If you grew up in Nigeria in the 90’s then you’ll remember the ‘Delta Girl’ from the TV ad promoting the popular Nigerian brand. Former beauty queen Nora Penawou who became famous after appearing in the ads for the toiletries brand Delta Soap and on the products has turned 40. Penawou’s flawless face and skin was part of a successful marketing campaign that propelled the brand from relative obscurity while entering the competitive Nigerian market to one of the country’s most popular brands.
The former model celebrated the milestone in style at the Hilton Hotel in London surrounding by friends and family as well as some of her Nollywood including Director Ruke Amata and 90’s actress Victoria Nyama.
The mum of three looked miles younger than her age in an ivory coloured embellished floor length gown as she posed for the cameras on her big day. London based dance group D3 dancers performed for guests as well as upcoming UK act Ada Snoop.
See more photos below. Photos courtesy Daniel Sync.