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|Age||50 Years (2019)|
|Profession||Actress, Movie Producer and Director|
|State of Origin||Ogun State|
Ayo Adesanya is one of the well-received actresses in the Yoruba Nollywood frontal. She is a thespian that has garnered a lot of fans for her unique dispositions in movies, she has won the heart of her fans as a TV personality, movie director and film producer.
Ayo’s birthday is 11th of August 1969. Her age is 50 years old in August 2019, Ayo Adesanya will be 51 years old come August 2021.
Her state of origin is Ogun state, She hails from Ijagun locality in Ijebu, Ogun State, southwestern part of Nigeria. She is well-appreciated by fans for proficiency in the use of both English and Yoruba in movies roles. Her talent plus beauty has made her centre of attraction in the industry.
Her creativity cannot go unnoticed especially for someone who can perfectly fit into just about any movie role she is given, little wonders movie directors and producers like to work with her a lot more.
Education & Career
Ayo A. had her elementary education in Ibadan at t St. Ann School in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State, that is to say that she grew up in Ibadan township. She proceeded to also observe her secondary school education in the city of Ibadan and earned her West African Senior School Certificate.
When the time is right, she proceeded to the University of Ibadan in Oyo State, Nigeria where she studied mass Communication and bagged her first degree. In 1986, she decided to pursue her long-time passion which is acting.
Shortly, precisely in 1996, Ayo proceeded to join the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) and kickstarted her acting career professionally after observing the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). Her first screen appearance was on TV soap opera “Palace” a movie masterminded by Tunji Bamishigbin.
Not long after, Ayo dabbled into the Yoruba-language film industry, where she was able to exemplify and showcase her acting talent and professionalism, she has since starred in several Yoruba and English Nollywood blockbusters which have immensely contributed to her successes, fame, and achievements. She has directed and masterminded her own movie projects and featured in more than 100 Nollywood movies.
Some of her movie projects include; Palace, Mr. Ibu Dance Skelewu, Oloju Meji, Dancer, Otelemuye, Osuka, Olamide Wo, Desperate Poor Man, Tears in My Heart, Iwa Buruku, Monisola Ologe, Omugwo, Keremi, etc.
According to Austinmedia.com, her estimated net worth stands around $500,000
Family & Relationship
Ayo Adesanya used to be married to OMoGoriola Hassan, but their marriage failed and each went their separate ways, but they had both welcome a son together who is now about 15 years old.
Awards & Achievements
Ayo Adesanya in the course of her career has bagged several awards such as:
- The Best Supporting Actress at the Africa Movie Academy Awards
- The Most Prominent Actress in Nigeria, Awarded by the City People Entertainment Awards
- Best Actress in Drama at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
If you need Ayo Adesanya phone number or looking for how to contact the actress, this section is for you. However, please understand that not all actress and celebs feel too confident about putting their phone numbers on public domains, however that doesn’t mean that they are completely out of reach, you can, of course, reach out to her through her Social media pages.
Ayo Adesanya Instagram page @ayoadesanya attracted close to 700k followers, she described herself as a proud mum, Christ lover and award winner.
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In the News
CROSS-OVER actress Ayo A. is set to celebrate her 50th birthday this year and also 25 years of her acting career in a 2-in-1 event.
The even that was tagged by her as ’50/25; a Celebration of age & Artistry,’ was celebrated at Haven Event Centre, Ikeja on the 11th of August 2019.
“With a heart of thanksgiving, It’s my GOLDEN JUBILEE …yeah my 50TH birthday and 25years on stage in a bit… So we’ll love to have Ayo Adesanya’s friends and family to come celebrate and make it a memorable one.”