Full Name/Real Name: Susan Peters
Date of Birth: 30 May, 1980
Age: 38 years,
Place of Birth: Benue State in central Nigeria
State of Origin : Benue State in central Nigeria
School Attended : Video Waves and Camera Film School
Early, Educational, Family and Career Life
Susan Peters (born on 30 May 1980) into a military family of Idoma extraction in Ado Local Government Area, Benue State in central Nigeria.
Her family relocated extensively as a result of this she speaks several Nigerian languages. Peters was sent to Airforce nursery and primary schools and FGG College in Wuse, Abuja.
She went on to study Computer Science at Asman English School, graduating in 1998. Later, she studied TV and Film at Video Waves and Camera Film School and graduated in 2002. It was there that she finished Best Overall Female in her class.
Started acting in Nollywood films in 2002, the same year that she graduated. The following year she began modelling and appeared in billboards, TV commercials, press ads and handbills for companies such as BAT (British America Tobacco), Fidelity Bank, Bank P.H.B., Golden Penny Pasta, U.H.F. Long Life Milk, Haemeron Blood Tonic and Finbank.
Despite increasing pressure for Nollywood actresses to perform raunchy love scenes and appear with little or no clothing, Peters has clearly stated that she is not planning to follow suit.
Susan is very discrete about romance and has rarely been linked with any men in the popular press. She said in an interview in 2011 that she was in a relationship but didn’t mention a name, stating that “It’s my private life and I like to keep my private life private. She married a Dutchman in 2015 but is now divorced.
Susan is a multiple award-winning Nigerian actress with over 50 credits in Nollywood (Nigerian) films. She is a star on Nigerian TV, a successful model, interior designer and beauty salon owner.
Recently, she won the 2011 Afro Hollywood Best Actress (English) Award for her role in Bursting Out, NAFCA Awards (Nollywood and African Film Critics Awards) North Carolina Nigerian Oscars: Best Actress in Supporting Role 2011 the BON (Best Of Nollywood) Best Supporting Actress Award 2011, and the Actress of the Year 2010 and Most Stylish Actress 2012 Awards from City People Magazine.
In 2011, she made the December cover of the creatively acclaimed, arts and culture magazine, Zen. Said Zen Magazine editor, Arinze Nwokolo, “Susan Peters is a remarkable and an incredible talent in the movie industry! Her dedication to her art is unmistakable…”
- 2002 Wasted Effort
- 2002 The Hammer
- 2002 Songs of Sorrow
- 2002 11 days, 11 Nights
- 2003 Squad 23
- 2003 State of Emergency 2
- 2003 The Begotten
- 2003 The President Must Not Die
- 2004 Stolen Bible
- 2004 War Front 2
- 2004 Saving the Crown
- 2004 Wild Wind
- 2004 Second Adam
- 2005 Life is Beautiful
- 2005 Immoral Act
- 2005 30 Days
- 2005 Moment of Truth
- 2006 Behind the
- 2006 Young Masters
- 2006 Ghetto Language
- 2006 Good Mother
- 2006 Nollywood Hustlers
- 2009 Timeless Passion
- 2009 Bursting Out
- 2010 Catwalk Series (TV)
- 2010 Black Heat
- 2011 The Ransom
- 2011 Love Entrapped
- 2014 Champagne
- 2017 Celebrity Marriage
- 2015 Husbands of Lagos
- City People Awards: Outstanding Performance 2010
- NAFCA Awards (Nollywood and African Film Critics Awards) North Carolina
- Nigerian Oscars: Best Actress in Supporting Role 2011
- Afro-Hollywood Awards, UK: 16th African Film Awards 2011, Best Actress English Language, for the film Bursting Out
- Best of Nollywood Awards 2011: Best Supporting Actress for Bursting Out
- DIVA Awards 2011: award of recognition to the growth of the industry
- City People Magazine Beauty and Fashion Awards 2012: Most Stylish Actress
- Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA) Awards 2012, Houston, USA: Best Supporting Actress