• Henrietta came into limelight in 1995 following the lead she played in Omolade, a flick produced and written by her husband.


Yesterday, June 6, wife of veteran Nollywood actor, Jide Kosoko, Henrietta ended her sojourn on earth  after losing a battle with diabetes.

The talented actress who was known for movies like Omolade, Boya Lemo, Eleda Teju,Alayaki, got her big break in Nollywood in 1995.

As Nigerians mourn her, here are 10 facts you have to know about her…

  1. Born on May 30, 1964, Henrietta hails from Delta state.
  2. Her native name is Emumejiakpo.
  3. A trained caterer, she was into catering business before venturing into acting.Henrietta Kosoko
  4. Henrietta and Jide Kosoko first met and fell in love when the veteran actor and his group came to show a film in her (Henrietta) neighbourhood- Mushin, Lagos.
  5. Although, Henrietta was acting before she met Jide Kosoko, he was the one who encouraged her to go into it on full-time basis.
    Nollywood mourns Henrietta Kosoko
    Nollywood mourns Henrietta Kosoko
  6.  Henrietta came into limelight in 1995 following the lead she played in Omolade, a flick produced and written by her husband.
  7. The plus-size actress had a set of twins, Taiye (a pop act known as LT) and Kehinde Olowu from a previous marriage


8. Until her death, she was LT’s manager.

9.She was involved in a ghastly motor accident along Sagamu-Abeokuta road that almost took her life last year.Henta10. Her son, LT (Taiwo) dedicated one of his tracks, Delta to her.

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