Iyabo Ojo Biography, Wiki, Career, Age, Children, State Of Origin, Net Worth, and everything you need to know about Iyabo Ojo.
Iyabo Ojo is a prominent Nigerian film actress, director, and producer popularly known for her contributions in the Nollywood film industry. She has featured in over 150 films and has produced more than 14 of her own….CONTINUE READING
Name: Alice Iyabo Ogunro
Born: 21 December 1977 (age 45)
Place Of Birth: Lagos State, Nigeria
Alma mater: Lagos State Polytechnic
Years active: 1998–present
Net Worth: $100 million
Iyabo Ojo Biography
Iyabo Ojo was born as Alice Iyabo Ogunro on 21 December 1977 in Lagos, Nigeria, although her father was from Abeokuta, Ogun State. She was the youngest of three children, having two older brothers.
She went to school in Lagos at National College, Gbagbada, before proceeding to study Estate Management at Lagos State Polytechnic.
Having been involved in a drama group at secondary school, Iyabo Ojo commenced her acting career in 1998. She registered with the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) with the help of Bimbo Akintola, also able to network to other people
Ojo has scripted and featured in several Nigerian films. Her first role was in 1998’s Satanic, an English-language film. In 2002, she made her Yoruba-language debut with Baba Darijinwon. In January 2015, her film Silence, which features Joseph Benjamin Alex Usifo, Fathia Balogun, and Doris Simeon, premiered at the Silverbird Cinemas, Ikeja, in Lagos.
In 2004, Ojo started producing her own films. Her first production was Bolutife, after which she made Bofeboko, Ololufe, Esan and Okunkun Biribiri. She also divorced her husband before her fame started.
Iyabo Ojo Personal life
Marrying a Lagos-based Clearing Agent in 1999, when she was 21, Iyabo took a break from pursuing her career. She gave birth to a son and then a daughter (born in 1999 and 2001 respectively), namely Felix Ojo and Priscilla Ajoke Ojo, but is now divorced from their father. She has attributed the breakup of her first marriage to marrying too young. She has spoken of her intention to stop using her former husband’s surname, Ojo.
Iyabo Ojo launched her NGO, Pinkies Foundation, which caters to children with special needs and the less privileged, in May 2011. She celebrated the fifth anniversary of the foundation on 1 May 2016 at the R&A City Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos.
It was also rumored to have had romantic relationships Dino Melaye and Sen Musiliu Obanikoro. But this has not been proven.
Iyabo Ojo Net Worth
Iyabo Ojo has been in the entertainment industry for a long time, and has had endorsement with serval brands. Her net worth is estimated at $100 million….CONTINUE READING