Nigerian Celebrity Biography: Eniola Badmus

Eniola Badmus

Biography of Eniola Badmus



Eniola Badmus, notable Nigerian actress, was born on 7th of September, 1983. She is 33 years old. She hails from Ijebu Ode, Ogun State. She was born into a polygamous home where she is the 12th child of her father and her mother’s last born. Eniola commenced full acting in year 2000. She faced challenges due to her parents’ contradictory opinions on her career choice. Her parents insisted she study to get a good job. But she was determined to follow her heart. In 1997, a man named Bolagade Akinpelu brought Eniola into the industry. She began attending shows and several movie locations without her parents’ consent. Whenever she gets home, it was always clashes and fights over her journey. Nevertheless, she did not give up. In 2003, she got little support from her mother. Later on, her too soon realized Eniola was not going to change her mind about her acting career. So he supported her too.

Before Eniola’s mother died, she was pleased with her daughter’s performance and showered her with needed motivation and prayers to continue her acting. Actress Eniola is talented, smart, and fit for every theatrical roles she plays. She has featured  in several Yoruba and English movies. In March 2016, she became the ambassador for etisalat network Telecommunications Company. Eniola Badmus is a prolific actress of our time whose prowess in roles have been commended.

Education: Eniola attended Maryland Covenant School, Air Force Primary School and Adeola Elementary School in Ijebu Ode for her primary education. She also attended Anglican Girls Grammar School, Ijebu Ode for her secondary education. For her tertiary education, Eniola studied Theater Arts at the University of Ibadan, Oyo State. She also has a degree in Economics from Lagos State University.

Popular Roles: Eniola Badmus is known for playing “tough girl” roles for which many movie lovers said was perfect. Considering her hefty size, deep voice, and strong fists and muscularity, she performed such roles skillfully.

Breakout Movies:

  • Adun Ewuro (2006)
  • Adun Ewuro 2 (2006)

 Eniola Badmus

Popular Movies:

  • Jénífà (2008)
  • Omo Ghetto (2009)


Recent Movies:

  • Basira in London (2015)
  • Asampete (2017)
  • Local Girls (2017)
  • Village Love and Money (2017)



She has always been a sight of attraction and pulled comments from fans on social media. She was once pictured on Instagram in a pyjamas and boot. It was confirmed she had the urge to relate with the famous singer, Davido. Her desires were noticed through her twitter handle. Not quite long, she was spotted with Davido in Canada.

In another version of controversy, Eniola Badmus was rumoured to have died. The actress showed up alive to keep agitated fans assured that nothing of such happened.


(Best Crossover in a Movie) Best of Nollywood Awards, 2011

(Best Yoruba Actress of the Year) City People Entertainment Awards, 2014

(Best Comic Actress) Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards, 2015

(Best Actress in Africa) Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television and Arts, 2015

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