Ada Ameh: Things you might not know about deceased actress

Ada Ameh: Things you might not know about deceased actress

Popular Nigerian actress, Ada Ameh has died at the age of 48.

Emeka Rollas, the President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, confirmed the news on Monday morning, July 18, 2022.

According to reports, the actress died in Warri, Delta State around 11 pm on Sunday.

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Ameh was said to have been a guest of an oil company executive and his family when she suddenly collapsed.

Further, it was gathered that she was rushed to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s hospital but passed on before they arrived the facility.

In June 2022, Ada Ameh opened up about her mental health challenges.

“Everything is going to be fine. I have an issue right now and it’s taking my life. I will not die. We will get over it,” Ada Ameh had said in a video on her Instagram page.

Further, the actress explained that she was given a job; adding that she could not carry it out because she was undergoing mental issues.

Specifically, she said, “I was given a job. But I didn’t do the job because I had mental issues. Will people understand when you say you have mental issues? They won’t. They’re slamming me with a bill, suing me. It’s okay.”

 Ada  Ameh

Here are some facts you might not know about Ada Ameh:

1. The actress was born on 15 May 1974 in Ajegunle, Lagos State.

2. Ameh was a native of Idoma, Benue State.

3. Raised in Lagos, the actress underwent primary and secondary school in the state but quit school at 14

4. She got pregnant with her daughter, Aladi, at 13, which resulted from exposure to early sex.

5. Ameh joined Nollywood in 1995 with Zeb Ejiro’s Domitila, where she played the role of Anita.

6. The award-winning actress was most recently known for her major role as Emu in the Africa Magic family series, The Johnsons.

7. The actress featured in other movies, including, “Oloture”, “Our Husband”, “King Of Shitta”, “Ghana Must Go”, “A Million Baby”, “My Village People”, etc.

8. The actress lost her daughter, Aladi, in October 2020, after an unsuccessful surgery in Abuja.

9. Ameh, in June 2022, revealed that she was undergoing mental issues which was “taking my life.”

10. The actress died on July 17, 2022, at 48.

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