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Meet 20 Promising Yoruba Actresses Who May Take Over The Industry Soon

Meet 20 Promising Yoruba Actresses Who May Take Over The Industry Soon


Undoubtedly, the great Yoruba movie genre of Nollywood produces several beautiful and sexy actresses annually, and after some years they became superstars. However, these set of actresses have a lot going for them and turns heads at social gatherings. Hence, they got numerous admirers and suitors. Though, some of these babes have been in the industry for a while, but a few of them started paying their dues this year. However, Yorubamoviegist.com presents to you 20 most promising actresses who may hijack the industry from the likes of Toyin Aimakhu, Bukky Wright, Iyabo Ojo, Bimbo Oshin, Funke Akindele and the rest of them soonest. Below is a list of the promising and hot babes who will take over the industry in the forthcoming year. Enjoy the excerpts:



Sexy and beautiful Ibadan based actress, Tamilore Martins-Ojo is one of the actresses currently working endlessly to take over the industry from the rave of the moments. She got into acting not long ago but she has been able to carve a niche for herself. She is the producer of blockbuster movie titled, Godmother and Alapa. Amazingly, the sultry actress won City People’s most promising actress in 2014 and 2015. She also emerged best southwest new actress of the year 2014 award organized by Softmark Communications.


omo locaAjibola Victoria Princess might not in any way ring a bell but her nickname does. Her fast-rising profile would soon transcend the perimeter of the Pace-Setter State. “Omo Local” as she is fondly called by her fans, is a vibrant up and coming actress who ranks, at the moment, among the hottest actresses in the Ibadan movie circle. The light complexioned lady started acting at a very young age even before she got admission into the University to study Theatre Arts. But professionally, she started about 16 years ago with evangelical movies during which she met a man called Otunba who introduced her to secular film and from there, she joined Age Production Theatre Group. The sexy actress later joined Razol Entertainment Group of School owned by Razaq Olayiwola a.k.a. Ojopagogo. Her face began to be familiar after she played a fantastic role in a movie written and produced by her titled “Arewa Ejo”. But before then, she had featured in some movies like Aremu Alagbe, Iya Niyami, Sambe, Enu O Se, O Lenu Pa, Dada Ijongbon, Irawo Oke, Feranmi and Iyo Aye, to mention but a few. She has produced lots of blockbuster flicks like Arewa Ejo, Ibawi Ojo Kan, Moroundiya, Ajijangbara and many more. She got her stage-name “Omo Local” from one of her previous movies with the same title which hit the shelves 2 years ago. She is among the list of actress to take over the industry in 2015.


Aisha Lawal is a pretty babe who guys want to meet any day. The slim fit actress joined the movie industry a few years back via Femi Adebayo’s J15 School of Performing Arts and since then she has always been a toast of several big boys in town. Aisha is also a graduate of law. She has taken part in some movies, soaps and sitcoms. She produced several movies so far which are Ami Agbara, Irugbin and Shadow. She was nominated in the Most Promising Actress of the year 2014 category of the City People Entertainment Award but she wasn’t emerged the winner. She recently bagged 3 awards at the just held Best Of Nollywood awards.




A quick flip through at the name Mercy Ajoke Ebosele would suggest the region of Nigeria this actress comes from. But she has pinched her tent and made a name for herself in the Yoruba film industry. Though not too tall to go for a beauty contest, but one thing that cannot be taken away from her is how sexy this baby faced beau can be. We can attest to that. Mercy is a graduate of Theatre Arts from University of Ibadan and she carved a niche for herself when she joined Muyiwa Ademola’s Authentic School of Arts.




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 smoothness 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. After her role in Korikoto which bagged her New Actress of the year in 2013, the petite actress has featured in so many hit movies. She is among the 20 actresses to watch in 2016.


Olajuwo Adewunmi Sekinat is one of the most consistent Yoruba actresses who is hardly invisible 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 guys are dying to date. She has over the times proved herself as a professional on different occasions.


Some have called her the most beautiful and sexiest Yoruba actress rocking the Yoruba sector of Nollywood right now. Whether they are right or not, it is all left to the eyes to do the seeing. At least they say ‘seeing believes’. Delightfully busty Tope Osoba started out as a video vixen until, according to her, acting found her when she featured in a movie titled Ijoya which registered her face and name on people’s minds. Tope is right now doing well for herself in the industry.



One of the most promising actresses made by the industry this year is curvy actress, Kemi Stone. Though, she ventured into acting 2007 based on the passion she has always developed for the profession after watching series of Wale Adenuga’s Super Story and Paloma. She attended pencil film institute to study acting after which she met a couple of friends who invited her to several movie auditions together at the National Art Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos. Having featured in some TV weekly Dramas and some home videos, Kemi is now one of the new and hottest babes shaking the industry.




