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Iyabo Ojo Basic Information
|Stage Name:||Iyabo Ojo|
|Real Name:||Alice Iyabo Ogunro|
|Occupation:||Actress, Film Director, Film Producer|
|Date Of Birth/Age:||21 December 1977 (45) Years Old|
|Place of Birth:||Lagos State, Nigeria|
|Education:||National College, Gbagbada|
Lagos State Polytechnic
Iyabo Ojo Biography
Alice Iyabo Ojo, a Nigerian actress, director, and producer, was born on December 21, 1977. She has appeared in more than 150 movies and produced more than 14 of them. Before enrolling in the Estate Management program at the Lagos State Polytechnic, she attended National College, Gbagbada, in Lagos, for her undergraduate studies. Iyabo Ojo started her acting career in 1998 after participating in a theatre club in high school. With Bimbo Akintola’s assistance, she signed up with the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), and she was also able to network. As a result, Ojo has written scripts for and appeared in many Nigerian movies.
Her debut appearance was in the English-language movie Satanic from 1998. She debuted in the Yoruba language in 2002 with Baba Darijinwon. Her movie Silence, which stars Joseph Benjamin Alex Usifo, Fathia Balogun, and Doris Simeon, debuted in January 2015 at the Silverbird Cinemas in Ikeja, Lagos. Ojo began directing her movies in 2004. Following the release of Bolutife, she produced Bofeboko, Ololufe, Esan, and Okunkun Biribiri. Before becoming famous, she also divorced her husband. Additionally, in May 2011, Iyabo Ojo established Pinkies Foundation, an NGO that assists underprivileged children and others with special needs.
Iyabo Ojo’s net worth is estimated at $2.1 million. She made her money from her acting career and other business ventures. She has an endorsement deal with “Pretty You Couture,” a business specializing in distinctive fabric and laces, and “Wholesale Naija,” a firm making luxury hair products. Iyabo also has an endorsement deal with Speedy Weight-loss, a brand that has seen individuals come out to share their personal, successful weight loss journeys. Additionally, she is affiliated with the property management firm Pragmatic Homes, and this, along with other endorsements, has significantly increased Iyabo Ojo’s net worth.
Iyabo owns a Range Rover HSE, which she uses constantly and is her favorite personal vehicle. The SUV is red and extremely expensive, as it should be. Additionally, the actress has a Lexus RX350 that her son and her family primarily drive.
She currently resides in a freshly acquired mansion in Lekki and owns an assortment of assets, the value of which is not known to the public.
Adekunle Ogunro is Iyabo’s father, who may be in his mid-70s, contrasting his age with his partner. Other details about the man have been withheld save that he hails from Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Mrs. Olubunmi Fetuga is Iyabo Ojo’s mother. On November 21, 2020, at age 67, her mother, Olubunmi Fetuga, passed away from schizophrenia, according to reports. But, unfortunately, that’s all the information known about her.
Iyabo is the youngest of three children and has two elder brothers. Iyabo’s only known sibling is Babalola Ojo. Iyabo was only 15 years old when Babalola left his family. He has always communicated with them over the phone.
The actress is not reported to have any sisters.
Iyabo Ojo had only been married and divorced once as of the time of writing this article. The actress was formerly married to Mr. Ademidun Ojo, a Lagos-based movie marketer and the father of her two children. Iyabo Ojo later explained that her ex-husband was not a movie marketer, as widely reported in the media, but rather a “clearing and forwarding agent” at Tincan Island. There is no further information regarding Mr. Ojo, though it was said that his children reunited with him in the United States six years after their mother divorced him.
Iyabo Ojo’s only daughter and the second child is Priscilla Ajoke Ojo. Her birthday is March 13, 2001. Like her mother, she is a skilled actress, a well-known figure, and popular on social media. Babcock University in Ogun State is where Priscilla received her degree in theater arts. She was nominated for the BON Awards’ Best Child Actress for her fascinating portrayal in “Beyond Disability,” which also starred her mother.
Festus Oladunjoye Ojo, Iyabo Ojo’s first child, was born on June 21, 1999. Like his mother and sister, Festus Ojo is likewise well-known, not as an actor but as a social media influencer. At 17, after completing his secondary schooling in Lagos, he traveled to the United States to further his study.
Movies & TV Series
Over 100 films feature the actress, 14 of which she produced. Her acting credits include the following movies: The Real Housewives of Lagos, Agogo Ide, Okanla, Silence, Beyond Disability, Black Val, Arinzo, Apo Owo, Awusa, Trust, Ore, Twisted Twin, Gone to America, Divorced not Allowed, and others.