Rita Dominic Waturuocha, one of Nollywood’s leading actresses, was born on July 12, 1975 in Mbaise to the Royal Waturuocha family of Aborh Mbaise local government area in Imo State, Nigeria.
She is the youngest of 4 siblings and her late parents were medical practitioners; her father was a medical doctor and her mother a nursing officer.
Rita completed her primary and secondary school in Abia State, Nigeria, before heading to the University of Port Harcourt, where she graduated with a BA (Honours) Degree in Theatre Arts in 1999.
Dominic started performing when she was a child, appearing in school plays and children’s television shows in Imo state. In 1998 she starred in her first movie ‘A time to kill’ and has starred in over 100 Nollywood productions till date.
She won the City People Awards in 2004 as the Most Outstanding Actress.
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