Rita Dominic, a 45-year-old actress, has found love in the arms of Fidelis Anosike, the chairman of Daily Times, according to reports. Fidelis, a prominent socialite and well-respected big boy in his early 50s.
Rita Dominic, who has kept her love life private until now, made their engagement public in December 2020 when she posted some wonderful images with Anosike while wishing her fans a Merry Christmas on Instagram. Dominic captioned the photos “Merry Christmas” with love emojis, wearing the same casual dress as her partner. The post sent her 6.8 million Instagram followers and pals into a frenzy.
Well ahead of their upcoming destination wedding later this year, the love birds have stepped out to a public function for the first time together this week.
Their love tale began four years ago in Lagos, when their paths crossed, and the rest is history, as they say. Rita and Anosike met in Lagos during the 2017 Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) film business session, which included government representatives, business leaders, development agencies, media entrepreneurs, and top executives. Before the end of the year, the two are organizing a destination party. Their wedding was intended to happen in April, but things didn’t go as planned.
She is a multiple award-winning actress, producer, and Co-Founder of The Audrey Silva Company. Her first starring role was in the Nollywood hit movie A Time To Kill. Since then, she has become known for her ability to thoroughly embody characters and continues to receive critical acclaim for her portrayal of iconic roles.
The youngest of four children, Rita was born into the Royal Waturuocha family of Aboh Mbaise. Rita started acting in local television dramas at the age of 5 and graduated from the University of Port Harcourt with a BA in Theatre Arts *before joining the Nigerian film industry in 1998.
Her hubby, the wealthy Fidelis Anosike is the founder of Folio Media Group, a multi-media company that owns Daily Times Nigeria (founded 1926), the country’s oldest and most noteworthy newspaper. A graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Creative & Applied Fine Arts from The University of Benin and the OPM Program at Harvard Business School.