Kate Henshaw is a Nollywood actress, singer, model, entrepreneur, television personality and a philanthropist.She was born on 19th July 1971 in Calabar, Cross River State in the south southern part of Nigeria. She is currently 48 years old. She is the oldest child in the family of 4 children. She is originally from Calabar in Cross River State, Nigeria. She completed her primary school education in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria and obtained her First School Leaving Certificate. After which she completed her secondary school education in Lagos State, Nigeria and obtained her West African Senior School Certificate.Kate Henshaw proceeded to University of Calabar in Cross River State, Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Microbiology.After completing her university education, Kate Henshaw proceeded to Lagos State University Teaching Hospital and completed her course in Medical Lab Science and automatically became a Medical Lab Scientist. Kate Henshaw has worked at the Bauchi State General hospital as a medical laboratory scientist and special attendant.In 2000, Kate Henshaw got married to her long time boyfriend Rod Nuttal and the marriage is blessed with a beautiful daughter named Gabrielle Nutall. Few years later the marriage crashed and they both went their separate ways.
Kate Henshaw Acting Career
In 1995, Kate Henshaw joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood professionally after auditioning for the lead role in the movie “When the Sun Sets” a movie that brought her to limelight and gave her a lot of advantage in Nollywood and also attracted her to movie directors and producers in Nigeria. After starring in her first hit movie “When the Sun Sets” Kate Henshaw went on to feature in several Nollywood movies in Nigeria.Kate Henshaw has acted in more than 200 Nollywood movies. Some of the movies she has acted include Touch My Heart, The Harlot, Dangerous Silence, The Legend, Canal Desire, Sun Sets, Stronger than Pain, The Meeting, Above Death, Couples Award, The Stolen Bible, Games Men Play, and many more. She is popularly known for starring in action thriller movies, love and romantic movies alongside with Ramsey Noah, Jim Iyke, Emeka Ike, Chidi Mokeme, Genevieve Nnaji, Desmond Elliot and other top Nollywood celebrities. She has appeared in over 200 films which has sold millions of copies worldwide.
Kate Henshaw Awards
Kate Henshaw in the cause of her acting career as an actress has won several awards and nomination. Some of the awards include; Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Award, Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards, Best Actress in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Best Actress of the Year at the Golden Icon Movie Academy Awards and Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the City People Entertainment Awards. She has also received a lifetime achievement Awards for Best Accomplished Actress in Nigeria.
Kate Henshaw Net Worth
She currently has an estimated net worth of over $1 million, making her one of the richest and most influential actress in Nigeria. Kate Henshaw aside from acting is also an entrepreneur and has so many businesses under her name.