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Friday, July 15, 2011

Nollywood Versus Gollywood: Genevieve Nnaji Is The Most Googled African Actress

Written By: Nani Hapa—The jury is still out over whether Ghana's groundbreaking movie industry, Gollywood, can give Nigeria's veteran movie industry, Nollywood, a serious run for its money. But when it comes to figuring out which stars are the biggest, the debate is over ... at least if we're measuring stardom according to how often Google searches are run about a particular person. We thought it would be fun to use Google Trends to figure out who the most popular actresses are among Nollywood heavyweights—Genevieve Nnaji, Omotola, and Stephanie Okereke—and Gollywood starlets—Nadia Buari, Yvonne Nelson, and Jackie Appiah. (You'd have to be living under a rock not to recognize these women's names.) And according to Google Trends, Genevieve Nnaji is on the top of the game as the most Google searched African actress. Who's in second place? The rest of the results may surprise you ...

The most Googled African actresses:

1. Genevieve Nnaji
2. Omotola
3. Nadia Buari
4. Jackie Apiah
4. Yvonne Nelson
5. Stephanie Okere

Did we get this list right? Who do you think could give these actresses a run for their money?

(Photo Credits: © Genevieve Nnaji)


Myne Whitman said...

That's about right.

bobbydox said...

wow i am so proud of her @GenevieveNnaji1