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Adesua Etomi

Adesua Etomi

Adesua Etomi Wellington is a Nigerian actress. Her performance in Falling earned her the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award for Best Actress in a Drama. She is one of the most influential actresses in Nigeria.

Background information

Full Name: Tolulope Adesuwa Etomi

Born: 22 February 1986 or 1988

Birth place: Owerri, Imo, Nigeria

Nationality: Nigerian

Alma mater: City College Coventry University of Wolverhampton

Famous as: Actress, producer

Years active: 2012–present

Spouse(s): Banky W. (m. 2017)

Parents: Eniiwaju Etomi

Siblings: Tosin Etomi, Temitayo Etomi

Religion: Christian

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Biographical history

Tolulope Adesua Etomi was born in Owerri, Imo State, on 22 February. Several major sources cite her birth year as 1988

However, in an interview published in January 2016, Etomi told Pulse Nigeria she was 29 years old.

Furthermore, Answers Africa published an article in March 2016 stating that she was 30 years old.

Her father is a soldier of Esan descent and her mother is an engineer of Yoruba descent. She is the youngest of three siblings.

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Educational history

Adesua Etomi attended Corona School in Victoria Island, Lagos, where she joined the drama club at the age of seven.

Thereafter, she attended Queen’s College, Lagos before moving to the United Kingdom at the age of 13.

Adesua Etomi later obtained a diploma in “physical theatre, musical theatre and performing arts” from City College Coventry in 2004.

After completing these courses in 2006 with triple distinctions, she studied drama and performance at the University of Wolverhampton, graduating with first-class honours.

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Acting career

Adesua Etomi film credits include The Arbitration, The Wedding Party, and Falling.

Her performance in Falling earned her the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award for Best Actress in a Drama.

Other notable films she has appeared in include A Soldier’s Story (2015), Out of Luck (2015), and Couple of Days (2016).

Etomi played Shiela in the fourth and fifth seasons of Shuga, a television soap opera about HIV/AIDS prevention.

Adesua Etomi began starring as Amaka Obiora, an undercover police officer, in Yemisi Wada’s crime series LasGidi Cops, which debuted in June 2016 on television.

She was also featured on Vogue’s list of 14 global superstars.

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Family and personal life 

Adesua Etomi got engaged to Banky W in February 2017. The couple held their traditional marriage on 19 November, court wedding on 20 November and white wedding on 25 November 2017; the latter ceremony was held in Cape Town, South Africa.

On March 16, 2019, notion.ng estimated her net worth at $500,000. She is one of the most influential actresses in Nigeria.

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ong>Movies by Adesua Etomi

Adesua has featured in several television series like Gidi Up (Season 2) (2014), Las Gidi Cops (2015), Shuga (2015), and Shuga: Down Town (2017).

She also presented – Smooth Promotions in 2012. Similarly, she did voice over for fanta drink and solo phones in 2013 and 2014 respectively.

Adesua Etomi has featured in several films, below are some of it.

Brave, 2014

Knocking on Heaven’s Door, 2014

Falling, 2015

A Soldier’s Story, 2015

Out of Luck, 2015

Couple of Days, 2016

And the Spirit Slowly Dies, 2016

The Arbitration, 2016

Something Wicked, 2016

Ayamma: Music in The Desert, 2016

The Wedding Party 1&2, 2016 &2017

10 Days in Sun City, 2017

Date Night, 2018

King of Boys, 2018

Memoirs of 4, 2018

Up North, 2018

Muna, 2019

Malaika: Warrior Queen, 2019

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Awards and recognitions

Best Performance in a Devised Piece of Work, Foresight Theater Awards, 2009

Best New Actress, Nollywood Reinvented Awards, 2014

Discovery of the Year, Golden Movie Awards, 2015

Actress of the Year – Big Screen, ELOY Awards, 2015

Best Actress in a Drama (Movie/TV Series), Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA), 2016

Reference:
https://www.entrepreneurs.ng/adesua-etomi-biography/

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