Tina Mba

Celestina Mba

Personal Info

Gender:
Female
Born:
October 2

(57 years)
Birthplace:
Delta State
Nationality:
Nigeria

Tina Mba

Celestina Mba

Biography

In 2017, she starred in Isoken, Bariga Suger, Okafor's Law amongst other films, and was described as "actress of the year" by Pulse. At the 2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, she was nominated for the best actress in a comedy category. In an interview with The Punch, she disclosed that the secret to her stellar interpretation of roles was from living the character and imagining herself in it. She also stated that she would have preferred theatre to feature films, if she was paid equally for both. In 2016, she acted in Ufuoma, a romantic drama, directed by Ikechukwu Onyeka. In October 2017, she starred in Omoye, which is an advocacy film against sexual violence. In 2017, she acted in the romantic comedy, Isoken alongside, Funke Akindele and Dakore Akande. She plays a mother, putting pressure on her daughter to get married and not be solely focused on her career. In the same year, YNaija recounts her previous roles in Tango with Me, Okafor's Law, Isoken, etc. while stating that her stellar performances are often not appreciated enough in the industry. It opined that the "Naija" body language she brings to her character gives more realistic expression to her roles. In 2011, she received a nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the 7th Africa Movies Academy Award. Also in 2017, she was nominated for Best Actress in A Comedy at the 5th Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Award for her performance in Meet the In-Laws.

Personal Info

Gender:
Female
Born:
October 2

(57 years)
Birthplace:
Delta State
Nationality:
Nigeria

Biography

In 2017, she starred in Isoken, Bariga Suger, Okafor's Law amongst other films, and was described as "actress of the year" by Pulse. At the 2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, she was nominated for the best actress in a comedy category. In an interview with The Punch, she disclosed that the secret to her stellar interpretation of roles was from living the character and imagining herself in it. She also stated that she would have preferred theatre to feature films, if she was paid equally for both. In 2016, she acted in Ufuoma, a romantic drama, directed by Ikechukwu Onyeka. In October 2017, she starred in Omoye, which is an advocacy film against sexual violence. In 2017, she acted in the romantic comedy, Isoken alongside, Funke Akindele and Dakore Akande. She plays a mother, putting pressure on her daughter to get married and not be solely focused on her career. In the same year, YNaija recounts her previous roles in Tango with Me, Okafor's Law, Isoken, etc. while stating that her stellar performances are often not appreciated enough in the industry. It opined that the "Naija" body language she brings to her character gives more realistic expression to her roles. In 2011, she received a nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the 7th Africa Movies Academy Award. Also in 2017, she was nominated for Best Actress in A Comedy at the 5th Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Award for her performance in Meet the In-Laws.

Most Popular Movies

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10.0
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9.3
₦88,860,057
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10.0
5.4
₦34,817,100

Filmography

Acting (91)

2024
0.0
2024
0.0
2024
7.0
as Iya Kofo
2024
7.0
as Iya Kofo
2024
0.0
2024
0.0
2024
10.0
2024
10.0
2023
9.2
as Mama Ayo
2023
9.2
as Mama Ayo
2023
0.0
as Grandma
2023
0.0
as Grandma
2023
0.0
2023
0.0
2023
0.0
2023
0.0
2023
0.0
as Mrs. Bankole
2023
0.0
as Mrs. Bankole
2023
10.0
2023
10.0
2023
0.0
2023
0.0
2023
0.0
as Mrs Adeniji
2023
0.0
as Mrs Adeniji
2023
0.0
2023
0.0
2023
5.3
as Mama
2023
5.3
as Mama
2023
0.0
as Mary
2023
0.0
as Mary
2023
0.0
2023
0.0
2022
7.8
2022
7.8
2022
6.5
2022
6.5
2022
9.3
2022
9.3
2022
0.0
2022
0.0
2022
10.0
as Mrs. Adepetu
2022
10.0
as Mrs. Adepetu
2022
0.0
as NSITF Lawyer
2022
0.0
as NSITF Lawyer
2022
0.0
2022
0.0
2022
5.4
2022
5.4
2022
0.0
2022
0.0
2021
0.0
as Uzor's Mother
2021
0.0
as Uzor's Mother
2021
0.0
as Daluchi's Mum
2021
0.0
as Daluchi's Mum
2021
0.0
2021
0.0
2021
0.0
2021
0.0
2021
0.0
as Afeaye
2021
0.0
as Afeaye
2021
0.0
2021
0.0
2021
9.3
as Akintunde ‘Amuda Eko’ Yusuf
2021
9.3
as Akintunde ‘Amuda Eko’ Yusuf
2021
10.0
as Shalewa
2021
10.0
as Shalewa
2021
10.0
as Nadine's Mother
2021
10.0
as Nadine's Mother
2021
5.0
2021
5.0
2020
0.0
as Mrs Benson
2020
0.0
as Mrs Benson
2020
0.0
2020
0.0
2020
0.0
2020
0.0
2020
0.0
as Somto's Mother
2020
0.0
as Somto's Mother
2019
0.0
as Betsy
2019
0.0
as Betsy
2019
0.0
as Sisi Toyin
2019
0.0
as Sisi Toyin
2019
0.0
as Mrs Maxwell
2019
0.0
as Mrs Maxwell
2019
0.0
2019
0.0
2019
0.0
as Madame
2019
0.0
as Madame
2019
0.0
2019
0.0
2018
0.0
as Sade's Mother
2018
0.0
as Sade's Mother
2018
0.0
as Carol
2018
0.0
as Carol
2018
0.0
2018
0.0
2017
0.0
as Mama Debo
2017
0.0
as Mama Debo
2017
0.0
2017
0.0
2017
0.0
as Samantha's Mother
2017
0.0
as Samantha's Mother
2017
0.0
as Adaku
2017
0.0
as Adaku
2017
0.0
as Mama Isoken
2017
0.0
as Mama Isoken
2017
0.0
as Regina
2017
0.0
as Regina
2017
0.0
2017
0.0
2017
0.0
as Smantha
2017
0.0
as Smantha
2016
0.0
2016
0.0
2016
6.5
as Iya Dapo
2016
6.5
as Iya Dapo
2016
0.0
as Mrs. Onilude
2016
0.0
as Mrs. Onilude
2016
0.0
as Mrs Hamilton
2016
0.0
as Mrs Hamilton
2015
0.0
as Banke's Mom
2015
0.0
as Banke's Mom
2015
0.0
as Aisha's mother
2015
0.0
as Aisha's mother
2014
0.0
2014
0.0
2011
0.0
as Counsellor
2011
0.0
as Counsellor
2011
0.0
as Simi's Mother
2011
0.0
as Simi's Mother
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
as Mama
0.0
as Mama
0.0
as Obatere
0.0
as Obatere
3.0
3.0

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