Veteran Nollywood Actress Rachel Oniga Is Dead

Popular Nollywood actress, Rachel Oniga, has died at the age of 64.

According to reports, the movie star died on Friday, July 30, 2021, from covid-19 complications.

Originally from Eku, Delta State, Oniga was born on 23 May, 1957, in Ebutte Metta, Lagos State.

Oniga began her acting career in 1993, shortly after her divorce. Her marriage fell apart after she claimed another woman bewitched her husband and father of her children.

She made her Nollywood debut in the 1996 hit movie ‘Onome.’

Oniga went on to star in several big productions including “Sango,” and Wale Adenuga’s television series, “Super story.”

Her most recent movies include “Chief Daddy,” “Royal Hibiscus Hotel” and “My Village People.”

She was survived by three children and several grandchildren.

Until her death, she was one of the most popular and influential actors in Nollywood.

May her soul rest in peace.