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50 Young & Hot Yoruba Actresses To Watch! ….How They Rock The Movie Industry

50 Young & Hot Yoruba Actresses To Watch! ….How They Rock The Movie Industry




-culled from City People


Unarguably, the Yoruba movie industry has over the years produced many dynamic and glamorous babes who are doing well for themselves in and outside of the industry. They are good looking and they turn heads at social gatherings. Though some of them have been in the industry for a while, some however just started pulling their own strings. One thing they all have going for them is that they are hot and classy. They are also the dream of many guys. GBOLAHAN ADETAYO presents to you 50 young and hot babes rocking the industry at the moment.



Talking about beauty, Ferrari Tonia Okoro is indeed in the frontline. This is because she is gifted with a beautiful face, skin and of course, her figure 8 shape speaks volume. She is the producer of the famous movie titled “Emi Meji” which was released a couple of months ago.



Another talented actress who will shine in 2017 is dashing actress, Mariam Akande famously known as OMO VC. She came into the film industry through a friend and she has done so much for herself.



Ado Ekiti-born actress, Abolanle Abudusalam is also in the front-line when it comes to beauty. The star in the making has been rising steadily in the industry since she joined in 2006. Omidan Abolanle, as she is fondly called by fans shot her debut movie titled “Kosenitoye” a few years ago and this launched her to stardom.


Victoria Kolawole a.k.a Omo-Gaga, a native of Akure, Ondo State, is  an actress and a Movie Producer. She has produced 3 major movies: Owuromi, Abike Standing and Omo Gaga. She has also  featured in many movies like Omo, Esu, Ajele, Odale, Ere Ese, and Alaafin Ose Rifin.



Fast-rising Yoruba actress, Ayomide Dawodu is one babe who is known for quality in the industry. She based in Abuja but she never relents in putting in her best. She has 2 movies to her credit.



From the stable of Odunlade Adekola, Eniola Ajao is the next star in the making after the likes of Taiwo Aromokun and Tunde Owokoniran graduated from his group. Being a producer, Odunlade has been featuring the pretty babe in most of his jobs lately especially the one produced by the students of his theater school.




Tajudeen Agbede is a name that will ring a bell to everyone in Nigeria especially in the Lagos social scene. He is the National Chairman of the National Union of Road and Transport Workers in Nigeria.  But not many people know that one of his beautiful daughters is a filmmaker; her name is Habibat Farri Agbede. She got into the movie industry 3 years ago and she has been doing well for herself.



Another sexy actress doing tremendously well for herself in the industry is Aisha Raji. She is among the new actresses who producers prefer going for anytime any day.




A quick flip through the name Mercy Ajoke Ebosele would suggest the region of Nigeria this actress comes from. However, she has pitched her tent and made a name for herself in the Yoruba film industry.




Standing in front of this sexy actress, I bet you would be carried away by the following; the softness of her palm, her mild smile, the flawlessness of her skin colour, her beauty, her sexy looks, which has over the years made her the toast of big boys watching the industry. That is what Bidemi Kosoko, daughter of veteran actor, Jide Kosoko epitomizes.



Olajuwo Adewunmi Sekinat  is one of the actresses who is hardly visible but effortlessly makes a statement whenever she steps out at events. The sexy looking actress who wears the same look with Omotola Jalade is also one of the hot babes in the industry right now.



Beautiful Olaitan Ogungbile, a.k.a Sugar, is one of the new and hot actresses promising to rise to stardom soon. She is an actress and a producer.  She got into the industry through Authentic School of Drama owned by Muyiwa Ademola.




In 2008, gorgeous looking actress, Titi Adeoye came into acting and her progress was slow and steady. She got into acting when she joined the Mr Latin Production Institute to study acting after which she has featured in a series of home videos. Away from that, Titi is also a singer and a script writer.




Pretty and lovely Joke Jigan, known in the industry as Bisola Beyonce is a big thing waiting to happen. Even though she only started acting professionally a few years ago, she has produced five of her own films. She is one of the hottest actresses now in the Yoruba movie industry.



Awele Odita is from Asaba, Delta State but where destiny has taken her is making a living as a Yoruba actress. A delicate beauty with a touch of glamour and style, Awele came into the industry through Muyiwa Ademola who tutored and led her to the path where she has become the face that not only delights but also entertains.




Actress, Yewande Awokoya is another fantastic actress who has been rocking the industry. Sequel to her role in the movie written and produced by her,  Omo Elemosho, she has always been in the frontline among the young talented actresses in the industry. She recently produced a movie titled Kudi Klepto and two others.




The actress who seems to be earning the favour of most movie Producers and Directors right now is none other than beautiful actress, Eniola Iyiola who came into acting in 2008 after she developed interest and she joined one of the theatre groups. The sexy and brilliant actress is fortunate to meet the right people when she joined the industry. She is on top of her game right now.




