Nigerian Celebrity Biography: Opeyemi Aiyeola

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Biography of Opeyemi Aiyeola



Nollywood actress Opeyemi Aiyeola is a naturally gifted, talented and innovative icon in the movie world. She hails from Shagamu in Ogun State. She was born on August 29. Opeyemi was born the second of three children. She was raised by her mother. Her father left home in her tender age. Opeyemi joined the movie industry through Wale Adenuga, a renowned producer. She acted in the Popular Papa Ajasco television series. In time, she began featuring in movies and she soon attracted numerous fans and admirers in the Nigerian movie industry. She acted till 2007 when she got married and relocated to London with her husband, Babatunde Olayiwola Owolomose. They are happily married and have two sons. She explained succinctly that work life must not affect matrimonial intimacy. Thus, she was able to balance her social activities, keep her marriage intact and avoid consequences of irregularities arising from lack of attention in relationships. She led a simple, less flamboyant lifestyle. Since her relocation to London, she has maintained her profile.  Opeyemi Aiyeola is a notable actress who also dedicates her time to share bits of her experiences to motivate youths and upcoming actresses in Nigeria. In one of her pieces, she emphasized that becoming a celebrity is dependent upon one’s activeness, seriousness, liveliness, God’s grace and consistency in one’s sphere of engagement. She appealed to youths of today to invest passionately in their occupation, forgetting the money and income, having personal conviction that they are doing things right. Opeyemi Aiyeola is no doubt a remarkable talent in the Nigerian movie industry.

Education: Opeyemi attended Our Lady of Apostles Private School in Yaba for elementary education. She had secondary education at Remo Schools. She attended Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta, where she earned an Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in Accountancy. Finally, she obtained a degree in Accounting from Lagos State University.

Popular Roles: Opeyemi Aiyeola usually plays roles depicting gentleness and innocence. She is also know for motherly roles and enjoys roles of affluence and flashy lifestyle.

Breakout Movies:

  • Aso Iye (1998)
  • Ige Adubi (1998)
  • Ògédé Didùn (2003)

Popular Movies:

  • Omin (2008)
  • Onilara (2008)

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Recent Movies:

  • Ikanju (2016)
  • Kadara no (2016)
  • Tetelabi (2017)

Awards: (Best Supporting Actress of the Year) Bon Awards, 2015

Controversies: Opeyemi Aiyeola has no contention for anyone. However, celebrities always have something in common which gets them on air and in people’s conversations. Opeyemi openly stated that she loved wearing short dresses and they were fashionable and comfortable with her. Speaking on mentorship, she said God is the best mentor. According to her, people make mistakes and can commit grave errors too. For this statement, many regarded her as contradictory.

Social Profiles:

  • Facebook: Owolomonse Aiyeola Opeyemi
  • Twitter: @opeyemiaiyeola
  • Instagram: opeyemi_aiyeola
  • YouTube: opeyemi aiyeola
  • Website: N/A