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Nkiru Sylvanus

  • Date of birth: April 21, 1982
  • Place of birth: Abia, Nigeria
  • Movies: New Jerusalem, Only Hope, Hidden Truth, Rhythm Of The Gods
  • Education: Enugu State University of Science and Technology
  • Awards: Best Actress of the Year at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards

Who is Nkiru Sylvanus?

Nkiru Sylvanus is a Nigerian actress, politician, and entrepreneur. She was born on April 21, 1982, in Osisioma, Aba, Abia State, Nigeria.


Nkiru Sylvanus began her acting career at the age of 16 in 2001 and has since featured in over 200 movies.

She has been nominated for Best Actress of the Year at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards and Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.

In 2011, she was appointed as Special Assistant on Lagos State Affairs by former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, and later became his Special Adviser on Public Affairs.

Husband and Wedding

Nkiru Sylvanus is married to Riches Sammy, a Japanese actor and business mogul who owns hotels, clubs, bars, restaurants in Japan and Nigeria. They got married traditionally on January 12, 2023, in Osisioma local Government Area, Abia State, and had their white/church wedding in Enugu State on January 15, 2023.

Top Nkiru Sylvanus Movies

  • My Heart (2003)
  • Fine Things (2007)
  • Life Bullets (2007)
  • No More Love (2007)
  • Secret Pain (2007)
  • She Is My Sister (2007)
  • The Last Supper (2007)
  • Treasures Of Fortune (2007)
  • Final Tussle (2008)

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