Seyi Asekun is a pretty babe who guys want to meet any day. The curvy shaped actress joined the movie industry a few years back and since then she has always been the toast of several big boys in town. She studied Mass Communication and her involvement in stage acting in school really helped her career in interpreting any role given to her.



Yetunde Bakare, a native of Ogun State based in Lagos studied Microbiology at the University of Ado Ekiti. She got into acting in 2009 due to her passion for the job. She was trained by Saheed Balogun and she produced her first movies AJOBI in 2013 and ASIYAN in 2015.



Sexy actress, Ayonimofe Oniyibo is one of the glamorous girls in the industry and she is not resting on her oars. She is an actress who keeps herself busy. She got into acting not long ago but has set a pace for herself.



Another person on this list is Funmi Awelewa who got into acting in august 2013 and she is right now enjoying the best of times in the industry. Although, she joined the industry late, the sexy actress has never let this weigh her down as she continues to wax stronger in her chosen career.



Temitope Solaja is an actress who starred in the hit movie titled, Opolo and many more. Recently, the beautiful actress shot her own movie titled Aruga which stars many top actors and actresses. It was shot in the Ajah axis of Lagos. She is also one of the happening girls in the industry.



The U.K-based actress, Kenny George who got into acting in 2011 and started producing movies recently, has a lot working for her and some of her jobs include Egbo Inu, Ojo Eti, Ejika, Ishana, Eje Aburomi, Diary, Koto, Pasan and Ofege. She is one actress who is born with a bunch of skills.



In 2014, fast-rising actress, Opeyemi Balogun premiered her debut movie titled ‘‘Pamolaya’’ in Lagos where Fuji star, Sule Alao Malaika thrilled guests and the movie launched her further. Opeyemi is the youngest movie producer in the Yoruba movie industry at the moment. She got into acting when she enrolled for Afeez Owo’s school of performing arts. Subsequently, she left to join Samson Kogberegbe Group.



Another new and wave-making Yoruba actress rocking the industry right now is Ifeoluwa Olawale. She released and produced 3 blockbuster flicks including, Amu Idunnu, Ajoke Apesin, and Remilekun.



Acting for Adejumoke Aderounmu is a coincidence as everyone around her including her lecturers in school had the belief in her that she would make a way in the industry and she was lucky to be in one of her friends’ house which was used as a movie location of the movie titled OKUN IFE YI in 2007. She was given a nurse role after the person who was supposed to play the role refused to show up.



Bose Oladimeji is one of the new and fortunate actresses in the  industry. She joined acting in 2009 via ace movie director, Adebayo Tijani’s Theatre group and she has since been featuring in several movies. She is a graduate of Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State.



The producer of a blockbuster movie, Eni Okunkun, Sandra Alhassan is a half-Nigerian and half Nigerien. She is the daughter of late Pa Alhassan, the owner of the popular Magama Nite Club in Somolu Lagos before it became Rosey Nite Club. Right now in the Yoruba movie sector, the sexy actress is one of the new actresses producers can’t toy with.



Charming Hannah Adejoke Olayinka is one of the beautiful babes rocking the scene in Abeokuta. Ajoke got into acting in 2011 with the Agunla caucus in Abeokuta owned by Jimoh Olayemi before she later joined Senior Network Communications for further experience.



Bimpe Adeboye a.k.a Aweni is currently rocking the scene in the Oyo movie industry.  Bimpe got into acting in 2013 when she joined a theater group called Bogunmbe Movie Caucus in Ibadan-owned by popular movie producer cum director, Bogunmbe Paul. Having joined the industry so late, the sexy and intelligent actress has not rested on her oars as she has featured in several mind-blowing flicks including Investigation, Omo Fuji, Ojo Waju, Wallet and more.



Adijat Adetola Uthman is also not relenting in giving her best to the movies. She got into acting in 2012 with Young Shall Grow Film Production owned by Dare Ogunnaike. Thereafter, she joined Future Concept Creative Art School to acquire more experience and skills which are now working for her.



This beautiful lady came into acting in 2008 and she has been able to carve a niche for herself in the industry. Apart from acting, she is also a presenter with wave-making Yoruba television station (Orisun TV), presenting a programme called “Miliki Express”.



Sultry Pamilerinayo Abolaji Johnson better known as Pretty Princess is presently registering her name among other promising entertainers in Nigeria. She is a graduate of Yoruba Language at Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State.



Adesina Anuoluwapo Tinuade is one of the Nigerian new actresses currently shaking the Yoruba movie industry. The young and promising actress was born on June 11th 1990 into the popular Adesina family in Abeokuta,Ogun State. She is an undergraduate of the University of Lagos studying Estate Management.



