When it comes to Nigerian celebrity fashion, Genevieve Nnaji is a thief, and she is good at stealing shows and running away with it. Unarguably one of the most classy and stylish personality in the Nigerian entertainment industry, the Nigerian actress and Nollywood sweetheart, knows how to dress and grab attention at any event or gathering she attends.
As the first Nollywood star to gain international attention and the only Nigerian actress to be ever featured on the Oprah Winfrey show, the 37-year-old Anambra star has a standard that she keeps to.
When it comes to fashion and style, the iconic Nigerian actress is miles apart from a lot
of her colleagues. While many Nigerian celebrities believe in over exposing their bodies by dressing scantily and provocatively, bleaching their skin and using excessive makeup to show they are beautiful, Genevieve Nnaji has stayed true to herself by dressing modest, keeping her natural skin tone and apply less makeup with more natural and neutral colours.
Her style, class, elegance and poise is so top of the game that even younger Nigerian and African celebrities cannot help but drool over and crush on her. And this happens without her exposing her boobs, bum and laps.
The Ije star has been in the Nigerian entertainment world for a very long time. She started her acting career at the tender age of 8 by featuring in a popular Nigerian soap known as ‘Ripples’. And then, in 1998, at the age of 19, the ever young actress and multiple award-winning actress was introduced to the then growing Nollywood film industry by featuring in a movie titled, ‘Most Wanted’.
When it comes to the Nigerian celebrity fashion scene, the actress, believed to be one of the best-paid stars in Nollywood, continues to dazzle her teeming fans and admirers. Below, AfroCosmoplitan presents the top 16 times, Genevieve Nnaji stole the show and ran away with it when it comes to Nigerian celebrity fashion and style.
Genevieve Nnaji attended the 2016 edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) wearing a piece designed by TopeFNR.
Genevieve Nnaji wore a custom designed floor-length off-shoulder dress by Elvira Jude to the 2015 edition of AMVCA.
Genevieve Nnaji attended the Ebony Life TV launch party wearing this stunning piece designed by Deola Sagoe.
What would the Nigerian celebrity fashion be with Genevieve Nnaji’s contribution? The iconic actress attended the 2016 edition of the Etisalat Prize For Literature event wearing a two-piece attire. Her two-tone skirt was designed by Nuraniya while her top is from Nicholas The Label.
Genevieve Nnaji wore a pretty yellow number from April By Kunbi at the 2013 edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. It was the second outfit out of the three she wore on that day.
Looking simple but yet elegant, Genevieve Nnaji wore this Jewel By Lisa design to the 2014 edition of the AMCVA awards.
The Nollywood fashionista in a gorgeous red number from Huddaya Couture. The super glam dress is embellished with beads and lace trims. She wore the outfit to attend a friend’s wedding.
The Nollywood actress attended the 2014 AFRIFF Awards wearing a beautiful black dress.
Looking every inch a style icon, the Nollywood diva wore this long black dress to attend the Accra premiere of the “Mirror Boy”.
Genevieve Nnaji attended the Lagos Premiere of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Half of a Yellow Sun wearing a piece by Lisa Folawiyo.
The ever-stylish actress wore this elegant designed by David Meister to the wedding of her best friend, Onyi Carter.
The Nollywood diva wore this gorgeous black dress to the 50th birthday of Media ebtrepreneur and Ebony Life TV founder, Mo Abodu.
Genevieve Nnaji took her fashion game to Canada when she this white Andrea Iyamah jumpsuit to the Half Of A Yellow Sun Premiere at the Toronto Film Festival.
Genevieve Nnaji attended the private screening of the film adaptation of Chimamanda’s Half of a Yellow Sun at the Silverbird Galleria in Victoria Island wearing this simple but elegant grey dress Escada.
Last night, the actress wore this flowy black maxi dress with a long slit and gold details to a dinner party with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) boss, Christine Lagarde. The event took place in Abuja.
Ms Nnaji wore to outfit to the dinner party with the IMF boss and this also wore this outfit gorgeous three-piece outfit was one of them.
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