ARTISTE PROFILE CELEBRITY GOSSIP ENTERTAINMENT MOVIES NOLLYWOOD GIST SEVEN THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT RACHEL ONIGA WHO PASSED AWAY RECENTLY By Admin Posted on July 31, 2021 1 min read 0 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Veteran Rachel Oniga, a Nollywood actress, died on Friday at the age of 64. Veteran Rachel Oniga, a Nollywood actress, died on Friday at the age of 64. By Adeniyi Onaara Veteran Rachel Oniga, a Nollywood actress, died on Friday at the age of 64. After returning from a movie shoot, she was said to have died at 10 p.m. in Lagos. Her mother died of malaria and typhoid, according to her son, Olatunji. The following are seven facts about the deceased: 1. Rachel Tabuno Oniga was born in Ebute Metta, Lagos State, on May 23, 1957. 2. She is from the Delta State town of Eku. 3. She started her acting career shortly after her divorce in 1993. 4. Prior to her first film, Onome, she worked for a short time at Ascoline Nigeria Limited, a Dutch consulting firm. 5. Her first Yoruba film, Owo Blow, was released in 1997. 6. When her daughter Georgia gave birth to a child, she became a grandma. 7. She appeared in a number of Nollywood films, both English and Yoruba.