In an Instagram post the actress shared, she revealed that she got her name change after she researched the meaning.
Nollywood actress, Belinda Effah has changed her name to Grace-Charis Bassey.
In an Instagram post the actress shared, she revealed that her step brother renamed her and her sisters because he thought they needed an English name.
In another post, she said that she needed to change her name after learning that it meant "pretty serpent".
The actress wrote;
"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
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
Look Art Me - The World Is At My Feet - I Am A Queen , ROYALTY . Call Me Queen GCB . I Am Queening On Everything and On Every Side . The Lines Are Falling For Me In Pleasant Places. All Hail Queen GCB
Everyone Is Entitled To Their Opinion. Whether It Sucks Or Not, Its an Opinion. The Journey To Success Starts From The Point Of Knowing Who You Are. So Today I Ask You - WHO ARE YOU? Please Humor Me To Put a few words on the comment session . If You Have Observed My Recent Post With The End Credit Hastags , It Speaks Of Who I Am. Make Your Daily Confession of Who You Are Everyday, One Love"