Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic Nwaturuocha (born 12 July, 1975) is a Nigerian actress. In 2012, Rita Dominic won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
Rita Dominic is a multiple award-winning Nollywood actress, producer, model, television personality, investor, philanthropist, and co-founder of the Audrey Silva Company. She has been regarded as one of the best industrious actresses in Nollywood and also one of the highest-paid actresses in Nigeria. Rita Dominic is currently a GLO Ambassador and the CEO of Rita Dominic Productions.
Dominic is a member of the Royal Nwaturuocha family of Aboh Mbaise local government area in Imo State. Rita Dominic is the youngest of four children. Her late parents were health care professionals, her father was a medical doctor, and her mother a nursing officer. Dominic attended the prestigious Federal Government College, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, before heading to the University of Port Harcourt, where she graduated with a BA (Honours) Degree in Theatre Arts in 1999.
Rita Dominic, in 2019, via Rita’s Instagram page called for the prosecution of one 28 years old Idris Ebiloma who she accused of raping a year and three months old miss Khloe, a sad event which took place on the 31st of August 2016 at the victim’s home in Asokoro, Abuja.
Rita Dominic started performing as 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. Rita Dominic won the City People Awards in 2004 as the Most Outstanding Actress. Rita Dominic has starred in over 100 Nollywood productions.
Rita Dominic’s net worth is estimated to be $6 million, according to the list of richest Nigerian celebrities.