The gorgeous Nollywood, Monalisa Chinda, had to mark her birthday on set in a prison yard.
Monalisa Chinda recently marked her 41th birthday. However, the celebration took place in a prison yard.
Monalisa was born on the 13th of September 1974 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State to an Ikwerre father and an Igbo mother. She obtained a degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Port Harcourt.
Her first major movie was ‘Pregnant Virgin’, which she did in 1996 and subsequently, after she graduated in 2000, she did Above the Law and has done many others since then.
In 2007 her road to stardom kicked off when she started appearing in the television soap Heaven’s Gate. In 2011, she debuted as Executive Producer in the Royal Arts Academy movie, ‘Kiss & Tell’, which Emem Isong co-produced with her and Desmond Elliott directed. In 2012, she became one of the first of four Nollywood actors to be featured on the cover of Hollywood Weekly Magazine.
Monalisa was very busy on her 41th birthday and had to celebrate it while on set in a prison yard. Nevertheless, her friends and colleagues on set joined to celebrate the special day with her.
Monalisa has won several awards in the movie industry including the following;
In 2011, Monalisa was crowned the Face of Port Harcourt – Carnival Queen, in her hometown of Rivers State.
2010 she was nominated for a Best Actress in a drama series at the Terracotta TV and Film Awards.
Best Actress, Afro Hollywood Award 2009 at the Monte Carlo Television Festival.