[People Profile] All We Know About Kate Henshaw Biography, Age, Networth, Spouse, Career

Kate Henshaw Biography, Age, Networth, Spouse, Career

[People Profile] All We Know About Kate Henshaw Biography, Age, Networth, Spouse, Career

Kate Henshaw- 51(born 19 July 1971) is a professionally Nigerian actor. The actress was raised in Cross River State and was the youngest of four children. The year 1993 was the first time Kate Henshaw auditioned for the role of the lead in the film ‘When the Sun Sets’ and was selected for the role. It was her debut appearance in an important Nollywood film

Profiling Kate Henshaw 

A Quick Glance At Kate Henshaw 
Full NamesKate Henshaw-Nuttall
Nationality Nigerian
Date Of Birth19, July 1971
Age51 Years Old
State of OriginCross River State
OccupationActress • TV Personality
HusbandRod Nuttal (m. 2000-2011)
Marital StatusDivorcee
Academics University of Calabar
Net Worth$2.5 million
Movie Stronger than Pain


Kate Henshaw (born 19 July 1971) is also known in the form of Kate Henshaw Nuttall is a well-known Nigerian actor, TV host and fitness enthusiast.

The year 2008 was the time she was awarded an award in 2008, the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in the film ” Stronger than Pain“.

Kate Henshaw is one of the top leaders in the field of Nollywood Oldschool Honchos.


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Early Life & Education

Kate Henshaw was born in Cross River State, the youngest of four children. She is 51 years old and born on the 19th day of July 1971.

She was a student at St. Mary private school situated in Ajele, Lagos, for her primary education. Then, she was admitted into Calabar, the Federal Government Girl College, Calabar, for her secondary schooling.

Kate Henshaw spent one year at the University of Calabar doing remedial studies. She later majored in medical Microbiology within the School of Medical Lab Science following that, LUTH ( Lagos University Teaching Hospital) located in Lagos.

She was employed by The Bauchi State General Hospital. Prior to becoming an actress, Kate Henshaw worked as a model. She appeared in different commercials, including ads on TV and in print in the name of Shield deodorant.


When she was in 1993 Kate Henshaw auditioned for the role of leadership in the film The Sunsets and was selected for the part. It was her first time in the main Nollywood film. He has been in 45 Nollywood films.

The year 2008 was the time she was awarded an award 2008, the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in her role in the movie The Stronger Than Pain.

The actress was awarded “Best Actress in a Leading Role” at the African Movie Academy Award in the year 2018 for her performance in the film ” Roti“.

On the 19th of July, 2014 Kate Henshaw officially launched her campaign’s website in order to be a member of her Calabar Municipal / Odukpani Federal Constituency under an umbrella organization called the Peoples Democratic Party.

Kate Henshaw lost the primary to Rt. Hon. Essien Ayi. He was appointed Special Advisor liaison Lagos to the Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade in December of 2015.


  • New Horizons
  • False
  • The Meeting
  • Broken Tears
  • River of Tears
  • Take Me to Jesus
  • Tears in My Eyes
  • A Brighter Sun
  • One Life
  • Show Me, Heaven,
  • Stronger Than Pain
  • To Love and to Hold
  • A Million Tears
  • Blood on Ice
  • Consequences
  • Games Men Play
  • Mamush
  • My Little Secret
  • She: You Must Obey
  • The Search
  • Doctors’ Quarters
  • Diamond Forever
  • Emotional Hazard
  • Girls in the Hood
  • The Bridesmaid
  • The Carcass
  • Inheritance
  • Negative Influence
  • Sleeping with the Enemy
  • The Legend
  • The Stolen Bible
  • The Substitute
  • Wanted at all Cost
  • Adam & Eve
  • Love Entangle
  • You Broke My Heart
  • Above Death: In God We Trust
  • Aremu, The Principal
  • Ghetto Love
  • Silent Night
  • I Need My Husband
  • Peace Mission

Awards & Nomination

  • Best of Nollywood Awards-Best Supporting Actress –English
  • THEMA Awards for her role in the movie –When the sunsets.
  • Best Actress in a Leading Role in the Africa Movie Academy Award
  •  The face of Nollywood in the City People Movie Award
  •  Her role in Iquo’s Journal won her an award for Best Actress at ZAFAA
  •  Nominated for Late Ambassador Segun Olusola NBMA for Actress of the year
  •  City People Movie Special Recognition Award
  •  Nomination for the Best Actress of the Year in the Nigerian Entertainment Award
  •  BON Awards for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
  •  Africa Movie Award Nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role


The year 2012 was the time Kate Henshaw was named an ambassador of the company’s brand for the UK perfume line called Blessing perfumes. She is also a Brand Ambassador for “Onga” seasoning produced by Promasidor Nigeria Limited.

in September of 2012, Kate Henshaw and Dan Foster were selected as judges for Nigeria Got Talent’s reality competition. The year 2013 was the year that Kate Henshaw and Banky W were named the brand ambassadors for Samsung Mobile Division.

In January of this year, Kate Henshaw was chosen as one of the 50 judges to be part of The CBS International Talent Show called The World’s Top. She was an ambassador for Glo, the huge telecommunications company Glo.


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In 2016 one Twitter user posted a picture of a toddler boy, Michael Alvez, born with an ulcerous growth inside the face. The picture was tagged by Kate Henshaw, who then became interested in the matter.

They and other people contributed the amount in the amount of eight million Naira to the boy in exchange for his treatment. The money was returned to the request of the family which was a no-go.


Kate Henshaw married British-born Rod Nuttal in 1999. They have a son with Rod Nuttal. They split in the year 2011. They were blessed by one daughter named Gabrielle Nutall.

In 2011 Kate Henshaw was acknowledged with a certificate from Kate Henshaw by the Nigerian Federal government for being an official of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR).

Net Worth

Kate Henshaw‘s net worth is US$2.5 million. Her net worth has been classified as one of the most recognizable Nollywood actresses , with numerous films under her belt.

Social Media

  • Instagram: @k8henshaw
  • Twitter: @henshawkate
  • Facebook: @SuperStarKateHenshaw


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