Ruth Kadiri: Biography And Success Journey Of An Actress/Filmmaker.

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Ruth Kadiri is an award-winning Nigerian actress, scriptwriter, and movie producer. She is the CEO/Founder of Ruthkolors, a web-based hair retailer, and Ruth Kadiri Films.

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Ruth Kadiri

Ruth Kadiri Background

Ruth Kadiri Ezerigbe was born on the 24th of March 1988, in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria, as the primary of Mr and Mrs Kadiri’s two youngsters. She grew up together with her mom and youthful sister in Ajegunle, Lagos.

Ruth acquired two levels, one in Mass Communication, from the University of Lagos, and the opposite in Business Administration, from Yaba College of Technology.

After graduating from the University, Ruth Kadiri proceeded to a writing college, the place she learnt scriptwriting. Ruth Kadiri is married to Mr Ezeribe, and they’re blessed with a daughter, Reign Ezeribe.

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Ruth Kadiri

Ruth Kadiri Career

Ruth’s ardour for performing began within the church, so she sees her profession as a obligatory service unto God. While in secondary college, Ruth used to put in writing tales, she began writing earlier than going for auditions. Her first audition was at Wale Adenuga Studios.

Some time after graduating from writing college, Ruth Kadiri wrote her first script, Wild and Dirty. Eventually, she began that includes in her films as an actress. 

Her first film as an actress was Boys Cot. Thus far, she has featured in over 100 films, and has additionally written and co-written a number of films.

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Ruth Kadiri

Ruth Kadiri Movies (As A Producer, Actress)

2010 – 2018

  • Breath of Love – 2010
  • War for Limpopo – 2013
  • Matters Arising – 2014
  • Mad Couple – 2014
  • The Patient Girl – 2014
  • Internet Hustlers – 2015
  • Over the Edge – 2015
  • Stolen Lives – 2015
  • Miss Taken – 2015
  • Somebody Lied – 2017
  • Change of Ownership – 2017
  • Five Wives – 2017  
  • Heart Beat – 2017
  • Bridge of no Return – 2017
  • Neighbour’s Wife – 2017
  • War in France – 2017
  • Ishaka – 2017
  • A Toast to Heartbreak – 2018  
  • Black Men Rock – 2018
  • Dear Ijeoma – 2018
  • De’Adura – 2018
  • Heaven on my Mind – 2018
  • Somto – 2018
  • A Tiny Line – 2018
  • Peperempe – 2018
  • The List – 2018
  • Against the Tide – 2018

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Ruth Kadiri

2019 – 2020

  • This Is Not A Love Story – 2019  
  • Limpopo Final – 2019
  • Something True – 2019
  • Dumb Wife – 2019
  • Tea Room – 2019
  • Tender Lies – 2019
  • Jump – 2019
  • Blur – 2019
  • Feels Like Heaven – 2019
  • Big Brother – 2019
  • Iga (Love in Chains) – 2019
  • Pepper Them Gang – 2019
  • P over D – 2019
  • The Longest Fifteen Minutes – 2019
  • Diary of a Pregnant Woman – 2019
  • The Long Night – 2019
  • Shrine Girl – 2019
  • Tough Target – 2019
  • I Killed A Man – 2019
  • The Devil Within – 2020
  • Restless – 2020
  • 5 is Company – 2020
  • Too Old For This – 2020
  • A Tiny Line – 2020

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Ruth Kadiri

Awards And Nominations

  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards for Actress of the Year – 2015
  • Best On-screen Duo with Majid Michel on the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA) – 2015
  • Nominated on the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA) for Best Actress – 2015
  • Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA) nominee for Best Female Viewers Choice – 2015
  • Best of Nollywood Awards nominee for the Best Kiss in A Movie – 2015
  • City People Movie Award for Best Actress of the Year (English) – 2018
  • Nominee on the City People Movie Award for Best Movie Producer of the Year (English) – 2018
  • City People Movie Award nominee for Face of Nollywood (English) – 2018
  • Award for Best Female Actor on the Intellect Awards – 2019
  • Ghana Movies Awards nominee for Best Movie African Collaborations – 2019  
  • Best Actress African Collaboration nominee on the Ghana Movies Awards – 2019

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Ruth Kadiri Quotes

“You’re not a nobody, so don’t be afraid to knock on doors.”

“I’m at a place where nothing worries me, nothing bothers me, nothing scares me than losing myself. I am at a place of peace.”

“Teach your youngsters in regards to the significance of consensual intercourse:
so they don’t develop to turn into abusers themselves.”

“When your kids come to you and talk to you about a certain issue, please believe them!”

“Not every time, party! Let’s always remember to praise God; at home, in church, in your car, through happy times, through trying times. He’s there always there for us.”

“If my film makes one, just one person satisfied, then I’ll feel I’ve done my job.”

“Acting is behaving truthfully under imaginary circumstances.”

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“You’ll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart.”

“Take every opportunity you get; you never know which one will help you accomplish your goal.”

“All women want to be loved and treated right!”

“Life is not a competition my darling!!! Calm down!”

“Don’t stop! Don’t beat yourself when mistakes are made. Stay deaf to the world! Watch yourself make magic!”

“A business needs to be involving, it needs to be enjoyable, and it
has to train your inventive instincts.”

“Certain things go for better things to come. Let go.”

“Make life about your happiness, fulfilment and taking care of your needs, so you can feel whole.”

“I am the master of my life, my emotions, and thoughts. I will not allow others to control nor influence my mind or emotions. Wisdom has thought me to be accountable for the way I engage with the world.”

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Entrepreneurial Lesson

Pursue your Passion With Determination

Ruth Kadiri made deliberate efforts to hone her ability and keenness for storytelling. Also, she was decided to succeed and fend for herself, at the same time as a baby. Her willpower has been a serious driving power to her profession success.

All entrepreneurs must be decided as a result of, when all fails, your willpower can be the driving power that may provide help to obtain your targets and attain nice success.

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