With the rate at which the Nigerian movie industry is growing, faces of the Omotolas, Genevieves, and their ilk don’t cut it any more, new actresses are rising in Nollywood and fast!

These fresh faces are not only young but also very hot, pretty, sexy and talented. They are winning top roles and are already doing big things in the industry.

Below are our emerging Nollywood actresses to watch out for in 2016:

1. Moyo Lawal


Known as one of the sexiest stars in Nollywood, Moyo Lawal is ruffling feathers in the movie industry and creating just the right buzz for her talent and sassy beauty.

Although, shhe’s been on the movie scene for a while now, Moyo is just emerging to become the likes of Omotola and Genevieve contending every hot role in the industry.

She has featured in many blockbusters and recently wowed the core of Nollyword for her sterling role interpretation in “Wicked Love”.

2. Damilola Adegbite

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Nobody needs contend it, Damilola has got what it takes to be at the very top. With her effortless beauty, talent and knock-me-down curves. She recently became the toast of the cinemas following her role in the blockbuster, “Flower Girl”.

She also made her mark in the high octane soap “Tinsel” playing the role of Thelma Duke. 2016 certainly has a lot in store for her in the industry.

3. Adesua Etomi


Adesua Etomi a “Wolverhampton” trained performer came into limelight in 2014 after taking up a lead role in “Knocking On Heaven’s Door” and ever since then it has been a no-going back for her.

The quiet beauty who started out as a performer in various theaters across the nation emerged as the best new actress back in the 2014 at the Nollywood Reinvented Awards. She has featured in many blockbusters and recently wowed the core of Nollyword for her sterling role interpretation in “Falling” and “Gidi Up”.

This year looks to be more promising for the actress.

4. Beverly Naya


Beautiful and sexy Beverly has definitely carved a niche for herself in Nollywood. In 2010  she won‘Most Promising Talent’ at the Best of Nollywood Awards, and in 2011 she was City People’s  ‘Fast Rising Actress’.

Beverly who has featured in “Up Creek Without A Paddle”, “Stripped”, “Weekend Getaway” and many other Nollywood aard winning movies has got a lot in store for herself.

5. Adunni Ade

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American-Nigerian actress, Adunni Ade first warmed her way into the hearts of Nigerians with her online comedy skits before venturing into mainstream Nollywood movies.

The fast rising actress started acting professionally three years ago and has since been featured in most promising Nollywood sequels.

With an aura of self-confidence Adunni doesn’t have to flaunt her beauty to get noticed, her acting prowess cannot be compared with.