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Rita Dominic, Dakore, others celebrate Kate Henshaw as she turns 50


Rita Dominic, Dakore, others celebrate Kate Henshaw as she turns 50

Nollywood celebrities have taken time out to celebrate filmmaker and ageless fitness enthusiast, Kate Henshaw, as she clocks 50 years today. 

Describing the dark-skinned beauty as a ‘bubbly bunny’ Rita Dominic on her Instagram page prayed for her from the depth of her heart.

“Wishing my hot beautiful friend a very happy birthday! You are such a bubbly bunny and an all-around amazing woman and I pray that the rest of your years be filled with every good thing on this earth. May the happiness you find today stay with you forever and a day! Love you lots @k8henshaw. P:S – This is what 50 looks,” she said.

Dakore Egbuson-Akande also eulogized the actress describing her as ‘an advocate and leader of the vampire geng’.

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“Happiest of birthdays to my beautiful, talented, and real big sis @k8henshaw on her 50th birthday. #k8dgr8 (as I fondly call her) fitness queen, advocate, leader of the vampire geng!!! Love you loads and wish I was there to celebrate with you but this birthday na all year celebration,” she said.

Empress Njamah was not left out of the celebration. She described her as a ‘sweet soul’.

“To know you is to love you, Katie you are an amazing soul, wonderful personality, never a dull moment with you. You carry people matter for head, my backbone, teacher, sister, and friend of twenty-something years. 

“You have been a sweet soul, @k8henshaw. You already know I love u loads, happy birthday my sweet 16 (like I always call her) 5th floor yet your looks have refused to leave 2nd-floor vampire…Ufanmi of life.” 

Praising the actress, Uche Jombo said; “I can write a book on the institution called KATE! I have loved her since my first day on a Nollywood set! That’s over two decades of knowing, learning, working and believing in her brand! Timekeeper of sets. A talented queen. Fit4life at 50. WHAT!!!!! 

“Happy golden jubilee superstar! I celebrate you like always but most importantly I pray God continues to bless, keep, provide and lead you!!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY K8 @k8henshaw.” (sic).

The multiple award-winning actress has starred in over 45 Nollywood movies. 

In 2008, she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for the Best Actress in a Leading Role for the film Stronger than Pain.

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She was nominated for “Best Actress in a Leading Role” at the African Movie Academy Award in 2018, for her performance in the movie “Roti”

In 2011, Kate Henshaw was honored by the Nigerian federal government as a member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR).