The Nollywood industry have been thrown into a state of shock and mourning following the sudden death of popular comic actress, Ada Ameh.
The Benue-born actress who is known for her role as Emu in the popular TV series, ‘The Johnsons’ died at a hospital in Warri, Delta state on Sunday.
Here are quick facts about the late Ada Ameh:
1. Ada Ameh who hails from the Idoma-speaking part of Benue state was born and raised in Ajegunle, Lagos State on the 15th of May, 1974.
2. She had both primary and secondary school education in Lagos state but would eventually quit school at age 14.
3. She joined the Nollywood industry In 1995 and received her first movie role in 1996 where she played the character Anita in the movie “Domitila” a movie that eventually became a successful and solid project.
4. Ameh also featured in the Nigerian Tv series titled The Johnsons which also became a successful project that received awards.
5. The actress gave birth to her daughter at age 14. Unfortunately, her daughter, Aladi Godgift died in October 2020 after an unsuccessful surgery in Abuja.
6. Before her death, Ada Ameh battled depression and mental health issues following the death of her daughter and a lawsuit from a business client.
7. Ada Ameh died on Sunday, July 17 at Warri Hospital in Delta state after collapsing.