOT AN HALF CAST AT ALL—–MONALISA CHINDA. SHE is one precious and dazzling acting talent that any good producer who want an actress who acts with boundless enthusiasm would want to have in his show.

Which country is Monalisa Chinda from?

Nigeria

How old is Monalisa Chinda?

She is 48 years of age. She was born on September 13, 1974.

Does Monalisa Chinda have a child?

A previous marriage between Monalisa Chinda and Dejo Richards ended in 2010 due to allegations of domestic violence and abuse. Together, the divorced couple had a daughter named Tamar Chinda.



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