Kate Henshaw Biography; Early Life, Career, Awards, Is She Married?

Kate Henshaw is a renowned Nigerian Nollywood actress, politician, social advocate, movie producer, and a fitness expert. 

In this post, I will share with you some of the things you probably don’t know about one of your favorite Nigerian celebrities and Nollywood actresses.

Keep reading as you will get to know more about Kate Henshaw. Like, her biography; early life, career, movies, awards. Also, I will tell you about her marital status. I know you would want to know these and more, so, keep reading to know as much as you would want to know. Here at Naija Biography we share with you your favorite celebrities biography.

Kate Henshaw Early Life 

Kate Henshaw was born into the beautiful family of four. She is the first child of her parents and was born on 19th July, 1971 in Cross River, Calabar, Nigeria. Cross River State is a state in the South Southern part of Nigeria.

Growing up Kate was focused and goal-oriented. She had both her elementary and secondary education at Calabar. Therein, she obtained both her First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior Certificate.

Later, Kate got admitted into the prestigious University of Calabar (UniCal), therein, she had her remedial studies.

Kate Henshaw later went further to study Medical Microbiology at the School of Medical Lab Science, Lagos State Teaching Hospital (LUTH).

Kate Henshaw Biography.
Kate Henshaw Biography.


Being a go-getter and goal-oriented young adult as at then. Kate Henshaw started a career in the movie industry (Nollywood).

Kate started acting officially in 1993. Then, she featured in the Nollywood blockbuster movie – When The Sun Sets. Her performance in the movie paved the way for her and her career generally.

Notably, Kate played the lead role in the movie. Now, Kate rose to prominence following her performance and expertise in explaining her role.


Kate Henshaw has featured in over 150 movies since she rose to fame. These among other includes;

° A Million Tears

° A Few Good Men

° Stronger Than Pain

° Broken Tears

° Fighting for Nothing

° When the Sun Sets

° My Little Secret

° Above Death: In God We Trust

° Show Me Heaven

° Do Good Series

° The Meeting

° Games Men Play

° Couple’s Award

° Aremu The Principal

° Chief Daddy

° Roti

° Consequences

° The Assassin’s Practice

° Busted

° Iquo’s Journal

° Broken Ambition

° Chief Daddy

° Scars of Womanhood

° The Women

° End of Battle

° 4th Republic

° New Money

° The Wives (A Stage Play)

° The Wives (A Stage Play)

°The Ghost and The House of Truth


° Nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (2018)

° Best Actress award at ZAFAA for her role in the movie Iquo’s Journal (2015)

° Nominated by the Nigeria Entertainment Award for Best Actress of the Year (TV, 2016)

° City People Movie Award for Face of Nollywood (English, 2015)

° Nominated for the Late Ambassador Segun Olusola NBMA for Actress of the Year (2016)

° Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the BON Awards (2017)

° City People Movie Special Recognition Award (2016)

° THEMA Awards for her role as Omo in When The Sun Sets (1996)

° Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in Leading Role (2008)

Kate Henshaw and husband.
Kate Henshaw and husband.

Is Kate Henshaw Married? 

Yes, please. She was married but not any longer. Kate got married to Roderick James Nuttal in 2000. They had a beautiful daughter together – Gabrielle Nuttal – before the union eventually dissolved after 12 years.

Net worth

Kate Henshaw net worth is estimated at $1 million. This, of course, is linked to the fact that she is among the most popular and influential entertainers in Nigeria.

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