Nollywood film and television actress who has become well known for starring in more than 200 films since her career began. She has also gone on to host her own talk show called You & I.
After earning her theatre degree, she earned her first acting credit in 1996 on the film Pregnant Virgin.
A passionate philanthropist, she founded African non-profit the Arise Monalisa Foundation benefitting underprivileged young people.
She divorced her husband Dejo Richards after battery allegations. The two had one daughter, Tamar Lily. She later remarried to long time friend Victor Coker.
She and Ruth Kadiri are both prominent Nollywood actresses.