I met Rita Dominic in 2006 in Los Angeles. She was an invited guest for an event I co-organized with the Board members of the Nollywood Foundation, Inc. I met many from Nigeria and Nollywood’s film industry during this event. However, Rita made an impression. For starter’s she was fashionable. I still remember the white suit she rocked, contrasted with a red shirt and her signature curly afro like hair.
I liked her overall disposition and she did not seem easily frazzled. While I had watched her movies in the past, I honestly never paid attention to her career as an actress. Over the years, since our meeting, I have paid attention and I am impressed by how she continues to push herself.
From being in front of the camera to taking on the role of an entrepreneur behind the camera, and teaming up with persons that share her vision and compliment her work ethos, I am liking all that Nollywood Actress is putting out in the public.
Also, she is one Nollywood celebrity that has taken what Nigerians enjoy about her, and amplified it without being overexposed. Nigerians seem to enjoy Rita Dominic’s style sense. She in turn has turned into a social media blogger of some sorts using her platforms on instagram, Facebook and twitter to effectively share stories of her style sense. This personal branding allows both fans and media to keep her at the forefront of their minds, even when she is not in acting or producer mode.
Overall, good look. Enjoy her appearance on The Juice. She talks about the success of her film ‘The Meeting,’ her film production company Audrey Silva, co-owned with her business partner Mealdred Okwo, her new movie in the works, relationships and more.
It is worth watching.
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