Regina Daniels

Regina Daniels (born October 10, 2000)[1] is a Nigerian actress and a film producer.[2][3][4][5] she is a business woman and a Serial Entrepreneur.

Regina Daniels
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Daniels in "Tradition War Part 1" in 2016
Born (2000-10-10) 10 October 2000 (age 22)
Nigeria
EducationIgbinedion University
OccupationActress/producer
SpouseNed Nwoko (m. 2019)
Children2
Parent
  • Rita Daniels (mother)

Personal life and educationEdit

Regina Daniels is a Nollywood film actress and a model. She was born in Lagos, Nigeria, on October 10, 2000. Her mother is Rita Daniel[6] who is also an actress/film producer and the chairman of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) in Delta State, Nigeria. Regina grew up in Asaba, Delta State of Nigeria. She has five siblings - three brothers and two sisters. She is the second youngest child in her family. One of her role models growing up was Academy award-winning actress Angelina Jolie.[7] She attended Hollywood International School[8] and in 2018, Regina Daniels proceeded to study Mass Communication[9] at Igbinedion University.[10][11]

CareerEdit

Regina Daniels started movie making at the age of seven; her mother (Rita Daniels) is an actress.[12] She got support from her mother and her siblings. Her first movie was Marriage of Sorrow which earned her 10,000 Nigerian Naira.[8] Regina featured in a Nollywood movie titled "Miracle Child" in 2010. Regina Daniels has been featured in a comedy skit by Ofego on two occasions on his YouTube channel using archive footage.[13][14]

In January 2019, Regina Daniels was appointed Atiku Abubakar’s Youth Campaign Coordinator.[15][16][17] In February 2020, Regina Daniels launched a magazine named after her at a hotel in Abuja.[18]

FilmographyEdit

  • Dumebi in School
  • Python Girl
  • The Bat-Man
  • The Jericho
  • Plantain Girl
  • Jaja the Great
  • Enemy within// Directed by Mayor Ofoegbu
  • The Jericho (as producer)
  • Twins Apart (as producer)
  • Tears of Ojiugo
  • Amara Queen of the jungle
  • Resident Evil// Directed by Mayor Ofoegbu
  • Wipe your Sorrows
  • Royal Covenant
  • Traditional War (Part 1)
  • Stronger Than the Gods
  • The King and The Python
  • Hanging Coffin
  • Evil messenger 1 and 2
  • Queen Rebeca
  • Shekira:the selfie queen
  • Eziama: Land of blood
  • Royal dreams
  • Pains of Royalty
  • Land of slaves
  • Slave girl
  • The stolen Beads
  • Naked sacrifice

ControversyEdit

Cyber crime/fraud allegationEdit

A plot to implicate Daniels in a scam involving alleged intimate photos of an aspiring actress started on 20 November 2017. A person claimed that she had sent photos to Daniels, and was then asked to meet with a movie producer who would train her on being a better actress. After the meeting Regina Daniels was said to have been angry with the victim inciting that the aspiring actress should have offered herself to the producer.[19][20] Two days later Daniels denied all allegations, and said a fan was using her name to dupe the actress. On 23 November 2017, the impersonator was arrested by the police and Regina Daniels was exonerated.[21][22][23]

Marriage to Ned NwokoEdit

On April 1, 2019, e-Nigeria! a news website made a publication stating that Ned Nwoko was the financial sponsor of Regina Daniels.[24] The publication went viral and was cited by many news websites in Nigeria and Kemi Filani News.[25][26][27] Etinosa Idemudia in response to media critics responded on her social media handle that it is an honor that Regina Daniels was made the 6th wife of the senator elect instead of a "side chic".[28][29][30] On 27 April 2019, Ned Nwoko obtained an honorary doctorate degree from Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun where Harrysong was the anchor of the event when both Regina Daniels and Ned Nwoko were spotted dancing together.[31][32][33]

She has been widely criticized by fans and Nigerians on her alleged marriage to the 59-year-old.[34]

