actors who have become full-time gospel preachers

Let’s look at Nigerian actors who have become full-time gospel preachers…

God’s love may encourage people to do great things, such as becoming pastors. Some Nollywood actors have given up their worldly lifestyles, forsaken bad habits, and made big life changes as a result of their love for God.

These Nollywood actors and actresses either combined the two professions or left acting to become pastors.

The four actors who turned into gospel preachers are listed below;

1. Okafor, Charles

1. Eucharia Anunobi

Eucharia Anunobi, is a Nigerian actress, producer, and pastor. She is best known for her role in the movie Abuja Connection.

Eucharia is the most prominent on this list as she’s totally turned to a woman of God who has been spotted preaching the gospel a couple of times.

She is presently serving as an evangelist in a church around the Egbeda axis of Lagos.

It can be recalled that she lost her only son and has since taken it as God’s will for her as she continues to spread the gospel.

2. Kanayo O Kanayo 

Anayo Modestus Onyekwere is a Nigerian actor popularly known as Kanayo O Kanayo. In 1992, Kanayo made his Nollywood debut film appearance in the film Living in Bondage.

Kanayo has starred in over 100 films. He is currently a United Nations ambassador and bears the title of MFR.

The Veteran Nollywood actor has also become a man of God and a deliverance minister to be specific. He was one of the guest ministers, at a crusade held at the Christ Mission Worldwide (CMW) a.ka. Mission for Heaven, with the theme: “Powers of darkness cannot stop me”.

Kanayo joins acting veterans like Liz Benson and Eucharia Anunobi, who have also heeded the call of God.

3. Liz Benson 

Elizabeth Benson is a famous Nollywood actress and television personality. She began acting when she was just 5 years old. She became popular when she featured in Fortunes, a television soap opera in 1993.

She has also joined the list of Nollywood stars who have become preachers. She married Bishop Great Ameye of Freedom Family Assembly in 2009 at the Rainbow Christian Assembly and has since assisted her husband in the preaching of the gospel.

She’s also been spotted with her husband preaching the gospel.

4. Ernest Azuzu 

Nollywood actor, Ernest Azuzu is another prolific actor who decided to become a man of God after battling with stroke for years and becoming healed.

It can be recalled that he was healed and got N1.5m From Pastor Jeremiah Fufeyin after which he decided to join his fellow Nollywood actors in spreading the gospel.

The actor after his recovery from battling with stroke revealed that Nollywood is evil and has been working hard to preach the gospel to his fellow actors in a bid to show them the way and light of God.

5. Zack Orji

Zachee Ama Orji, is another popular Nigerian actor, director, producer and filmmaker who has also joined the others on this list to become a man of God.

Zach made his Nollywood debut in 1991, in a movie titled Unforgiven Sin and has gone ahead to become a veteran.

The actor became a pastor in 2012 and has been an evangelist since, preaching the gospel whereveer he can.

6. Tonto Dikeh

Actress Tonto Dikeh is the most controversial name on this list as it was a surprise sometime ago when the actress started preaching and was even spotted in several churches.

The controversial Nollywood actress decided to rekindle her relationship with God right after she got separated from her husband. She took to the streets to preach, lay hands on people as she prayed for them and also spoke in tongues in several videos on her Instagram page.

Although, it seems like she’s slowed down with the preaching a little, she revealed that she is a Pastor and has the ability to perform miracles. But she also revealed in another interview that she’s somewhat backslided as well.

7. Patience Ozokwor 

Veteran Nollywood actress, Patience Ozokwor popularly known as Mama G is another prolific actress who has made a name for herself in the movie industry for her famed wicked mother-in-law roles.

She surprisingly has become a woman of God who has been spotted at several church programmes preaching. She also was spotted at St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Alaba, where she spoke about how God arrested and called her to do his work.

8. Majid Michel

Ghanaian actor, Majid Michel is another actor who also qualifies as a Nollywood actor as he’s featured in tons of Nigerian movies.

Like every other actor on this interesting list, he’s also moved on from being a Nollywood bad boy to a Pastor and has since been spotted preaching in a couple of churches.

He also revealed that he’s now a full prophetic minister and would not be seen in movies kissing or performing immorality anymore.

9. Helen Ukpabio

Helen Ukpabio,is a Nollywood actress and writer, known for End of the Wicked , Married to a Witch and a host of other movies.

Helen Ukpabio is the founder and head of African Evangelical franchise Liberty Foundation Gospel Ministries based in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.

She is a famous Pastor and she’s referred to as ‘Lady Apostle’.

10. Larry Koldsweat

Larry Koldsweat is another popular Nollywood veteran who is famed for featuring in movies including The Soul That Sinneth in 1999, Otondo in 2004, Lost Kingdom and a host of others.

He has since become a man of God and has also been spotted preaching in several churches.

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