Omatola Jalade Biography and Contact Details
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She was born on the 7th of February 1978. She is a veteran Nigerian actress, singer, philanthropist, and former model who broke in into Nollywood in 1995. Ever since, she has featured in over 300 movies.
In 2014, she was honored by the Nigerian government as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR).
Quick Facts About Omotola Jalade
- Born: 7 January 1978
- Place of birth: Lagos state
- Occupation: actress and singer
- Marital status: married
- Children: 4
- Education: B.sc in estate management
- Country of origin: Nigeria
- Net worth: $7.2 million
- Awards: MFR
Omotola Jalade Education
The parents of Omotola Jalade Ekeinde are lovers of education. To that effect, in 1981 at the age of 3 years, young Omotola was enrolled into a pre-nursery school and subsequently into a nursery school at Chrisland School in Opebi, Lagos State. She later completed her primary education in Oxford children school.
After her primary education, she was enrolled into Command secondary school in 1993 she graduated with flying colors. Subsequently, she attended her university education at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State. However, she moved on to Yaba college of technology where she studied Estate management and graduated in 2004.
Omotola Jalade Career
Omotola came into becoming an actress by merely accompanying a friend of hers for an audition. Her first movie was in 1995, the movie was titled “Venom of justice”. Then in 2010, she was given a role in her first ever cinematic movie called “Ije”.
In 2012, she also acted in “last flight to Abuja” which turned out to become the second most grossing movie in west African Cinemas. Later on, she ventured into music and in 2005 she released her first music album titled “GBA”.
Omotola’s second album titled “me, myself and Eyes” wasn’t later released, but it featured prominent artists such as Paul play, Harrysongs, Del B and Uche. Subsequently, Omotola went on to work on her 3rd album in 2012 with the help of The bridge entertainment. Working with The Bridge, she had studio sessions with Kendrick Dean, Drumma Boy, and Verse Simmonds and also recorded a song with Bobby V.
In the same 2012, Ekeinde launched a reality television show on African magic called Omotola: the real me. The show later went on to make her the first Nigerian celebrity to feature in her reality show.
Omotola Jalade Net Worth
Omotola is thought to have an estimated net worth of $7.2 million which made her one of the highest-earning female Nollywood actresses, the likes of Genevieve.
Awarda and Nominations
Omotola’s performance in her debut movie in 1997earned her the THEMA Award for the best overall actress and best actress in an English-speaking movie.
Some other awards she won both locally and internationally include:
- 2004 City People Awards for Excellence (Best Actress).
- Best Actress and Grand Achiever Awards, 2004
- 2004 Civil Enlightenment Organization of Nigeria(CEON).
- Best Actress in a Supporting Role, (AMAA) 2005.
- 2006 Youth Benefactor’s Award (Most Friendly Actress).
- 2012 Eloy Awards (Actress of the year).
- Film Actress Icon, BEFTA 2012.
- 2014 MTV AMA (Personality of the year nominee).
Omotola Jalade Notable Movies
- Mortal Inheritance.
- Blood Sisters.
- Last Flight to Abuja.
- All of My Life.
- Games Women Play.
- Lost Kingdom 2.
- The Woman in Me.
- Instagram: @realomosexy
- Twitter: @realomosexy
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