Monalisa Chinda is a Nigerian entertainment personality. She was one of the more unique personalities to emerge in the entertainment scene in the 1990s. Below is everything to know about the beautiful actress.
Biography, Age of Monalisa Chinda
Monalisa Chinda was born on 13 September 1974 to an Ikwere father and an Igbo mother. The stunning actress hails from Port Harcourt. She is the first in a family of 6. She spent her educational days in Port Harcourt where she attended Army Children’s School GRA for her Primary education; and Arch Deacon Crowther Memorial Girls’ (Secondary) School, Elelenwo. Monalisa is a graduate of Theatre Arts, University of Port Harcourt.
Chinda had described her call into the acting business as “divine”. Her parents wanted her to be a lawyer and she hadn’t quite made up her mind about what to study at the university. She simply went for it. Monalisa who had been part of school drama performances as a child was privileged to learn under Nigerian renowned playwright, Ola Rotimi.
She had featured in stage productions like Our Husband Has Gone Mad Again by Ola Rotimi and The Fight To Stop Female Circumcision by Amatu Braid.
In all, Monalisa had quite a humble and perhaps a comfortable beginning. As an undergraduate in 1996, Monalisa debuted her first professional appearance in the Nigerian movie, Pregnant Virgin. She also featured in a Nigerian television soap opera, Heaven’s Gate.