Etinosa Idemudia is a Nigerian actress, a social media influencer, film maker and internet celebrity. She is the founder of EtinosaTV.
Full Name: Etinosa Idemudia
Birth place: Benin, Edo State, Nigeria
Famous as: Actress, producer, engineer, content provider
Years active: 2016 – present
Education: Covenant University
Biographical and educational history
Etinosa Idemudia was born in Warri, Delta State to Sylvester Idemudia, a retired group general manager of Greenfield Refineries (NNPC Group) and Patricia Idemudia, a reverend and founder of Victory Group of Schools.
She began her primary education at Victory International School, Warri and had her secondary education at Cambridge International School, Warri and Igbinedion Education Centre, Benin, Edo State.
In 2011, she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from Covenant University.
After her graduation from University, Etinosa began working as a Planning Engineer with Delattre Bezons Nigeria, a subsidiary of Entrepose Contracting.
Etinosa Idemudia formerly worked as a planning Engineer for oil and gas construction projects until 2016 when she went into acting full-time.
Etinosa Idemudia then went to Royal Arts Academy owned by famous film maker Emem Isong where she obtained a Diploma in Performing Arts in 2016.
Within a short time, Etinosa Idemudia launched ‘EtinosaTV’ where she does comedy skits.
She has also featured in several movies and TV productions including; Ajuwaya, Bensonville, Scheme, Nurse Abigail, Losing Control, Desperate House girls, Grape, Diary of a married Man, Bensonville, and Adventures of Etiosa.
In 2013, upon discovering Instagram Videos, Etinosa began producing comedy skits, which she shared on the social media platform.
She is best known for her online comedy skits which she began producing and sharing, first on her instagram channel featuring various Nollywood actors including Daniel K Daniel.
The skits enjoyed rave reviews, bringing her relative success in the Nigerian entertainment industry, which culminated in her winning the award for Best Online Comic Act at the 2016 Scream Awards.
In 2016, Etinosa Idemudia enrolled at the Royal Arts Academy, Lagos, Nigeria, where she obtained a Diploma in Performing Arts, after which she quit her engineering job to pursue a full-time career in entertainment.
Etinosa Idemudia first movie role was minor cameo appearance in A Little White Lie produced by Emem-Isong.
Since then, she has gone on to feature in number of notable Nollywood movies and television series including Alter Ego, Chairman, Corpershun and Love in the Wrong Places.
In 2017, Etinosa Idemudia won the award for Best Actress at the 48 Hours Film Project for her performance in the short film Scheme.
In 2018, she began producing her first feature film, The Washerman, which features several notable Nigerian entertainers and Nollywood actors including Sound Sultan, Ik Ogbonna, Mofe Duncan, Chris Okagbue, Jaywon, Sani Danja, Bryan Okwara, Frank Donga, Judith Audu, Sexy Steel, Stephen Damian, Mercy Isoyip and Etinosa herself.
The release of the trailer for the movie built up massive anticipation for the release of the movie scheduled for the Summer of 2018.
As a content provider, Etinosa Idemudia has provided content for leading Nigerian telecommunications company MTN on their MTN Comedy Plus platform.
She also serves as a brand ambassador for MUVng, a vehicle for hire company based in Benin, Edo State, Nigeria.
On 16 March 2019, Etinosa appeared nude on MC Galaxy’s live video which sparked controversy.
Awards and recognition
2016 She won Scream Awards Best Online Comic Act
2016 she won 48 Hours Film Project Best Actress
Etinosa Idemudia Movies
2016 A little White Lie
2016 Ajuwaya Tolu Tanner
2016 Bradford Mansion
2016 Alter Ego
2016 Adventures of Etinosa
2016 Losing Control
2016 How to Die in An African Home
2017 Stormy Hearts
2017 Love in the Wrong Places
2018 The Washerman