Rachel Oniga

Rachel Oniga
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Updated: Dec 17, 2021

Birth Name: Rachel Oniga

Stage Name:  Rachel Oniga

Birth Date: May 23, 1957 (Died July 31, 2021)

Occupation: Actress

Years Active: 1993 - 2021


Personal Life

Rachel Oniga was a Nollywood actress who was from Eku, Delta State in southern Nigeria. She was born in Ebute Metta, Lagos, and was a mother and grandmother.


Oniga started her acting career in 1993 after she divorced her husband, featuring in the movie Onome. Her first Yoruba film was Owo Blow.

Among her acting credits include Sango and the TV series Super Story.


The veteran actress died from a heat-related illness on July 30, 2021.


Owo Blow (1995)

Sango (1997)

Out of Bounds (1997)

Passion of Mind (2004)

Doctor Bello (2013)

30 Days in Atlanta (2014)

The Royal Hibiscus Hotel (2017)

Rise of the Saints (2020)

A Naija Christmas (2021)


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