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Kate Henshaw (life, net worth, movies and family)

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Kate Henshaw

Kate Henshaw is one of the oldest but most elegant actresses that has ever graced the Nigerian movie industry. Her acting prowess has made her a household name in Africa. Having spent over 25 years in the movie industry, we can call her a veteran actress. She has starred in over 200 movies since the start of her acting career in 993.

In this article, I will be sharing with you everything you need to know about her from her biography, net worth, family, and others.

Kate Henshaw biography

Kate Henshaw is a multitalented movie star, movie producer, and entrepreneur and television personality born to the family of Pa and Mrs. Henshaw on the 19th of July 1971. She’s the eldest child in a family of 4 children. The actress is an indigene of Cross River State.

She had her primary education in Lagos before proceeding to Calabar to complete her secondary education. The actress obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology at the University of Calabar. She went to the School of Medical Lab Science, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), where she majored in Medical Microbiology. Upon graduation, she got a job at the Bauchi State General Hospital, where she was working as a medical laboratory scientist.

Kate Henshaw’s acting career started officially in 1993 with her first appearance in Big Nollywood movie, where she was given a lead role in the movie ‘‘When the Sun Sets’’.

The veteran actress has featured in over 150 movies since breaking into stardom in 1995. Due to her exceptional performance in movies, she has bagged several awards, such as Africa Movie Academy Awards for Best Actress, Best of Nollywood Awards for Most Promising Actress in Nigeria, Lifetime Achievement Awards for Best Accomplished Actress in Nigeria amongst others.

Kate is also a renowned name in the political terrain of Nigeria. In 2015, she contested for the Federal House of Representative position in her constituency (Municipal/Odukpani Federal Constituency), but she lost at the party (PDP) primaries.  Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State appointed her as a special adviser, Liason, Lagos state later that year.

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Kate Henshaw age

Kate Henshaw is a pleasant, award-winning actress, politician, and social advocate. She was born on the 19th of July 1971. Award-winning actress Kate Henshaw is 48 years old.

How old is Kate Henshaw

Kate Henshaw is currently 48 years old. The actress will be 49 on the 19th of July 2020.

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Kate Henshaw daughter

The name of Kate Henshaw’s daughter is Gabrielle Nuttal; the beautiful girl was given birth to in 2001. When asked during an interview about her greatest achievement, she wasted now a thing in referring to her daughter as her greatest achievement and not the laudable feat she has been able to achieve in the movie industry.

Kate Henshaw husband

Kate Henshaw was previously married to Roderick James Nuttal, who is the Managing Director of Ledrop Nigeria Ltd. They got married in 2000, but the union lasted for 12 years before their divorce.

It was reported that the marriage failed as a result of the allegation of infidelity from both parties. However, the marriage was blessed with a daughter, Gabrielle Nuttal was a product of the 12 years union.

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Kate Henshaw net worth

Kate Henshaw makes her money by acting, endorsement deals, and politics. She was recently appointed by the Cross River State Governor as Special adviser, Liaison affairs, Lagos State.

According to online sources, the veteran actress is said to worth above N70 Million Naira.

Kate Henshaw natural hair

The actress turn politician is a strong advocate for ladies keeping their hair natural.

According to her, the reason why she would keep her kinky natural hair till she dies is that she considers relaxing of hair as traumatizing and grievous bodily harm. She prefers to wear wigs than to use her own money in traumatizing herself.

Kate Henshaw is always advocating for kinky natural hair on Instagram using the following hashtags: #Kinkyhairdon’tcare #Naturlalldayeveryday #Naturalistforlifeabeg

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Kate Henshaw Instagram

Kate Henshaw is a popular figure on Instagram where is always posting pictures and videos from her daily activities, especially her fitness routines. The actress boast of over 2.1 million followers, and she follows about 2482 accounts; this includes brands and persons.

Her Instagram handle is @k8henshaw. You can connect with on Instagram instantly by clicking on the link below:



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