Regina Askia, Wednesday, turned and the mum-of-three has shared new photos that show she can still turn heads at 53.
The actress-turned-nurse posed in a figure-hugging black number with a plunging neckline and an elaborate neck piece for effect.
“Chapter 53!! Happy birthday to me!!! Enjoying the dividends of God’s grace. I am truly grateful. Thank you Lord, ” the Akwa Ibom-born beauty queen captioned
She an American-based Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), healthcare and educational activist, television producer, writer, and public speaker, who found fame as an actress and model.
According to Wikipedia, “Askia-Williams’s acting break came in 1993, when she played gold-digger Tokunbo Johnson in Nigerian soap Fortunes (later Mega Fortunes) on NTA Netwroth, a role which earned her critical acclaim and roles in Nollywood movies. She has received several awards for her performances – including one for “Best Actress in Nigeria” by Afro Hollywood London in 2000 – and has produced several television shows and films.
“Askia-Williams starred in several ‘Nollywood’ films during the 1990s and early 2000s, most of which were filmed to be released directly to video, reaching a wide audience in Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa such as Tanzania and Ghana. She became one of Nigeria’s biggest acting celebrities.”