Okawa Shaznay is a popular Nollywood actress, model and a television personality from Cameroon.Okawa Shaznay was born on 5th May 1986 in Bamenda, North West Province of Cameroon.Okawa Shaznay completed her primary school education in Bamenda, North West Province of Cameroon and obtained her First School Leaving Certificate. After completing her primary school education, Okawa Shaznay proceeded to Presbyterian Secondary School in Mankon, Bamenda, Cameroon and obtained her West African Senior School Certificate.After completing her primary and secondary school education, Okawa Shaznay relocated to the United States of America with her family in 2005. She later attended Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas in the United States of America and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting in 2009.
Okawa Shaznay Acting Career
Okawa Shaznay joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood professionally in 2004 and acted in her first movie “Master DJ” which was shot in Cameroon. After which she returned to Ghana and featured in several movies as a supporting character. She later relocated to Nigeria and acted in several Nollywood blockbuster movies as a supporting character.Okawa Shaznay in the cause of her career as an actress has acted in more than 150 movies. Some of the movies she has acted include Master DJ, Behind the Face, Snatched, 8th Commandment, Governor’s Gift, The Other Side of Love, X- Class, Blind Pursuit, Sisters at War, Cheaters, Vacation, The Prince of Barmah, Scars, Refugees, Perfect Strangers, Delilah, Behind the Face, and many more.She has acted alongside the likes of Yvonne Nelson, Jackie Appiah, Nadia Buari,Tonto Dikeh, Desmond Elliot and a host of others
Okawa Shaznay Awards
In 2013, Okawa Shaznay was nominated for Most Promising Actress at the Golden Icons Movie Academy Awards for her role in the movie “Cheaters” . In 2014, she starred in the blockbuster movie “Sisters at War” alongside with Jackie Appiah and Yvonne Nelson. Her role in the movie gave her the award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards. In 2014, Okawa Shaznay was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the Golden Icons Movie Academy Awards for her role in the movie “Sisters at War” . In 2015, she was nominated for Best Actress of the Year at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards for her role in the movie “Iyore”. In 2016, she won the award for Best TV Actress of the Year at the Exquisite Lady of the Year Awards for her role in the movie “Delilah:
Okawa Shaznay Net Worth
Okawa Shaznay currently has an estimated net worth of over $1.2 million, making her the richest actress in Cameroon.