Meet Iyabo Ojo, a Nigerian film actress, movie director and producer from Abeokuta, Ogun state, Nigeria. The Nigerian actress attended Lagos state, Polytechnic.
Wikipedia Profile & Biodata
|Real Name:||Alice Iyabo Ogunro|
|Date of Birth:||21 December 1977|
|Age:||46 years old @ 2023|
|State of Origin:||Ogun State, Nigeria|
|Place of Birth:||Lagos State|
|Husband:||Ademidun Ojo |
|Occupation:||Actress | Movie Director | Producer|
|Net Worth:||< ₦126.5 million|
|Education:||Lagos State Polytechnic | Estate Management|
|Children:||2 | Felix Ojo and Priscilla Ajoke Ojo|
Iyabo Ojo Biography
Alice Iyabo Ogunro was born on December 21, 1977, which makes her 46 years old, in Lagos State, Nigeria. She attended Lagos State Polytechnic and later became involved in the entertainment industry.
Iyabo Ojo has been active in the entertainment industry since 1998 and has worked as an actress, film director, and film producer.
Throughout her career, she has shown a high level of professionalism, which has earned her a good reputation in the industry.
Date of Birth | Age
The Nigerian actress was born on December 21, 1977, she is currently at the age of 46 years old this year, 2023. She will be 47-year-old next year 2024.
State of Origin
Alice Iyabo Ogunro was born in Lagos state, Nigeria, she is originally from Abeokuta, Ogun state, Nigeria. Iyabo Ojo’s real name is Alice Iyabo Ogunro.
Family | Parents
The movie producer grew up with her two older brothers and was the youngest of her father’s three children. Although her father was from Abeokuta, Ogun State, Iyabo Ojo was raised in Lagos.
Education | Qualification
Iyabo Ojo went to National College in Gbagbada, Lagos, for her secondary education. After completing her secondary education, she proceeded to Lagos State Polytechnic, where she studied Estate Management.
Iyabo Ojo began her acting career in 1998 after being involved in a drama group in secondary school.
She joined the Actors Guild of Nigeria with the help of Bimbo Akintola and was able to network with other people in the industry. Since then, she has acted in and scripted numerous Nigerian films.
Her debut role was in the English-language film, Satanic in 1998, and she made her Yoruba-language debut with Baba Darijinwon in 2002.
In 2004, she started producing her own films, starting with Bolutife, and later, Bofeboko, Ololufe, Esan, and Okunkun Biribiri.
In 2015, her film, Silence, premiered in Lagos. Iyabo Ojo is also known for her personal life, having divorced her husband before her fame started.
Children | Husband
At the age of 21, Iyabo Ojo married a Clearing Agent based in Lagos in 1999, and she took a break from pursuing her career to focus on her family.
She gave birth to a son and a daughter named Felix Ojo and Priscilla Ajoke Ojo in 1999 and 2001, respectively. However, Iyabo Ojo is now divorced from their father.
She has stated that marrying too young was the reason for the breakup of her first marriage. She intends to stop using her ex-husband’s surname, Ojo.
The Nigerian film actress, director, and producer, Iyabo Ojo is worth more or less than, ₦126.5 million.
In May 2011, Iyabo Ojo launched the Pinkies Foundation, which helps children with special needs and the less privileged. In 2016, she celebrated the fifth anniversary of the foundation at the R&A City Hotel in Ikeja, Lagos.
In April 2021, Iyabo Ojo strongly criticized fellow actor Yomi Fabiyi for sympathizing with Olanrewaju Omikunle (also known as Baba Ijesha), who was arrested for molesting a minor.
On 12 May 2021, Iyabo Ojo took legal action against Yomi Fabiyi for making “defamatory statements” about her after he had earlier staged a protest requesting the release of Baba Ijesha.
However, her actions were not well-received by the Theater Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), and they blacklisted her on 28 June 2021.
According to Legit.ng, actor Jide Kosoko, speaking for TAMPAN, stated that Nollywood filmmakers under the association would no longer work with her. Thank you for reading her full biography and net worth.References