2022 has brought so many good things to us so far but even in the field of roses, there are thorns as well. As the saying goes, death is inevitable and it has proven itself in the lives of some Nollywood actors. 2022 hasn’t been so good for Nollywood as it has lost young and relatively old actors in the industry from the beginning of the year up until this moment. Here are some of the Nollywood actors who have departed but will always be fondly remembered.
On the 18th of July 2022, it was reported that the actress who was known for her role as Emu in the Africa Magic family drama, The Johnsons, had died on Sunday night, the 17th of July 2022. It was reported that she collapsed and died at an occasion she was invited to. May her soul rest in peace.
The veteran Nollywood actress and also the star of the popular Nigerian sitcom, Fuji House of Commotion was another shocking loss in the month of July 2022 as her death was also announced alongside Ada Ameh’s death. Her death was announced on Monday by a close relative. It was confirmed by the founder of Best of Nollywood Awards, Seun Oloketuyi. She reportedly died by 3:55 am on the 18th of July 2022. May her soul rest in peace.
David Osagie, better known as Sir David died on the 4th of May, 2022 just after filming on set the previous day. His death was announced by his colleague Ngozi Ezeh who noted that the actor was not sick. Sir David was best known for his role as king. Some of his movies include My Sorrow My Pain, Agunna and Lost Battle.
This was another personality in the entertainment industry whose death was very shocking. Francisca’s body was found at Rayfield Resort hotel in Jos, Plateau State on May 1. She died just a few days after the death of Chinedu Bernard.
Just almost at the peak of her career, Chinedu Bernard lost her life. On the evening of Friday, April 29, the actress Chinedu Bernard slumped while cleaning the Chapel of St. Leo the Great Catholic Church in Enugu. The Priest Rev Fr. Uchendu Chukwuma and some parishioners took her to East Side Hospital in Enugu where she was confirmed dead.