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Yewande Adekoya was born on 20 January 1983. Adekoya is a talented Nigerian actress, filmmaker.
Early Life and Education
Yewande Adekoya was born in Lagos State but hails from Ososa-Ijebu in Ogun State southwestern Nigeria.
Yewande Adekoya attended Bright star nursery and primary school, before proceeding for her secondary education at Bright Star Comprehensive High School.
Yewande Adekoya obtained a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) degree in Mass communications from Babcock University.
Yewande Adekoya Career
Yewande Adekoya started her acting career in 2002 with Alphabash Music And Theatre Group.
Yewande Adekoya scripted and produced her first content in 2006 titled “Life Secret”.
Yewande Adekoya has produced, directed and featured in several Nigerian films such as Omo Elemosho, a 2012 film that featured Bimbo Oshin, Muyiwa Ademola and Yomi Fash-Lanso.
The film also received 5 nominations at the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Yewande Adekoya also got nominated for “best new actress” in the Yoruba category at 2014 City People Entertainment Awards.
In the same year, Yewande Adekoya role in Kudi Klepto got her best actress in a leading role nominated at 2014 Best of Nollywood Awards.
In December 2014, Yewande Adekoya won the “most promising act” award at Yoruba Movie Academy Awards.
Yewande Adekoya’s film Kurukuru earned her the best actress award at the 2016 ACIA ceremony.
In 2017, her film, Iyawo Adedigba, got the award for “best movie of the year” at the 2017 City People Movie Awards.
Award and Nomination
- Best new actress at City People entertainment awards (2014)
- Most promising actress at the yoruba movie academy awards (2014)
- Best actress in a leading role at the ACIA in Atlanta (2017).
- Best Movie of the year for “Iyawo Adedigba” at City People entertainment awards (2018).
- Life Secrets 1
- Life Secrets 2
- Igbo Dudu
- Omo Elemosho
- Kudi Klepto
- The Sacrifice
- Ota Ile
- Once Upon a Time
- Iyawo Adedigba
- Odun Ibole
- Omo Aniibire
- Instagram: @yewandeadekoyaabiodun
Yewande Adekoya got married to a popular Nigerian actor and producer, Abiodun Ishola Thomas in 2013 and their union is blessed with two kids (a boy and a girl).
Adekoya Net Worth
Adekoya is a talented Nigerian actress, filmmaker. She has an estimated net worth of $10,000 – $100,000.