Belinda Effah Reveals Why She Changed Her Name To “Grace Charis-Barris”
Nigerian actress, Belinda Effah has taken to her page to reveal the reason why she changed her name to Grace Charis-Barris.
Recall that a few months ago, the actress took to her Instagram page to announce that she has changed her name from Belinda Effah to Grace Charis Barris. She urged her fans and followers to address her by her new name Grace instead of her old name Belinda.
In a new post sighted on her page, Belinda has shared the reason why she changed her name to Grace Charis. According to her, she decided to do research on the meaning of her name when people started asking her about the meaning. She disclosed that during her search, she discovered that her name meant “Pretty snake” which made her decide to change her name.
In her words, she took to page and said, “From Rapunzel to G.R.A.C.E. I Bore The Name Belinda Without Knowing The Meaning- Pretty Serpent. Faster Forward To When People Started Asking Me The Meaning Of My Name. I Decided To Research The Meaning Of My Name. Story Continues In Next Post …..”
“My Brother From My Step Mother Decided To Rename My Sisters and I. Accordingly to Him We Needed English Names. Story Continues In Next Post….”.
“Dear World Please Kindly Endeavor To Effect My Name Change Grace-Charis Bassey Effah (GCB), This Is my Decision. No Offense To Those Bearing Linda or Belinda, as I Respect Every Linda’s out There. My Destiny Is Different From Theirs. What Might Work For Them Might Not Work For others! I Have Chosen My Path and I Am Following It ”.
Source: The African Media