Dayo Amusa whose real name is Temidayo Amusa is a Nigerian actress, singer, producer, director, an investor and a television personality.
She was born on the 20th of July, 1984 in Surulere in Lagos State.
Dayo had her primary education in Kenny-Tee Private School in Surulere and Mayflower Secondary school in Ikenne Remo, Ogun State and finally at Mamak Secondary school, Sagamu also in Ogun State.
She later went Moshood Abiola Polytechnics in Abeokuta in Ogun State where she bagged National Diploma in Food Science and Technology. Since graduation, she has been very active in her chosen acting profession with a number of accolades.
Her Acting Career
Dayo joined the Nigerian Movie industry (Nollywood) in 2002 and began featuring in movies, mostly in Yoruba speaking movies, though she acts in English films as well.
By 2006, she had graduated into producing her own Yoruba movies and has featured, directed and produced a number of movies some of which are Omoniyun, Oogun mii, Dewunmi, Iberu, Inu, Arosa, Pathetic, Unorgiveable and many others.
Dayo is beautiful, skillful and exceptionally talented in acting and can as well accept any role given to her in most movies. She acts brilliantly well and has received recognition.
She also ventured into music with a number of hit songs to her credit. They include Blow My Mind, Alejo, Aye Mii, Mama’s Love, Omodaddy, Ayemi Remix ft Oritsefemi and others.
Dayo Amusa in her years of acting and singing has received several awards. Some and most recent awards include:
- Best Kiss in a movie at the Best of Nollywood Awards.
- 2010 Outstanding Performance at the Ambassador Club
- 2011 Outstanding Achievers Awards.
- 2013 School of Arts Achievers Awards of Honour Merit Awards.
- 2014 Best Crossover Acts at the Yoruba Academy Awards.
- 2014 Best Indigenous actress at Best of Nollywood Movie Awards
- 2014 Diamond Special Recognition Awards.
- 2016 Recipient of Award of Excellence
- 2017 Nollywood Female Face of the year Award at the 2017 Pink Awards.
As an investor, Dayo is the proud owner of PayDab Schools with locations in Ibadan and Lagos. The schools are doing very well with large population.
Her Net Worth
Dayo Amusa is a renowned Nollywood actress, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $700,000 dollars.