Moji Afolayan was a talented Nigerian actress who made a name for herself in the entertainment industry through her dazzling performances. She was born on February 5, 1969, in Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria. Moji hailed from the popular Afolayan family in the Nigerian movie industry, which includes her brothers, Kunle Afolayan and Gabriel Afolayan who are both actors and filmmakers.
Education and Early Life
Moji Afolayan completed her primary and secondary education in Nigeria. She later proceeded to the University of Lagos where she studied Banking and Finance before starting her acting career. Moji’s early life was centered around the arts, and she loved to sing and dance as a child. She was also involved in school dramatic societies where she learned acting and stage performances.
Moji Afolayan started her acting career in the early 90s and featured in several Nollywood movies, showcasing her talent and expertise in acting. She acted in both English and Yoruba movies, where she played major roles and won the hearts of her fans. Moji was exceptional in interpreting challenging roles and was known for her skills in bringing characters to life.
Moji’s films were loved by many, and some of her notable works include:
- Agbara Ife
- Asiri Nla
- Agbara Orin
- Omo Iya Kan
- Odun Baku
- Ale Ariwo
- Omo Oku Orun
- Made In Heaven
You can watch some of her movies on Youtube.
Moji Afolayan was married to Rasaq Olayiwola Taiwo, and they had three children together. She was a devout Muslim and practiced her faith throughout her life. In her free time, she loved to read, travel, and spend time with her family.
Moji Afolayan had an estimated net worth of $700,000 in dollar currency, 283,121,000 in Naira, 2,874,000 in Canadian dollar, 20,133,178 in Ghana Cedi, 72,429,654 in Kenya Shilling, 8,007,158 in South Africa Rand, 25,633,235 in Uganda shilling and 51,919,400 in India Rupee. Her net worth was derived from her acting career, endorsement deals and other income streams.
Awards and Nominations
Moji Afolayan was a recipient of several awards and nominations for her outstanding performances, which earned her respect and accolades in the Nigerian movie industry. Some of these awards include:
- Best Supporting Actress at the Yoruba Movies Academy Awards (2010)
- Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Best of Nollywood Awards (2012)
- Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Best of Nollywood Awards (2016)
- Lifetime Achievement Award at the Yoruba Movies Academy Awards (2019)
Social Media Accounts
Moji Afolayan was active on social media and had a considerable following on Instagram. Her verified Instagram account handle is @mojiafolayanofficial, where she shared moments from her personal life and interacted with her fans.
Cars and House
Moji Afolayan was known to be a car enthusiast and owned a few luxury cars. She also had a beautiful house in Lagos, where she lived with her family.
In conclusion, Moji Afolayan will always be remembered as a talented actress who graced our screens with her unforgettable performances. Her legacy in the Nigerian movie industry will continue to inspire budding actors and actresses, and her memory will forever be cherished.