Popular teen actress and producer, Regina Daniels is one of the leading stars of Nigeria’s movie industry currently. She started acting at a very young age and has grown to become one of the top stars of the industry.
The beautiful young woman is in the news a lot these days for several reasons. A little about the young woman that you may/may not already know are revealed below.
Regina Daniels Biography
Regina Daniels was born on the 10th of October, 2000 although the issue of her real age remains a controversy. She and her siblings were raised by her mother, Rita Daniels who is currently the chairwoman of Actor Guild.
Not much is known about her father. Regina Daniels attended Hollywood International School before proceeding to Igbinedion University in 2018 to study Mass Communication.
Regina is the last of 5 children and her siblings are Ifeoma Daniels, Destiny Daniels, Samuel Daniels, Lawrence Daniels, and Emmanuel Daniels.
Regina Daniels commands a following of over 2 million across several social media platforms which shows her growing popularity.
You need to know that she currently has a fan of over 2 million followers on Instagram and Facebook.
At the age of 7, Regina began featuring in Nollywood movies and has since shared set with top Nigerian movie superstars, such as Mercy Johnson, Tonto Dikeh, Kenneth Okonwwo, Yul Edochie and several others.
She was paid N10, 000 to feature in her first movie titled Marriage of Sorrow. However, her big-break happened in the year 2010 when she featured in “Miracle Child” alongside popular actors like Ini Edo, Chika Ike and Mercy Johnson.
Many believe her rise to prominence in Nollywood is tied to her mother who is currently the chairwoman of Actor Guild. This may not be too far from the truth as her mother seems to behind her every move.
Some of the movies she has featured in or produced so far include Python Girl, Spider-Girl, Stronger Than The Gods, Queen Rebecca, Dumebi In School, The Bat-Man, Jaja The Great, Twins Apart (as producer), Tears Of ojiugo, The Jericho (as producer), Plantain Girl, Wipe Your Sorrows, Royal Covenant, Traditional War (Part 1), The King and The Python, Hanging Coffin, Evil messenger 1 and 2, Queen Rebecca and several others.
Regina Daniels Networth
Considering how much she was paid for her first job, it will amaze you juts how far this young woman has come. She ranks low on the list of Nollywood stars and commands a fee of around N600, 000 to appear in a movie.
Her net-worth is estimated to be around $350,000 currently. She runs a charity organization known as Regina Daniels Foundation which shows her philanthropic side.
A top talent usually get rewarded with awards for their efforts. Regina is no different, she is a recipient of several awards for her impressive performances in movies she has featured in.
In 2015, Regina Daniels was awarded the Best Prominent Actress in Nigeria by City People Entertainment Award.
Some of the awards she has won so far include Best Actress of the year at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards and Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Regina Daniels Marriage to Ned Nwoko
The marriage of Regina Daniels to billionaire politician, Ned Nwoko has been a trending topic in the country ever since the news first broke. The issue that many are uncomfortable with is the age difference between the couple.
Ned is 59, while Regina is approaching 19. This fact is not lost on the young teenager but she seems unbothered as she enjoys the backing of her mum.
She has received support from several quarters while so many people have also raised objections to her marriage.
Notable among them is a man who claimed to be Regina’s father. The man who surfaced just after Regina was initiated into womanhood in the presence of her mother and other celebrities, said he is not in support of her marriage to Ned.
The man who goes by the name Jude Ojeogwu gave Regina’s full name as Regina Daniel Ojeogwu. He went down memory lane and shared some details on the nature of his relationship with Regina.
Jude Ojeogwu claimed that Regina’s wedding to Ned Nwoko was totally the idea of Regina’s mother, Rita Daniel. He laid blame at Rita’s feet for fiddling with her daughter’s life by giving her hand out in marriage without his support.
He also pointed out that Regina ought not go through the initiation ceremony as she was not a native of Olor but of Ogwashi Uku.
This revelation didn’t stop the wedding of Regina and Ned as the couple have since been joined in holy matrimony. After initially trying to keep the marriage secret, she has since embraced her new status and life.
Recently, she launched a Youtube channel where she has been telling her story to the world and revealing her secrets.
It is not unusual for a celebrity to be linked to several controversies. Regina Daniels has had her fair share of such. The most notable being her marriage to Ned Nwoko.
Another major controversy she was linked with was a cyber crime/fraud allegation made against her.
On the 20th of November 2017, she was allegedly involved in obtaining intimate photos of an upcoming actress. The victim claimed she sent intimate photos to Regina Daniels who later asked her to meet with a movie producer who would train her on being a better actress.
After the meeting, the victim claimed Regina Daniels was very angry with her, inciting that the aspiring actress should have offered herself to the producer. Two days later, Regina Daniels denied all the allegations stating that a fan was using her name to dupe aspiring actresses.
On the 23rd of November 2017, the police arrested the impersonator thereby exonerating Regina Daniels.
Regina Daniels is a star who is set to dazzle us with her acting prowess for so long. She is a young achiever who is leaving her mark on Nigeria’s entertainment industry.
Here is her YouTube Channel