Ruth Kadiri Biography: Age, Net Worth, Instagram, Spouse, Height, Wiki, Parents, Siblings, Awards, Movies

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Ruth Kadiri is a highly esteemed actress, film producer, and screenwriter from Nigeria. 

She has gained widespread recognition for her talent and expertise in the entertainment industry. 

As one of the most in-demand movie scriptwriters in the country, she has established herself as a leading figure and a force to be reckoned with.


  • Full Name: Ruth Kadiri 
  • Stage Name: Ruth Kadiri 
  • Born: 24 March 1988
  • Age: 36 years old 
  • Birthplace: Benin City 
  • Nationality: Nigeria 
  • Occupation: Actress and film producer 
  • Height: 5”7
  • Parent: Mr Desmond Kadiri’s
  • Siblings: Precious Ehis Kadiri
  • Spouse: Mr. Ezerika
  • Children: Reign Ezerika
  • Relationship: Married 
  • Net Worth:$300,000

Early Life And Education

Ruth Kadiri, the eldest of the family, was born on March 24, 1988, in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria, to Mr Desmond Kadiri’s family. She has a younger sister named Precious This Kadiri. She was raised in the notoriously difficult Ajegunle neighbourhood of Lagos. 

Ruth Kadiri attended the University of Lagos to study mass communication and Yaba College of Technology to study business administration.


Ruth Kadiri began her career in the church and began sharing stories throughout high school. Before she decided to go to a movie audition, she wrote short scripts and stories. Ruth Kadiri’s initial audition took place at the well-known Nigerian film studio Wale Adenuga Studios.

 Ruth Kadiri met Wole Ojo, the owner of a script-writing school, at the Wale Adenuga Studio during the casting call. She became well-known within the Nigerian film industry.

Ruth Kadiri made her film debut in Boy’s Cot, which co-starred notable Nollywood actors such as Nonso Diobi, Uche Jombo, Jim Iyke, and Mike Ezuruonye. Since beginning her career, Ruth has acted in nearly a hundred films.

 In addition, she has written or co-authored numerous films, such as Over the Edge, Heart of a Fighter, Sincerity, Ladies Men, Matters Arising, and First Class.

In addition to her work as a screenwriter, Kadiri is also a renowned actress who has made a name for herself through her exceptional performances on screen. She has portrayed diverse roles with depth and authenticity, winning over the hearts of both critics and fans alike.

As a film producer, Kadiri has demonstrated an impressive ability to bring stories to life on screen. She oversees every aspect of production with great attention to detail and ensures that each project meets or exceeds industry standards.

Awards and Nominations


  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards (NEA): Actress of the Year (Winner) [NEA Awards presumably refers to Nigeria Entertainment Awards]


  •  Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards:
  • Best Female Viewers Choice
  • Best On-screen Duo with Majid Michel
  • Best Actress
  •  City People Movie Award:
  • Best Actress of the Year
  • Face of Nollywood (English)
  •  Ghana Movie Awards:
  • Best Movie African Collaborations
  • Best Actress African Collaboration

Social Media

  • Instagram handle:@ruthkadiri
  • Facebook handle: RUTH KADIRI 
  • Twitter handle: @ruthkadiri.

Personal Life

Ruth Kadiri and Mr. Ezerika were married in November 2018 in a customary ceremony. Together, they are parents to two daughters, Reign Ezerika (born in August 2019) and her sibling, who was born in July 2022.


  • In Your Arms
  • Black Bride
  • We Cheat More
  • WET by Ruth Kadiri
  • Tripod by Ruth Kadiri 
  • Black Men Rock 
  • Sex & Love
  • Love is Beautiful 
  • Tender lies 
  • Unfounded 
  • Murder Call 
  • Stab 
  • The Final List 
  • The Dumb Wife 
  • Too Old for Love 
  • Tears of Rejected Seed 
  • Babies and friends 
  • I am too old for this 
  • Shrine Girl 
  • Space Out 
  • Dumb wife 
  • Larry Cold 
  • Pair 
  • Adunni 
  • Talking chances 
  • Love Me 
  • Craving
  • 5 is company 
  • Out of Love 
  • Nasty Jane 
  • Boiling point 
  • Everybody wants Alvin 
  • Breakfast 
  • Something Fishy 
  • Honey, We Are Broke 

Net Worth

Ruth Kadiri’s net worth is estimated to be $300,000.

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