Born on July 12, 1975 Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic Waturuocha hails from Aboh-Mbaise, Imo state Nigeria. She is an award wining Nigerian actress and producer. Rita is the youngest of four siblings. Her late parents were medical practitioners; her father was a medical doctor and her mother a nursing officer. Dominic attended the prestigious Federal Government College, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, before heading to the University of Port Harcourt, where she graduated with a BA (Honours) Degree in Theatre Arts in 1999.
The talented actress started from her childhood days to exhibit her acting acting career, appearing in school plays and children’s television shows in Imo State. In 1998 she starred in her first movie, A Time to Kill. She won the City People Awards in 2004 as the Most Outstanding Actress. Rita has starred in over 100 Nollywood productions. She won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2012.
She have acted alongside Genevieve Nnaji, Jim Iyke, Oge Okoye, Segun Arinze, Desmond Elliot, Zack Orji, Ini Edo, Olu Jacobs, Mike Ezuruonye and many others.