A few days ago, news broke that Nollywood actress, Eniola Badmus, had hooked an endorsement deal with Etisalat, joining the bandwagon of numerous Nollywood celebities who already have deals with telecommunications corporations and other blue chip companies.
But then, there are some darling Nollywood celebrities, who despite their hardwork and coveted fame, are yet to get that endorsement deal looking their way…
You get the drift???
Here, Nollyzone profiles a few Nollywood celebrities who are yet to get that multimillion-naira call!
Nse Ikpe Etim
Multiple-award winning actress, Nse, has continued to dazzle among her peers in Nollywood, creating for herself a reputation as a great thespian that cannot be overlooked. But despite this, while the likes of Eniola Badmus, Omoni Oboli, Dakore Egbuson etc have sealed multi-million naira deals with different companies either recently or in the past, 41-year-old Nse has yet to enjoy this kind of recognition. But career wise, nothing in her performance in various movies shows she is going away anytime soon.
Saying this 31-year-old darling of Nollywood has featured in a lot of movies is an understatement. In fact, at a time, fans expressed the fear that she might become “over-used”, an issue many actors and actresses before her faced for being featured in tons of movies within every single year, costing them their appeal among viewers.
Mercy Johnson is still going strong in the industry, which is why it is a surprise that no company has yet to propose an endorsement deal to her.
With marriage, it seems the once controversial actress, Tonto Dikeh, has slowed down. Many would say that the fact that she never shied away from controversial issues and actions might not have made her the perfect candidate for companies that seek to run away from image problems. But the actress, who has been in the industry for at least 10 years, has a loyal fan base that have her back no matter the number of scandals and controversies that have been associated with her.