Elizabeth Benson is a famous Nigerian and Nollywood actress, television personality and philanthropist born in 1966. She began her career from childhood at the age of 5 and has been in the movie industry for more than two decades. She has a degree in Dramatic Arts and featured in a Television soap opera Fortunes in 1993, which brought her to be one of the most popular actress those days.
Date of Birth: 1966
Marital Status: Married to Bishop Great Emeya (m. 2009)
Benson lost her first husband (Samuel Gabriel Etim) while around her mid-twenties. She said that she actually gained strength from his character and that made her able to carry on with her children through the loss. She is an evangelist and lives in Delta State with her husband (Bishop Great). Together they run a ministry, Freedom Family Assembly.
Children: Lilian Etim, Roseline Etim, Richard Etim
State of Origin: Akwa Ibom
Lizard Life (2017), Hilarious Hilary (2015), Dearest Mummy (2015), Dry (2014), Toko taya (2007), Political Control (2006), Political Control 2 (2006), Political Control 3 (2006), Bridge-Stone (2005), Bridge-Stone 2 (2005), Crazy Passion (2005), Crazy Passion 2(2005), Day of Atonement (2005), Now & Forever(2005), Now & Forever 2 (2005), Squad Twenty-Three (2005), Squad Twenty-Three 2 (2005), Women in Power (2005), Women in Power 2 (2005), Inheritance (2004), Melody of Life (2004), Red Hot (2004), Turn Table (2004), Turn Table 2 (2004), World Apart (2004), World Apart 2 (2004), Èèkù-idà (2002), Èèkù-idà 2 (2002), Wisdom and Riches (2002), Wisdom and Riches 2 (2002), Dapo Junior (2000) …. Ronke, Chain Reaction (1999), Diamond Ring (1998), Diamond Ring 2 (1998), Scores to Settle (1998), Witches (1998), Back to Life (1997), True Confession (1995), Glamour Girls (1994), Silenced (????), etc
Recently Liz Benson is an Evangelist and got married to her husband Bishop Great Emeya in 2009 at Rainbow Christian Assembly in Warri, Delta State and the couple have been deeply involved in spreading the gospel in their ministry Freedom Family Assembly, although she lost her first husband Samuel Gabriel Etim when she was in her 20’s.
Liz Benson played the part of Mrs. Agnes Johnson in the soap, which ran for about two years on the Nigerian Television Authority network.In 1994, her role in Glamour Girls, a very successful home video film that focused on the theme of prostitution, literally changed her fortune after Fortunes. The movie shot her into prominence and gradually she warmed her way into the minds of millions of Nigerian movie fans. Liz lost her husband (Samuel Gabriel Etim) while around her mid-twenties. Liz said that she actually gained strength from his character and that made her be able to carry her and her kids through the loss. She started acting when she was five years old. She is loved by most movie watchers in Nigeria and is seen as one of the first ladies of Nollywood Liz Benson currently is an evangelist and lives in Delta State with her husband. Together they run a ministry, Freedom Family Assembly.