Weruche Opia is a 33-year-old British-Nigerian actress and businesswoman.
Weruche Opia’s top movies and TV shows
Opia graduated from the University of the West of England in Bristol with a degree in drama and sociology. Her father is an author, and her mother is Ruth Benamaisia-Opia, a veteran Nigerian broadcaster, and television host.
She has starred in many movies and TV shows since she started acting full-time in 2010. Some of the movies she has played roles in include: When Love Happens, The Bad Education Movie, Prey, Isla Traena, and many more.
Sliced, Our House, I May Destroy You, Just A Couple, Inside No. 9, Banana, and Hot Pepper are but a few of the TV shows she has played roles in over the years.
Weruche Opia awards and nominations
She received a nomination from the Nigeria Entertainment Awards as Actress of The Year in 2015 for her work in When Love Happens. Opia was once again nominated for the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards as Best Actress in a Comedy for her work in the aforementioned movies.
In 2020, she received a British Academy Television Award nomination for her performance in the BBC miniseries I May Destroy You.