|Type||Film, TV, Stage & Radio|
|Birth||14 December 1989, Cross River State, Nigeria|
Belinda Effah (born December 14, 1989) is a Nigerian actress and presenter. She won the Most Promising Act of the Year award at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Early life and education
Effah was born on December 14, 1989 in Cross River State, a coastal state in Southern Nigeria. She had her primary and secondary education at Hillside International Nursery & Primary School and Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Port Harcourt respectively. She furthered her studies at the University of Calabar, majoring in Genetics and Bio-Technology. According to an interview with The Punch Newspaper, she claimed that the disciplinary nature of her dad towards his 14 children was very helpful in shaping her career.
She made her first television debut in the 2005 TV series Shallow Waters. Afterwards, she took a break from the series to feature in the reality show Next Movie Star. She finished 5th, and was never evicted from the house.
She was once a television presenter for Sound City, a Nigerian Entertainment cable station. However, she left the station to start her own TV show titled Lunch Break with Belinda.
|Tales of Eve||Simi|
|2012||Best of Nollywood Awards||Most Promising Act (female)||Kokomma||Won|
|Golden Icons Academy Awards||Best New Actress||Won|
|2013||Nollywood Movies Awards||Best Rising Star||Won|
|Nollywood Movies Awards||Best Indigenous Actress||Nominated|
|Africa Movie Academy Awards||Most Promising Act||Udeme Mmi||Won|
|2014||ELOY Awards||Movie Actress of the Year||After The Proposal||Nominated|
|2014||2014 Golden Icons Academy Movie Award||Best Supporting Actress||APAYE||Won|
|2016||Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards||Best Actress in a Drama||Stop||Nominated|