Regina Askia ; Biography, Awards and Net Worth
Regina Askia is a 52 years old Nollywood actress, producer, model born on 17th May 1967 in Lagos State in the south western part of Nigeria. She is also a Television Personality and also an American-based registered nurse.
Regina is originally from Ukanafun, a small village in Akwa Ibom State in the south southern part of Nigeria.Regina Askia completed both her primary and secondary school education in Lagos State, Nigeria and obtained both her First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate.After completing her primary and secondary school education, Regina Askia proceeded to University of Lagos (UNILAG) and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology.
Regina Askia is currently married to an American citizen Rudolph Williams and together the couples are blessed with two beautiful kids, where she is practising as a registered nurse.
After completing her tertiary education,in 1989, Regina Askia contested and won the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, a beauty pageant hosted by Silverbird Television, in 1990, Regina Askia represented Nigeria at Miss Charm International beauty pageant held in Leningrad, Russia and came out as the First Runner-up. Regina Askia also made history by becoming the first Nigerian at Miss International in Japan with outstanding traditional costume.
Regina Askia joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood and acted in her first television soap opera “Fortunes” a film that gave her an advantage in Nollywood and draw her closer to movie directors and producers in Nigeria in 1993.In 1995, Regina Askia rose to fame after acting in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Most Wanted” an action thriller movie where she acted as a disguised male arm robber.Regina Askia has acted in over 150 Nollywood movies. Some of the movies she has acted include Slave Warrior, Festival of Fire, Dangerous Babe, Man Snatcher, Full Moon, Highway to the Grave, Most Wanted, Fortune, and many more.
The beautiful actress has won several awards,some of which are; Best Actress of the Year at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards, Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Best of Nollywood Awards, Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Most Prominent Actress in Nigeria at Afro Hollywood Awards.
Regina Askia currently has an estimated net worth of over $1.7 Million