Kate Henshaw is a beautiful Nigerian actress. Her prowess in acting cuts across the continent, which has seen her starring in most films and movies. Her acting career goes back to 20 years ago, and still, her talent is unmatched. Some of her notable movies include Canal Desire, The Stolen Bible, Games Men Play, Dangerous Silence, and The Harlot, among others.
She is an actress, singer, television personality, model, philanthropist, and entrepreneur. Her top-notch acting skills have enabled her to become one of the most highly sought-after actresses in Nollywood and across the African continent. Most of her acting roles revolve around romance, sorrow, and sometimes action thrillers.
- Full name: Kate Henshaw
- Kate Henshaw age: 48 years
- Gender: Female
- Career: Actress, singer, TV personality, model, and entrepreneur
- Marital status: Divorced
Kate Henshaw birthday is celebrated on July 19, 1971. She was born in Calabar, Cross River State, in the heart of South Nigeria. She has three siblings, among whom she is the firstborn. The actress attended her primary school in Calabar, where she attained her primary school leaving certificate.
She then joined a secondary school located in Lagos, where she attained her West African Senior School Certificate. She was actively involved in drama and arts, which was the beginning of her acting career. The actress then joined the University of Calabar in Cross River State, where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Microbiology. She also did a course in Medical Lab Science at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital.
Her career kick-started at the Bauchi State General Hospital, where she served as a medical laboratory scientist and special attendant. Interestingly, her heart was somewhere else, and so, she made the switch to acting. She started auditioning for roles in various films, television series, and movies. Her debut came in 1995 after she featured in the movie When the Sun Sets. Since then, she has appeared in more than 200 films. Here are some of Kate Henshaw movies:
- Do Good Series
- When the Sun Sets
- Above Death: In God We Trust
- A Million Tears
- My Little Secret
- Games Men Play
- Stronger Than Pain
- Show Me Heaven
- Broken Tears
- The Meeting
- The Assassin’s Practice
- A Few Good Men
- Fighting for Nothing
- Aremu The Principal
- Iquo’s Journal
- End of Battle
- Scars of Womanhood
- Couple’s Award
- The Women
- Broken Ambition
- Chief Daddy
- New Money
- The Ghost and The House of Truth
- The Wives (A Stage Play)
- 4th Republic
The actress has had a successful career and has received numerous awards for her exemplary performances. Here are some of her awards:
- Africa Movie Academy Awards - Best Actress
- Best of Nollywood Awards - Most Promising Actress in Nigeria
- Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards - Best Actress in Nigeria
- Golden Icon Movie Academy Awards - Best Actress of the Year
- City People Entertainment Awards - Best Actress in a Supporting Role
- Lifetime Achievement Award - Best Accomplished Actress in Nigeria
The actress was once married to her ex-husband Rod James Nuttal, the Managing Director of Ledrop Nigeria Ltd. The couple tied the knot in 2000. However, Kate Henshaw marriage lasted for 12 years as they divorced and went their separate ways. The union was blessed with one child. Kate Henshaw daughter is known as Gabrielle Nuttal.
The reason for their divorce was kept under the water. However, some sources claim that her ex-husband was involved in extramarital affairs while still married to the actress. He is also said to have remarried and moved on with his life.
In 2015, Kate Henshaw house accidentally burnt down. Interestingly to note, most of her fans came out to help and support her. There was no one hurt during the fire accident.
The beauty is active on social media platforms, where she has garnered a vast following. Here are her social media handles.
The actress has amassed a lot of wealth from her lucrative and successful career. Kate Henshaw net worth is estimated to be about $1 million.
Kate Henshaw is a clear depiction of hard work and determination. She was honored by the Nigerian Federal Government and bestowed the commendation for the Member of the Order of the Federal Republic; the highest award accorded to a civilian.