Ruth Kadiri

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Updated: Nov 16, 2021

She was born on March 24, 1988, in Benin City, Edo State. She had her primary and secondary education in Edo state before moving to Yaba College of Technology to bag a National Diploma in Business Administration. She also moved on to the University of Lagos where she studied Mass Communication.

Upon completion of her tertiary education, she went for her first acting audition at Wale Adenuga Studios. Kadiri also went to a writing school where she learnt scriptwriting. She started out with her first-script ‘Wild and Dirty’, eventually she started featuring as an actress in her movies.

The first movie she appeared in as an actress was ‘Boys Cot’. Over time, she has continued to appear in over 100 movies.

Some of the movies she has appeared in are Breath of Love, Matters Arising, Over the Edge, Miss Taken, Somebody Lied, Heart Beat, Bridge of No Return, Somto, War in France, Ishaka, A Toast to Heartbreak, Black Men Rock, Dear Ijeoma, De’Adura,  Limpopo Final, Tender Lies, Jump, Big Brother, Pepper Them Gang, P over D, The Longest Fifteen Minutes, Diary of a Pregnant Woman, The Long Night, Tough Target, I Killed a Man, The Devil Within, Restless, 5 is Company, Too Old for This, A Tiny Line.



2019 – Intellect Awards, Best Female Actor

2018 – City People Movie Award, Best Actress of the Year (English)

2015 – Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA), Best On-Screen Duo with Majid Michael

2015 – Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Actress of the Year



Ruth Kadiri is married to Mr Ezeribe and their union is blessed with a daughter, Reign Ezeribe

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