Beverly Naya, born on April 17th, 1989 is a British-born Nigerian actress, model, producer, scriptwriter, and entrepreneur. Beverly Naya is from Ibuzo, Delta State.
She had her early education in the United Kingdom and studied philosophy, psychology, and sociology at Brunel University, Uxbridge, England. She also studied script-writing and directing at Roehampton University.
In 2014, Beverly Naya launched a campaign titled ‘Fifty Shades of Black’, aimed at inspiring young girls to feel confident about themselves and skin colour.
Beverly Naya, expectedly, is linked to a number of single men in the Nigerian entertainment industry, but she mainains she is single.
AWARDS & ENDORSEMENTS
- She won the Most Promising Talent category at the 2010 Best Of Nollywood Awards.
- Fast Rising Actress at the City People Entertainment Awards – 2011
- ELOY Awards nominee for the TV Actress of the Year – 2014
- Nominated for the African Magic Viewers’ Choice Award (AMVCA) in the Best Supporting Actress – 2016
- Best Actress at the Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival (TINFF) – 2018
- Forbes 30 under 30 Awards, Africa – 2018
- Official selection (Skin) at the Urban World Film Festival – 2019
- The Skin was officially selected to play at the Slum Film Festival – 2019
- Official selection (Skin) at the San Francisco Black Film Festival – 2019
- The Skin was officially selected at the Africa World Documentary Film Festival – 2019
- The documentary – Skin, is an official selection of this year’s iREP International Documentary Film Festival – 2019
- She also won the award for Fast Rising Actress at the 2011 City People Entertainment Awards.
- Beverly Naya is a Dark And Lovely Brand Ambassador.
- Guilty Pleasures (2009)
- Death Waters (2012)
- Home in Exile
- Alan Poza
- Forgetting June
- Make a move
- Up Creek Without a Paddle
- Weekend Getaway
- When Love Happens (2014)
- Brother’s Keeper (2014)
- Before 30 (2015)
- Oasis (2015)
- Skinny Girl in Transit (2015)
- Suru L’ere (2016)
- The Wedding Party (2016)
- The Wedding Party 2 (2017)
- Chief Daddy (2018)