Rita Dominic: Actress And Movie Producer.

Rita Dominic is a Nigerian actress and movie producer. She is also a goodwill ambassador for the Intra African Trade Fair (IATF), and a co-founder of The Audrey Silva Company (TASC).

Born on the 12th of July 1975 to the royal Nwaturuocha family of Aboh Mbaise local government area in Imo State.

Rita Dominic attended the Federal Government College Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria for her secondary education. Afterwards, she had her undergraduate studies at the University of Port Harcourt, where she studied Theatre Arts and graduated with a BA (Honours) Degree in 1999.

She starred in her first movie – A Time to Kill in 1998. She won the City People Awards in 2004 as the Most Outstanding Actress. She has starred in over 100 Nollywood productions.

Awards And Recognitions

  • Outstanding Actress by the City Peoples Awards – 2004
  • Best Actress by Kalasha Film Festival and Television Awards Kenya – 2012
  • 8th Africa Movie Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role – 2012
  • Best of Nollywood Awards for Best Actress in Supporting role English film – 2013
  • Nollywood Movies Awards for Best Actress in lead role – 2013
  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards for Best Actress in Lead Role film – 2013
  • Africa International Film Festival for Special Jury Mention Award – 2013
  • Eloy Awards for the Female Producer of the Year – 2013
  • Nollywood Week Paris Film Festival awarded The Meeting as the Best Film – 2014              
  • Best of Nollywood Awards awarded her as the Best Supporting Actress English Film – 2014
  • Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards for the Best Actress Lead Role – 2014
  • Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards for Best Actress in A Comedy – 2015
  • The Meeting was named the Best Movie Comedy by the Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards – 2015
  • Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards as the Best Actress – Drama/TV Series – 2017

Filmography

  • Children of Terror – 1998
  • Prisoner of Love – 1999
  • My Guy – 1999
  • Face of a Liar (with Stella Damasus-Aboderin) – 1999
  • Aba Riot (with Olu Jacobs and Segun Arinze) – 1999
  • Unforgettable – 2003      
  • To Love a Thief (with Segun Arinze) – 2003
  • Throwing Stones (with Tchidi Chikere) – 2003
  • The Intruder (with Richard Mofe Damijo and Stella Damasus-Aboderin) – 2003
  • Street Life – 2003              
  • Love You Forever – 2003                
  • Lean on Me (with Segun Arinze) – 2003
  • Back from America – 2003                            
  • A Night to Remember – 2003                       
  • Accidental Discharge – 2003
  • Working Class Lady – with Stephanie Okereke
  • True Romance – with Richard Mofe Damijo and Desmond Elliot
  • The Ingrate
  • The Faithful – with Desmond Elliot
  • Sweet Love
  • Singles & Married
  • Schemers: Bad Babes     
  • Nights of Riot    
  • Love Temple
  • Love After Love – with Patience Ozokwor and Tchidi Chikere
  • Lost Paradise Wheel of Change – with Stella Damasus-Aboderin and Desmond Elliot
  • Ultimate Crisis – with Ini Edo and Olu Jacobs
  • Tricks of Women
  • The Begotten – with Ini Edo
  • Suicide Lovers
  • Queen of My Heart
  • Orange Groove – with Desmond Elliot
  • Only Love – with Ini Edo and Olu Jacobs
  • Never Too Far
  • More Than Gold
  • Love Story
  • Last Game – with Ini Edo
  • Kill the Bride – with Mike Ezuruonye
  • Joshua Wedding Fever
  • Unbreakable Affair – with Desmond Elliot
  • Total Control – with Kanayo O. Kanayo
  • The Humble Lion – with Patience Ozokwor
  • Sweet Sound
  • Spirit of Love
  • Show Girls: Face of Africa 3
  • Saviour – with Chioma Chukwuka
  • Million Dollar Sisters – with Kanayo O. Kanayo
  • Married for Money – with Mike Ezuruonye
  • Last Offence – with Mike Ezuruonye
  • Jealous Heart
  • Hidden Murderer – with Desmond Elliot
  • Girls Cot – with Genevieve Nnaji, Ini Edo and Uche Jumbo Yahoo Millionaire (with Desmond Elliot and Uche Jumbo) – 2007
  • The Next Election (with Kanayo O. Kanayo) – 2007
  • Sleek Ladies (with Ini Edo) – 2007
  • Legal War (with Mike Ezuruonye and Patience Ozokwor) – 2007
  • Immaterial – 2007
  • Caught-Up (with Desmond Elliot) – 2007
  • A Better Place (with Desmond Elliot) – 2007
  • Yankee Girls (with Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and Stella Damasus-Aboderin) – 2008
  • True Lies (with Zack Orji) – 2008
  • White Waters (This film received 12 nominations at the 2008 African Movie Academy Awards, winning 4 awards, including the awards for Best Cinematography and Best Sound) – 2008
  • Run Away Prince – 2009                 
  • Saidi’s Song – 2009
  • Iyore (with Joseph Benjamin, Okawa Shaznay, Yemi Blaq, Paul Obazele & Bukky Wright) – 2015
  • Suru L’ere (with Cameo) – 2016
  • 76 – 2016
  • Mr and Mrs Chapter 2 – 2017
  • The Blindspot – 2018
  • Bound – 2018
  • Light in the Dark – 2019
  • The Big Fat Lie – 2019