British-born Nigerian actress, Beverly Naya is really one of the most talented actresses in the Nollywood industry.
Having been in the scenes since 2006, her numerous awards have in no little way, proven her worth in the entertainment world. She is not only an actress, but also a producer, TV host and entrepreneur.
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Beverly Naya Profile
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Full name: Beverly Ifunaya Bassey
Date of birth: 17th April, 1989
Age: 31 years old
Place of birth: London, United Kingdom
Education: Brunel University London
Marital status: Single
Occupation: Actress, producer
Net worth: $500,000
Beverly Naya Biography, Date Of Birth, Age, Early Life, Family And Education
Beverly Naya was born on the 17th of April, 1989 in London, United Kingdom. She is the only child to her Nigerian parents and had her education in the United Kingdom. Beverly started her acting career at an early age of 17, while studying philosophy, psychology and sociology at Brunel University, London.
Beverly Naya started her acting career in London at an early age of 17 before relocating to Nigeria. In an interview with BellaNaija, she explained that she relocated to Nigeria because of the rapid growth of Nollywood, and the vast opportunities it creates for aspiring actors.
In 2011, Beverly Naya starred alongside OC Ukeje in the AMAA Award nominated hit film Alan Poza, her performance earned her another nomination for BEST ACTRESS IN A LEAD ROLE.
In 2013, she made her television series debut in Passport, a BET TV series shot entirely in Atlanta, Georgia. Not long after wrapping up the series, Naya landed herself a supporting role as the feisty and seductive Yaya Gardia on M-Net’s number one soap, Tinsel.
Not much is known about Beverly Naya’s personal life, as she tries her best to keep them out of the public view. She is not yet married and believes that pressure on women to get married should be reduced. According to her, marriages like these can lead to divorce in the later run.
Naya lists her mother, Oprah Winfrey, Leonardo DiCaprio and Angelina Jolie amongst others as her influence.
Beverly Naya Movies
Beverly Naya has been featured in more than 100 Nollywood movies. Some of them include:
• Guilty Pleasures
• Make a move
• …When Love Happens
• Death Waters
• Home in Exile
• Weekend Getaway
• Alan Poza
• Brother’s Keeper
• Up Creek Without a Paddle
• Forgetting June
• The Wedding Party
• The Wedding Party 2
• Before 30
• Suru L’ere
• Skinny Girl in Transit
• Chief Daddy
• The Arbitration
• Affairs of the Heart
• Something Wicked
• Demon Inside
• In Sickness and Health
• The Picture Perfect (10 years later)
• Cold Feet
• The Eve
• Across The Rising Sun
• Skin (a documentary)
• Fifty Shades Of Black (a documentary)
• Shift Lemme Faint (Stage Play)
Awards and Recognition
• Most Promising Talent at the 2010 Best of Nollywood Awards (Won)
• Fast Rising Actress at the 2011 City People Entertainment Awards (Won)
• TV Actress of the Year at the 2014 ELOY Awards (Nominated)
• Best Documentary in the 2020 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) (Won)
Beverly Naya Net Worth
Beverly Naya is one of the most successful Nollywood actresses. Apart from her numerous awards, she has also signed endorsements with many big brands, including; Schweppes Nigeria, LG Africa, Darling Nigeria and Nivea Nigeria.
She is also an entrepreneur and founder of the #FiftyShadesOfBlack campaign, and the Be Naya Company. According to PreshhInfo.com, Beverly Naya has an estimated net worth of $500,000.