MOVIES & MUSIC GENEVIEVE BECOMES FIRST NOLLYWOOD BILLIONAIRE By Admin Posted on January 11, 2019 1 min read 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr Veteran Nollywood actress and producer, Genevieve Nnaji has made another history as she becomes the first billionaire in the industry after selling her recently released movie “Lionheart” to movie site, Netflix at N1,385,100,000($3.8 million). The Netflix movie which as everyone buzzing as definitely brought the spotlight to Nigeria. The Nigerian actress, film producer and director took to Instagram to appreciate the support for Lion Heart, saying, “Thank you, everyone, for accepting @lionheartthemovie into your homes and your hearts. Worldwide. This is how we change the narrative together.Let us continue to bridge the gap.” Recall it was reported that Genevieve’s movie was not accepted in the cinemas due to alleged industry controversies. Statement from the ‘Lion Heart’s team alleged that the “powers that be” (distribution companies) have refused to show the movie in their cinemas. The statement further alleged that one of the major distributors, who had agreed to show the movie, backed out of the deal after being “arm-twisted”.