She went from Miss Nigeria to become one of Nollywood’s finest actresses, will her daughter follow in her footsteps?
Regina Askia’s beautiful 15 year old daughter – Tessa Williams – took part in the Miss New York Teen 2017 contest on Saturday 14th Jan, representing Staten Island. Tessa was one of the finalist
After acting, Regina Askia-Williams moved to the US where she married an American, Rudolph ‘Rudy’ Williams, nephew of Ron Everette and grandson of Fess Williams; together the couple have two children – daughter Teesa Olympia and son Rudolph Junior.
She is a registered nurse in New York and survived the attack on the World Trade Center on 11 September 2001. She managed to escape from the building, where she worked at the time, only three months after relocating to New York City with her family.
She has another daughter from a previous relationship – Stephanie, a youtubber.