The most beautiful actress in Africa

Photos of The most Beautiful actress in Africa 2017 – Top 10 list

The most beautiful actress in Africa 2017. Check out list of beauties from Nigeria,Ghana and other countries and pick your favorite.


The perception of female beauty varies from nation to nation and from epoch to epoch. Traditionally in Africa beauty standards greatly differ from those in Europe or USA. This continent indeed is blessed to have millions of the gorgeous ladies and actresses with the largest production studio in Nollywood, Nigeria.



These women are so many, that it is indeed difficult to tell, who the most beautiful actress in Africa is. The top 10 list of them will include ladies from different parts and states of this continent. However, you will surely find many Nigerian actresses on this roll.

1 .Omotola Jalade Ekeinde

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde

Since Nollywood is the largest African movie production, Nigeria has the right to  top the list. This talented actress has debuted in African cinema in 1995.

Since that time she has been filmed in almost 300 movies and series. She can rightfully be defined as the most beautiful Nigerian actress. She is gifted, too.

Besides being on Nigeria Nollywood movies, she is a vocalist. She has obtained numerous honors, including AMAA (African Movie Academy Award).

And, she perfectly fits the African beauty standard – she is curvy and luxurious, with fair skin and beautiful face.

This actress has been recognized and appreciated for her talents, kindness and beauty both by the professionals and by her fans.

In fact, her Facebook profile has crossed the mark of 1 million likes! And she has been rated by the Times magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in Africa.

2. Juliet Ibrahim

Juliet Ibrahim
Juliet Ibrahim

Our number two come from Ghana and Ghollywood with its top class beauty – Juliet Ibrahim.

This actress has begun her career in 2005. Five years later she has been awarded for playing the best key part by the Ghana Movie Awards.

It’s another actress perfectly matching the expectations you form, when you hear of African actresses.

She’s got the curves!

Her career includes being in over 50 movies. Plus, she is a wonderful soloist and producer.

A-listers Magazine has proclaimed her the most attractive African woman and actress. Even though presently she is the prominent Ghollywood actress, she has started out in Nollywood, Nigeria. 

3. Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji
Genevieve Nnaji

Here comes Nigeria again. This is one of the most beautiful actresses in West Africa.

She is a more European type of ladies and got less ample curves than others, but her beauty is irresistible.

It’s not for nothing this young actress was called African Julia Roberts and one of the most beautiful actresses in Africa.

She rightfully can be called the most beautiful actress in Africa. She has initiated her career in Nollywood.

Her amazing work has been noticed and rewarded by the Nigerian administration. Her outstanding work at Nollywood has been marked in 2011.

That year she has become a honorable associate of the Order of the Federal Republic. 

Genevieve is not only a beautiful performer, but is also a singer. She has recorded her disc back in 2004. Her filming career started in 1998 and includes over 50 roles in movies and series.

4. Elizabeth Michael Lulu

Elizabeth Michael Lulu
Elizabeth Michael Lulu

Some lists view this girl from Tanzania as one of the most beautiful African actresses. She is only 25 years old.

She has been featured in several movies, but has already won the hearts and minds of many gallants.

Her sexiness and talent promise her a great future on the chosen cinema path.

In 2013, she won the Zanzibar International Film Festival award for Best Actress for “Woman Of Principles”. She also won 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for Best Movie Eastern Africa. In August 2017, Africa Youth Awards named her among the 100 Most Influential Young Africans.

On 13 November 2017, Michael was convicted in High Court of Tanzania for involuntary manslaughter and sentenced to two years in prison for the 2012 death of actor Steven Kanumba, whom she had been dating

5. Nadia Buari

Nadia Buari
Nadia Buari

She was raised in Ghana and that is where she has started building up her acting career. However, this beauty was born in Canada. Twice she has been a receiver of the African Movie Academy Awards for the best leading role.

Seven years ago Nadia moved to Nigeria to get filmed in Nollywood. Since the start of her career she has been on as many as 30+ movies.

Moreover, presently she is the Tablet India Limited’s ambassador. Her fair skin and outstanding beauty has made her one of the sights one can hardly take the eyes off.

6. Yvonne Okoro

Yvonne Okoro
Yvonne Okoro

She is half Nigerian and half Ghanaian. That is why she plainly calls herself “African”. She certainly is one of the most beautiful actresses in Western Africa.

Her movie career has started in 2002. Since that time she has been filmed in 20 movies and has managed to become one of the top highly paid actresses in Africa.

Besides pursuing the acting career, she has invested her brains and her talents in business.

She has been very successful in her entrepreneurial activities. BBC has interviewed her about her success in this area of life. 

7 . Ini Edo

Ini Edo
Ini Edo

This actress is beautiful, smart and kind. She has not only been pursuing her acting career with over 100 movies on her list.

Such an amazing resultsover a short period of time!

She is also well known for her efforts in philanthropy and cooperation with UN in Africa.

Her career has started in Nollywood, but has also received some awards in Ghana.

Nafca has awarded her as the best supporting actress in 2013.  Her acting career has started in 2000.

She believes she does not need to use her beauty or sexuality to build up the career, because she is a hardworking and talented woman.

8. Stephanie Okereke

Stephanie Okereke
Stephanie Okereke

This Nigerian actress has a long list of awards to her name. Several times she has been awarded as the leading role actress.

She has started her acting career in 1997. Since that time she has been featured in over 50 movies and received 9 awards and nominations.

She is not only an actress, but also is a model and even a film producer. In 2002 she has won the title of the most beautiful girl in Nigeria.

She has founded her production company after studying in New York’s Film Academy and called it “Next Page Production”.

Her goal is to help other African women to discover and develop their acting talents.


9. Wema Sepetu

Wema Sepetu
Wema Sepetu

In 2006 this fair lady has become Miss Tanzania. Later on she took part in the Miss World competition. She started acting in 2007 and since that time she has been on 10+ movies. This actress is well known in her country and she certainly is one of the most gorgeous actresses of Africa.

10. Rita Dominic


The last but not the least of our candidates also comes from Nigeria. She is a descendant of the Waturuocha royal family. Both of her parents worked in medical field. Her acting career started in 1998. By this time she has been on over 100 movies filed by Nollywood. In 2012 Wema won AMAA award for the best leading role. In 2014 she was nominated for ELOY awards as the best movie actress of the year.

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It is really hard to tell, which one of these fair ladies on our top 10 list is the most beautiful actress in Africa. They are all beautiful, smart, kind and certainly very talented. As you may see, the number 10 is as gorgeous as the number 1 is. Nollywood favors such beauties and no wonder many of them come from Nigeria. Take a look at the curves: 


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