Nigerian actress, Genevieve Nnaji has become Nollywood’s first billionaire as Netflix buys her “Lion Heart” movie for N1,385,100,000 ($3.8 million).
While “Lion Heart” is not the only Nigerian movie listed on Netflix, it is the first original Nollywood film to be bought by the American movie streaming platform.
The Nigerian actress, film producer, and director took to Instagram to appreciate the support for Lion Heart.
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Lion Heart movie is Genevieve Nnaji’s directorial debut. Stars like Phyno, Nkem Owoh, Peter Okoye(Psquare), Pete Edochie and Onyeka Onwenu featured in the acclaimed movie.