Kate Henshaw Biography: Husband, Daughter, Age, Net Worth

Who is Kate Henshaw?

Recognized as Kate Henshaw-Nuttall, who was born on July 19, 1971, Kate Henshaw is a renowned Nigerian actress, television personality, and fitness enthusiast.

The actress’s performance in the film “Stronger than Pain” earned her the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2008.

Kate Henshaw is a prominent figure among the pioneers of Oldschool honchos in Nollywood.


Kate Henshaw
Kate Henshaw
Real Name: Kate Henshaw-Nuttall
Stage Name: Kate Henshaw
Born: 19 July 1971 (age 52 years old)
Place of Birth: Calabar, Cross River, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Cross River State
Nationality: Nigerian
Height: 1.73 m
Parents: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Husband • Spouse: Rod Nuttal (m. 2000-2011)
Boyfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: Gabrielle Nutall
Occupation: Actress • TV Personality
Net Worth: US$2.5 million

Childhood and Education

Kate Henshaw, the eldest of four children, was born in the state of Cross River. At the age of 52, her date of birth is July 19th, 1971.

St. Mary Private School, located in Ajele, Lagos, was where she completed her primary education.

She was subsequently granted admission to the Federal Government Girl College in Calabar, where she completed her secondary education.

Kate Henshaw attended literacy remedial studies at the University of Calabar for one year. She subsequently pursued a degree in Medical Microbiology at LUTH (Lagos University Teaching Hospital)’s School of Medical Lab Science in Lagos.

She was employed at the State General Hospital in Bauchi. Kate Henshaw was a model prior to her career as an actress, appearing in numerous commercials, including a television and print advertisement for Shield deodorant.

How Kate Henshaw Began her movie Career

Kate Henshaw was selected for the main role in the 1993 film When the Sun Sets following an audition. This marked her debut in a significant Nollywood film. His career spans more than 45 Nollywood films.

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For the film Stronger than Pain, she was awarded the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2008.

Her performance in the film “Roti” earned her a nomination for the African Movie Academy Award for “Best Actress in a Leading Role” in 2018.

On July 19, 2014, Kate Henshaw formally introduced her campaign website in pursuit of the Peoples Democratic Party nomination for the Calabar Municipal/Odukpani Federal constituency.

Kate Henshaw was defeated in the primary election to Rt. Hon. Essien Ayi, who was appointed by Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State as Special Adviser Liaison for Lagos in December 2015.

Kate Henshaw Supporting Endorsements

Kate Henshaw was appointed brand ambassador for the British perfume line Blessing fragrances in 2012. She serves as a brand ambassador for Promasidor Nigeria Limited’s “Onga” seasoning.

Kate Henshaw and Dan Foster were appointed as judges for the reality program Nigeria Got Talent in September 2012. Banky W and Kate Henshaw were appointed brand ambassadors for the Samsung Mobile Division in 2013.


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Following a selection process in January 2019, Kate Henshaw was named one of fifty judges for The World’s Best, a CBS International Talent Show. She served as an advocate for the colossal telecommunications corporation Glo.

How Kate Henshaw donated and was philanthropic 

In 2016, a Twitter user shared an image featuring Michael Alvez, a two-year-old boy, who was born with an ulcerous growth on his face. The user tagged Kate Henshaw in the post, and Henshaw subsequently developed an interest in the case.

Together with a number of others, she contributed eight million Naira towards the boy’s medical expenses. The money was returned, however, at the request of the family, who refused assistance.

Personal Life

Kate Henshaw wed Rod Nuttal, who was born in Britain, in 1999; the couple has one child. The divorce occurred in 2011. The product of their matrimonial union was a daughter named Gabrielle Nutall.

The Nigerian federal government bestowed the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) upon Kate Henshaw in 2011.

Net Worth

The net worth of Kate Henshaw is $2.5 million. She is regarded as one of the most renowned actresses in Nollywood, having appeared in numerous films.

Movies from Kate Henshaw 

  • You Broke My Heart
  • Above Death: In God We Trust
  • Aremu, The Principal
  • Ghetto Love
  • Silent Night
  • I Need My Husband
  • Peace Mission
  • New Horizons
  • False
  • The Meeting
  • Broken Tears
  • River of Tears
  • A Brighter Sun
  • One Life
  • Show Me, Heaven,
  • Stronger Than Pain
  • To Love and to Hold
  • A Million Tears
  • Blood on Ice
  • Consequences
  • Games Men Play
  • Mamush
  • My Little Secret
  • She: You Must Obey
  • The Search
  • Doctors’ Quarters
  • Diamond Forever
  • Emotional Hazard
  • Girls in the Hood
  • The Bridesmaid

Awards and Nominations 

  • Nominated for Late Ambassador Segun Olusola NBMA for Actress of the year
  •  City People Movie Special Recognition Award
  •  Nomination for the Best Actress of the Year in the Nigerian Entertainment Award
  •  BON Awards for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
  •  Africa Movie Award Nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role
  • Best of Nollywood Awards-Best Supporting Actress –English
  • THEMA Awards for her role in the movie –When the sunsets.
  • Best Actress in a Leading Role in the Africa Movie Academy Award
  •  The face of Nollywood in the City People Movie Award

What is Kate Henshaw Instagram handle?

Instagram: k8henshaw

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