Nafisa Abdullahi full name is Nafisa Abdulrahman Abdullahi. She is an actress, producer, director, and entrepreneur from Nigeria. She has two enterprises as well as a film production firm. Her professionalism in the Nigerian movie industry has earned her multiple awards. It is also reported that Nafisat Abdullahi is the most awarded Kannywood actress.
Nafisa Abdullahi Biography
Nafisat Abdulrahman Abdullahi
January 23, 1991
Plateau State, Nigeria
2014 – present
Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdullahi (Father)
Hajiya Zainab Abdullahi (Mother)
Fatima Abdullahi (Sister)
Muhammad Abdullahi (Brother)
Asma’u Abdullahi (Sister)
Early Life and Education
Nafisa Abdullahi was born in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, on January 23, 1991. Abdulrahman Abdullahi, a rich car dealer, and elder statesman is her father. She is her father’s fourth daughter. Her family is from Kano, but they settled in Jos, where her father established his automobile company.
Nafisa Abdullahi was born into the family of Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdullahi and his first wife, Hajiya Zainab Abdullahi. Although both of her parents are late. She is from a rich Hausa Muslim family. Nafisa Abdullahi has three elder Siblings; two sisters and a brother. The names of her Siblings are Fatima Abdullahi, Muhammad Abdullahi, Asma’u Abdullahi.
Nafisa attended Airforce Private School in Jos before moving to Government Girl Secondary School, Dutse, in Abuja. She also graduated from the University of Jos with a degree in Theatre Arts. She is presently enrolled in the London School of Photography, where she is studying photography.
At the age of 19, Nafisa began her acting career. In 2010, she landed her first significant main role in the film “Sai Wata Rana,” which was produced by FKD Productions and directed by Ali Nuhu, one of Kannywood’s greatest actresses.
Nafisat Abdullahi also starred in Blood and Henna, a Nigerian film directed by Kenneth Gyang, in 2012. She appeared with some of Hollywood’s top celebrities, like Ali Nuhu and Sadiq Sani Sadiq. The film received six nominations and won Best Costume Design at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards. Lamiraj, a popular film starring Nafisat, was also a blockbuster.
Aminu Saira directed both Lamiraj and Ya Daga Allah, which enabled the actress to win “Best Actress” in 2013 and her performance in the hit film “Ya Daga Allah” in 2014.
Nafisa once became the talk of the town when she revealed that she would never marry a Kannywood star, no matter who he is because she had so many admirers to pick from.
When asked about her marriage ceremony, which was postponed a few months ago, the actress said that she had no knowledge of it and that the date had been set for her by those news websites spreading bogus stories. The actress went on to claim that she has a lot of boyfriends and that she has already nominated one to marry if God wills it, but that he is not one of the Kannywood actors.
- Ahlul Kitab
- Toron Giwa
- Auren Tagwaye
- Sai Wata Rana
- Addini ko Al’Ada
- Yar Agadez
- Ban Kasheta Ba
- Ya daga Allah
- Blood and Henna
- Baban Sadik
- Dawo Dawo
- Alhaki Kwikwiyo
- Farar Saka
- Cikin Waye?
- Dan Marayan Zaki
- Gabar Cikin Gida
- Har Abada
- Dan Almajiri
- Laifin Dadi
- Madubin Dubawa
- Badi Ba Rai
- Fataken Dare
- Baiwar Allah
- Guguwar So
- Jari Hujja
Awards and Nominations
|2016||City People Entertainment Award||Best Actress of the Year (Kannywood)||Won|
|2016||MTN Award||Best Actress||Won|
|2016||AMMA Awards||Best Actress of the Year||Won|
|2016||3rd Kannywood Awards||Best Kannywood Actress||Won|
|2015||City People Entertainment Award||Best Actress of the Year (Kannywood)||Nominated|
|2015||2nd Kannywood Awards||Best Kannywood Actress||Won|
|2014||City People Entertainment Award||Best Actress of the Year (Kannywood)||Nominated|
|2014||1st Kannywood Awards||Best Kannywood Actress (Popular Choice Award)||Won|
|2014||Africa Movie Academy Awards||Best Actress of the Year||Won|
|2013||City People Entertainment Award||Best Actress of the Year (Kannywood)||Won|
Nafisa Abdullahi is a wealthy woman who is one of Nigeria’s wealthiest Nollywood Kannywood Hausa actresses. Nafisa Abdullahi, aside from coming from a wealthy background, owns enterprises, investments, and a production firm, all of which can be said to be her sources of income. She has big houses, travels across the world on holidays, and occasionally flies first-class jets and commercial airlines. She comes from an affluent, well-to-do family and works hard for her own money. Her net worth is estimated to be around $1.8 Million.
Aside from being a prominent actress, Nafisa also has a huge fan base on her social handles. She has over 2 million followers on Instagram and almost 40,000 followers on Twitter. You can also follow her on her social handles listed below.
In the Nigerian movie industry, most especially in Kannywood, Nafisa Abdullahi has been an actress that many upcoming actresses are taking as a role model. We wish her well in her endeavors. You can also drop a wish for her in the comment box below.