Talented Adekemi Taofeek is indeed an upcoming actress with dexterity. Her ability to interpret her movie script accordingly has made her a force to reckon with, she joined the movie industry in 2008.



Omolara Mojisola Samuel who became Derinsola after she played the lead role in the movie is the new actress most movie producers and directors are crazy about in the Ibadan movie circle presently.  She got into acting in 2010 when she auditioned for a part in a movie titled Ogota Emi produced by Yemi Olagunju.



Ogunsakin Oluwatayo Jane is an actress to reckon with at all times. The Ado Ekiti-born actress who is also a graduate of Biological Science from the National Open University of Nigeria did extremely well for herself in acting in 2015. For her, acting is something she had always wanted to do because it started from her days in primary school.



One actress some have tipped to rule the industry in 2017 is Olusola Idowu, who is presently paying her dues in the industry. The Ogun State-born star in the making has been making statement in the industry since she joined in 2005.



Actress, Kudiratu Ogunro starred in the blockbuster movies, Tembelu and Enu Orofo. She trained under the tutelage of star actress, Iyabo Ojo and she has been featuring in many movies. She graduated a few years ago.



Princess Elizabeth Adetoyin Onanuga is a U.K based Yoruba actress who is currently among the new babes rocking the scene with fantastic flicks. The elegant looking actress whose movie, Hadiza made waves a few months ago when it was released, featured Fathia Balogun,Tayo Sobola and Co.



Abidemi Salako is a popular Yoruba actress cum make-up artiste who is rocking the industry. She also produced a movie recently which will be released soon.



For your information, Motilola Adekunle is a popular actress who joined the Yoruba movie scene about a decade ago. The Ondo State-born actress had her primary school at St. Rapheal Primary School and her secondary school education was at St Louis Girls Grammar School, Akure, Ondo State before she got admission to Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife to study Philosophy. She worked at the Ondo State Radiovision Corp and moved to Radio Nigeria before she finally relocated to Lagos to work at Galaxy Television where she later resigned to pursue her career in movie making.



Eniola Odunsi is one of the wave-making Yoruba movie actresses currently rocking the industry. The Ibadan-based actress got into acting in 2002 through the help of her friend who introduced her to Lagelu movie caucus in Ibadan, Oyo State and she has since been putting in her best.


She is an actress cum movie producer who has been shaking the industry with her blockbuster movies including Ewawumi, written and produced by herself and marketed by Okiki Films and Music Productions in 2015.



Nollwood actress and film producer, Bukola Fagbuyi, popularly known as “Bukky Apesin”, recently, premiered her movie, Sekunola in Houston, Texas with several of her colleagues in attendance. She is an up and coming actress who desires to stamp her feet in the sands of the make-believe industry.



Temitayo Maryam Adeniyi, who is popularly known as Shakyra is an upcoming Nollywood actress from Ekiti State. She was born and raised in Lagos, where she attended Government College, Ikorodu. She has appeared in more than 20 movies, some of which are Ipinlese, Alani Baba Labake, Amisu, and Ojo Idunnu. She has also produced and starred in three movies of her own, namely Anike Onidoti, Ipinlese, and Shakyra.



For sexy Yetunde Aderibigbe, she is an actor, storywriter, model and a movie producer shaking the industry. She is the producer of Omolola and Ohuntimofe. Apart from acting, she is also the C.E.O of Creamish Skincare. She joined the movie industry in 2012.



Olusola Dorcas Popoola popularly known as Shollypop is a renowned actress in Ibadan, Oyo State. She is from Ijebu, Ogun State.



Popular Make-Up Act cum actress in the industry, Bukky Moronfolu is known for quality when it comes to role interpretation. The multi-talented babe who delved into modelling business runs Endowed Haven, a makeup outfit and modelling agency and is one of the happening babes rocking the scene.



Motunrayo Balogun is undoubtedly a new actress currently rocking the scene in the Yoruba movie industry. She is one actress who doesn’t expect much from people especially men largely, due to fear of disappointment. Acting for her started in 2005 after she enrolled in Prince Jide Kosoko’s training school, and the journey has since been rosy for her. The sexy actress went to Moshood Abiola Polytechnics, Abeokuta Ogun State where she got a National Diploma in Mass Communication. Right now, she is an undergraduate of the Lagos State University (LASU), she has featured in hit flicks such as Ikile, Tekun Teje, Agan, Alagba, Oba Aseyiowu, Omo Jaye Jaye, Kinimose, Kokoja Emi and several others.



Anjola Oladele is another young and pretty actress currently making waves in the Yoruba movie industry. She joined the industry a few years ago through her aunty who is also a big player in the industry, Anjie Diva as she is fondly, called left the industry for a while before she made her return in 2016. Right now, she is playing major roles in the recent movies emanating from the industry, one of which is Abeni Shongiro, Ale Apon and many others.


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