Rukky Sanda has her birth name as Rukayat Akinsanya. She is a famous Nigerian actress, film producer and director, entrepreneur and a philanthropist.
She was born on August, 23 1984 in Ikorodu area of Lagos State. She is a Muslim by religion, born into a polygamous family. She hails from Ikorodu, Lagos State. Sanda is the cousin of popular Nigerian actor and movie producer, Bolanle Ninalowo.
Rukky had her primary and secondary education in Lagos for her first and secondary school certificates respectively.
She went further to have a Bachelor’s degree in Banking and Finance from the Lagos State University in 2007.
Her Acting Career
Rukky made her entry into Nollywood in 2004 while still a student at the Lagos State University and continued after graduation in 2007.
She has since starred in several Nollywood movies, some of which include:
• Lethal Woman
• Obscure Motives
• Miami Heat
• Keeping My Man
• White Chapel
• The Seekers
• Legal War
• Campus Love
• Keeping my Man
• Gold Diggin
• What’s Within
• The Relationship
Rukky also featured in TV series, Husbands of Lagos.
Rukky Sanda is beautiful, creative and highly talented Nollywood actress known for good interpretation of roles in movies. She can fit into any character assigned her and her style of acting is loved and cherished by her numerous fans across the Nigeria.
Rukky is also an entrepreneur and a philanthropist. Her philanthropic gestures revolves around ‘feeding programme’ feeding over 100 people who are homeless and vulnerable who can hardly feed a day. She does this every week alongside her mother who does the cooking while she finances the project.
Rukky is a proud owner of her production company called ‘Rukky Sanda Studio’, where she produces her movies. The company also serves up-coming Nigerian youths in the movie industry to have their stand in the entertainment industry.
Rukky Sanda has in the course of her acting career earned a number of awards notably as:
• Best Actress in a supporting role at the African Movie Academy Awards.
• Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards.
• Best Actress in Nigeria at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
Her Personal Life
Rukky is not yet married. She was rumoured to have entered into a relationship with an American singer, Akon which she denied saying it was not true.
Her Net Worth
Rukky Sanda has made a big name for herself in the Nigerian Entertainment Industry, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $450,000 dollars.