Stella Damasus‘ bio: Husband, daughter, net worth, movies,

Stella Damasus is a veteran Nigerian actress who has acted in numerous movies and has been able to build a name for herself in the entertainment industry.

Often, many of her numerous fans and followers have always mistaken her name as Stella Damascus instead of Stella Damasus.

Recently, the actress reacted to this mistake as she stressed that her name is Stella Damasus and not Damascus. However, her fans have refused to heed to correction as many prefer Damascus over Damasus.

To known more exciting things about Stella Damasus, continue reading this article.

Profile Summary

Name Stella Damasus
Gender Female
Occupation Actress • Producer
Age 43 years
Date of Birth 24th April 1978
Place of birth Benin, Edo state
Tribe Igbo
Nationality Nigerian
Children Two
Net Worth $900,000
Education Unilag

Stella Damasus‘ biography

Stella Damasus was born on the 24th of April 1978 in Benin Edo State; there are no details which her parents are, but they are from Asaba in Delta state.

The veteran actress had her childhood in Benin alongside four sisters. Stella Damasus is a Nigerian by birth and celebrated her 43rd birthday in April 2021.


Stella Damasus had her primary education in Edo state then her secondary school education in Asaba, Delta State, after her parents relocated. The Benin born actress then proceeded to the University of Lagos to bag a degree in theatre art.


For many who may not know, Stella Damasus started her career as a singer in the entertainment industry. She usually had her session at the famous Klink Studio owned by Kingsley Ogoro.

During her stay at Klink studio, Stella Damasus built on her skill and became one of the popular vocals for jingles on radio and television commercials in the country.

Stella Damasus would later join Nollywood in 1992 and made her debut in the movie ‘Abused.’ She made it to the limelight after appearing in the movie Breaking Point produced by Emem Isong and directed by Francis Agu.

Her performance in the movie was rated highly that she won an award for Best Actress in Nigeria at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.

Over the years, Stella Damasus has acted in more than 300 movies and some them include Affairs of the Heart, The Intruder, Emotional Pain, Dangerous Desire, Bad Boys, The Messenger, After the Fight, Missing Angel, Kings Pride, Engagement Night, Above Love, Burning Desire, Cinderella, Dangerous Twins, Wheel of Change, among others.

Personal Life

Stella Damasus was married to Jaiye Aboderin in 1991, but he died in 2004. Their union was blessed with two daughters named Angelica and Isabella Aboderin.

Three years after she lost her husband, Stella Damasus remarried Emeka Nzeribe in 2007, but the marriage lasted only for seven months before they went their separate ways.

Stella Damasus started dating popular Nollywood producer & director Daniel Ademinokan in 2011.


Stella Damasus relationship with Ademinokan sparked different controversies as the two never revealed they were dating until 2014, owing to the fact that Daniel Ademinokan was married to actress Doris Simeon at that time.

Net worth

Stella Damasus is reportedly worth $900,000.