Damilola Adegbite is a well-known Nigerian actress, model, and television personality. Born on May 18, 1985, in Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria, Damilola is best known for her role as “Thelema Duke” in the TV series, Tinsel.
She attended Bowen University, where she graduated with a Business Administration degree. After graduation, she ventured into the entertainment industry, and her career has since been on the rise.
Early Life and Career
Damilola Adegbite was raised in Lagos, Nigeria, where she was born and raised by her parents. Her mother was a nurse, while her father was a civil servant.
Damilola’s start in the entertainment industry was rather unconventional. While on holiday in England, she was scouted by a modeling agency, and she went on to work as a model while studying in the UK.
After graduation, Damilola moved back to Nigeria and started her acting career with small roles in TV series such as “Tinsel” and “Before 30.” She also made her big-screen debut in the movie 6 Hours to Christmas, which was released in 2010.
Music and Filmography
Since starting her acting career, Damilola Adegbite has been active in the Nigerian movie industry, otherwise known as Nollywood. Over the years, she has starred in several movies, including:
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Aside from being an actress, Damilola Adegbite is also a producer, having produced and starred in the movie, “Between”.
Damilola Adegbite was previously married to Nigerian actor Chris Attoh. The couple got married in 2015, but their marriage hit the rocks in 2017. They have a son together, named Brian.
Damilola Adegbite is known for her love of luxury cars, and she owns a Range Rover Evoque, which she bought in 2016. She also owns a house in Nigeria and has shared pictures of her beautiful home on social media.
Damilola Adegbite is one of the most successful actresses in Nollywood, and her net worth reflects this fact. Her net worth in US dollars is estimated at $1 million.
Her net worth in naira is ₦400 million, while her net worth in Canadian dollars is CAD 1.3 million. Her net worth in Ghana cedi is GHS 5.8 million, while her net worth in Kenya Shilling is KES 107 million. Her net worth in South African Rand is ZAR 14.4 million, in Uganda Shilling UGX 3.7 billion and in Indian Rupee INR 76 crore.
Awards and Nominations
Damilola Adegbite has been nominated for and won several awards for her performances in movies and television. Some of the awards include:
- Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) in 2014 for her role in “Flower Girl.”
- Best Actress in a Comedy at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) in 2018 for her role in “Isoken”.
In conclusion, Damilola Adegbite has had a successful career as an actress and producer. She continues to expand her talents and is sure to leave an indelible mark on the Nigerian entertainment industry.
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