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Birthday Mates: Chigozie Atuanya and Monalisa Chinda (Born September 13)

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Celebrity Birthday: Today (September 13) is the celebrated birthday of two Nollywood Actors - Chigozie Atuanya and Monalisa Chinda, whose zodiac signs are Virgo by nature. Join Nigeria Movie Network in wishing our Nollywood Stars a very happy birthday! 

Birthday Mates: Chigozie Atuanya and Monalisa Chinda (Born September 13)


Chigozie Atuanya was born September 13 (year unknown) into a family of 7. He is from Agu-Ukwu Nri, Anambra State (Nigeria). He attended Enugu State University of Technology, where he studied Public Administration.

Before he joined Nollywood, Chigozie was a model for Delta soap and appeared in one of their TV commercials. Afterwards he started getting contracts for movie roles. His first appearance in Nollywood was in the movie King Jaja of Opobo released in 1998, and his second movie was Rattle Snake 3, released in 1999.

Chigozie Atuanya has since appeared in over 30 movies, some of which include Ladies Men, Blackberry Babes, Breath of Love, Unfaithful Husband, Prison Break, Sweet Potato, A Drop of Blood, and his own produced movie CHETANNA. In 2011, Chigozie won the City People Award for Best Actor.

Chigozie Atuanya married his beautiful wife, Obianuju (Jennifer Oranike) In August 2013. Their union is blessed with a child (a girl).


Monalisa Chinda PictureMonalisa Chinda was born September 13, 1974 (41 years old) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State (Nigeria) to an Ikwerre father and an Igbo mother. She is the first born in her family of 6 (2 boys and 4 girls). Monalisa attended Army Children’s School GRA for Primary and then Archdeacon Crowther Memorial Girls' School, Elelenwo, for Secondary. Both schools are located in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. She obtained a degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Port Harcourt.

Monalisa's first major movie was Pregnant Virgin, which was filmed in 1996 and subsequently, after she graduated in 2000, she starred in Above the Law and have appeared in many other movies since then.

In 2007 Monalisa Chinda's road to stardom kicked off when she started appearing in the TV soap opera Heaven’s Gate. Several years later in 2011, she debuted as Executive Producer in the Royal Arts Academy movie, 'Kiss & Tell', which Emem Isong co-produced with her and Desmond Elliott directed it.

In 2012, Monalisa Chinda became one of the first of four Nollywood actors to be featured on the cover of Hollywood Weekly Magazine. In November 2014, the light-skinned actress branched out of acting a little bit, to debut her Talk Show titled 'You & I with Monalisa'.

Virgo Personality, Traits & Characteristics 

  • Chigozie AtuanyaChigozie Atuanya Picture

Since Chigozie Atuanya is a Virgo male, he tends to possess a cool exterior combined with a very sensitive interior. Virgo males needs a mate with a lot of patience who is willing to lead a very predictable life. He is not terribly romantic, but is affectionate and very loyal. He is indeed the perfect mate for someone who wants a stable, solid relationship with a loyal partner.

Many Virgo men are snappy dressers and take great care with their appearance. As you can see for yourself, Chigozie Atuanya dresses real good. A person of this sign is typically conservative and often reserved in nature.

  • Monalisa Chinda

When a Virgo woman like Monalisa Chinda is concerned, she may seem quiet and reserved. She tends to play hard to get, but she is really just holding back and analyzing all the facts until she decides to make a commitment to a livelong partner. A Virgo woman doesn't want to be hurt. Once she make a decision, she will be loyal and devoted to a relationship. A Virgo woman is the perfect mate for someone who is looking for an old-fashioned, conservative partner who likes to takes relationship slowly, one step at a time. However, Virgo women have a running dialog with themselves in their minds, so they often appear lost in thought or look contemplative. They tend to worry too much about what is going to happen.

Virgo women tend to be hardworking, industrious and helpful. In fact, it's not uncommon for Virgo women to help their friends, neighbors and family members in times of need or crisis. Virgos appear calm to friends and family, but inside, they are always analyzing and thinking with a high degree of nervous energy.

All in all, Virgos are said to be the most analytical and organized members of the zodiac. Their perfection-oriented worldview makes them extremely efficient and diligent workers.

In conclusion to this lengthy post, join NMN in wishing the birthday mates: Chigozie Atuanya and Monalisa Chinda, who were both born September 13 and are Virgos by nature; a very happy birthday!

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