Iretiola Olusola Ayinke is the full name but is popularly known as Ireti Doyle. She is a Nigerian actress, script writer, producer and multiple award winning television personality.
Ireti was born on the 3rd of May 1967 in Lagos but hails from Ondo State, in south western Nigeria.
This beautiful, creative and highly talented Nollywood actress is gifted in acting and interpretation of movie roles assigned her by movie directors and producers in Nigeria. Before relocating to Nigeria for her educational pursuit, she was said to have had her early years with her family in Boston and New York City in the United States of America.
Ireti had primary and secondary education in Ado Ekiti, in Ekiti State where she obtained her first and senior school certificates respectively. She later went further to obtain a Diploma in Mass Communication and a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Jos in Plateau State, Nigeria.
Ireti kick-started her acting career in the year 1995 in television series Riddles and Hopes” and has since featured in over 100 movies including The Wedding Party, Dinner, Gidi Up, the Arbitration, Across the Niger, Tinsel and several others too numerous to mention here where she features as a house wife, mother-in-law, disciplined mothers in most Nollywood movies.
Many believed that “The Wedding Party” movie (part 1 &2) Ireti featured in alongside veteran celebrities like Olusola Sobowale, Banky W, Etomi, Richard Mofe Demijo and others was the actual ladder that shot her to popularity and greatness in the Nollywood movie industry. It was the same movie that earned her international recognition as it was aired at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival as part of the City to City spotlight.
Another popular movie “Tempest” by Amaka Igwe is the creative handwork of Ireti who is gifted in script writing and producing. She is also a seasoned commentator who features prominently in City People Magazine, This Day Newspaper and Saturday Vangard.
A renowned actress with a difference and years of experience, she has anchored a number of television shows and concerts in Nigeria including Morning Ride on Silver Bird television and Nimasa This work on Channels television.
Ireti Doyle is a multiple awards winner. She is a recipient of many prestigious awards including:
· Best actress category at Reel Awards in 1998 for brotherly role in a movie “All About Ere”.
· Best actress in a supporting role category in two different times at African Movie Academy Awards in the year 2000 and 2009 respectively for her roles in Sitanda and Across the Niger.
· Best actress in a leading role at GIAMA Awards in Houston, Texas in the USA in 2013.
· 2014 Best actress in a leading role.
· Also named Best actress Nollywood Movie Awards for her role in “Ovo” in Psychological Thriller Movie “Tom”.
· 2015 Best Supporting actress for her role in “Tom” at the African Viewers Choice Awards.
Her Personal Life
Ireti Doyle is married to Patrick Doyle and the union is blessed with six children, doing very well in all fields of human endeavour.
Her Net Worth
Ireti Doyle is rated one of the most accomplished Nollywood actresses in Nigeria with a net worth of about $2.5 million dollars.