Regina Askia: Biography and Net Worth of Nollywood Actress

Regina Askia: Biography and Net Worth of Nollywood Actress

Regina Askia: Biography and Net Worth of Nollywood Actress  – A prominent Nollywood actress, producer, model, social activist, and a registered nurse based in America, Imaobong Regina Askia is popularly known as Regina Askia. She was born in Lagos State in the western part of Nigeria on 17th May 1967. Currently, she is 50 years old.

She is originally from Ukanafun, a small village in the southern part of Nigeria in the state of Akwa Ibom. She is very pretty, clever, imaginative, artistic and talented, and has been described as the best actress of all time in Nollywood.

She knows how to interpret her roles very well and can fit into any role that a film director gives her. In romantic movies, comedy films, horror movies, action movies, and tragic films, she can act.

Regina Askia: Biography and Net Worth of Nollywood Actress


In Lagos State, Nigeria, Regina Askia completed both her primary and secondary school education and obtained both her First School Leaving Certificate and the Senior School Certificate from West Africa.

She went to the University of Lagos after completing her secondary education and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. In 1989, Silverbird Television hosted the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, a beauty pageant, contested and won by Regina Askia.

In 1990, at the Miss Charm International beauty pageant held in Leningrad, Russia, Regina Askia represented Nigeria and came out as the first runner-up. Regina Askia also made history by becoming the first Nigerian in Japan with an excellent traditional costume at Miss International.


Regina Askia entered the Nigerian film industry (Nollywood) in 1993 and starred in her first TV soap opera, Fortunes, a film that gave her an edge in Nollywood and took her closer to film directors and producers.

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In 1995, after starring in the Nollywood hit movie “Most Wanted” in which she played as a masked male arm robber, Shea rose to fame. The film won her an award at the African Movie Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

In over 100 Nollywood movies, Regina Askia has appeared, including Slave Warrior, Festival of Fire, Dangerous Babe, Man Snatcher, Full Moon, High Way to the Grave, Most Wanted, Fortune, etc.
Regina Askia: Biography and Net Worth of Nollywood Actress

She has received many awards for her acting career, including Best Actress of the Year at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Most Promising Actress at the City People Entertainment Awards in Nigeria, Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Best of Nollywood Awards, Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Most Prominent Actress at the Af Af Academy in Nigeria


Regina Askia, sadly, stopped acting and moved with her family to the United States of America and became a registered nurse full time. She is reportedly married to Rudolph Williams, an American citizen, and the couple are blessed with two beautiful children together.


With an estimated net worth of $7 million, she is reportedly one of the richest and most successful actresses in Nigeria.

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