She is a Nigerian actress, screenwriter and film producer. She was born in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. She is a graduate of Mass communication from the University of Lagos , and Business Administration from Yaba College Of Technology.
Ruth Kadiri ventured into the Nollywood in the movie Boys Cot and since then has over fifty movies to her credit. As a screenwriter she has written and co-written several movies some of which include: Matters Arising, Heart of a Fighter, Ladies Men, Sincerity, First Class, Over the Edge . Ruth went on to produce films such as Matters Arising, Over the Edge, Somebody Lied and her latest work Memory Lane which deals with the issue of lies and deceit.