The ever talented and gorgeous Nigerian actress Tolulope Adesua Etomi born in the late 1980s is so far one of the best acts the Nigerian movie industry has ever produced.
Adesua, as she is fondly called by her fans and viewers, is one actress who knows how to bring in her A-game in any movie she stars. She has won numerous prestigious awards as a result of her awesome talent.
She is also a media influencer with over a million followers on Instagram as well as a fashion icon who never stops to deliver it hot-hot to fans with her amazing dress sense and style.
How old is Adesua |Adesua Early life
Award-winning Tolulope Adesua Etomi was born on February 22, (1986, or 1988) in Imo State, Owerri. There are no facts about her true age. An article published in January 2016, from Pulse Nigeria stated that she was 29 years old. Another in March 2016, stated that the actress was 30 years old. If this information is correct she should be 33 years now.
Adesua was born into the family of Mr and Mrs Etomi. Her father was a soldier from Esan trib. Her mother, Eniiwaju Etomi is of the Yoruba tribe and also an engineer. Adesua is also the youngest of three siblings as she has an older brother, Tosin Etomi, and a sister, Temitayo Etomi.
Adesua began her early school days in Nigeria before moving to the United Kingdom to further her education. She first attended Corona School located in Lagos state where she was part of the drama club in her school. Adesua later got into Queen’s college an all-girls school also located in Lagos to further her secondary education.
Thereafter she got out of the shores of Nigeria as she moved to the United Kingdom at the age of 13 where she later acquired a diploma in physical theatre, musical theatre and performing arts from City College Coventry in 2004. She stepped up her game as she also bagged first-class honours in drama and performance at the University of Wolverhampton.
Having obtained excellent qualifications, Adesua Etomi didn’t end it all there as she began building an awesome career in the movie industry as well as the entertainment industry as a whole.
In 2014, she starred in her first movie entitled knocking on heaven’s door and since then has played leading roles in movies and t.v series as well. In 2017, She featured in the Moview “Wedding Party’, alongside her hubby, Banky W.
She has starred in movies like;
- Falling – 2014
- A Soldier’s Story – 2015
- Out of Luck – 2015
- The Wedding Party 1 & 2 – 2016 – 2017
- The Arbitration – 2016
- couple of Days – 2016
- Shuga – 2015 – 2017
- LasGidi Cops – 2016
- And The Spirit Slowly Dies – 2016
- 10 Days In Sun City – 2017
- Something Wicked – 2017
Adesua Awards and nominations
Adesua has won over 5 awards and received 15 nominations since she began her career in acting. Some notable awards include:
- 2006 – Won the Foresight Theater Awards for Best Performance in a devised Piece of work
- 2014 – 2014 Golden Icons Academy and Nollywood Reinvented Awards for Most Promising Actress and Best New Actress.
- 2015 – Golden Moview Awards for Golden Actress in a Lead Role and Discovery of the Year
- 2016 – African Magic Viewers Choice Awards for Best Actress in Drama
- 2017 – 2017 Nigeria Entertainment Awards ( Nominated)
Who is Adesua Husband?
Adesua Etomi got engaged to Olubankole Wellington a.k.a Banky W who is a gifted music artist, producer and actor in February 2017.
They both got traditionally married on 19th November that same year, as well as did court wedding on 20th of November and on 25th of November they had their white wedding in Cape Town, South Africa.
The duo share quite a history as they both attended the same primary school (Corona).
After the marriage, the duo has done so well in keeping their married life off the internet. They have since released the Nollywood comedy, Wedding Party 1 & 2, and featured together in the video of the remix of Banky W’s song titled “Whatchu Doing Tonight”
Adesua Net worth
Adesua is currently estimated to have a net worth of $500,000. she is one of the richests and most influential actresses in Nigeria