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Liz Benson Biography and Profile

Liz Benson
Liz Benson

Early life and education

She attended Sylvania State College in the United States of America,where she got a degree in Dramatic Arts. Benson began acting when she was 5 years old.


Early success and quitting the film industry

She featured in Fortunes, a television soap opera in 1993. Benson played the part of Mrs. Agnes Johnson in the soap, which ran for about two years on NTA Network. In 1994, her role in Glamour Girls, a successful home video film that focused on the theme of prostitution, cemented her status as a film actress. Benson suddenly quit acting in 1996.

Liz Benson, the ever adorable Nollywood veteran: A Profile - P.M. NewsReturn to Nollywood

Since returning to Nollywood, it was disclosed that she is a born-again Christian and now preaches the gospel on fulltime-basis. In an interview, she explained that she would only act in films that she believed was in line with her faith.

Personal life

Benson lost her first husband (Samuel Gabriel Etim) while around her mid-twenties. She said that she actually gained strength from his character and that made her able to carry on with her children through the loss.

Biography & Net Worth of Nollywood Actress Liz Benson - Austine MediaThe Efik-born actress, took another shot at marriage after her conversion. In a quiet court ceremony in Abuja, She married Bishop Great Ameye of Freedom Family Assembly in 2009 at the Rainbow Christian Assembly in WarriDelta State. The couple are deeply involved in a Christian Evangelical Ministry. While Benson is an evangelist, her husband, Ameye, is a pastor in Warri, Delta State. Benson is an evangelist and lives in Delta State with her husband. Together they run a ministry, Freedom Family Assembly.Selected filmography[

Some of her more popular roles include her role as Titubi in Femi Osofisan‘s Morountodun and as Mrs. Agnes Johnson in Fortunes, a soap opera that ran for about two years on Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) Channel 10. She acted in a number of Nollywood video-films such as Evil Men 1 and 2ShameConspiracyIzagaBurdenStolen ChildFacesDead EndTycoonGlamour GirlsBody of Vengeance and a horde of other movies.

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