Ruth Kadiri Biography, About, Net worth, Age, Family-
Ruth Kadiri Ezerika is a well-known Nigerian actress, film producer, and screenwriter. She happens to be one of the most sought-after movie scriptwriters in Nigeria.
Born on 24 March 1988 in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. She graduated from the University of Lagos where she studied mass communication. Also, she studied Business Administration at Yaba College Of Technology, Lagos. The first child of two children, her father’s name is Desmond Kadiri.
Ruth Kadiri Profile
Full Name: Ruth Kadiri Ezerika
Popular Name: Ruth Kadiri
Occupation: Nollywood Actress
Date of Birth: 24 March 1988
Age: 35 years (as of 2023)
Relationship status: Married
Husband: Mrs. Ezerika
She didn’t get much fatherly care cause she lived with her younger sister Precious Ehis Kadiri and her mother in Lagos state, while her father stayed abroad.
She grew up like an average Nigerian child living in the ghetto, Ajegunle in Lagos state but her background didn’t determine her future. Growing up, she had written down what she wanted by the time she was eighteen.
Ruth Kadiri wrote in a book that she needed to get her apartment and make her money by the time she was eighteen. She wrote stories and short scripts before she decided to attend a movie audition.
Ruth Kadiri first auditioned at the Wale Adenuga Studios – a popular movie brand in Nigeria.
During the auditions at Wale Adenuga Studion, Ruth Kadiri met Victor Eze, who runs a script-writing school.
Ruth gathered more skills in movie writing and subsequently wrote her first movie script titled “Wild and Dirty” which she couldn’t produce and sold out due to lack of funds, After that more scripts followed until she started coming in front of the camera.
Kadiri recently ventured into Nollywood in the movie “Boys Cot” and since then has over fifty movies to her credit. As a screenwriter, Ruth Kadiri has written and co-written numerous movies with several other renowned screenwriters. She has these movies in her credit:
- Matters Arising
- Over the Edge
- Heart of a Fighter
- Ladies Men
- First Class
Ruth is recognized as one of the best female film producers In Nigeria. Some of her production works include Nollywood films such as
- Matter Arising
- Over the Edge
- Somebody Lied
- Memory Lane
- In Your Arms (2017)
- Black Bride (2017)
- We Cheat More (2017)
- WET by Ruth Kadiri (2018)
- Tripod by Ruth Kadiri (2018)
- Black Men Rock (2018)
- Sex & Love (2018)
- Love is Beautiful (2019)
- Tender Lies (2019)
- Unfounded (2019)
- Murder Call (2019)
- Stab (2019)
- The Final List (2019)
- The Dumb Wife (2020)
- Too Old for Love (2020)
- Tears of Rejected Seed (2020)
- Babies and friends (2020)
- Too old for this (2020)
- Shrine Girl (2020)
- Space Out (2020)
- Dumb Wife (2020)
- Larry Cold (2021)
- Pair (2021)
- Adunni (2021)
- Talking Chances (2021)
- Love Me (2021)
- Craving (2021)
- 5 is company (2021)
- Out of Love (2021)
- Nasty Jane(2021)
- Boiling point (2021)
- Everybody wants Alvin (2022)
- Something Fishy (2022) and many more.
Awards and nominations are listed below;
Her effort in the movie industry has earned her several awards and recognitions. She has two awards to her name and has been nominated for awards within and outside Nigeria.
- The Nigeria Entertainment Awards for the Actress of the Year – Winner – 2015.
- City People Movie Award for the Best Actress of the Year – Winner – 2018.
- Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards for the Best Female Viewers Choice – Nominated – 2015.
- Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards for the Best On-screen Duo with Majid Michel – Nominated – 2015.
- Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards for the Best Actress – Nominated – 2015.
- City People Movie Award for the Face of Nollywood – Nominated – 2018.
- Ghana Movie Awards for the Best Movie African Collaborations – Nominated – 2019
- 2019 – Ghana Movie Awards for the Best Actress African Collaboration – Nominated – 2019
Ruth Kadiri kept her love life private until December 2017, when she announced that she was engaged on social media and got married to Mr. Ezerika in November 2018.
Mr Ezerika is the lawfully wedded husband of Nollywood actress Ruth Kadiri and the father of her daughter. He is reportedly a businessman from Anambra State.
They had a secret traditional and white wedding on the same day. For some unknown reasons, Ruth decided to keep the identity of her husband secret from the media.
Ruth Kadiri is the proud mother of a two-year-old girl named Reign Nwachinemelu Ezerika who was born on August 26th, 2019 in a Swedish hospital.
Ruth Kadiri’s Net worth
Ruth Kadiri is one of the richest and most influential an actress, a renowned philanthropist, and the founder of Ruth Kadiri Kids. She started the foundation to help disadvantaged children achieve their set goals and dreams.
Through her charity organization, she makes financial donations and inspirational lectures. In 2012, Ruth Kadiri sponsored the education of five students of First Foundation College in Ajegunle, Lagos State.
Ruth Kadiri is careful, especially with her personal life and she keeps it private. Ruth Kadiri also owns an online luxury hair store called ‘RuthKolors’, a Range Rover Sports car, but it wasn’t without claims that her unidentified man bought it for her. She denied the claim, saying that she paid for the car with her own money in full and with an estimated net worth of $700,000.
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