Although acting has always been the dream and passion for these beautiful Nollywood actresses, they had to leave the scene and all its benefits behind to focus on building a family.
Some relocated to be with their husbands outside Nigeria while others are still in Nigeria but hardly in the public eye.
MaDailyGist presents 7 Nollywood actresses that left the movie industry for family.
1. Sandra Achums
Former Nollywood actress, Sandra Achums resides in Germany with her husband and is currently blessed with four children.
Achums was a well known face in most Nollywood movies, Sandra left the Nollywood scene after getting married to her German based lover.
She sure has paid her dues in the industry before leaving her first love to make a family.
2. Regina Askia
Former beauty queen and former Nollywood actress, Regina Askia left the Nollywood scene in the late 90’s. She was once amongst the ‘Glamour Girls’ of the movie industry before relocating to the US and taking up a job at a New York hospital.
The social critic is happily married to Rudy Williams and has a daughter and son.
3. Lepa Shandy
Nollywood actress, Folashade Omoniyi known as Lepa Shandy in 2012 got married to her Dublin based boyfriend, Dayo David Adewale. She has since been minimal on the movie scene due to her spending quality time with her family.
4. Victoria Inyama
Victoria was one of the most promising starlets of her time, till she decided to give it all away for marriage in the states.
5. Dolly Nwachukwu
Fair skinned beauty, Dolly Nwachukwu acted in movies like ‘Bitter Encounter’ and ‘Deadly Affair’ before leaving our TV Screen for marriage outside the country.
She hasn’t been heard from ever since.
6. Maureen Solomon
Maureen Solomon married her husband, Okeke on December 6, 2005, however, the actress took a break to concentrate on her family. She may not be so active at the moment, but she was once one of Nollywood’s popular faces.
7. Caroline Ekanem
Caroline Ekanem who married Musa Danjuma was one of the pretty Nollywood faces back in the day. Since her marriage to Danjuma in 2007, she was hardly seen on movie scenes.