Monalisa Chinda is a Nigerian actress, film producer, television personality and media personality. She was born in Port Harcourt, Rivers State to an Ikwerre father and an Igbo mother.
Monalisa Chinda is the first born in her family of two sons and four daughters. She attended Army Children’s School GRA for Primary and then Archdeacon Crowther Memorial Girls’ School, Elelenwo, for Secondary. Both schools are located in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. She obtained a degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Port Harcourt
The first movie she featured was Pregnant virgin way back 1996. Her road to stardom kicked off when she started appearing in a Television Soap heaven’s gate in 2007, since then she as featured in over two dozens movies. In 2012 she became one of the first of four Nollywood actors to be featured on the Hollywood weekly Magazine
Awards and Recognitions
- In 2011, Monalisa was crowned the face of Port Harcourt – carnival queen in River State.
- In 2010 she was nominated for best actress in a drama series at the Terrecotta TV and Films Awards
- In 2009 she won the Award for Best Actress, Afro Hollywood Awards at the Monte Carlo Television Festival.