Liz Anjorin is a Nigerian actress who features predominantly in the Nigerian Yoruba movie industry.
Full Name: Elizabeth Aishat Anjorin
Born: April 4
Birth place: Lagos State, Nigeria
Famous as: Actress
Years active: 2005 – present
Education: Adekunle Ajasin University
Children: Rotimi Anjorin
Awards: City People Entertainment Award for Yoruba Movie Personality of the Year
Nominations: City People Movie Award for Best Actress of the Year (Yoruba)
Biographical and educational career
Liz Anjorin lived in Lagos State, a southwestern geographical area of Nigeria predominantly occupied by the Yoruba people of Nigeria.
Anjorin described in an interview with the The Punch that at a tender age she had begun hawking edibles with her mother in the streets of Nigeria to earn a living.
Liz Anjorin completed primary and secondary school education and earned her First Leaving School Certificate and the West African Senior School Certificate respectively.
Liz Anjorin was admitted to Adekunle Ajasin University in Ondo state to study Law. Anjorin did not complete her tertiary education hence it hindered her from obtaining a university degree.
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In an interview, Anjorin described her passion for acting before officially debuting in the Nigerian Yoruba movie industry; the main drive which propelled her into that industry was the fear of poverty.
Anjorin is a movie producer who has produced several movies; it was the movie titled Owo Naira Bet that solidified her notability as a movie producer as the movie received multiple positive reviews.
Anjorin produced other movies such as olani Gbarada,Gold, Iyawo Abuke, Kofo Tinubu, Kofo De First Lady and Owo Naira Bet.
On September 21, 2019, a Punch print media publication described the feud between Anjorin and Toyin Abraham as “the biggest feud in the Nigerian Yoruba movie industry” in 2019.
The misunderstanding between Anjorin & Toyin Abraham required the intervention of accomplished actors and the Yoruba movie industry veterans such as Antar Laniyan, and Iya Rainbow to mediate in their dispute.
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Awards and recognitions
She has won the Best Actress Award at the Young Achievers Awards in 2012
The City People Movie Award for Yoruba Movie Personality of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards in 2014
The City People Movie Special Recognition Award at the City People Entertainment Awards in 2017
The City People Movie Award for Yoruba Movie Personality of the Year (Female) at the City People Entertainment Awards for the second time in 2017.
Family and personal life
Liz Anjorin is a single parent. In 2013 she converted from Christianity to Islam and adopted the name Aishat which she described to The Punch press media of Nigeria as a “Muslim Name”.
Film by Liz Anjorin
The Dance Movie Project (2016) as Mrs. Balogun
Kofo De First Lady
Owo Naira Bet
Arewa Ejo (2009)
Ise Onise (2009)