In this piece, platinumpost.ng chronicles the biography, family, education, career, net worth and assets of Ruth Kadiri.
Ruth Kadiri is a super-talented Nigerian actress, screenwriter, film producer, entertainer and philanthropist.
Ruth Kadiri was born on 24 March, 1988 in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. She was first child of two children.
According to her, she didn’t get much fatherly care cause she lived with her younger sister and mother in Lagos state, while her father stayed aborad. Her father’s name is Desmond Kadiri.
Ruth grew up like an average Nigerian child living in the ghetto, Ajegunle in Lagos state but her background didn’t determine her future.
Growing up, she had written down what she wanted by the time she was eighteen.
Ruth Kadiri wrote in a book that she needs to get her apartment and make her money by the time she was eighteen.
When her Dad saw her penned-down wish, he naturally laughed at her but that was what motivated her the most.
The actress kept her love life private until December 2017, when she announced that she was engaged on social media.
She tied the knots with the love of her life in 2018. It is believed that the couple in a private traditional wedding since they have never shared its details or photos with the public.
On August 26, 2019, Kadiri gave birth to her first child. On July 20, 2022, she gave birth to her second child.
The actress completed her primary and secondary school education in Benin City, Edo State.
She earned a National Diploma in Business Administration from Yaba College of Technology in Yana, Lagos State.
She later graduated from the University of Lagos, Nigeria, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication.
Kadiri ventured into Nollywood in the movie Boys Cot and since then has over fifty movies to her credit.
As a screenwriter, Ruth Kadiri has written and co-written several movies including Matters Arising, Heart of a Fighter, Ladies Men, Sincerity, First Class and Over the Edge.
Ruth also produced films such as Matters Arising, Love Me, Over the Edge, Somebody Lied and Memory Lane, which deals with the issue of lies and deceit.
The actress is the founder of a charity organization known as the Ruth Kadiri Kids Foundation.
The foundation was formed to help the less privileged children achieve their dreams and goals in life.
She does this through inspirational talks and material donations. In 2012, the actress single-handedly sponsored five learners from First Foundation College in Ajegunle, Lagos State.
According to her, nothing makes her happier than the smile of children. As a result, she aims to put a smile on the faces of different kids by catering for their needs.
Ruth Kadiri’s net worth of about $700,000 is from her acting career and brand endorsements.
She has starred in numerous Nigerian films and received several awards.
Ruth owns a mansion in Lekki, Lagos State, an affluent residential area and home to many elites and celebrities.