NocK7zLbMpcK3zLXMjMyt4py9zIjMpMyK76Or4oCO4oCLaC5qcGc=-=-796687Beautiful Olaitan Ogungbile aka OLaitan Sugar is one of the hot actresses to rise to stardom anytime soon. She is an actress and a producer, born on 7th of May. She is from Ife Odan, Ejigbo Local Government where she begins her educational background from Seventh Day Adventist before Moremi High School and her higher education was at the Obafemi Awolowo University where she studied Botany. she got into the industry by enrolled in Authentic School of Drama own by Muyiwa Ademola through her Uncle called Wale Dada(the good) in 2008. She has featured in so many movies like Sugar, Oko Nimofe, Mioba Torogun Waye, Eleregbe by Sunny Alli, Onawura, Abokunloko, Laye Lorun by Muyiwa Ademola, Afurugbin by Wale Akorede,Oni Reason, Obayeje, Amaka by Bosun Otayemi, Anthony Adeyemi, Aja, Irawe by Bayo Tijani,Ojo Ketandinlogbon, Ipin mi by Fathia Balogun, Risk Taker, Ife Owu, Lady Gaga by Itele, Asepamo by Tosin Hassan, Sekuola by Bukola Fagbuyi Apesin etc. Sugar has also produced two movies titled AREMO ITE and FIMI DARA IRE.




In 2008, gorgeous looking actress, Titi Adeoye came into acting and she was there doing her stuff slow and steady. She got into acting when she joined Mr Latin production institute to study acting after which she has featured in series of home videos. Away from that, Titi is also known as a singer and a script writer. Having not rest on her oars, the intelligent and sexy diva is working on her own movie that will rule your screen soon. Titi Adeoye is the new and hottest actress to watch out for in the industry.



Amiable, 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 few years ago, she has produced five of her own films. She is one of the hottest actresses making waves now in the Yoruba movie industry. The beautiful actress has a lot going for her and she will probably take over the industry soon with her thrilling movies.



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 obtained an Ordinary National Diploma in accounting from Yaba College of Technology, before proceeding to Lagos State University, where she studied Banking and Finance.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. At present, she is at work on a new movie titled Olosha.


Awele Edota 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. She joined the Yoruba movie industry in 2008, when a friend introduced her to Muyiwa Ademola. Her first film was Awure Eni by Rilwan Adebayo; but her most popular films are Koboko and Sekowale, by Yinka Oladele.




Fast-rising actress, Yewande Awokoya is another fantastic actress who will take over the industry soon. Sequel to her role in the movie written and produced by her, Omo Elemosho, she has always being in the frontline among the young talented actresses in the industry. She is presently on maternity leave.


Tayo Sobola popularly known in the Nigerian entertainment circle as Sotayo is not resting on her oars. She has always been working time without number to produce fantastic movies for her fans. She premiered her 3rd self-produced movie, “Bella” on her birthday on Sunday 28th December, 2014. The vibrant actress recently released her second movie “Corper Jide” which had turned into another blockbuster going by the high sales the movie has recorded.


Though, this talented actress isn’t new in the game but fame stumbled on her not quite long ago after she produced and played the lead role in one of her recent movies titled, Ejide Alakara. Dolapo Taiwo who became Ejide Alakara after the release of the movie is right now enjoying the best of time in the industry. She is among the new actress rocking Ibadan movie scenes at the moment.

Mimiano with her real name Memunat Yunusa is one of the hottest actresses making waves now in the Yoruba movie industry sequel to her dexterity in the movie titled Mimiano which shot her to limelight. The beautiful actress has a lot going for her and she is one of the most sought-after actresses to reckon with in the industry.



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The actress who seems to be earning the favour of most movie producers and directors right now is no other than beautiful actress, Eniola iyiola who came into acting in 2008 after she developed the interest and she joined one of the then raining theatre troupe. The sexy and brilliant actress, who has always been passionate for acting ever since she was little, is fortunate to meet the right people when she joined the industry. She is on top of her game right now.

Mustapha Maryam Ololade is one of the new sexy and young actresses rocking the industry at the moment. She is a Law graduate of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago -woye, Ogun State. She’s a lawyer in the making(law school precisely). Born and brought up in Lagos Island, but she’s from Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun State. She came into the industry in the year 2003 via Olalekan Ojo better known as Gbatami’s caucus. She also went to African Spirit School of Performing Arts. Her first appearance was in the movie titled”OWO ASELA” by Gbatami in 2004. Today, she’s one of the hot actresses rocking the industry.


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


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