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Faithia Balogun

Faithia Balogun

Faithia Balogun biography

Faithia Balogun is a Nigerian actress, filmmaker, producer and director. She is one of the most talented nollywood actress.

Background information

Full name: Fathia Akorede Adunni Balogun

Born: February 5, 1969

Birth place: Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria

State of origin: Delta state

Hail from: Okpara

Nationality: Nigerian

Citizenship: Nigerian

Education: Kwara State polytechnic

Famous as: Actress, filmmaker, producer

Also known as: Faithia Williams

Years active: 1978–present

Spouse: Saheed Balogun (m.–2014)

Parents: Talayo Abeni Teniola

Children: Khalid Balogun, Aaliyah Balogun

Religion: Muslim

Faithia Balogun

Childhood and Early life

She was born in Ikeja in February 1969. Her ancestry is from Okpara, Delta State. She attended Maryland Primary School and Maryland Comprehensive Secondary School in Lagos state, where she obtained the West African School Certificate before she proceeded to Kwara State Polytechnic where she received a diploma certificate.

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Acting Career

She has starred, produced and directed several Nigerian films over the years. In 2008, she won the Africa movie Academy Award for the Most Outstanding Actress Indigenous and her movie Iranse Aje won the best indigenous film of the year.

In April 2014, she won the Africa Movie Academy Award, having emerged as best actress of the year along with Odunlade Adekola who emerged as best actor of the year.

Faithia Balogun also won the Best Indigenous Language: Yoruba award for the work done in the film Iya Alalake at the 2015 Africa-Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards AMVCA.

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Family and Personal life

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She was formerly married to veteran nollywood actor, Saheed Balogun.

Awards and recognitions

Most Outstanding Actress Indigenous (2008)AMVCA Best Local Language Yoruba (2015)


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