Ruth Kadiri Who has a net worth of $800,000 dollars, is a Nigerian actress, screenwriter, Entertainer and film producer. She was born in Benin City, Edo State, a Southern part of Nigeria.
Ruth Kadiri Debuted into Nollywood with the movie Boys Cot and she had since been active, she has over 50 movies credited to her name.
Ruth Kadiri Ezerika hails from Benin City in Edo State and was born on March 24th, 1988, in the same state. Ruth in an interview revealed that she was the first child of her parents. She didn’t get much fatherly care cause lived with her younger sister and mother in Lagos state, while her father stayed aborad. Her father’s name is Desmond Kadiri.
Ruth grew up like an average Nigerian child living in the ghetto, Ajegunle in Lagos state but her background didn’t determine her future. Growin up, she had written down what she wanted by the time she was eighteen. Ruth Kadiri wrote in a book that she needs to get her apartment and make her money by the time she was eighteen. When her Dad saw her penned-down wish, he naturally laughed at her but that was what motivated her the most.
Ruth Kadiri in the interview said that she went through several daring challenges, gender discriminations, and rejections. She recalled how she had to bear lots of responsibilities but she is grateful for what she has become.
Ruth Kadiri is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Lagos and a certified Business Administrator from Yaba College Of Technology popularly known as Yabatech. As if her responsibilities weren’t enough to weigh her down. Ruth survived harassment from a female lecturer during her school days. She said that a female lecturer took an unhealthy interest in her and wanted to seduce her. According to Ruth, the female lecturer took a special interest in her and kept her under steady watch.
The female lecturer knew when Ruth Kadiri would be in school and even her school grades. Doomsday came, Ruth missed a test and had to go to the female lecturer’s office. Hell went loose as it was that day that the female lecturer tried to seduce Ruth but she left the office without any hesitation.
Ruth Kadiri started in the church and was already releasing stories in her secondary school days. She wrote stories and short scripts before she decided to attend a movie audition. Ruth Kadiri first auditioned at the Wale Adenuga Studios – a popular movie brand in Nigeria. During the auditions at Wale Adenuga Studion, Ruth Kadiri met Victor Eze, who runs a script-writing school. Ruth garnered more skills in movie writing and subsequently wrote her first movie script titled “Wild and Dirty” and after that more scripts followed until she started coming in front of the camera.
Ruth Kadiri is currently married to her husband, Mr. Ezerika. She got married to Mr. Ezerika in November 2018 and she put to bed on August 26th, 2019.
Ruth Kadiri started her acting career in the year 2007 when she joined Nollywood. Ruth Kadiri first movie was titled ‘Boys Cot’ released in 2007 where she acted alongside Jim Iyke, Nonso Diobi, Mike Ezuruonye, Uche Jombo.
Ruth Kadiri started writing when she met writers like Yinka Ogun, Pascal Amanfo and Victor Eze. She attended Victor Eze’s writing school but never thought she would take it seriously. She wanted to produce a movie but because of the high costs, she sold the script and that was how Wild and Dirty was created.
The first movie in which Ruth Kadiri appeared in was Boys Cot. Her writing credits include Heart of a Fighter, Plantain Girl, Ladies Men, Raindrop, Mad Sex and many more.
The three things that brought Ruth Kadiri to the limelight were her flair for writing as well as her acting prowess. The third being her well-cherished relationship with one of the notable Nollywood producers, Stanley Ebonine.
Ruth Kadiri Ezerika has acted alongside other top Nollywood actors and actresses such as, Eddie Watson, Ken Erics, Chinenye Ubah, Rachel Oniga, Segun Arinze, Atewe Raphael, IK Ogbonna, Mike Ezuruonye, Rita Nzelu, Nuella Njubigbo, Blessing Jessica Obasi, Kachi Nnochiri, Uche Ogbodo, Jim Iyke, Tonto Dike, Francess Ben, Toosweet Annan, Seun Akindele, Angel Onyi Unigwe, Melvin Oduah, Uzor Arukwe, Daniel Lloyd, Stephen Odimgbe, Walter Anga, Chizzy Alichi, Ray Emodi, Georgina Ibeh, Angela Phillips, Wole Ojo, Artus Frank, Clarion Chukwurah, Tchidi Chikere, Majid Michel, Alexx Ekubo, Sharon Francis, Tana Adelana, Bolanle Ninalowo, Ifeanyi Kalu, Stan Nze, among others.
As a screenwriter, she has written and co-written several movies including
Matters Arising , Heart of a Fighter Ladies Men , Sincerity , First Class and Over the Edge , Ruth also produced films such as , Matters Arising , Over the Edge , Somebody Lied , Memory Lane , which deals with the issue of lies and deceit.
Movies, where Kadiri has featured in include:
Breath of Love , Change of Ownership , Deceptive Heart , Heart of a Fighter , Honeymoon guys , Internet Hustlers , Ladies Gang , Limpopo Chicks , Mad Couple , Matters Arising , Mercy the Bus Driver , Negative Influence , Over the Edge , Somebody Lied , Stolen Lives , The Patient Girl , War for Limpopo , Yankee Students
Haven’t being active for over a decade, Ruth Kadiri has accumulate a good fortune from her career, She currently has a net worth of $800,000 dollars.