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Ruth Kadiri – Biography, Life And Other Fact You Need To Know

Ruth Kadiri – Biography, Life And Other Fact You Need To Know

Born on March 24, 1988, Ruth Kadiri [Ezerika] is a Nigerian actress, screenwriter, and producer

Family Background

Ruth Kadiri was born in Benin City, Edo State, where she also hails from. The actress is the first child in her family and has a younger sister.

While growing up, she used to live with her mother and sister, while her father lived outside Nigeria.


Ruth Kadiri is a graduate of Mass communication from the University of Lagos and Business Administration from Yaba College Of Technology.


Ruth’s love and interest in cinematography came to her at a very early age.

According to the actress, she began writing while she was in secondary school. She used to pay more attention to writing than acting.

However, when she later discovered that both things go hand in hand.

During her first audition at Wale Adenuga Studios, Ruth met Victor Eze, the owner of a writing school. She decided to perfect her writing skills and attended the school.

After that, she wrote her first script titled ‘Wild and Dirty’, which kick-started her career as a screenwriter.

Later on, the mother of one started acting in the movies she had written, and things went on from there.

The movie that brought her to limelight was “Boy’s Cot”.In the movie, Ruth was starred alongside renowned stars, such as Nonso Diobi, Uche Jombo, Jim Iyke and Mike Ezuruonye.

Since then, Ruth has appeared in many movies, some of which she wrote herself.

As a screenwriter, she has written and co-written several movies, some of which include: Matters Arising, Heart of a Fighter, Ladies Men, Sincerity, First Class, Over the Edge.

The scriptwriter went on to produce films such as “Matters Arising”, “Over the Edge”, “Somebody Lied” and “Memory Lane” which deals with the issue of lies and deceit.

Awards And Nominations

Won Actress of The Year – Nigeria Entertainment Awards [2015]

Nominated As Best Female Viewers Choice Golden Icons – Academy Movie Awards [2015]

Nominated As Best of Nollywood Awards – Best Kiss In A Movie[citation needed [2015]

Personal life

Ruth Kadiri is married got married to her heartthrob, Mr. Ezerika in November 2019.

Their wedding was private and Ruth is yet to show the face of her hubby though she posts photos that show his back.

Their marriage is blessed with a beautiful Daughter.


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