On 29 June 2020, she gave birth to a baby boy for Nwoko,[35] two years later (29 June 2022) she welcomed her second child with him.[36][37][38]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Result Ref
2017 Best of Nollywood Awards Revelation of the Year –female Nominated [39]
2021 Net Honours Most Searched Actress Nominated [40]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Techbuddie (2017-10-10). "Actress Regina Daniels Celebrates 17th Birthday With Lovely Photos". National Mirror Online. Archived from the original on February 13, 2019. Retrieved 2019-05-07.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  2. ^ "10 Things You Need To Know About 21-Year-Old Nollywood Actress, Regina Daniels". Nigerian Celebrity News + Latest Entertainment News. 2016-12-29. Retrieved 2016-12-30.
  3. ^ admin (July 23, 2016). "Regina Daniels: As a 17-year-old Actress, I Earned N500,000 for a Role".
  4. ^ Deolu (2016-07-23). "Regina Daniels: As A 14 Year-Old Actress, I Earned N500,000 For A Role". INFORMATION NIGERIA. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  5. ^ "Teen Actress, Regina Daniels flaunts hot body on election day after being disqualified by age". Within Nigeria. 2019-02-24. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  6. ^ "Rita Daniel". IMDb. Retrieved 2022-04-04.
  7. ^ "Biography, Profile and annual controversy of Regina Daniels, the most talked about Nollywood Actress so far in 2019". May 2019.
  8. ^ a b Ibenegbu, George (2018-02-22). "Top 5 facts from ☀ Regina Daniels' biography you should know". Naija.ng – Nigeria news. Retrieved 2018-09-18.
  9. ^ Oladimeji (2017-11-08). "Regina Daniels Attends Igbinedion University, Shocking Revelations About Her Education Life | 36NG". Retrieved 2019-04-30.
  10. ^ "Teen Actress Regina Daniels Bags Igbinedion University Award". Eagle Online. 6 June 2018. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
  11. ^ "Regina Daniels Attends Igbinedion University, Shocking Revelations About Her Education Life". 8 November 2017. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
  12. ^ OGA (2017-09-14). "How I nurtured my daughter to become a Nollywood superstar – Actress Rita Daniels (Photos)". INFORMATION NIGERIA. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  13. ^ "Mum suffered to ensure I became movie star –Regina Daniels". The Sun Nigeria. 2018-02-03. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  14. ^ Omaku, Josephine (2017-09-08). "Regina Daniels, Nollywood's Teen Star". Ghafla! Nigeria. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  15. ^ Imenger, Senater (2019-01-21). "2019 presidency: Regina Daniels gets appointment from Atiku". Daily Post Nigeria. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  16. ^ Augoye, Jayne (2019-01-21). "Election: Atiku gives actress Regina Daniels appointment". Premium Times Nigeria. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  17. ^ "Regina Daniels, Nollywood starlet, appointed Atiku campaign youth coordinator". TheCable Lifestyle. 2019-01-21. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  18. ^ "Regina Daniels and 59-year-old husband love up as she holds star-studded magazine launch". www.msn.com. Retrieved 2020-02-24.
  19. ^ Mohammed, Abisola (2017-11-22). "Regina Daniels allegedly reported to be a pimp". Ghafla! Nigeria. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  20. ^ "Regina Daniels accused of cyber crime by blogger". Amoré. 2017-11-21. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  21. ^ "Actress, Regina Daniel Speaks about Alleged Fraud Case". Modern Ghana. 2017-11-24. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  22. ^ Olajide, Ola (2017-11-23). "Sex for movie role: Regina Daniels arrests guy impersonating her (video)". GistReel. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  23. ^ wuzupnaija (2017-11-23). "Regina Daniels finally arrests fake movie producer and his crew impersonating her – WuzupNigeria Entertainment". WuzupNigeria. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  24. ^ "Ned Nwoko, the man behind Regina Daniels' cars, house – e-NIGERIA!". Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  25. ^ A, Lawrence (2019-04-01). "Ned Nwoko Is Allegedly Behind Regina Daniels' Cars, House – e-NIGERIA! Reveals". YabaLeftOnline. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  26. ^ Ayoola, Simbiat (2019-04-02). "Ex-House of Reps member alleged to be behind Regina Daniels' wealth". Legit.ng – Nigeria news. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  27. ^ "Meet the Billionaire who is responsible for Actress Regina Daniels' extravagant Lifestyle". Kemi Filani News. 2019-04-02. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  28. ^ Alabi, Gabriel (2019-04-09). "It's An Honour To Be 6th Wife Than Sidechick, Etinosa Defends Regina Daniels (Video)". Concise News. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  29. ^ Yaakugh, Caroline (2019-04-09). "Actress Etinosa reacts to Regina Daniel's marriage to Ned Nwoko as sixth wife". Legit.ng – Nigeria news. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  30. ^ "Etinosa: Regina Daniels better as 6th wife than a side chick". Nigeria News | Laila's Blog. 2019-04-09. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  31. ^ "Is Regina Daniels married to Ned Nwoko?". Vanguard News. 2019-04-28. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  32. ^ "Regina Daniels meets co-wife's children (photos)". Within Nigeria. 2019-05-01. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  33. ^ editor (2019-05-04). "Regina Daniels Relishing Romance with Ned Nwoko". THISDAYLIVE. Retrieved 2019-05-07. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)
  34. ^ Oluwafunmilayo, Akinpelu (2019-05-07). "Fan drags Regina Daniels and mother, says they are no different from Yahoo Boys". Legit.ng – Nigeria news. Retrieved 2019-05-07.
  35. ^ "Regina Daniels Welcomes Baby Boy With Husband Ned Nwoko". June 29, 2020.
  36. ^ "Regina Daniels, Ned Nwoko welcome second child on 1st son's birthday". Vanguard News. 2022-06-29. Retrieved 2022-06-29.
  37. ^ "Regina Daniels Welcomes Second Child". The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. 2022-06-29. Retrieved 2022-06-29.
  38. ^ "The Nation Newspaper - Latest Nigeria news update". 2021-10-07. Retrieved 2022-06-29.
  39. ^ "BON Awards 2017: Kannywood's Ali Nuhu receives Special Recognition Award". Daily Trust. 2017-11-23. Retrieved 2021-10-07.
  40. ^ "Net Honours - The Class of 2021". Nigerian Entertainment Today. Retrieved 2021-09-07.

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