Stella Damasus Biography
Stella Damasus is a Nigerian actress and singer. She was born on April 24, 1978 in Benin City, Edo State in Nigeria.
She has four sisters. She grew up in Benin City where she completed most of her primary education. At the age of 13, Stella moved to Asaba in Delta State with her family where she finished her secondary school education. Damasus is a Theatre arts graduate of the University of Lagos.
Damasus started her career as a singer in Lagos where she used to work as a studio session singer at the famous Klink Studios owned by filmmaker Kingsley Ogoro. There she honed her skills as singer and went on to do vocals for the top jingles on radio and TV in Nigeria at that time.
She first appeared in the Nigerian film Abused in 1992. Her claim to fame, however, was her second movie Breaking Point produced by Emem Isong and directed by Francis Agu where she shot into superstardom across Nigeria. She has gone on to star in over 60 movies.
She was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2009. She won the Award for Best Actress at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards in 2007. In 2012 She won the award for Best Actress for the movie Two Brides and a Baby at the Golden Icons Academy Awards in Houston, Texas.
She is now the co founder of I2radio and hosts two podcast shows, undiluted with stella damasus and when women praise.
In order to alleviate the suffering of the less privileged, and help create a better future for others, she set up the Stella Damasus Arts (SDA) Foundation, a non- profit organization established to provide economic, intellectual and emotional support to the society, using the Arts as its primary tool. The Foundation launched its Free Arts Training Program, and opened its doors to its first set of students on the 16th of May 2011.
Stella Damasus Age
She was born on April 24, 1978.
Stella Damasus Marriage – Stella Damasus Late Husband
Damasus married her first husband, Jaiye Aboderin, in 1999. The couple had two daughters before Jaiye died suddenly in 2004.
Stella Damasus Daughters – Stella Damasus Children
The couple (Damasus and her first husband, Jaiye Aboderin) had two daughters before Jaiye died suddenly in 2004.
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Stella Damasus and Emeka Nzeribe
Damasus remarried in 2007, this time to Emeka Nzeribe. The marriage lasted for seven months before a mutual agreement to divorce.
Stella Damasus New Husband – Stella Damasus Husband
In 2011, she became associated with multiple award-winning Nollywood producer & director Daniel Ademinokan; the couple have been together ever since. Their relationship sparked a lot of controversy all over Nigeria and Africa because both parties never publicly admitted to be dating, engaged or even married until 2014.
Stella Damasus Movies
- Betrayed by Love
- Face of a Liar
- Real Love
- My Time 1&2
- When God says Yes
- Never say goodbye
- Market seller 1&2
- The Intruder 1&2
- Emotional Pain
- Dangerous Desire
- Bad Boys
- After the Fight
- Queen 1&2
- Missing Angel 1,2&3
- Kings Pride
- Engagement Night 1&2
- Above Love
- Red Hot
- Burning Desire 1&2
- Dangerous Twins 1, 2 & 3
- Wheel of Change
- The Seed 1&2
- Desperate and Dangerous
- Real Love 2&3
- Games Women Play 1&2
- The Bridesmaid
- Behind Closed Doors 1&2
- Standing Alone
- Yankee Girls
- Yankee Girls 2
- Four sisters
- Affairs of the Heart