Nollywood actress Belinda Effah has announced that she has changed her name.
According to the actress, she will now be addressed as Grace-Charis Bassey Effah.
The actress revealed she had officially changed her name last year but recently decided to make the announcement.
To confirm the new development, the actress held an Instagram live chat where she revealed that though her last name remains unchanged, she opted to change her first and middle name. She, however, did not reveal what prompted the change.
she also made a post to that effect. Her caption reads:“New Name Alert! Hello my darlings, it is with great joy and absolute glory to God that I announce that my names have officially and legally been changed from Belinda Effah to Grace-Charis Bassey E. and will be honored and grateful if I am addressed as thus. I want to thank Jesus, my family, friends, colleagues and my most amiable and adorable fans for their ardent show of love, support, and grace handed me over the years and can’t wait to announce bigger projects and what my team and I have been working on behind the scene. This is a new chapter for me so please stay tuned and supportive as we both enter this new chapter with exceeding grace. I love you all.
Ps: my business handle is now officially and legally @gcb.empire respectfully
With Love, Grace Charis Bassey #GCBEmpire @gcb.empire”
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The actress further disclosed that the name change occurred last year but she only recently decided to make it public, coinciding with the unveiling of her new business name.
Effah joins the list of actors who have changed their official names in recent times. Recall Toyin Abraham announced a change of name back in 2017.