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5 things you need to know about Rita Dominic


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Rita Dominic is one of the most sought-after and influential actresses in Nigeria. Since her debut into the Nollywood industry, she has gone to become one of the highest paid in that sector.

We take a look at five things you need to know about the beautiful Rita Dominic

1. Early Life

Rita Dominic is a member of the Royal Waturuocha family of Aboh Mbaise local government area in Imo State. She is the youngest of four siblings. Her late parents were medical practitioners; her father was a medical doctor and her mother a nursing officer

2. Education

Rita Dominic
Rita Dominic (Instagram)

Rita Dominic attended the prestigious Federal Government College Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, before heading to the University of Port Harcourt, where she graduated with a BA (Honours) Degree in Theatre Arts in 1999.

3. Acting career

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Rita Dominic (Getty Images/Maarten de Boer)

Rita Dominic started performing when she was a child, appearing in school plays and children’s television shows in Imo State. In 1998 she starred in her first movie, “A Time to Kill,” she later went on to star the comedy movie, “My Guy” featuring comedy great, Ali Baba. She has starred in over 100 Nollywood productions.

Rita Dominic has a number of nominations and awards under her belt including the most recent Best Actress-TV Drama Series at the Africa Movie Viewers Choice Awards in 2017.

4. Relationship

Rita Dominic in jumpsuit by Ejiro Amos Tafiri
Rita Dominic in jumpsuit by Ejiro Amos Tafiri

Rita Dominic has been a very private person when it comes to her relationships, making her one of the least controversial celebrities in Nigeria. However, colleague, Jim Iyke has come out to reveal that they were once lovebirds even though it didn’t work out.

5. Her Style

Rita DominicRita Dominic at AMVCA 2017 (Pulse)


Rita Dominic is a known celebrity with an impeccable fashion style. Everything she wears on the red carpet is always a show stopper. Her style of dressing coupled with her beauty is a toast to all photographers.




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