Rahama Sadau: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies


Rahama Sadau: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Rahama Sadau

Rahama Sadau (born 7 December 1993) is a Nigerian actress, filmmaker, and singer. Born and raised in Kaduna, Rahama performed in many dancing competitions as a child and during her school year. She rose to fame in late 2013 a few months after joining Kannywood movie Industry with her first movie Gani ga Wane, as one of the best selling movies.

Rahama appears in many Nigerian movies in both Hausa and English languages and has been one of the only Nigerian actors that speaks Chinese language fluently. She is the winner of Best Actress (Kannywood) at the City People Entertainment Awards in 2014 and 2015. She also won Best African Actress at the 19th African Film Awards in 2015 by African Voice. In 2017, she became the first Hausa female celebrity to appear in the top ten Hottest Female Nigeria Celebrities. Throughout her career, Sadau has been an active actress, appearing in movies and music videos that where rated as the best of all times in the Nigerian entertainment industry and was regarded as the most influential actress of all time. She is the most followed Kannywood actress on Twitter and Instagram.


Life and career

Rahama Ibrahim Sadau was born in Kaduna State, north-western Nigerian State which was the former capital of Nigeria’s former Northern Region to Alhaji Ibrahim Sadau. She grew up with her parents in Kaduna alongside side her three sisters.

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Sadau joined Kannywood movie industry in 2013. She played a few minor roles before gaining fame from her performance in Gani ga Wane alongside the popular Kannywood actor Ali Nuhu.

In October 2016, Sadau featured in a movie series on EbonyLife TV. In 2017, she formed a production company named Sadau Pictures were she first produced her first movie, Rariya starring Ali Nuhu, Sadiq Sani Sadiq, and Fati Washa.


Sadau studied Human Resource Management at the School of Business and Finance of Eastern Mediterranean University in Northern Cyprus.


Awards received by Rahama Sadau.

Year Award Category Film Result
2014 Best Actress (Kannywood) City People Entertainment Awards Kannywood Won
2015 Best Actress (Kannywood) City People Entertainment Awards Kannywood Won
2017 Best African Actress African Voice Kannywood Won


Film Year
Up North 2018
Aljannar Duniya N/A
Adam 2017
Ba Tabbas 2017
MTV Shuga Naija 2017
Rariya 2017
Rumana 2017
Sons Of The Caliphate 2016
The Other Side 2016
Kasa Ta 2015
Wutar Gaba 2015
Sallamar So 2015
Wata Tafiya 2015
Halacci 2015
Gidan Farko 2015
Ana Wata ga Wata 2015
Alkalin Kauye 2015
Jinin Jiki Na 2014
Hujja 2014
Garbati 2014
Kaddara Ko Fansa 2014
Kisan Gilla 2014
Mati da Lado 2014
Sabuwar Sangaya 2014
Sirrin Da Ke Raina 2014
So Aljannar Duniya 2014
Suma Mata Ne 2014
Farin Dare 2013
Gani Ga Wane 2013
Da Kai Zan Gana 2013
Mai Farin Jini 2013
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