Shan George

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Updated: Nov 09, 2021

She was born on April 21, 1970, in Ediba, Abi Local Government Area, Cross River state, to a British dad and Nigerian mum. After having her secondary education at Edanafa Secondary Commercial School, Ediba, the actress proceeded to the University of Lagos to study Mass Communication.

While in search of a job to raise money for her tuition fee, she came upon acting. In 1997, Shan George debuted in the Nollywood movie ‘Thorns of Rose’. Before that, she had appeared in ‘Winds of Destiny’, a 1997 soap opera. While in her final year at the university, she produced her debut movie ‘All for Winnie’.

Some of the movie she has appeared in include; Outkast, Itohan, Tim ba t’aiye wa, Computer Girls, Masterstroke, Deadly Desire, More than Gold, Hidden Treasure, Welcome to Nollywood (Documentary), Connected Firm, A Can of Worms, The Wages, The State, In My Country, The Revenge of Labista, No Chance and many more.

As a musician, she dropped her debut studio album ‘Dance’ in 2010. The album got positive reviews from music critics.



2019 – Anneozeng Ogozi Aid Foundation, Award Recipient

2019 – Don Dollar Entertainment, Actor of the Week

2019 – Calabar Entertainment Conference, Award Recipient

2014 – Cross River Nollywood Awards, Movie of the Year

2014 – Cross River Nollywood Awards, Best Director of the Year

2014 – Cross River Nollywood Awards, Best Producer of the Year

Golden Icon Movie Academy Awards (GIAMA), Best Actress Award

Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA), Best Actress in Nigeria

Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), Most Acclaimed Actress in Nigeria



Shan George had her first marriage when she was just 16. She presently has two children from broken marriages.

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Shan George Supports Davido Amid Side Chick Drama

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Actress Shan George Excited As Her Kids Buy Her A Car

Actress Shan George has shared her excitement after her children gifted her a Mercedes Benz for...

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Actress Iheme Nancy has also stated that actor Hank Anuku's mental health is deteriorating. I...

Actress Adanma Luke Slams Shan George Over Hanks Anuku Update

Actress Adanma Luke has criticized her senior colleague Shan George for allegedly covering up H...

Actress Shan George Reacts To Claims Hanks Anuku Is Mentally Unstable

Actress Shan George has responded to claims that colleague Hanks Anuku is mentally unstable. ...

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Actress Halima Abubakar has slammed Linda Ikeji over posting about her on her blog. Halima A...

Actress Shan George Admits Feelings For MC Oluomo

Actress Shan George has acknowledged having feelings for MC Oluomo, the former leader of NURTW. T...

Actress Shan George Expresses Worry Over Halima Abubakar's Recent Outburst

Actress Shan George has expressed concern over actress Halima Abubakar's outburst on s...

Actress Halima Abubakar Drags Colleague Shan George Over Chat

Actress Halima Abubakar has dragged her colleague Shan George once again over a chat with Apostle Jo...

Actress Shan George Slams Nigeria Police Over Dismissal Of Officer [Video]

Actress Shan George has bashed the Nigeria Police Force's decision to dismiss anyone f...

Pastor Suleman: Actress Shan George Reacts To Yul Edochie's Recent Post

Actress Shan George has reacted to Yul Edochie's post in the Apostle Suleman-Nollywood actr...

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Actress Queen Nwokoye has reacted to her alleged affair with Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide Pr...

Actress Shan George Shares Thoughts On Why Marriages Don't Work

Actress Shan George took to Instagram on Tuesday to discuss why marriages will continue to brea...

 Actress Shan George Slams Celebrities For Not Showing Love

Shan George has criticized certain Nigerian celebs for being hesitant to show their colleagues affec...

Should A Divorcee Not Find Love Again? — Actress Shan George Queries Critics

Actress Shan George has addressed hypocrites who advise people to leave their marriage that is not w...

Actress Shan George Throws Shade At Colleagues In New Post

Veteran actress Shan George has warned against including her on any actor's class list. ...

Actress Shan George Throws Shade At Those Using Bleaching Creams

Actress Shan George has slammed people who bleach their skin. It's unclear whether the actres...

Why Actress Shan George's Son Hasn't Made It In The Music Industry

Shan George claims that her son's lack of success in the music industry is due to his poverty. ...

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