Acting has always been their dream and passion but unfortunately for some of this Nollywood actresses, they had to leave all that behind to focus on family.
Some have either relocated with their hubby’s abroad while others are still in Nigeria but on a low key.
Below are 5 Nollywood actresses that left the movie industry for family.
1. Sandra Achums
Former Nollywood actress, Sandra Achums resides in Germany with her husband and is curently blessed with four children.
Once a well known face in most all Nollywood movies, Sandra left the Nollywood scene after getting married to her German based lover.
She sure has paid her dues in the industry before leaving her first love to make a family.
2. Opeyemi Ayeola
Nollyood actress, Opeyemi Ayeola was the face of most Yoruba movies before she relocated to UK. Ope Ayeola as she was called back then got married to her hubby, Olayiwola Owolonse in 2007.
She also had to sacrifice the career that got her fame and money for her marriage. She is blessed with two lovely boys.
3. Regina Askia
Former beauty queen and former Nollywood actress, Regina Askia left the Nollywood scene in the late 90’s. She was once amongst the ‘Glamour Girls’ of the movie industry before relocating to the US and taking up a job at a New York hospital.
The social critic is happily married to Rudy Williams and has a daughter and son.
4. Lepa Shandy
Nollywood actress, Folashade Omoniyi known as Lepa Shandy in 2012 got married to her Dublin based boyfriend, Dayo David Adewale. She has since been minimal on the movie scene due to her spending quality time with her family.
5. Victoria Inyama
Victoria was one of the most promising starlets of her time, till she decided to give it all away for marriage in the states.
6. Dolly Nwachukwu
Fair skinned beauty, Dolly Nwachukwu acted in movies like ‘Bitter Encounter’ and ‘Deadly Affair’ before leaving our TV Screen for marriage outside the country.
She hasn’t been heard from ever since.