By Ekaete Bassey
Fans and colleagues have celebrated Nollywood actress Kate Henshaw, who clocks 50 on Monday.
The popular star actress couldn’t hide her joy as she smiled for the camera.
The actress, who shared eye-popping photos of herself, said only God could have brought her this far.
While adding admitting her flaws, Henshaw noted she is indeed favoured as God has not allowed the plans of the enemies to materialize in her life.
The golden jubilee celebrant wrote: “Never would have made it this far without the King of Kings…
“The laughter and joy in my life testifies of His goodness and mercy over me….. I am highly favoured!! This I know.
“Who am I that thou art mindful of me?? My glory and the lifter up of my head.
“Not that I am perfect O Lord but that you favoured me and the enemy did not triumph over me…. Alleluia.”
Colleagues, friends, fans and well-wishers celebrated the screen diva.
Veteran actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo who recently clocked 60 said: “Happy birthday my owidemi. My personal person. Even now I hear your laughter…Deep from within.
“You who make 50 so sexy. It feels like the new 21. You are an embodiment of discipline, Always on the money.
“God bless and prosper you In all areas of your life. Love you Katie. We love you k8thegreat! #kateDgreatat50 #Rmdsaysso.”
Actress Funke Akindele Bello stated: “Kimon Katie baby!!! Give dem!! Hotstepper!!!
Happy birthday 50th Birthday to you my darling Sis!
“You have been there before us, you are still here doing your thing, May you continue to be a force to reckon with in Jesus name!!! Amen. Love you Aunty mi. Enjoy your day!! @k8henshaw.”
Actress Rita Dominic wrote: “Wishing my hot beautiful friend a very happy birthday!
You are such a bubbly bunny and all-around amazing woman and i pray that the rest of your year be filled with every good thing on this earth.
*May the happiness you find today stay with you forever and a day! Love you lots.. @k8henshaw
P:S – This is what 50 looks like ladies and gentlemen!”
Actress Uche Jombo stated: “I can write a book on the institution called KATE! I have loved her since my first day on a Nollywood set!
“That’s over 2 decades of knowing, learning, working and believing in her brand! Timekeeper of Sets A talented Queen Fit4life 50 WHAT!!!!! Happy golden jubilee superstar!
” I celebrate you like always but most importantly I pray God continue to bless, keep, provide and lead you!!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY K8 @k8henshaw.”
Actress Cha Cha Eke-Faani said: “Vintage Kate Happy Birthday Mama.”
Soccer legend, Kanu Nwankwo’s wife, Amara Kanu wrote: “Happy Birthday mama. You are loved. Thank you for everything that you represent. Kate D Great. Kate D Unbroken. Positive Energy Lady. Inspired!!!!!!”
Another soccer legend, Daniel Amokachi stated: “HBD DARLING. WISHING U ALL THE BEAUTIFUL THINGS YOUR HEART DESIRES ON THIS SPECIAL DAY @k8henshaw AND MANY MORE YEARS AHEAD… ENJOY IT’S YOUR DAY.”
Actor Ken Erics said: “Happy Birthday to the ever amazing Katingzzzzzzz! You deserve all the goodness there is! May God bless your beautiful heart with long life and prosperity. Have a wonderful one Kate Da Great! @k8henshaw.”
HipTV wrote: “Happy 50th Birthday to multiple award-winning Nollywood Actor, @k8henshaw. Wishing you all the best in this new age.”
Rapper Ikechukwu stated: “Happy birthday Kate.”