Omotola Jalade Ekeinde is a Nigerian actress, singer, philanthropist, and former model, born on February 7, 1978, in Lagos, Nigeria. Omotola, who is also known as “Omo Sexy,” is considered one of the most successful actresses in the Nigerian movie industry, popularly known as Nollywood, with over 300 movies to her credit.
Early Life and Education
Omotola was raised in a family of five, and her parents, a civil servant and businesswoman, realized her acting and entertainment talents at a young age. She attended Chrisland School Opebi, Lagos and Oxford Children School, Lagos for her primary education before proceeding to Santos Layout, for her secondary education.
After completing her secondary education, she studied Estate Management at Yaba College of Technology in Lagos. She later went on to get a degree in Psychology at the Obafemi Awolowo University.
Omotola’s acting career started in 1995, when she starred in the movie “Venom of Justice.” She then took a break from acting to pursue a career in modeling, and in 1996 was crowned the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria. She went on to represent Nigeria in the Miss World Pageant the same year.
In 1997, Omotola returned to acting, playing her first lead role in the movie “Mortal Inheritance.” She then starred in several movies, some of which were highly successful, bringing her fame and recognition across Nigeria and Africa.
Aside from being an actress, Omotola is also a successful musician. She recorded her first album “Gba” in 2005, which was well-received by her fans. She followed this up with her second album, “Me, Myself, and Eyes,” which was released in 2010.
Acting Career Highlights
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- Gba (2005)
- Me, Myself, and Eyes (2010)
Omotola has also made her music available to listen to on Boomplay. You can find more of her music there: Omotola’s Boomplay Profile.
Omotola is married to Captain Matthew Ekeinde, a pilot. They got married on March 23, 1996, and have four children together.
Cars and House
Omotola is known to own several luxury cars, including a Range Rover SUV, BMW X6, and a Mercedes Benz E350. She also owns a multi-million naira mansion in Lagos.
As of 2023, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million. In Nigerian Naira, she is worth approximately ₦470 million. In Canadian dollars, she has an estimated net worth of 1.3 million CAD. In Ghana cedi, her net worth is approximately 5.8 million GHS, and in Kenya shillings, her net worth is estimated to be 130 million KES. In South Africa rand, her net worth is around 14.6 million ZAR, and in Ugandan shillings, she is worth approximately 3.7 billion UGX. In Indian rupees, her net worth is estimated to be around 73.3 million INR.
Overall, Omotola’s net worth highlights her successful career as an actress, musician, philanthropist, and entrepreneur.
Social Media Presence
Omotola is active on various social media platforms, including:
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/realomosexy
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/realomosexy/
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialOmotolaJaladeEkeinde/
Through her work in the entertainment industry and her philanthropic efforts, Omotola has become a role model for many young people in Nigeria and Africa as a whole. Her contribution to the growth and development of Nollywood has been immense, and she continues to inspire many with her work both on and off screen.