A Nollywood entertainer recently acquired a brand new SUV and she couldn’t hold her excitement as she imparted the news to fans and followers on social media.
The entertainer recognized as Christabel Egbenya, shared photographs of her new whip on her Instagram page and caption that the luxury purchase is a gift to herself.
She likewise expressed her appreciation to the Lord for granting her the means to bear the cost of the vehicle.
See her post below:
The last two years has seen Nollywood actress purchase houses and luxury cars, the new trend which is very common among the ‘actresses’ had overtime sparked conversation amongst fans and followers alike.
With Christabel new purchase, see what of the fans are saying.
Meanwhile, actor Aremu Afolayan had earlier disclosed that acting in the Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood does not earn you enough to buy a house in places like Lekki.
He said this during a chat with Punch’s Saturday Beats in June 2018, noting that Nigerians are quick to believe everything they see on social media.
He added that most actors seen driving big cars and owning mansions likely got them from influential people.
“By the way, I live my life, people tend to think that I am the richest Yoruba actor, but that is a lie. Nigerians assume a lot. I live in a rented apartment because I cannot afford to build one.
“When they see me buy a new car, they don’t know if I paid for the car in instalments; instead they call me a big boy. What type of big boy lives on N50,000 or N100,000 income per film as an actor?”
He further challenged actors that fall into this category to declare the source of their wealth as it is impossible to have amassed such wealth from acting in Nollywood.
“I challenge any Nigerian actor that is living larger than life to state how they made their money because I am sure it is not from the movies they make. I am talking about both the English and Yoruba actors.
“If they like, they can say they make N5m per film, they cannot afford to build or buy a house at Lekki or Victoria Island or Ikoyi. It is impossible. They should call out mathematicians to figure it out. It is a lie.
“It is because they meet some influential people that give them businesses or they have side businesses. Since we do not all meet such people or make the kind of money they make through these people, we just have to be content with what we have.
Earlier this year, actress Linda Osifo has purchased her first multi-million naira house in Lagos.
While encouraging her followers to stick to their dreams, she chronicled her journey from when she was a squatter, to when she shared an apartment with a total stranger and now she is a landlord in Lagos.
According to her caption;
“Na small small…
•I squatted at first in someone’s house (A great helper till now) -2013
•Rented a shared apartment with a complete stranger -2014
•Rented my own 3 room apartment in lekki- 2015
•Glory to God….like play sha na we them dey call Landlord for this Lagos! -2018
If I never took that bold step & got on that plane….there wouldn’t be ‘LAO’ today. Don’t let them tell you it’s not possible because of your gender, age, skin color, background, education or whatever! Let them know your dreams are POSSIBLE because you have a LIVING GOD. Never give the glory to man, but to God only!?? #TBTgratitude #Testimony”