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Meet Former Miss Black USA And Nigerian Actress, Osas Ighodaro



There has been alot of reactions on the internet, after renowned Nigerian actress, Osas Ighodaro beat a host of Nollywood stars to emerge the best actor in a drama, in the 9th edition of AMVCA.

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As a result, we have gathered a host of interesting things about her career, every fan may need to know.

This is to say that, Ighodaro is a Nigerian American actress, producer, host and humanitarian, and was born on 26 October 1990 in Bronx, New York, United States, to Nigerian parents from Edo State.

She graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism and dual minor degrees in Entrepreneurship and Theatre.

She continued on to earn a Masters of Fine Arts Degree in Acting from Pace University.

Osas moved to Nigeria in 2012 with the intention of returning to the United States after six months, but secured various acting roles including Adanna in Tinsel and has remained in the country ever since then making waves in the entertainment industry.

To the extent, she was recently awarded ‘Best Actress in a Drama’ and ‘Best Dressed’ awards at the 2022 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.

Photo Credit; Kemi Filani

As if it’s not enough, in 2021, she was named ‘Woman of the Year in Entertainment’ at the HER Network Awards and was also named the ‘Highest Grossing Box Office Actress’ in Nollywood in 2018.

Furthermore, she emerged the Best TV Actress at the 2014 Exquisite Lady of the Year Awards and among the top 3 highest grossing actresses in 2020, respectively.

In 2010, Osas was crowned Miss Black USA and was the first Nigerian American to do so.

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