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Adesua Etomi has become a household name both in Nigeria and across the world for her impressive acting skills. She is not just an actress, but a producer, and a stage performer who has made a name for herself in the industry.
Adesua Etomi was born on February 22nd, 1988, to a soldier father and an engineer mother. She is from Edo state, Nigeria, but grew up in Lagos. Etomi has always had a flair for the arts, and as a child, she was enrolled in a drama club where she honed her acting skills.
Adesua Etomi started her acting career in 2014 when she starred in her first feature film, “Knocking On Heaven’s Door.” She became an instant hit and went on to star in many other movies, including “The Arbitration” (2016), “The Wedding Party” (2016), “10 Days in Sun City” (2017), and “King of Boys” (2018), among others. She has also produced and starred in a hit stage play, “The Shuga Coated Series.”
|2014||Knocking On Heaven’s Door||Debbie|
|2016||The Wedding Party||Dunni Coker|
|2017||10 Days in Sun City||Bianca|
|2018||King of Boys||Kemi Salami|
Adesua Etomi is also a talented singer. In 2019, she released a single titled “Strong Thing” which received positive reviews from music critics.
Asides from acting, Etomi is also a voice-over artist, having lent her voice to several movies and TV shows. She has also hosted many events, including the 2020 African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
Adesua Etomi is married to fellow actor, Banky W. The couple got married in 2017, in a star-studded ceremony that was the talk of the town. They are known for their strong bond and have become role models to many young people in Nigeria and beyond.
Etomi attended Corona School in Victoria Island, Lagos, and later went to Queens College, Lagos for her secondary education. She then went on to obtain a degree in Drama and Performance from the University of Wolverhampton in the UK.
Adesua Etomi is a lover of cars and currently owns a white Toyota Camry and a black Mercedes Benz SUV. She also recently acquired a new house in Lagos, which has been the talk of the town among her fans and admirers.
Adesua Etomi is one of the highest-paid actresses in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $2.5 million (USD). In Nigerian Naira, that’s approximately N971 million, in Canadian dollars, it’s about CAD3.3 million, in Ghana cedi, it’s about GHS14.5 million, in Kenya shillings, it’s about KES268 million, in South African Rand, it’s about ZAR34 million, in Uganda shillings, it’s about UGX9.3 billion, and in Indian Rupee, it’s about INR183 crore.
Awards and Nominations
Adesua Etomi has won several awards for her outstanding performances in movies. In 2016, she won the Best Actress in a Drama award at the Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards for her role in “Falling.” She also won the Best Actress award at the City People Entertainment Awards in 2017 for her role in “The Wedding Party.”
Etomi has also been nominated for several awards, including the African Movie Academy Awards and the Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
Adesua Etomi is an excellent representation of the Nigerian movie industry’s growth and talent. Her dedication to her craft and her outstanding performances have endeared her to her fans, and her impact is felt both in Nigeria and beyond.
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