BY Nii Ntreh, 5:00pm October 07, 2019,

Check out these 5 amazing Hollywood actresses who are of Nigerian descent

Comedian Yvonne Orji plays Molly on HBO's Insecure. Photo Credit:

Hollywood, in recent times, has been travelling on the path of ticking the boxes when it comes to representation of diverse peoples.

Hitherto, black women were some of the most undermined and overlooked section of persons in the film industry. But now, it seems industry players are taking note.

What this development means is that different kinds of black women other than African-American have also been increasingly getting seats at the table.

This is where these amazing women of Nigerian descent come in. They are award-winning actresses who are as good as anyone in front of the cameras.

Last Edited by:Kent Mensah Updated: October 7, 2019


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