Full Name: Omoba Sola Kosoko Abina
Born: January 7, 1980
Birth place: Isale Eko, Lagos State
Years active: 2000–present
Education: Olabisi Onabanjo University
Father: Jide Kosoko
Siblings: Tunde, Bidemi, Muyiwa Tunji, Temilade and Bade Kosoko
Spouse: Abiodun Abina
Children: Oluwasindara and Oluwasikemi Abina
Awards: City people award nominations
Biographical and educational history
Sola Kosoko was born on the 7th of January 1976 in Isale Eko in Lagos State to the family of Omoba jide Kosoko a renowned Nollywood actor.
She is also sister to actress Bidemi Kosoko. She lost her mother in 1993 and the late Henrietta Kosoko was her stepmother.
Sola Kosoko had her primary education at Methodist Primary School in Yaba and also had her secondary education in Yaba, Lagos.
After obtaining her first and secondary school certificates respectively, she went to Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye where she obtained a diploma in Industrial and Labour Relations, and later a BSc in Sociology.
Sola Kosoko started acting as a child in 1987 in the movie ‘Omo Orukan’. Sola however, says her father and people like Baba Suwe influenced her career as an actor. as she wanted to be a lawyer or broadcaster.
Her first major film was ‘Ola Abata’ in 1999 followed by ‘Oko Irese‘ and ‘Omo Olorire’ which brought her into the limelight. She soon gained prominence in the movie industry with the movie ‘Larooda Ojo’.
She has acted in over 70 movies some of which include Láròodá Ojò, Oko Irese, Eje Adegbenro 2, Eje Adegbenro, Onitemi, Omo Bishop, Ina Fitila, Wura Ati Fadaka, Alamu Seniyan and Omo Olorire.
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As a movie producer, she has two movies to her name, ‘Ese Ni (2005) and The Voice (2019) which features her father and sister, Bidemi.
She acts in most Yoruba movies alongside veteran Nollywood celebrities like Bimbo Akintola, Dayo Amusa, segun Ogungbe, Iyabo Ojo and others.
Awards and recognitions
Sola Kosoko is a recipient of several awards including:
The prestigious award for best in supporting role at the City People Entertainment Awards.
Best of Nollywood (BON) Awards.
Family and personal life
Sola Kosoko is married to Abiodun Abina. The two got married on January 7, 2012, in a private ceremony at Solitude Hotel, Jibowu, Lagos.
The marriage is blessed with two daughters Oluwasindara and Oluwasikemi Abina and the first was born in July 2014, in the United States of America.
Sola Kosoko is rated one of the richest and most influential actress with a net worth of over $500,000 dollars.
She has featured in a number of movies some of which include:
Oko Irese (2000)
Omo Bishop (2005)
Eje adegbenro 2 (2006)
Láròdá òjò (2008)
Wura Ati Fadaka