Stella Damasus is a renowned Nigerian Nollywood actress, acting coach, gospel singer, writer, producer, and a vocal coach.
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Stella Damasus Early Life
Stella Damasus was born in the late 70’s, precisely, on 24th April, 1978 in Benin City, Edo State. Edo State is a state in the South Western part of Nigeria.
Stella had her elementary education in Benin City, Edo state, Nigeria. On completing her elementary education, her family moved to Asaba, Delta state. Therein, she had her secondary education and obtained her West African Senior Certificate result.
Stella later got admitted into the prestigious University of Lagos, she studied and bagged a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts therein.
Again, she went for a Film Audition Workshop and an On-Camera Intensive training. As expected, Stella attended this training to improve her acting skills.
Stella Damasus rose to prominence shortly after joining the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood.
“Breaking Point,” her second movie which later became a Nollywood blockbuster movie, took her to the limelight.
Stella started acting officially in 1992. Her first movie as an actress was released in 1992 – “Abused,” #themovie.
Stella Damasus Movies
Stella Damasus has featured in over 80 movies since her first movie role. These among others includes;
° Kings Pride
° The Intruder 1 and 2
° Burning Desire 1 and 2
° My Time 1 and 2
° Missing Angel 1,2 and 3
° After the Fight
° Emotional Pain
° Dangerous Desire
° Above Love
° Queen 1 and 2
° Engagement Night 1 and 2
° Red Hot
° Never Say Goodbye
° Bad Boys
° Market seller 1 and 2
° Real Love
° When God Says Yes
° Rattle Snake 1, 2 and 3
° Face of a Liar
Stella Damasus has won many hearts and awards all to herself. These among others includes;
° Best Actress at the African Film Festival (AFF) for the movie, Between (2019)
° Award for Best Actress at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards (2007)
° Nominee for the PAN African Actor/Actress at the maiden edition of the Cameroon Entertainment Awards (2012)
° Nominee at the Best of African Gospel Music Awards (BAGMA) for the Best Female Vocalist in Diaspora (2016)
° Best Actress at the Golden Icons Academy Awards in Houston, Texas (2012)
° Nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA, 2009)
° Lead Actress Diaspora Award at the African Culture Image Awards (ACI, 2016)
° Nominated at the Best of African Gospel Music Awards (BAGMA) for the Best Traditional Song of the Year (2016)
° The Alternative
Stella Damasus is so passionate about girl-child and women welfare; a reason she is the host of two podcast shows – When Women Praise and Undiluted With Stella Damasus. Also, Stella is the co-founder of 12radio.
These are some of her programs aimed at improving women’s worth and more.
° Daily Dose – a daily podcast where Stella shares her experiences raw and unscripted
° Actors Playhouse – a program that showcases the actors’ lifestyle
° Excuse my African – a weekly podcast, where she talks about the life of a misrepresented and misunderstood African girl abroad
° African Girl Abroad – a chat show about the life of African immigrants living in America
Is Stella Damasus Married?
Yes, please. Stella is married and has beautiful children with her husband.
They live in the US and are happily married – living happily ever after.
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