Essence Magazine has mentioned celebrated Nigerian superstar – Genevieve Nnaji, in its latest list of women influencers and taste-makers on the African continent.
The list, dubbed ‘15 African Women You Absolutely Need On Your Timeline’, also includes Yvonne Nelson, Betty Richoux and Ornella Mayassi, Ory Okolloh Mwangi from Kenya, Minenhle ‘Minnie’ Dlamini from South Africa and Vanessa Mdee from Tanzania.
The rest include Nigerian blogger Linda Ikeji, South African media girl – Bonang Matheba, Kenyan born Hollywood star – Lupita Nyongo, Nigeria songstress Tiwa Savage, Saran Kaba Jones from Liberia, Yemi Alade from Nigeria and Pearl Thusi from South Africa.
Excerpts from the article
“From Lagos to Nairobi, these 15 women are Africa’s key influencers—and from the number of followers they each have on social media, millions agree. Traversing industries like media and film to tech philanthropy, each woman shows us that #africangirlsrock and always have.
One cannot speak of Nollywood, Nigeria’s billion-dollar movie industry, without talking about OG Genevieve Nnaji. The gorgeous actress (and muse to many a musician), has earned her stripes as an actress and is widely considered one of Africa’s most beautiful women”.