Nollywood veteran actress, Ada Ameh, is dead.
The actress, known for her role as Emu in the Africa Magic family drama, ‘The Johnsons’, died on Sunday night.
The President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Emeka Rollas, confirmed the news on Monday, July 18, 2022
“We lost Ada. No details at the moment, but we’ve lost Ada,” Rollas told our correspondent.
However, viral unverified reports on social media claimed that the actress died Sunday night at a hospital in Delta State.
The actress. a few weeks ago, 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,” Ameh had said.
The actress explained that she was given a job but could not carry it out because she was undergoing mental issues.
The 48-year-old actress had earlier revealed that she got pregnant with her daughter at 13.
According to her, this happened because peers introduced her to sex early.
Despite her early motherhood, the actress, in October 2020, lost her daughter, Aladi God’s gift, who was over 30 years old.
Aladi had died after an unsuccessful surgery in Abuja, and the actress, last year, visited her daughter’s grave site to mark the deceased one-year remembrance.
She had also celebrated her daughter on the latter’s posthumous birthday.
Miss Ameh started her journey in Nigeria’s entertainment industry in 1995. Her career breakthrough came in 1996 after playing the role of Anita in the Nollywood blockbuster movie Domitila. Zeb Ejiro produced and directed the film.
She has acted in several Nollywood movies and television shows. She has also been nominated for top awards. Movies Below are some of the famous movies she has been featured in; Domitila, Aki Na Ukwa,Phone Swap, Blood Money, Atlas Òlòtūré, Our Husband King Of Shitta, Ghana Must Go, A Million Baby, One Good Turn, Double Trouble.
She was 48.