Hadiza Aliyu also widely known as Hadiza Gabon is a Nigerian professional Actress, movie producer and a humanitarian, known for both Hausa and English movies.
She was born 1st of June 1989 in Libreville, Republic of Gabon, Hadiza Aliyu is the daughter of Malam Aliyu who is an elder statesman. Her father is of Gabonese descent, and mother of Fulani tribe from Adamawa State, Nigeria.
Hadiza Aliyu had her primary and secondary education in Libreville, Republic of Gabon where she obtained her first and secondary certificates respectively. She also did her A-Level programme with an aspiration to become a lawyer and later chose Law as her favourite degree course.
She started her university programme but had to drop out of school due to some issues that trailed her studies. This setback however gave her the opportunity to attend a diploma programme in French Language and later became a French-language teacher in a private school.
Her Acting career
Hadiza Aliyu relocated to Adamawa, Nigeria from Gabon and joined Hausa movie industry, (Kannywood). She then moved from Adamawa to Kaduna and made her mind to join kannywood movie industry with her cousin.
Hadiza was opportuned to meet Ali Nuhu and sought his assistance to become an actress. She made her debut in 2009, where she was cast in ‘Artabu’. She became a star in kannywood movie industry as one of the leading female actresses with the help and guidance of Ali Nuhu and later Aminu Shariff.
Hadiza made her entry into Nollywood in 2017 and was featured in her first Nollywood movie alongside Mike Ezuruonye, Mike Angel and Emmanuella in a movie, ‘Lagos Real Fake Life’.
Hadiza has since starred in several movies, some of which include:
• Fara Saka
• Daina Kuka
• Fataken Dare
• Umarnin Uwa
• Ban Sani Ba
• Ali Yaga Ali
• Ciki Da Raino
• Hawwa Kulu
• Dan Birnin
• Gidan Badamasi and many others.
Hadiza is such a beautiful and talented Nollywood and Kannywood actress, known for good interpretation of roles in movies. She takes any character assigned liberally and she does this very well to the delight of her numerous fans.
As part of humanitarian work, Hadiza in 2016, founded a charitable organization known as HAG Foundation. Is a non-governmental organization created at improving the lives of the vulnerable in the society by way of providing help in the educational and healthcare sectors as well as food security.
The same year, 2016, she visited an internally displaced persons camps in Kano State where she donated food items, textile materials and other tangible items needed by the camp’s inhabitants displaced by violence in northern Nigeria.
Hadiza became one of the first actresses in the history of Kannywood to have offered such a humanitarian help.
Hadiza serves as an Ambassador for MTN Nigeria and Indomie noodles companies.
Hadiza is a recipient of several awards and honours notably as:
• Best actress at 2013 Best of Nollywood Awards.
• She has also won the 2nd Kannywood/MTN Awards in the year 2014.
• In recognition of her distinguished career as an actress, Hadiza was awarded an honor in 2013 by the former Governor of Kano State, Dr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso.
• She was also awarded by African Hollywood Awards as Best Actress
• 2015 best supporting actress at Kannywood Film and Merit Awards.
• 2017 Recognition Award at Arewa Night Awards and several nominations and honours.
Hadiza is happily married with a daughter.
Her Net Worth
Hadiza Gabon is one of the very few highly celebrated Kannywood actresses, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $500,000 dollars.