BIRTH NAME : Stella Damasus
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DATE OF BIRTH/AGE : Born April 24, 1978
PLACE OF BIRTH: Stella Damasus was born in Benin City, Edo State in Nigeria
STATE OF ORIGIN : Delta State
OCCUPATION : Nigerian actress and singer.
NATIONALITY : Nigerian
MARITAL STATUS/HUSBAND : She has been married several times, she was once married to the following people (She married Jaiye Aboderin in 1999, Emeka Nzeribe , Daniel Ademinokan
CHILDREN : Isabelle and Angelica
EDUCATION : Damascus attended Greater Tomorrow Primary School and Idia College in Benin. She later completed her secondary school education in Asaba in Delta State . She studdied at University of Lagos.
This is the comprehensive biography of Stella Damasus, this post shall be looking at the profile of one of the most gifted and controversial Nollywood actresses and it shall be focusing it torch light on details about her like her early life, background, failed marriages, educational background, personal life , career , awards , movies and every single fact about her.
Stella Damasus is a Nigerian actress and singer. She is one of the most talented and top notch Nigerian actress who has been acting movies from the early stage of Nollywood in Nigeria. She started featuring in movies since 2002 and earned her first movie role in the movies titled Abused.
We are not also forgetting the fact that several controversies have trailed this beautiful actress since she shot into stardom but she has never allowed these to interfere with her career or derail her energy.
She has won several awards and earned lots of nominations to her name. She earned a nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2009. She won the Award for Best Actress at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards in 2007. She bagged the award of Best Actress at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards in 2007 and in 2012 she won the award for Best Actress for the movie Two Brides and a Baby at the Golden Icons Academy Awards which held in Houston, Texas.
Early Life and Background
Stella Damasus was born on April 24, 1978 in Benin City, Edo State in Nigeria. She is from a family of four, she grew up in Benin City with her siblings and she completed most of her primary education. She relocated to Asaba in Delta State Nigeria with her family where she finished her secondary school education and successfully obtained her senior secondary school certificate.
After completing her formal education and bagging her secondary school certificate, she proceeded to University of Lagos and graduated with a degree in Theatre arts .
Career and Success
Stella Damasus initially started her career as a singer in Lagos state , Nigeria where she used to work as a studio session singer at the famous Klink Studios owned by filmmaker Kingsley Ogoro. She spent several years there trying to nurture her singing skills and she went on to do vocals for the top jingles on radio and TV in Nigeria at that time.
She graduated from University of Lagos where she obtained a degree in Theatre arts. She officially launched her acting career in the Nigerian film Abused in 1992. She gained massive recognition when she got her second movie role in the movie Breaking Point produced by Emem Isong and directed by Francis Agu . A 1992 film Abused was the movie that shot into superstardom across Nigeria. After starring in the movie, she was reached out by many movie producers and subsequently got many other movie roles , that was how she became an household name in the Nigeria movie industry.
Damasus has appeared in not less than 100 movies . She is presently the co-founder of I2radio and hosts two podcast shows, undiluted with Stella damasus and when women praise.
Personal Life and Marriage
Damascus had been into several marriages, she said she met her first husband, Jaiye at Jazzville in Onike in Yaba in Lagos. Jaiye is the son of Chief Olu Aboderin, the founder of the Punch Newspaper. They officially tied the knot in 1999 and they were blessed with two children together – Isabelle and Angelica but Jaiye died of a heart failure in December 2004.
Jaiye Aboderin let her when she was only 26 years old, her husband died when their first child, Isabel was 5 while their second daughter, Angelica was 2 years old . The deceased was 33 years old when he passed. According to reports, he was playing basketball with his friends when he collapsed and died at the spot.
In year 2007, Damascus remarried and this time she got married top Emeka Nzeribe but the marriage hit the rock just few years after their wedding. The cause of the failed marriage was based on a mutual decision by both parties to divorce.
There was speculations that Stella Damascus left Emeka Nzeribe over allegations of incompatibility, infidelity and disrespect to marital vows. She also took to her social media account to say that she was verbally abused in the marriage which was one of the reason she walked out of the marriage.
Fast forward to year 2011, the actress was romantically involved with Nollywood producer & director Daniel Ademinokan. He is a popular producer who was formerly married to actress, Doris Simeon. They eventually took it to the next level in 2014 by tying the knot and saying their vows to each other. Aside being romantic partners, they are also business partners. They founded an online television station, Mon Afrik TV in December 2015 .
- Betrayed by Love
- Face of a Liar
- Desperate and Dangerous
- Real Love 2&3
- Games Women Play 1&2
- The Bridesmaid
- Behind Closed Doors 1&2
- Real Love
- Queen 1&2
- Missing Angel 1,2&3
- Kings Pride
- Engagement Night 1&2
- Above Love
- My Time 1&2
- When God says Yes
- Never say goodbye
- Market seller 1&2
- The Intruder 1&2
- Emotional Pain
- Dangerous Desire
- Bad Boys
- After the Fight
- Red Hot
- Burning Desire 1&2
- Dangerous Twins 1, 2 & 3
- Wheel of Change
- The Seed 1&2
- Standing Alone
- Yankee Girls
- Yankee Girls 2
- Four sisters
- Affairs of the Heart