Veteran Nollywood actress Kate Henshaw Turns 49 Today. Sharing cute pictures on Instagram to mark her birthday, the A-list actress wrote:
Your unfailing love for me and your favour over me is palpable. ❤❤
I am grateful to Almighty God for adding another year to me. �
Not that I am perfect but you perfect all that concerns me…..
Spotted it?? Lol
Kate Henshaw, also known as Kate Henshaw-Nuttall (born 19 July 1971), is a Nigerian actress. In 2008 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
Henshaw was born in Cross River State, the oldest of four children. After completing her primary and secondary education in Lagos and Calabar, Nigeria, she spent one year at the University of Calabar reading remedial studies, and then majored in Medical Microbiology at the School of Medical Lab Science afterwards, LUTH (Lagos University Teaching Hospital) in Lagos. Henshaw worked at the Bauchi State General hospital.
Prior to becoming an actress, Henshaw worked as a model, featuring in various commercials including a print and television advert for Shield deodorant.
In 1993 Henshaw auditioned for the lead role in the movie When the Sun Sets and was won the role. This was her first appearance in a major Nollywood movie. Henshaw has starred in over 45 Nollywood movies.
In 2008 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for the film Stronger than Pain. She is now “The Face of Onga”. Henshaw is a judge on Nigeria’s Got Talent.
Kate Henshaw is a mother of one daughter, Gabrielle Nuttal. She had her daughter while she was still married to her ex oyinbo husband. Kate keeps her grown daughter away from the public. Kate works out at her age to keep fit with a ‘sweet 16’ figure.