Rita Dominic celebrates 23 years of acting with fans


Multiple award-wining actress Rita Dominic will be celebrating 23 years as a movie star. To mark the occasion slated for Friday, the thespian has invited fans to join the celebration via Instagram live chat.

The screen diva also revealed her latest project, “La Femme Anjola” will be showing for the first time in North America at the MCC Theater NewYork on Sunday, November 21.

She wrote: “Fam! It’s not my birthday but I would like you to join me tomorrow to talk about #lafemmeanjola and my 23 year journey in Nollywood. Yes, it’s been that long since I joined Nollywood but I still remember the first fan phone call I received.

“La Femme Anjola will be screening for the first time in North America at the MCC Theater NewYork on Sunday 21st. If you are in #newyork get your tickets at MCC.org.”

Rita Dominic started performing as a child, appearing in school plays and children’s television shows in Imo State.

In 1998, she starred in her first movie: “A Time to Kill.”

In the course of her career which has spanned over two decade, the 46-year-old has won so many awards locally and internationally.

Dominic is a member of the Royal Nwaturuocha family of Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area in Imo State. She is the youngest of four children.

Her late parents were health care professionals; her father was a medical doctor while her mother was a nursing officer.

Dominic attended the Federal Government College, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, before heading to the University of Port Harcourt, where she graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts in 1999.